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In my experience many of them go through 5 distinct phases which I have decided to call The 5 Phases of Failure (yes - shocking title I know!). Here’s a very brief summary of the 5 phases of failure... Build a website (then realise that traffic is hard to get) Attend networking groups and events (until you find that they are attended by the wrong type of people for your business) Switch to LinkedIn (until...
Coming up with a business idea is one thing, but becoming an entrepreneur is something else entirely. No you don’t have to have a passion for what you are doing as so many entrepreneurs like to advise, but you do need to have the determination to make what you are doing work. You need to be able to execute your business idea, and the ability to focus on your priorities or you will end up with burnout before your even onto your first sale.

When approaching banking as a fresh entrepreneur, some entrepreneurs need to consider finding a bank that will meet, or help them meet their business lending needs, in order to jumpstart their business or manage cash flow. UK Banks have been promising a greater investment into SME lending in the next year, with NatWest investing an extra £1Bn to the UK SME market in 2019 and The British Business Bank aiming to invest £150m for lending to UK small businesses through Funding Circle.
Is the world still poised towards men in an entrepreneurship role. Are the concessions for women in business evening the playing field?

Building an ecosystem for entrepreneurs to grow in London is vitally important for the future of the city. Today there are more and more opportunities for entrepreneurs to go to relevant events thanks to the expansion of companies such as Meetup and Eventbrite. What makes a good event? Last month we saw the B-Startup Show which ran alongside the Business show 2018. Claiming to be Europes biggest business events for entrepreneurs in London. Unfortunately I was surprised to find (or hardly find)...
Brexit remains the largest concern for small businesses in 2018, as uncertainty remains over whether a deal of any sort will be reached by the March 2019 deadline.

Being an entrepreneur has it’s perks. Here are some freebies that will help you on your way!
For entrepreneurs seeking funding to expand their business, choosing the right investment partner is critical. It is essential for start-ups to understand what investors are looking for in a potential investment. In an ideal world, an entrepreneur can choose from different investment options, not just one... By Tim Stone, Venture Partner, Breed Reply.