Whether you are seeking to grow organically, acquisition of a new business or purchase of plant and equipment, there are pitfalls and opportunities that need to be carefully managed to maximize your chances of success.
For many start-up businesses, the early years are spent developing their products base and establishing their brand. This can be costly and often comes at a time when the company is pre-revenue or sales are modest and income minimal.
For many early stage businesses though having adequate funding is critical to the business’ ultimate success. But for businesses to successfully secure capital, they need to be investor ready, even if the business is placed in its cycle of evolution.
Whether you succeed raising this funding is one of the most important junctions in your company’s future.While getting funded may sound intimidating, this doesn’t have to be if you take the right steps to prepare.
Join Cephas Osoro, Partner Head of Commercial Service at Crowe shares on Tuesday 12th March 2019, from 6pm to 7pm at Nairobi Garage // Kilimani, Pinetree Plaza, 9th Floor as he shares new insights and tools that will help drive your business plans and actions for the year.
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About the Speaker
Cephas is a Partner and head of the commercial services unit at Crowe Erastus & Co, a member firm of Crowe Global. He is a member of the International Audit and Accounting Committee at Crowe Global and oversees the implementation and training of Crowe Global audit processes in Africa.
He has over 30 years of professional experience, leading and performing external audit and tax services, capital raising and merger and acquisitions for several companies across the East Africa region. He maintains industry specific knowledge for a diversified set of other covered organizations, through engagements in banking, insurance, mining, NGO’s, hotels, real estate, construction, manufacturing, technology, transport and other private and government organizations to ensure the delivery of impeccable quality service.
Cephas believes in implementing flexible, measurable and scalable tailored approaches that help clients assess and prioritize their greatest areas of need and develop risk management processes to made those risks and provide greater value. His institutional experience, understanding of business needs, and ability to leverage technology allow him to effectively bring efficiency across the audit and business advisory sector.
He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU), President of the Rotary Club of Karen, Member of the Finance Committee at the Karen Country Club and a regular contributor for World Bank’s publication on “Doing Business.”
When Cephas is not cracking numbers, he’s found unwinding on the golf course with his regular four ball.
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