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How to Get the Most Out of Your Investor Relationships

Posted in START UP FINANCING

You founded your own business so that you don’t have to answer to anyone. But as soon as you start a funding campaign, it feels like you have to answer to an investor. It’s ironic, isn’t it? You’ve also heard the horror stories of company founders being pushed out of their business because they didn’t [...]

Where to find funding as a young entrepreneur

Posted in START UP FINANCING

One of the biggest challenges facing many a young entrepreneur and small business owner is getting the funding needed to turn their vision into reality. After all, with no - or at least limited - financial history it may seem there’s little point even applying for a traditional business loan. But, if you’re just starting [...]
Investment

Sources of investment when you’re going it alone

Whether it's crowdfunding, angel investment or the bank of Mum and Dad, your business might need an injection of cash. QuickBooks with a guide to help

How to Get Noticed by Investors

Whether you’re looking to launch a snazzy new mobile app or build a resort, investors are all looking for the same basic things — marketability, sustainability, good planning, and passion. It simply isn’t enough to have a great idea. Investors want to know that you have the skills and knowledge to take your concept all [...]

Johnny Martin’s jargon buster: Debtors and creditors

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Debtors refers to customers that owe money to the business, right? Or is that creditors? It can definitely get confusing. To clear things up: debtors refers to customers that owe the business money creditors refers to suppliers that are owed money by the business. To help you remember this, it might help to understand more about these [...]