Financial Consulting Services


Initial Public Offerings (IPO)

UpStart CFO provides IPO services for companies in various stages of the IPO lifecycle, from private companies considering an IPO to post–IPO support for newly public companies. Our expertise helps ensure a successful introduction to the public equity markets through all phases of the IPO. As part of your team, we will act as an extension of your accounting and financial reporting department.

Our IPO services include:
  • Compilation of quarterly and interim financial statements
  • Advise on technical accounting issues and Regulation S–X reporting requirements
  • Ensure compliance with Regulation S–X and S–K requirements
  • Draft sections within the Form S–1, including historical financials, Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), financial statements, and footnote disclosures
  • Prepare for and manage the entire external audit process for the IPO
  • Assist external auditors during comfort process
  • Assist with responding to SEC inquiries
  • Prepare post–IPO SEC reporting requirements, including annual 10–K and quarterly 10–Q forms
  • Develop Sarbanes–Oxley (SOX) readiness plan
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures