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7 mistakes that stop you raising investment for your startup no words

7 Mistakes that stop you raising investment for your startup

Startup founders are resourceful and move quickly but sometimes that haste can work against them. They make mistakes. When it comes to raising investment
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Re-visiting the business plan – like new year’s resolutions – isn’t enough. But you can fix that…

It’s that time of year. The time for new year resolutions and, for your typical startup founder, re-visiting the business plan. Whether it’s about
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Find a co-founder and your startup will raise more money

Startup Founders share their experience and suggest where to look for a co-founder It is relatively easy to build a product and launch a
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Riding the roller coaster: Motivation for Startup Founders

Let’s face it, running a start-up (or any small business) is a roller-coaster. There are plenty of ups and downs, highs and lows. Maintaining

How to kiss frogs and raise investment (or how to network with investors)

A practical guide to networking with investors Raising investment for your start-up or small business is not easy. It doesn’t matter whether you are

A good read…to refresh and revitalise your business

I love summer! Who doesn’t? With the (generally) better weather meaning we spend more time outside and holiday time spent with family and friends.
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The article on how to value your start-up that got 14K views

About 18 months ago, Crowdcube asked me to write an article on how to value your start-up, which I duly did. It was published
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How to get investors “on the hook”

Your business needs investment. You are out there networking and pitching like crazy but despite your best efforts investors remain elusive. It’s a familiar
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How to find cornerstone investors

In many ways, raising investment is a confidence game. Not only will investors want to get to know the founding team and the business