Refine your product to succeed, say experts at Expo

Funding is available for small businesses outside of the traditional sources, but entrepreneurs need to identify their customers and hone their product, according to experts at last week’s Kildare Enterprise Expo. Meanwhile, if they plan to grow their businesses they need to understand the economic circumstances, but they also need to strike the balance between Read more about Refine your product to succeed, say experts at Expo[…]

Peer-to-peer lending: the way of the future for Irish small business?

The Government says something called peer-to-peer lending “can be a valuable source of funding to micro and small businesses, either as a complement to traditional bank funding or as an alternative to this funding channel in instances where the application for bank credit has been refused.” Peter O’Mahony, chief executive of Linked Finance, outlines how Read more about Peer-to-peer lending: the way of the future for Irish small business?[…]

Mentors can put the spark back into your business

Michael Shinnick, owner of The Business Practice, has been a mentor for the past ten years. An accountant by profession, Shinnick has experience in investment management and asset management. He says that there is no problem he hasn’t seen. “When I meet people first, I usually get them to give me the good, the bad Read more about Mentors can put the spark back into your business[…]