Knowing how and when to plan for strategic growth

Rob Biederman, CEO of Hourly Nerd, said it beautifully, “If only half of startups survive more than five years and only one-third make it to 10, what’s the one thing you could do to ensure your company is sustainable? The answer is to create a growth strategy for your business, of course.” And he is right. But take that a step further: you’ve successfully progressed your business through startup phase. In fact, you’re possibly way beyond startup phase. Your client relationships are strong, a regular revenue stream has been established and your business is profitable. The market and media have [...]

2017-07-27T09:48:41+00:00July 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Knowing how and when to plan for strategic growth

An airtight aircrete success story

You may have seen that we’ve recently launched an exciting new Joint Venture with a London-based specialist investment advisory business called Partner Capital. The Joint Venture, called the cpcf Accelerator was launched with one goal in mind: To give high-growth businesses the opportunity to realise their growth potential by securing funding quicker and with more certainty.   So, Why?   Simple. We recognised a need in the market. From our experience, many of our clients, high-growth businesses themselves, and many of the people we have spoken to have shared their desire to grow, but alongside that, their frustration at not [...]

2017-07-26T07:58:42+00:00July 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on An airtight aircrete success story

New Joint Venture cfpc Accelerator provides high-growth businesses renewed funding access

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 26 JULY 2017   New Joint Venture cfpc Accelerator provides high-growth businesses renewed funding access   Partner Capital and CFPro Ventures are pleased to announce the launch of the cfpc Accelerator, a new joint venture providing opportunity for high-growth businesses to raise critical development capital quicker and with more certainty. Failure to fund sufficiently and well in advance is consistently the biggest threat to business success. Through the cfpc Accelerator, clients will have the opportunity to benefit from comprehensive, all-encompassing support to underpin their high-growth ambitions through a combination of expertise and networks within the investment community [...]

2017-07-26T05:56:37+00:00July 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on New Joint Venture cfpc Accelerator provides high-growth businesses renewed funding access

How to keep your stakeholders happy when the chips are down

Keeping stakeholders engaged and happy – no matter what the project, business or investment, is probably one of the most important activities that you as a business leader will be required to undertake. Keeping stakeholders engaged and happy – no matter what the project, business or investment, is probably one of the most important activities that you as a business leader will be required to undertake. When the going is good, stakeholders are generally happy, but when the chips are down, and things don’t seem as rosy, that’s when effective stakeholder management truly starts to show its value.  Here are 6 ways [...]

2017-07-20T13:54:05+00:00July 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on How to keep your stakeholders happy when the chips are down

Your 10 pillars for growth success

When it comes to business growth, having The Best on your side, is great. But having The Best And Most Relevant is even better.   And when it comes to CFPro Ventures, and all the business opportunity that we offer, what is it that truly makes us relevant to your business? We don’t do what you do. That’s what makes you good. We do what you don’t have time to do, and help to get you to where you want to be.  So here’s why we’re the perfect match You Get: The Best Chance for Success Choosing to work with CFPro [...]

2017-07-18T15:04:13+00:00July 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Your 10 pillars for growth success

5 ways to develop business strength in a world of uncertainty

Let’s face it. The world is changing. Quickly. And if we’re not holding on, and changing with it, business is going to very quickly get left behind. And it’s no surprise that businesses who are on the forefront of huge growth face even bigger challenges. Where they are about to undertake massive steps towards a new phase in their business worlds, the uncertainty of the environment in which we find ourselves weighs heavily on many business leaders’ hearts as they try to navigate unchartered waters. We look at 5 strategies to deal with uncertainty when it comes to business   [...]

2017-07-11T16:25:30+00:00July 11th, 2017|News|Comments Off on 5 ways to develop business strength in a world of uncertainty

When it’s time for an IPO: It’s time to know your type.

Before a company even considers an Initial Public Offering (IPO), it needs to know whether it is in a position to do so. To get to this decision, a business needs to go through a full business audit or review in order to understand all the potential issues that an IPO, and the process of “Going Public” causes, and whether the business will be able to deal with the issues as they arise.  In order to understand the IPO process, it’s necessary for you to get to grips with the many types of IPO that a business may pursue and [...]

2017-07-10T14:30:59+00:00July 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on When it’s time for an IPO: It’s time to know your type.

When Pre-IPO is more than just gobbledygook.

When a business is at that stage of its life that it starts to consider its big “Next Step”, more often than not, the business strategy could lead them in the direction of stepping from the Private into the Public commercial worlds. Knowing where to start, how to prepare and how to understand all that the IPO process expects and offers, is very often a challenge in itself. In this series of IPO-related blog posts, we aim to take you through the troublesome to the terrific and provide you with the insight and information you need, to be able to [...]

2017-07-10T13:49:38+00:00July 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on When Pre-IPO is more than just gobbledygook.