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
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?