Archive for September, 2011

How to get Investors

Thursday, September 22, 2011 10:43 11 Comments

“How do I get an Investor?” is the question I most get asked by entrepreneurs. Finding an Investor is often a hard and very time-consuming part of growing a business, but thousands of companies manage to do it every year. Here are my top tips:   Make sure you really need an Investor. On the [...]

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Make IT compulsory – get more start-ups.

Thursday, September 1, 2011 9:05 2 Comments

I must admit this blog sounds a bit as though I’m standing on a soap-box, but a recent comment by Google’s chairman, Eric Schmidt, rang true with me. He said: “I was flabbergasted to learn that today computer science isn’t even taught as standard in UK schools,” he said. “Your IT curriculum focuses on teaching [...]

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