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BusDev and the SME. Part 1. Where are you going in 2013?

The younger of my two sons has been persuaded to participate in a charity boxing match next month. Consequently he has embraced a serious training and nutrition regime to get in shape and is already showing the benefits of multiple gym … 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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A defining moment!

“If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our … Continue reading

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