What’s in a good investment pitch?

When raising investment for your small business, you have to be ready to pitch at any moment. Anyone you meet could be an investor. It could be the person standing next to you on the bus, someone you meet at a networking event or party or even someone you play sport with in your spare […]

What is Crowdfunding?

Image showing the principal of crowdfunding

Everyone is talking about crowdfunding these days. Not surprising really. It’s not just a hot topic but a very useful tool too. In 2015 some 300,000 businesses raised £3 billion through alternative finance or crowdfunding (Source: Pushing Boundaries: The UK Alternative Finance industry Report 2015, NESTA and The University of Cambridge). These figures have almost […]

How to value your start-up: A brief, practical guide

Ebook: Valuting your small or early stage small business: Art or science?

Register and download your copy of the “Valuing your small or early stage business: Art or science?” There comes a point in the life of every business when you know you need more investment to maximise the business opportunity. If your business is a start-up or small business you may not have the track record […]