Archive for June, 2011

To grow a business employ a “great one”.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 13:51 No Comments

Whenever I hear advice from successful entrepreneurs the most consistent mantra is “always hire the best people you can afford”. But how good is “the best”, how do you measure that? Also, if you are in a young company, with very limited resources, how much can you really afford? Let’s step back for a moment [...]

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Identifying successful businesses

Monday, June 6, 2011 15:57 4 Comments

Every experienced Investor develops a sixth sense when looking at potential business opportunities, but even so it can sometimes be difficult to put your finger on what is the key ingredient in making a new venture successful. Over the years of working with start-ups I’ve seen companies grow rapidly and then fall away, great businesses [...]

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