SEP – What can a VC deliver besides money?

07. July 2017 Report 0
What can a VC deliver besides money ?    When you are seeking venture capital to grow your company, money inevitably looms large but it is important to consider how else a prospective investor can add value.  Scottish Equity Partners provides a value-add checklist for entrepreneurs embarking on the funding trail.   When you are ...

SEP – Boardroom tactics: Why getting the right balance of skills and expertise on your board is critical

29. June 2017 Report 0
Boardroom tactics   Worried about boardroom battles? Scottish Equity Partners explains how to build a high-calibre board which will perform well.   A strong board can help ambitious companies build solid foundations and achieve a quantum leap in scale and success. However, a dysfunctional board can prove a major handicap, leading to shareholder dissent and ...

SEP – Strategies for scaling up a business

22. June 2017 Report 0
Successful strategies for scaling a business   Scottish Equity Partners dispenses ‘purls’ of wisdom on achieving scale following its latest investment in rapidly-expanding online crafts community pioneer LoveCrafts.   What do Cara Delevigne, Ryan Gosling and The Duchess of Cambridge have in common with LoveCrafts, an online crafting communities business that has scaled from start-up ...

SEP – Lifting the lid on due diligence

15. June 2017 Report 0
  If you want to secure a credible venture capital investor you need to be prepared to undergo detailed due diligence before a deal is sealed. Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) explains what due diligence entails and how entrepreneurs as well as investors can benefit from a well-run process.   When buying a house your temptation ...