10 Tips for Raising Finance

10 Tips for Raising Finance You MUST 1.       Be committed. Totally, wholly, unquestionably, inextricably committed to your business. Financially and personally. Investors don’t back part-timers. 2.        Not be overly protective. Businesses aren’t successful because of an idea alone. There is a strong tendency amongst early stage entrepreneurs to think that their idea is gold dust and that everybody they tell

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Sell, Acquire or Merge?

Sell, acquire or merge? What have Lehman Brothers, HBOS and Manchester City got in common? All three have recently been taken over; Nomura buying Lehman Brothers and Lloyds taking over HBOS following financial crisis at both. Abu Dhabi United Group have purchased Manchester City who are not themselves in financial difficulty but their previous owner, former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra,

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