Posted on 23.05.2014, by Rob Warlow
In the latest Business Finance Bulletin which is out today I examine the growth in the number of crowdfunding platforms over the last 12 months… a growing choice from which to choose. The increase in crowdfunders is also highlighted by the increasing amount being lent out each month by these platforms.
In terms of more traditional lenders, I look at the news that relative newcomer Metro Bank has announced it is now offering a range of services to small businesses.
Banks are keen to lend to businesses with a strong, positive reputation and I had the pleasure to talk this week with reputation and media expert Alan Stevens on how to manage your reputation. In this short interview Alan gives us some tips on managing your reputation online.
And in the Tip of the Week, which i recorded earlier in the week at a seminar I was presenting at, I look at the purpose of your finance request – will you be spending it right?
Further to your recent presentation at LEAD Wales just wanted to say it was very refreshing to see somebody talk passionately and positively about finance, very insightful!
Rob kindly agreed to attend the recent Pontypridd RFC sponsors networking evening and delivered what can only be described as an excellent talk on 5 Tactics to Boost Your Business and Your Profits. He kept the audience engaged throughout and the feedback from everyone was excellent. Rob is very knowledgeable on business and finance and on top of that is a genuine nice guy. We hope to have him back at a future event and I have no hesitation in recommending Rob’s services.
Rob delivered a series of 3 workshops aimed at understanding how finance houses look at finance propositions with the aim for us as a team to deliver more of a bespoke offering to our customer base. The training was delivered to a mixture of staff who work with new businesses start-ups and existing established businesses across Mid & South West Wales. Rob delivered the training with an abundance of passion and has really helped my team look at financial propositions in a different light, many thanks again Rob and I look forward to work with you in the near future.
I wanted to thank you for such an insightful, energetic, and entertaining talk at the Kevin Green Wealth event on securing funding and creating a successful plan. It was brilliantly executed and a pleasure to listen to and the ideas I’ve learned are definitely going to help me in going forward.
Hi Rob, it was so interesting and entertaining listening to you at the Kevin Green Wealth Coach Workshop in Reading this weekend! I didnt realise you can find Finance proposals such fun!. Brilliant tips! Thanks.