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Business Angels: The Team Behind the Dream

As someone who receives many new business proposals and pitches, I feel qualified enough to say that while the people and the product are key in making it a success, the angel investor team plays a significant role in defining the overall result of the venture. When deciding on an investment opportunity, I have to […]

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My Top 3 Storage and Security Apps

Mobile and flexible working is the new 9-5 and as such it’s created a need for business applications that provide plenty of cloud-based storage and robust security for when you’re on the move. While cyber attacks are most likely to threaten big businesses, you still need to be protected and safe in the knowledge that […]

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Andrew O’Dua’s Top Tips for Business Travel

Whenever I head off on an international business trip, it seems to spark a bit of envy with my friends, based on the assumption that travelling abroad for work purposes is really a ‘jolly’. In reality, this couldn’t be further from the truth. For starters, as a Business Angel I generally travel alone. Not so […]

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Why I say ‘no’ to New Year’s Resolutions

If you’re anything like me, the festive break is nothing more than a distant memory… another year gone but another great year to look forward to. In times gone by I’d always start the New Year with a fresh impetus for clean eating, healthy living and striving to achieve more in my personal life than […]

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Riding High on Rising Tides

Now my feet have finally touched the floor (almost) after last week’s travels over in Lagos, I wanted to put pen to paper (or rather finger to keyboard) and share a few things I learned while over there. While I was primarily exploring various investments with my Business Angel hat on, I took the opportunity […]

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Entrepreneurship… the ultimate rollercoaster ride!

If somebody asked you to describe the typical day of an entrepreneur, I’m pretty sure you’d conjure up images of celebrity meetings, press briefings and Michelin star lunches (largely thanks to TV programmes over-glamourising what it’s actually like). The reality is much more like a fast ride on a rollercoaster – complete with the ups… […]

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