Investing in early startups poses inherent risks. So as a first time angel investor, what do you need to consider in order to mitigate these?
Posts Tagged: Start Up
In our first year as an ‘Innovation Nation’ start-ups are finally getting some of the attention that they deserve from the government, big business and the media.
Have a focus – a common pitfall of foreign investors is getting carried away and investing in too many things. Too many things lead to white elephants, frustration from the investor and loss of money for the investor and the community.
As an advisor to small business owners, I have often worked with very successful people who seem to have it all together and then there are some who could have taken a strategic step back before plunging into their own business. Here are the top insights I give my clients who come to me looking…
“When you have a Prime Minister who has himself made money from an internet company, you do seem to get more belief in what our industry can achieve”
Is Listing for You? The last year and a half has seen a resurgence in the IPO market both in Australia and across the world. In 2013 total capital raised at IPO on ASX was $9.5 billion and there has been over $9 billion raised in 2014 with more listings to come before the end…
“the win was a game-changer for his business. Not only did it help with the tangible benefits of PR exposure and an overnight boost to his membership base, but it validated the team’s hard work and commitment.”
“The most appropriate method to determine the deductible amount is to apportion the total expense incurred on a floor area basis”