All Aboard for Great Business Advice

If you want to find out more about running your own business, make sure you hop on board the NatWest Mobile Business School – housed in a converted double decker bus from the 1960s – when you visit Kent 2020 Vision Start-Up LIVE later this month. Neil Hutchings, NatWest Director of Business Banking, said “We are…

Start-Up / Growth Finance and the Burrito Bond

Finance specialist Adrian Wenn from BSK-CiC outlines some of the alternative finance options for new ventures and business growth Funding your new venture is never easy, but getting it right is critical to the future success of your business. Sadly, obtaining finance from the conventional lenders can often be a stressful experience: multiple meetings, faceless…

7 Dumb Mistakes for Businesses Seeking Investment

This article is taken from the online blog of BankToTheFuture.com, just one of the leading organisations presenting at next week’s Kent 2020 Start-Up LIVE on 23rd October at the Kent Event Centre near Maidstone. When pitching to investors, many entrepreneurs make the same mistakes. Here are seven of the dumbest, which should always be avoided before approaching an…

The Faster Route to Business Growth

A unique government-backed service for high growth companies, GrowthAccelerator, will be a key exhibitor at this year’s Kent 2020 Vision LIVE 2013 – speaking to Kent’s brightest businesses about how they can speed up their growth. High growth businesses are key to driving England’s economy and Kent is no exception, with its vibrant and active business…