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Is buying a distressed company a bargain or burden?

Buying a company at a discount can be a golden opportunity, but you have to know what you’re getting into.

Venture capital or private equity? The entrepreneur’s dilemma

If you’re a small business and you want to grow, at some point you’ll need more money than you can raise from operations, or borrow from family and friends.

Post-investment: be prepared for growing pains

“You will probably go through a phase of regretting the investor along the way, but that is okay, if you have chosen the right investor.”

How to kick off investor negotiations

It can take months of pitching before you find the right investor for your business, but finalising the deal can be tricky.

Want an investor for your business? Seven housecleaning tips for success

Many businesses, especially in the technology sector, are started with the idea of selling them one day.