Category Archives: Entrepreneurs

“Be visible online, stupid”. BusDev and the SME Part 3.

James Carville, the political strategist for Bill Clinton in his successful 1992 Presidential campaign against George Bush, developed 3 key themes to keep the campaign team focused. “Change v more of the same” “The economy, stupid” “Don’t forget health care” … Continue reading

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Top 10 UK Business Predictions for 2013

1. There’ll be a bit of an economic recovery. According to the European Commission the UK will be the fastest growing, major European economy in 2013 with a forecast growth rate of 0.9%, compared to a contraction of 0.3% this … Continue reading

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Successfully Raising Angel Funding-Part 4

“Capital isn’t scarce; vision is.” Sam Walton This is the final part of a short series of blogs on raising funds from Angel investors. We’ve looked at the Angel investor market in the UK, how to connect with them and some … Continue reading

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Successfully Raising Angel Funding-Part 3

“Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water, or do you want to change the world” Steve Jobs In the first two parts of this blog series we looked at the Angel investor space in the … Continue reading

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Successfully Raising Angel Funding-Part 2

In Part 1 we looked at the UK Angel investor community and where such investors might be located. In Part 2 we focus on how to gain their interest, the tricky aspect of: Motivating Angels “No one does anything from … Continue reading

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Successfully Raising Angel Funding – Part 1

“There is joy in the presence of the angels.” Luke 15:10 Business angels have been recognised as an important source of finance for entrepreneurial businesses for nearly 20 years in the UK and for even longer in the USA. But … Continue reading

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What can a Dove teach you about Leadership?

The late Teddy Kollek was Mayor of Jerusalem from 1965 to 1993 and for a while had a photograph on his office desk of a man with a Dove on his head, seemingly standing in mid air over the city. … Continue reading

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