Not every family is lucky enough to have a stash of Family Silver and, judging by the latest research, it’s probably just as well – It will only end up in the pawn shop.
Starting a business in the US is no easy feat. It’s a crowded market, with diverse states and consumer needs. That said, it has a huge amount of potential. I’ve built and sold several businesses in the US including my first company, which was a data mining/data analytics company that earned me my first patent. Below are a few of my personal tips on what you need to think about when starting a business in the US...
The first two times I raised VC money, until success simplified things, it occurred to me how the process really mimics real world dating.
Almost two years ago, Santander created the Breakthrough programme, a multi-million pound nationwide scheme aimed at bolstering business and bridging the SME funding gap. Boasting a range of successful initiatives, the programme is still going strong.
As digital innovation and the Gen Y workforce create new markets and new working geographies, the way in which we exploit and execute 'Global Growth' has edged up the scale on peoples' priority lists.
NACUE and GLE have teamed up with Start-Up Loans to offer loans, mentoring, business planning advice and resources to young entrepreneurs who want to start a business.