The F word
The reality is that starting a company is really hard work. It’s stressful, and with that comes the emotional ups and downs of being an entrepreneur. But, there are ways to navigate through these struggles in a healthy way—for both the entrepreneur and the business.
It doesn’t help that there are scary statistics looming over early stage start-ups such as 9 out of 10 start-ups fail. In the words of David Ford an investor, “there shouldn’t be a stigma of failure, I think the UK has gotten a lot better at accepting failure, it’s just part and parcel of the journey”
Here to help
We at Newable believe that being an investor doesn’t mean being there for the highs and celebrating the successes but to help support entrepreneurs through the lows and to be a good sounding board.
Life Lessons for Investing
We have a 35 year track history in private investing, and we’ve recently distilled this knowledge into a series of Life Lessons for Investing. Filmed from the perspective of UK entrepreneurs and investors, the series provides tips and hints for EIS investing.