Meet Nigel: A senior executive delivering healthcare performance improvement and more.

Meet Nigel: The CFPro Ventures’ extended partner network is made up of trusted, highly-experienced, specialist providers who are masters of their sectors, and deliverers of business services valuable to any high-growth organisation hoping to move their strategic growth path towards the next level. And when it comes to financial and operating performance improvement, we couldn’t be prouder to have Nigel as part of our partner network.   Profile Through his career of Directorships, interim executive roles and governance advisor positions, Nigel continues to combine his extensive experience within the investment, engineering and commercial spaces to build growth between lenders, contractors, [...]

2017-10-09T08:50:22+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Partner Profiles|Comments Off on Meet Nigel: A senior executive delivering healthcare performance improvement and more.

Focus on Friday: Freeform®

Every so often, we come across a business that’s doing something really cool. We share the stories with each other in the office, and browse their website looking at galleries, marvelling at how they’re changing their customer’s lives. So, we’ve decided to do a little more than just chat around the watercooler. We’re introducing.... FOCUS ON FRIDAY The Focus on Friday (or ‘FOF’ as it’s quickly being called)  blog series will aim to showcase one business doing extraordinary things. With no commitment, no compensation – we’re just giving something back, and shedding some light, in the spirit of innovation and [...]

2017-09-29T14:05:12+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Focus on Friday|Comments Off on Focus on Friday: Freeform®

From SpaceX to Hypothermia – these innovations are changing our world. You can too.

I read the news today, oh boy. Elon Musk introduced a way to get from NYC to China in under 39 minutes. For those of you who have been keeping an eye out on the news, you would have seen that Elon Musk, CEO and Founder of Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and more, today will be presenting his views on long-term technical challenges that need to be solved to support the creation of a permanent, self-sustaining human presence on Mars. Yup. He is planning on making life multiplanetary. And in the midst of naysayers and eye-rollers, Elon Musk is doing what very [...]

2017-09-29T06:03:05+00:00 September 29th, 2017|News|Comments Off on From SpaceX to Hypothermia – these innovations are changing our world. You can too.

Top 7 innovative TravelTech companies changing their industry today.

Our countdown continues as we explore the world of TravelTech in position number 8. For most of us, we’ve become accustomed to phenomenons like AirBnB, Tesla (yes, we know they could be classified as Automotive as well) and Lyft. So, we pay homage to 7 disruptively different #traveltech companies who are revolutionising the way we travel and explore.   CityStasher: Ever found yourself with a whole lot of baggage and no where to store it? CityStasher gives you the opportunity to find local bag storage companies in most major cities. They may be local shops, or hotels with extra space [...]

2017-10-16T11:06:01+00:00 September 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Top 7 innovative TravelTech companies changing their industry today.

Top 10 innovative FinTech companies changing their industry today.

As we continue our countdown journey, we now look at the most influential, technologically-inspiring, businesses changing the FinTech marketplace today.  In this article, we review 10 FinTech businesses who are changing the marketplace for the better through innovation, technological know-how, and an attitude that change is not something to be scared of, but rather embedded in their organisational culture.   YoYo Wallet: Yoyo is the fastest growing mobile wallet in Europe. Yoyo gives their consumers easy access to secure mobile payments, automated loyalty and digital receipt collection. But it does more than that, it also provides personalised offers based on [...]

2017-10-16T11:06:24+00:00 September 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Top 10 innovative FinTech companies changing their industry today.

Top 10 innovative PropTech companies changing the industry today

We’re doing a countdown – of the most influential, technologically-inspiring, businesses changing our marketplace today.  In this article, we review 10 PropTech businesses who are changing the marketplace for the better through innovation, technological know-how, and an attitude that change is not something to be scared of, but rather embedded in your organisational culture.   Zoopla: The UK’s current most comprehensive property website, Zoopla focusses on empowering users with the resources they need to make better-informed property decisions. Whether their consumers are looking to buy their next home, or simply research the market, Zoopla uses data intelligence to combine hundreds [...]

2017-10-16T11:06:32+00:00 September 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Top 10 innovative PropTech companies changing the industry today

The Countdown of Top Innovative Tech Trends – and why you need to be thinking about your future.

We’re launching a tech trend countdown as we review the top 7 most influential tech trends affecting our economy today.  From PropTech to AgriTech, industries are transforming themselves, almost overnight. Being driven by changing consumer needs, market pressures, and the need to stand out from the crowd, industries are becoming agile, flexible marketspaces where the organisations within them are being carried along. Some will swim to where they want to go, some will simply float according to where the rapids takes them, and others… well, they simply become fodder for the bottom-of-the-water feeders like catfish, sturgeons and carp.   The [...]

2017-10-16T11:04:26+00:00 September 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Countdown of Top Innovative Tech Trends – and why you need to be thinking about your future.

Developing a more-than-healthy business performance

According to Nasdaq Stock Market, the two best performing sectors over the past year have been Healthcare, and Technology & Communications (with ETFs up 16% and 20% since last year), with Biogen Inc. and Micron Technology being just two amongst many high-flyers. In addition to the impressive performance of large corporations, small-and-medium-enterprises have also been growing, not only in quantity, but in quality of ideas, relevance, and impact. Since January, there have been over 150 fundraisings in the Healthcare sector, and investment has totalled a remarkable £318m – an average investment of £2.15m. This is certainly telling, especially given that [...]

2017-09-20T08:46:47+00:00 September 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Developing a more-than-healthy business performance

What the ToysRUs bankruptcy protection filing teaches us.

Today, the news is littered with stories about US-based Toys R Us filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection. And where our shock may lie with another stalwart of our retail industry facing some serious challenge around the future of their business, and their marketplace, unfortunately what is happening with the likes of ToysRUs is no different to what happened to Blockbuster and Kodak. We simply thought they’d always been around. If that’s not testament to a changing world – where the pressure is on to adapt and change and become fluid in the way your business strategy is structured, then [...]

2017-09-20T08:25:37+00:00 September 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on What the ToysRUs bankruptcy protection filing teaches us.

4 reasons why you need expert help with investor reporting

Getting things right, the first time around, has never been more critical than when successfully securing your first investment. That’s why keeping your investors informed, updated and, most of all, happy, is paramount – especially if you want them to continue supporting your business. So, instead of ‘going it alone’ as so many unsuccessful applicants have tried in the past – we give you 4 reasons why you need expert help when it comes to investor reporting   We know what they know they want. Yes, stick with us here. As seasoned experts in investor relations, we have a solid [...]

2017-09-18T13:30:36+00:00 September 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on 4 reasons why you need expert help with investor reporting
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