Importance of Metrics for Raising Funds

“We will raise funds and grow” – that’s what we too commonly hear. I just wanted to post few lines on what we often hear from business Founders. Private equity market is partly driven by the biggest fundraisings. These ones obviously correlate the amounts raised and the level of success. Some of entrepreneurs unconsciously consider that fresh fund will […]

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SEIS for StartUp

In this post you will find answers to 3 simple questions about SEIS for StartUp. After 2010 the post liquidity crisis highlighted two crucial assets for strengthening our fresh economy: entrepreneurship and capital. SEIS is precisely the connection in between entrepreneurship and investment. In 2011 the Chancellor George Osborne launched the SEIS and this is where the magic starts […]

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CFO for Equity

In the process of raising funds from private investors, the financial preparation remains a must-have for any StartUp. From structuring the company to getting the assurance of tax relief schemes (SEIS / EIS), admin preparation takes time away from the business. However hiring a CFO, even on a part time basis, is more likely over budget for most of […]

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Working Capital Financing

  After tight credit conditions Working Capital Financing has become for SMEs even more challenging. Businesses are struggling to recover enough free cash flow for securing their production. In the short run, the capacity to speed up by investing, hiring or purchasing is the key to satisfy customers and build a long term relationship. So financial directors have to consider, and theoritically […]

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SEIS Funding

  During the last few years, the European governments are struggling to reduce their budget deficit while enhancing their country’s economic growth. In UK, the government has been putting investment forward, and simply proved it. The SEIS – Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme – represents the enhancement of the fiscal policy which encourages private investors to […]

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