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Category Archives: Financial Forecasts

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02.2014

The Investor Relations Portal – Part 1: Entrepreneurs

The Investor Relations Portal - Part 1: Entrepreneurs

Crowdcube Entrepreneurs now have a powerful new resource at their disposal (as do Investors). The beta release of the Investor Relations Portal provides a central and easy to use system for communicating and interacting with investors during and after the funding raising process. And best of all, there’s no cost to Entrepreneurs – it’s all part of the Crowdcube service. …

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11.2013

What an Investor looks for in a potential investment

What an Investor looks for in a potential investment

We spoke to some of our investors to get an idea as to what they look for when they invest in companies on our site. Georgina-Kate Adams, a 26 year old from London who invested in both of our own crowdfunding rounds (thank you!) and also to Harald Neider, a 37 year old investor working in the financial services industry …

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09.2013

The Seven Deadly Sins of Raising Finance – Part 4

If you are running a business and have plans for serious growth, then it’s likely you’re going to need some form of financial input along the way. Whether your strategy calls for a major cash injection for R&D, funds to move into new markets or increased working capital to sustain growth, there are many different ways of raising finance.  This …

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08.2013

The 7 deadly sins of raising finance – Part 3

If you are running a business and have plans for serious growth, then it’s likely you’re going to need some form of financial input along the way. Whether your strategy calls for a major cash injection for R&D, funds to move into new markets or increased working capital to sustain growth, there are many different ways of raising finance.  This …

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02.2013

10 Things… you shouldn’t put in your business plan (if you want to get funded) – Part 2

This week sees ‘Part Two’ of our guest blog from Stuart Hillston, founder and CEO of Constellation Capital, which highlights common mistakes that entrepreneurs should avoid when writing a business plan. It is worth a read if you are thinking, or in the process of, writing a business plan to secure investment. 6. A guaranteed return for investors You will …

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