Do HPSU’s deliver? Yes!
Business Plans Grants and finance

Do HPSU’s deliver? Yes!

I am often asked by startup entrepreneurs what makes a High Potential Startup Company or HPSU? as defined by Enterprise Ireland. While answering this question, I am struck by the fact that I am never asked the follow up question which I have often pondered myself: So how do the companies who are selected as…

A view of crowdfunding in Ireland
Grants and finance

A view of crowdfunding in Ireland

2019 update: I have written two blog posts on Crowdfunding. This one was written in early 2014 following a feature on Today FM on The Sunday Business Show. The original article is presented below. I wrote a separate blogpost in 2019 for the New Frontiers blog which featured a YouTube video interview with Derek O’Sullivan…

Finance for Startups : Part I
Business Plans Grants and finance

Finance for Startups : Part I

I believe that knowledge of finance to include: an ability to understand and communicate your financial model; cost structure; revenue streams and route to markets; is a fundamental requirement for every small business promoter. This is a two part blogpost on Finance for Startups. The first post will detail ten things I have learned about…