Attracting investment from private equity and venture capital firms requires careful planning and preparation. Charlie Johnstone, partner at private equity firm ECI Partners and judge in the 2014 Growing Business Awards, tells us what he’s looking for, and the pitfalls to avoid.
Equity crowdfunding has helped make angel investing to a wider range of people, creating hundreds of thousands of new investors and greater opportunity for startups.
As Christmas rolls round again, I've decided against hampers, cards and parties in favour of a more community-led approach.
There are no shortage of crowdfunding campaigns online, but what does it take to put together a successful one that fills quickly?
By speaking with academics at five British business schools, we come up with a list of important considerations which could help kick-start growth in the new year.
In the last decade we have seen a great deal of improvement in the sophistication of business strategies.
The increasing number of new startup competitors is the biggest threat faced by established small and medium businesses, according to research published today.
It's time to throw out the rulebook and grab the attention of hard-to-reach candidates.
Real Business invites you to participate in the first free, live, online event for SMEs to learn from leading experts how to adopt a mobile presence.
Ignacio Gonzalez-Posada, author of How to Win a War, shares some lessons business leaders can take away from WW2.
‘That’s just the way that we do things around here!’ Have you ever joined a new company or team and had that response to a question?
Over the last year the UK’s economy has been subject to more positive economic growth stories and statistics than it probably experienced in the previous five years combined.