LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading up to its fast-approaching premiere on October 19, interactive streaming series, "Going Public," has penned a sponsorship deal with global audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP.
Streaming on Entrepreneur.com, "Going Public" will be hosted by Wall Street maven Lauren Simmons, who was the youngest-ever female trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and only the second Black woman to have held that distinction. Following the journey of companies that are accepting investments from viewers while they watch, "Going Public" will also feature a cast of renowned business leaders, including Priceline's Jeff Hoffman, Schmidt's Naturals founder, Jaime Schmidt, and Josh Snow, founder of DTC juggernaut, Snow Oral Cosmetics, who will provide sage wisdom to the entrepreneurs along the way.
"Investing is often seen as complicated and shrouded in mystery. With 'Going Public' we not only want to dismantle people's preconceived notions about the process, but also deliver compelling stories with massive entertainment value," said Darren Marble, series Co-Creator.
In a segment called "IPO Readiness," "Going Public" host Lauren Simmons will sit down with KPMG professionals to unpack the essential elements companies need to determine public offering readiness. Focusing on specific industry verticals, the segment will provide valuable context to the show's entrepreneurs as they ready themselves for a public offering.
"'Going Public's premise and mission immediately piqued our interest," said Salvatore A. Melilli, partner at KPMG LLP. "We are excited to be part of what we believe will become the go-to approach to retail investment in the very near future."
About Going Public® Going Public is a groundbreaking new docuseries where viewers follow the journey of three companies as they pursue their public offering. Viewers consider whether to invest in these companies while they watch. Going Publicis produced by Emmy-nominated production studio INE Entertainment, whose credits include "MasterChef" and "The Biggest Loser."
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