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“El no ya lo tienes” In Spain, when faced with a challenge or a situation that will take you out of your comfort zone, we say “El no ya lo tienes”. This literally means that a ‘no’ is already on the table – you already have a ‘no’. So what do you do? Do you want to survive past that ‘no’ and get what you want? Or do you stick with the ‘no’ you already have? For me this is the one…

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There are generally three ‘idea challenges’ people worry about, especially when challenged by potential investors. The thing about these, though, are that you still have to out-operate the others and you can’t do anything about what they do anyway. 1. No one has come up with this before This is the, “If it was such a good idea someone would have done it by now” challenge. People say they want original and creative ideas but when they hear of something…

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Investec Wealth & Investment hosted a dinner with entrepreneurs from the 9others network to ask some of the UK’s most promising entrepreneurs what kinds of challenges they’re facing. Listening to them and understanding their concerns helps keep Investec’s approach, services and products at the leading edge. Selected Insights On the difficulty of raising capital in London… Finance is everywhere – London is awash with money (if you know where to look). It’s easy to raise money with a story, but you have to back it…

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