As far as initial investment goes, a former employer or work colleague can be a useful first port of call for an entrepreneur. But is it the best approach for all startups?
Less than a third of surveyed SMEs are aware of the temporary increase in the annual investment allowance (AIA)
Aside from the buzz of launching one’s venture, there is little more exciting for an entrepreneur than securing a sizeable investment of capital to help take things to the next level.
Trading equity in their business for investment is a fact of life for most entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, sometimes they can get the raw end of the deal
When a big exit or investment is on the horizon, it isn’t something an entrepreneur can afford to get wrong. Thankfully, help is at hand from those in the know
Britain’s other cities are as attractive to overseas investors as London, according to new research
Any chances of investment can be ruined if your business plan isn’t up to scratch, says Clive Lewis, the ICAEW’s head of enterprise
You’ve got the business as far as possible using cash loaned by friends and family, but now the cupboards are bare. What’s the best way to approach investors and what can you do to prepare for their interrogations?