Your business is your baby. You know, or at least you think you know, what’s best for the business and what it needs to do to realise its potential. Getting there, however, may require an injection of capital. But how do you turbocharge growth when the traditional lenders are just not lending? Clearly you need an alternative. The last thing you want to do – in your entrepreneurial busy mind – is give away some of your company in return for much needed funds.
Venture capitalists are loyal to money, not people â and they are utterly ruthless if they sense theyâre not going to get their returns, says SimplySwitch founder Karen Darby.
One business woman and her journey to Libya, to educate women entrepreneurs.
She’s in Libya. Mission: to bring entrepreneurship to an authoritarian regime.
Life for a woman entrepreneur in Libya ain’t easy.
It’s SimplySwitch founder Karen Darby’s last days in Libya. But she still has a speech to deliver in Arabic first…