View £10M exit for a SAAS start-up

£10M exit for a SAAS start-up

Background: Malcolm Holloway was introduced by a Venture Capital Fund who were about to put their second round of funding into a SAAS start-up company, but concerns were growing around the company’s financial reporting. I got to meet the team and provide advisory services, which enabled me to attend the monthly board meetings. Challenges: There…

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Investor relationship

Background: An online assessment business run by a young tech entrepreneur started up in 2007. This was launched with the support of family funding in the sum of £125,000. The company had also received their first round of external funding support from an Institutional Investor in the sum of £200,000. The business owner had originally…

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Acquisition strategy

Background: This Indian IT Services Company has a focus on the education sector providing IT systems and services to schools, colleges and other educational institutions.  It had established itself first in India and then in the US through a number of acquisitions.  It had also opened an office in the UK and built an initial…

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Strategy for sustainable growth

Sector: SME Consultancy and research. Background: As a start-up company, the consultancy frequently discovered unanticipated opportunities, some of these appeared relevant or lucrative, but the directors were unsure which if any of these should be pursued. Challenge: The client needed to ensure that limited resources were being efficiently and effectively utilised in a manner that would result in…

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