Mike Goldsworthy

Summary

Mike specialises in helping technology, fintech & fast-growth SMEs and their VC / PE investors create & execute business plans, raise funding and implement effective systems, processes & controls.

He is a big 4 trained CFO & COO with 15+ years strategic delivery experience, leading financial strategy & management, change management and operational risk management.


Experience

Mike has worked in technology, finance & consulting with experience of investment & acquisition appraisal, complex investor & stakeholder management and direct regulatory liaison.

He specialises in partnering with investors, CEOs & their management teams to define business strategy & target operating models, developing meaningful MI & controls and leading change to deliver the business agenda.

Mike has led fund raising & change programmes of up to £10m with experience of solving a variety of organisational, resource & budgetary challenges to deliver multiple commercial, operational & IT projects.


Case Study

venture capitalist efm partners

SECTOR:
Venture Capital & Technology

BACKGROUND:
A VC investor required an independent rebuild & validation of an investee technology company’s business model prior to 2nd round funding and the sourcing of further strategic investment.

CHALLENGE:
The investor & investee company CEO needed to validate the assumptions and completeness & accuracy of the company’s forecasts in the context of its commercial environment. They also wanted to identify the specific actions, owners & timelines to deliver the company’s strategy and the risks to its future growth.

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