Billion-dollar valuations of companies like Uber and Shazaam are fuelling fears of a tech bubble. But are comparisons with the dot-com crash justified?
Focusing on more than just the financial bottom line means that impact investing can create value for a much broader cross-section of society
Aligning your business with a high-profile investor with bags of money and experience is a fantasy for many but choose wisely
Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce firm headed by Jack Ma, sends shockwaves through Wall Street as it floats on New York Stock Exchange
Funding Circle, founded in 2010 to shake up finance for small businesses, raises a further $150m in equity investment as lending through the site hits $1bn
When making use of their first-hand experience, entrepreneurs-turned-investors have a real advantage over other types of investors. But this doesn’t mean that the transition isn’t fraught with risks
Whilst it’s tempting to take funding whenever it’s available, it’s worth considering that the startup that burns twice as bright burns half as long
Given how much is at stake, how can an entrepreneur stave off the stress when seeking investment for their startup?