(New York) June 20, 2017 — Prospectus.com, the global leader in private placement memorandum, investor offering documentation and business plan preparation for startups and later stage companies, is pleased to announce the hiring of Ryan Gorman to head up a new group focused on investor relations-public relations and corporate communication strategies. The new IR-PR-Corporate Communications practice area will focus on advancing client brand recognition via a full suite of media industry campaigns.
Ryan joins as a Director and will lead Prospectus.com’s public relations and investor relations/corporate communications practice. He is a financial services veteran and former journalist-turned-media strategy expert whose nearly 15 years of experience includes framing and delivering investor-centric corporate brand messaging campaigns for a broad range of public companies and startups across multiple industries. Ryan’s areas of expertise include B2B and B2C traditional and social media messaging for consumer product startups, fintech firms, hedge funds, venture capital and private equity firms, mutual fund issuers, and public corporations.
“We are pleased that Ryan has joined the Prospectus.com team,” said Paul Azous, founder and CEO of Prospectus.com. Added Azous, “Ryan brings a unique set of corporate communication tools that focus on advancing corporate messaging and investor relations strategies. His extensive knowledge and experience in the area of bolstering corporate brand awareness via mainstream and specialty news outlets as well as social media channels will prove to be a valuable addition to all of our clients.”
Prior to becoming an independent media strategy consultant, Ryan Gorman served as head of financial services accounts for Kwittken and led several key asset management accounts for Dukas Linden Public Relations. He also worked as a lead reporter for Business Insider, was managing editor of breaking news and original content for AOL News, lead reporter for the London Daily Mail (Mail Online), and a staff reporter for a handful of outlets including the New York Daily News, Mic; and the Wall Street Letter, a financial industry trade publication.
Ryan additionally worked at both UBS and Bank of New York Mellon, holding multiple securities licenses while specializing in investing and allocation services for RIAs, family offices and high-net-worth individuals.
Founded in 1999 by serial entrepreneurs who have launched numerous startup companies across various industries, Prospectus.com has become a world class leader in the areas of providing investor offering documents, business plan advisory services, feasibility studies and capital raising initiatives for both public and private placement markets. Equally important, the principals of Prospectus.com have helped raise capital for multiple initiatives via dozens of debt and equity private placement memorandum offerings on behalf of firm clients. Prospectus.com was created to give start-ups and later stage companies the ability to work with experienced capital markets and investment industry veterans who are fluent in capital formation best practices and preparing all related documents required by institutional investors, high net worth investors (angel, VC) as well as relevant securities industry regulators. Based in the heart of New York City’s financial district, we maintain affiliated offices in the world’s major financial hubs, including Hong Kong, London, Seattle, Australia and Singapore, Prospectus.com is the premier public and private placement service firm worldwide.
S.Abele, The JLC Group