What do investors look for in a small business?

What do investors look for in a small business?
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At some stage you may need to attract external funding to grow your business. This could be through a business bank loan, crowdfunding, accelerators, angel investors or venture capital, among other options. But what do outside investors look for and how can you attract the right partners? The UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) believe the key thing investors look at

How to use LinkedIn for business

How to use LinkedIn for business
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LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. With more than 450 million members, LinkedIn can help you find customers and help customers find you. We gathered some tips from LinkedIn experts about social selling through the network. Don’t be too obvious Viveka von Rosen, who has written three books about LinkedIn, warns many people jump into sales conversations too early

Artificial intelligence in small businesses | Impact of AI

Artificial intelligence in small businesses | Impact of AI
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Thanks to numerous iconic films, many of us have been familiar with artificial intelligence (AI) for decades. As long ago as 1927, it featured in Fritz Lang’s sci-fi epic Metropolis, and subsequently in Star Wars, Blade Runner, RoboCop, The Terminator, The Matrix, etc. In Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C Clarke’s 1968 ground-breaking masterpiece 2001: A Space Oddity, mild, monotone-voiced but