12:24PM | Friday, 2 December 2011 | Use your youthful passion and drive as an advantage, and reassure potential investors with your willingness to seek counsel from good people around you.
2:00AM | Monday, 25 February 2013 | As with any major recruitment decision, you must perform due diligence on your potential investor.
10:13PM | Monday, 24 October 2011 | Investors’ potential questions are a good roadmap for how you should present your business opportunity.
9:11PM | Wednesday, 21 September 2011 | You have identified a critical issue for investors – do they back the jockey or the horse?
8:01PM | Thursday, 25 August 2011 | The key to any successful JV is ensuring that the partners have an aligned strategy and a clear agreement on roles and responsibilities.
7:13PM | Tuesday, 19 July 2011 | Investors in start-ups are wary of risk, uncertainty and slow growth. If your business plan does not answer or solve these issues, you may not attract funding.
6:05AM | Tuesday, 21 June 2011 | If you are an early stage or high growth company it is very difficult to forecast how and when you will exit the business.
3:47AM | Friday, 18 March 2011 | Your advisory board member should ideally add more than assurances to potential investors. They should also bring connections, customers, industry expertise, and a path to exit.