Katherine Jones wanted a Prosecco reduced in sugar and calories, so she created one and launched ThinK Wine Group. This is the story behind the brand.
You’ve got the idea. You’ve got the product. You’ve even got the business cards. The only missing piece is the money to make it all happen, so you reach out to investors – but how can you win them over?
For many fast-growth businesses, the route to finance can be fraught with setbacks. However, having an application for external funding denied should not act as an impediment to growth, if reacted to effectively.
The road to business success is never straightforward, and every entrepreneur experiences setbacks, must negotiate bumps in the road and overcome challenges. So it helps to have the right investor on board.
Personally, and professionally it’s all about growth. But there is such a thing as growing yourself out of business, so get these strategies in place before that happens.
While not based in a sector you’d traditionally associate with an accelerator programme, John Savage explains why Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses felt right for him.
Jan Cavelle continues her diary series, charting the decline of her manufacturing firm, by explaining how a succession plan was never really put in place.
Businesses of all sizes, at all stages of development, can require investment. Almost all successful ones will take on an investor at some point. These are the signs that you should start looking for investment for your business, and start looking now.
Careful not to get too caught up in the day-to-day of his business, Christian Nellemann explains why he’s found giving something back so valuable.
Writing exclusively for Real Business, Jan Cavelle will be chronicling the events and moments that led to her manufacturing business going into insolvency.
As an SME, you may think your business is worlds apart from a large corporate. However, SME’s can learn from large organisations, and thinking (and acting) big can go a long way towards helping your business survive and thrive in a competitive marketplace.
I am sure you’ve heard it hundreds of times – the first year is the hardest when starting your own business – but I am going to share with you the most common mistakes new businesses make and provide advice for how you can avoid them.