The Team

Our experienced team has worked in multiple start-ups, the Venture Capital industry, Professional Advisory Service firms and Nasdaq bringing together a wealth and breadth of experience and practical knowledge for growth companies seeking to raise growth capital via equity financing and debt through bond issues.

To be prepared is half the victory

Our experienced team has worked in multiple start up’s , the Venture Capital industry, Professional Advisory Service firms and Nasdaq bringing together a range and wealth of experience and practical knowledge for growth companies seeking to raise equity finance and debt by bond issues.

Our mantra is “ to be prepared is half the victory” ( Cervantes). Being prepared before you start a fund raising process has a massive positive impact and enhances the chances of a successful outcome; it is essential for success.

Maoiliosa O’Culachain

Maoiliosa is an Entrepreneur and Director with a track record of setting up and scaling businesses and a strong network of contacts globally. He worked for Nasdaq as Ireland Market Advisor (Jan 2017 to Jan 2019) having been Business Development Director, Europe for Nasdaq Private Market (from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017). He holds a number of Non-Executive Directorships and has a Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors Ireland.

He was Co-Founder of Global Shares plc in Dec 2005 and an Executive Director until Jun 2013; a Non-Executive Director of the eaga Trust in the UK from Sep 2013 to Jan 2018; Chairman of Firmwave Ltd; and is Managing Director of Board Risks Decisions Systems Ltd (T/ A SOLUXR).

He was the eircom ESOP Manager from May 1998 to May 2004 managing the eircom ESOP worth €1Bn (a trust holding up to 29.9% of eircom on behalf of employees and former employees). He gained much corporate transactional experience including IPOs, LBOs, M&A and right issues etc.

Maoiliosa was a consultant with PwC (Coopers & Lybrand) in London for 7 years, where he consulted on employee stock plans, HR systems implementation, project management, change management etc.
He qualified as a Barrister (non-practicing) in England and Wales and is a member of Lincoln’s Inn, London, the Institute of Directors Ireland, the Irish Chamber of Commerce in Sweden and the Stephen’s Green Club.

Maoiliosa was an Irish Army Officer from 1983 to 1988, during which time he led an infantry platoon for 6 months tour of duty with the United Nations in Lebanon (UNIFIL) in 1987.

Gerry Jones

Gerry is an Entrepreneur, Company Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director and adviser.

Most recently, he was the adviser to Zutec on their IPO in March 2018 and joined the Board of Zutec Holding AB in January 2018.

He has in-depth experience of raising equity funding and was previously Managing Partner of EVP (2003-present), Non-Executive Director of Zutec Holdings AB (2018- present), Non-Executive Director of Circle Pay Europe Ltd (2018 – present), Chairman of Openmind Networks (2013-2017), Interim CFO of WholeWorldBand (2013-2015), Chairman Cibenix  (2004-2012), and Founder and CEO of International Test Technologies (1992-2002), the first IBM joint venture in Ireland.

He has extensive commercial background in the Information & Communications Technology Sector (ICT).

Gerry was Chairman of the Irish Software Ireland (1999- 2000) and a Member of the Advisory Council on Science, Technology & Innovation of 1999-2001.  He is a member of Institute of Directors Ireland, the StyrelseAkademien (Swedish Institute of Directors), the France Ireland Chamber of Commerce and the Ireland Chamber of Commerce in Sweden. Gerry holds an MBA from UCD and a Diploma in Applied Finance from the IMI.

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