In this episode, host, Eddie Whittingham (founder of GoFounder.com) is joined by Martyn Raftery, where they talk about the good, the bad and the ugly sides of taking on investment as a startup.
Martyn is the founder of Agency CFO – a Manchester-based accounting practice for marketing and tech businesses. As a founder himself, and working within the funding-focused tech scene, Martyn has a great insight into startup funding.
What do Eddie Whittingham and Martyn Raftery talk about?
- The pros and cons of taking on investment
- Why investment isn’t all it’s cracked up to be
- When is a good time to take on investment (and when isn’t)
- Some of the mistakes people make regarding investment
- And much more…
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On this episode, Martyn Raftery and Eddie Whittingham talk with frankly about the realities of taking on funding as a startup. Is it all it’s cracked up to be? Do startups really need investment? When should they go for it? What are the downsides?
Thinking of starting your own business? Then this episode a must-listen – as you’ll learn all about how you’re likely to be affected on your own journey.
It’s not all doom and gloom, though. Martyn and Eddie also share lots of great insights into how they handle things and why, maybe, the startup life could well be just up your street.
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