On 6 October 2022, we hosted our inaugural Goodbody Tech Summit, bringing together leading Irish, UK and European technology companies and domestic and international investors.
The event featured engaging panel discussions about how companies and investors can best navigate these uncertain times in the context of raising capital and valuation maximisation. There were also a number of showcases from tech companies spanning B2B SaaS, enterprise software, eCommerce, fintech, cyber, video gaming and reg tech.
In this short video, Sarah Bogossian and Don Harrington, our Technology Corporate Finance Directors, reflect on this year's event:
What are the main priorities for founders and CEOs when raising capital? And what are the most important attributes that they filter for in potential investors?
Here some of the CEOs that attended the Tech Summit 2022 present their views:
We also asked spoke to a number of international investors during the event, asking them: what are the key sub-sectors within tech that investors are focused on in the current market, and what key metrics do they prioritise when making investment decisions? Watch this short video below to explore their views.