Monday, March 27, 2017

Start-Up Skills

Harnessing the Power of the Investor Pitch Presentation

Simply uttering the word ‘presentation’ can send some perfectly rational people into a tizzy. The thought of stepping in front of an audience sets the heart racing, the stomach churning and mind completely frazzled....

New Entrepreneur Know How

Just starting out on your journey as an entrepreneur? It can be a daunting prospect.  First Enterprise share some words of encouragement and wisdom. You don’t need to be a multi-millionaire to get started  But...

How to Buy a Company

Growth through acquisition is a well-trodden path and one that can dramatically accelerate the execution of an entrepreneur’s strategy. Since launching ByBox in Silicon Valley in January 2000 we have acquired over ten companies....

The App-etising Future of Business

Britons are consumed with technology. So much so, we spend more time on our various “smart” devices than sleeping.Over three-quarters of British adults own a smartphone and we collectively check them over a billion...

Building a Business

An entrepreneur is someone who has an idea they strongly believe will improve something in this world (and hopefully to a very large part of the world). This belief and determination to pursue the...

Finding Your Unique Space in the Market

Be distinctly different. It sounds easy, but for me the biggest challenge for any brand is achieving differentiation. Carving out that unique space in the market that no-one else has and fending of all...

9 UK Fintech Start-ups to Watch This Year

Finance is one of the fastest-growing technology sectors in the UK. $901m was invested into fintech businesses in 2015 and the government recently unveiled plans to cement the UK’s position as the ‘fintech capital...

How to Win Success in the Den

What does it take to be successful on Dragons’ Den? As the popular investment based television series returns to our screens for its 14th series, business data website Company Check has carried out new research...
ByBox

Sustaining the Start-Up Spark

For an entrepreneur, the early stages of a new venture are exhilarating and brutal. Sleep is in short supply and your entire life is quickly dominated by your start-up. This high-octane phase cannot last...
John Stuart

Top 10 Start-Up Tips

Big government grants They look amazing but you need to check out the % likelihood of success before applying. Weeks of application work for a 1:1000 chance, is not time well spent – you could...