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Why every entrepreneur should strive to keep 100% of their business and never get involved in raising funds.
I recently attended a talk by two fund managers providing pre-seed money. Their approach and clarity in explaining the value of pre-seed funding impressed me.
Venture capital is an extreme – and costly – way of getting funded. Think twice before getting a venture capitalist onboard your start-up.
Do you want to boost your customer base? Stop being a boring financial services company – put story-telling at the heart of your content marketing strategy.
Not having the right team causes a lot of start-ups to fail. But how can you build the right team – and how can you get your investors to help?
Matus Maar, co-founder and managing partner at Talis Capital, about why you need to keep momentum if you want to create Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO).
A rich but inexperienced and lazy angel investor is one of the less desirable funders you can find. How can you spot a good investor and make your company bullet-proof longer-term?
Entrepreneurs, take note of the wise words from angel investor Peter Cowley: “Do find smart money. Get to know your investor.”
Are you trying to raise funds for your early-stage venture or are you about to set up your own business? Some uncensored advice about what to look out for.
Did you think angel investors were investing primarily to make money? Far from it! Time for some fact-checking (and tips for getting the right investor onboard your company).
What does it take to start a successful business? Myth busting by the “Evangelist of Entrepreneurship”
Many budding entrepreneurs are falling for misconceptions and bad advice. What are the myths around (successful) entrepreneurship and – most importantly – how can you overcome them?
“Financial Management for Technology Start-ups” is ideally suited for busy entrepreneurs who quickly need to get on top of all things financial.
Are you an early-stage venture with new ideas and in need of both funding and operational support? Look no further than Forward Partners.
Approaching a firm for funding? Here are some factors that you should bear in mind when preparing to pitch to seed investors.
How to start a business with very little funding. Lots of inspiration from Suzie Walker, Founder and CEO of energy bar company The Primal Pantry.
Funding sources for early-stage ventures are plentiful but competition is fierce. Here’s how to impress a specialised digital media investor.
Does the funder’s level of ambition and level of solvency match with my own level of ambition? This is a question bidding entrepreneurs should ask.
How do investors judge whether a young company is worthwhile investing into? 12 criteria that every entrepreneur looking for funding should know.