Why Small Businesses Prefer To Be Acquired

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    Research done by the Silicon Valley Bank shows that most UK startups are aiming to be acquired.  An acquisition is the most popular exit strategy for startups and has a lot of benefits for both the buyers and the sellers of the company. An acquisition can help expand the market and the resources of the selling company. On …

Reasons Why You Might Want To Sell Your Company

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Selling your company is not something that should be taken lightly. Before you sell your business you should think deeply about why you want to sell your company and how it will impact your life if you decide to do so. Whether you’re an innovative emerging tech company with Silicon Valley aspirations or a family run bakery, the process of …

Major Tips On How To Support Your Co-founders

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Tip #1: Let them lead When building a startup often co-founders would want to do everything themselves. However, this will often lead to fatigue and burnout. The whole point of having a co-founder is to have a partner along with you on the journey of your new business venture. This means that you can’t do everything by yourself and it …

10 signs that you and your co-founders are in alignment

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“Having the right team determines the path and outcome of a new venture more than any decision in the lifecycle of a company”: Bernd Schoner, co-founder ThingMagic.  Many founders overlook the importance of building a great team and fall into the trap of working with and employing people who might initially support their idea but who in time, are not …

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Linkibuzz

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Welcome back for another Linkibuzz! We’ve got some great stories from around the world for you this week. Our first featured story looks at whether or not graduates should pick startups or corporations for their internships. Both come with advantages and disadvantages that graduates must consider, so make sure you read that story. Our next story looks at creativity and …

What Is The Different Between SEIS and SEIS Advance Assurance

What Is The Difference Between SEIS And SEIS Advance Assurance?

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What Is The Difference Between SEIS And SEIS Advance Assurance? An investor usually invests if they know they will benefit from this tax break. If you make your investor wait for this, once you have it your investors could be long gone. Since SEIS was launched in 2012-13, 6,665 individual companies have received investment through the scheme and £621 million in …

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Startup Launch: Ten Free Tools That Will Help Your Business Grow

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Startup Launch: Ten Free Tools That Will Help Your Business Grow Nowadays most of the people who are planning to establish a new business in the UK or at any other part of the world, face the same mistake. Young entrepreneurs who have inspiring and innovative ideas think that it is impossible to create a start up without any business …

GDPR Basics: Our Guide To Understanding And Complying With The GDPR

GDPR Basics: Our Guide To Understanding And Complying With The GDPR

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GDPR Basics: Our Guide To Understanding And Complying With The GDPR Dear Startups, The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is about to come into force, are you ready for it? The (GDPR) was adopted by the European Union (including the UK) in April 2016 and will apply from the 25th May 2018. This regulation extends the data rights of individuals …

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3 Things Needed To Start A Business

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3 Things Needed To Start A Business Starting any business means a lot of decision making and we know that sometimes it can be hard to prioritise or even know where to begin. Here we need to know things needed to start a business. Startups are exciting propositions and we get you are keen to launch. In this post though, we urge …

What Is Share Vesting? Know Your Options For Incentivising Your Team

What Is Share Vesting? Know Your Options For Incentivising Your Team

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What Is Share Vesting? Know Your Options For Incentivising Your Team. Statistics show the first couple of years a startup is active are key to its success. After all, it is in this time the company’s structure, culture and investment schemes are set up. Vesting is a means to further invest time wisely and ensure the business’ interests are safeguarded. …