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Business Finance, Marketing, Pitching, St John's Innovation Centre

Perfect Presentations

You’ve just delivered a flawless, perfectly worded presentation yet the audience seem underwhelmed at best… what went on? Kate Atkin works with organisations, teams and individuals focusing on the core issues of Confidence, Clarity and Communication and has seen it all…

Business Finance, Grants, Pitching, St John's Innovation Centre, Uncategorized

Understanding Finance for Business meets The Business Hub

A contingent from the ‘Understanding Finance for Business’ team dropped in to The Business Hub studios on Friday to record today’s show.  In case you are not aware of The Business Hub, it’s a relatively new local radio show focused on business issues and it started up a year ago.  In fact today’s show is […]

Business Planning, Pitching, St John's Innovation Centre

Trust vs Trussed

Trust is a key element of relationships. In business, or for that matter, any other aspect of life. I was prompted into thinking about it by a point raised in a discussion within the Understanding Finance for Business group on LinkedIn which, among other things, asked whether risk factors should be raised during the initial 15 minute pitch. The discussion moved on to ask how trust can be created. As someone who helps companies refine their pitch techniques, I got thinking Trust vs Trussed.

Business Finance, Grants, St John's Innovation Centre

The Startup Journey

Starting a business can seem like a daunting journey, not least when confused by financial burdens and the challenges of raising finance. Rosemary Francis’ start-up business, Ellexus, has just launched software called Breeze that helps to develop and debug complex scripted programs. It’s completely new technology that will change the way scripted systems are developed, so it was important that the company had the right financing in place to be able to take software development forward. As an engineer Rosemary found that navigating start up processes isn’t entirely straightforward! Here’s her account.

Business Finance

Plastic Logic: Who – Whom?

SJIC’s Managing Director David Gill, provides an insightful thought piece looking at this week’s $700m investment in Plastic Logic…

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