Crowdfunding platform – project management task completed

In our work with the recently created Enterprise Hub at a London University we concluded that students needed access to crowdfunding and that there was a strong business case for the University to embrace and support that – to the point of providing the platform. This is in addition to providing access to the Start-Up Read more about Crowdfunding platform – project management task completed[…]

An excellent opportunity for young entrepreneurs

I’m a mentor on a superb programme: the ‘New Entrepreneurs Foundation’ (NEF) NEF take exceptional young people who have a fledging business or a business idea and put them through a programme which provides them with unique opportunities and resources, including corporate placements, incubator hub resources and coaches and mentors. See the link below: http://newentrepreneursfoundation.com/programme-explained/why-join/ Read more about An excellent opportunity for young entrepreneurs[…]

A candid view from Quality Investors

An enlightening ‘invitation only’ session with some serious investors in businesses last week. They expressed personal opinionsĀ on what makes a business interesting to them as investors and some points were worth sharing. In summary they look for: Businesses that have the clear capability to be scaled up Short, sharp and believable presentations ‘Coachability’ of the Read more about A candid view from Quality Investors[…]

Is your Business Overdraft soon due for review? – How should you prepare?

A surprising proportion of businesses bank overdrafts are due for their annual review in the early part of the Calendar year. The reason is that many were put in place originally to help with seasonal pressures and then become formalised in the New Year and then renewed annually. Traditionally most businesses will have waited for Read more about Is your Business Overdraft soon due for review? – How should you prepare?[…]