As an entrepreneur launching a new business, you probably ask yourself: how can I be different from a business branding perspective? How can I make my business stick in the mind of potential customers so they continue to engage with me?
The New Entrepreneurs Foundation (NEF) – the not-for-profit organisation focused on nurturing the next generation of young entrepreneurs – is looking for 40 young, aspiring entrepreneurs to join its 12-month entrepreneurship development programme.
Standing up and presenting to an audience can be one of the most stressful things we do in our working lives, especially if the future of our business rests on the strength of that presentation – so when you’re pitching for investment with only a 10 minute time slot it just adds to the pressure.
“What Makes a Company Attractive to Investors? Part 2” Tackling this question and sharing their tops tips on this subject we have some of the UK’s most prominent investors on our panel: Oliver Pawle, Chairman, NEF and, Chairman of Board Services Practice, Korn Ferry Jonathan Goodwin, Founding Partner, Lepe Partners Dr Mark Payton, Managing Director & CIO, Mercia Fund Management
What do investors look for? It’s the million dollar question (sometimes literally!), so it’s worth spending some time thinking about the answer. In a recent NEF workshop we visited London Business School to hear from Dr Jeff Skinner about what investors want to know before they put their money on the table. […]