Your Business: Eight tips for raising investment in 2018

Raising capital and scaling a business is as much about trusting your gut and creating good partnerships as it is figures on a spreadsheet, writes Pete Smyth, founder of Broadlake

28th January, 2018
Pete Smyth, chief executive of Broadlake Pic: Maura Hickey

Start with your dream. From my kids at home to the entrepreneurs we work with, I encourage “dreaming”. As Walt Disney once said, “If you can dream it, you can do it” - and for entrepreneurs looking to raise capital, they need to dream of the potential of their companies first. Once the potential is identified, they can build a plan to get there. Great entrepreneurs start with identifying where they want to get to,...

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