Comment & Analysis

Giving equity finance a chance

Stephen Welton / 14 Mar 2013

After an era rich in debt, equity financing provides a more sustainable growth track.

How to plug the talent gap through sourcing expertise

Davor Hebel / 07 Mar 2013

Building a high-growth business stage one: Hire the best people.

Is the price right? More science than you think

Johnny Hewett / 28 Feb 2013

‘Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.’  Predictably wise words from the Sage of Omaha himself. 

M&A Awards 2013: Honouring the industry's best

Hunter Ruthven / 21 Feb 2013

It's that time of year again when we look to celebrate the best of the M&A world.

Looking after your investors post fundraising

Bob Taylor / 11 Feb 2013

Don’t forget to keep investors sweet after they've handed over the cash.

Advising entrepreneurs by extending the advice chain

George Coelho / 05 Feb 2013

In his third and final column on mentoring business builders, George Coelho explains how gaining access to one advisor can open the door to many more.

The accelerating death of the UK high street

Jon Moulton / 30 Jan 2013

Comet, Allied Carpets, HMV, Blockbuster – the casualties keep coming.

Mentoring entrepreneurs through sleight of hand

George Coelho / 21 Jan 2013

In the second of three columns on advising entrepreneurs, George Coelho examines how advice givers should do their best to provide every conceivable advantage.

Defining the optimum amount of capital to raise

Johnny Hewett / 17 Jan 2013

Just how much is the right level of investment cash to raise, and what determines it?

How to mentor entrepreneurs by giving useful feedback

George Coelho / 09 Jan 2013

In the first of three columns on mentoring business builders, George Coelho looks at the notion of positive and critical feedback.

Is 2013 the year when cleantech really makes its mark?

Hunter Ruthven / 03 Jan 2013

When Warren Buffet makes his feelings clear on a particular subject, people tend to listen.

Top business and entrepreneurs news highlights of 2012

Hunter Ruthven / 20 Dec 2012

GrowthBusiness plots a course through 2012 and picks out the biggest developments in the mid-market business space.

Simplifying the patent process in Europe

Hunter Ruthven / 13 Dec 2012

Can new EU regulation make it easier for businesses to obtain a patent?

Friends and family or venture capital?

Johnny Hewett / 04 Dec 2012

Negotiating the gap between relatives support and institutional firepower.

Raising finance from family offices

Bob Taylor / 29 Nov 2012

Just like venture capital, but better…

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