Why iNEDS Matter: Part 2 – The benefits

In Part 1 of Why iNEDs Matter, we discussed the unique attributes that an iNED brings to a board of directors. Boards with these attributes produce a range of benefits for management and shareholders Improved Decision-making The contributions of iNEDs … Read More

Why iNEDS Matter: Part 1 – Defining iNEDs

What is an iNED? iNED stands for independent, non-executive director. You will often find them referred to as independent directors or non-executive directors (NEDs). defines iNED as, an individual who is a director (member) of the board of directors … Read More

How to Write a Great Investor Newsletter

An investor newsletter updates shareholders on company performance and developments. When fully utilized, a monthly newsletter enforces accountability, builds trust, and creates the foundation for future fundraising. Five Investor Update Best Practices Investor newsletters add context to key metrics to … Read More

Why Investor Relations Matters for Start-ups

Strong investor relations give investors confidence in a Start-up’s ability to deliver on commitments, create value, and drive investability at every stage of the journey to exit. Like anything worthwhile, IR will favor those who start early. What is Investor … Read More

Venture capital

Do Governments Make Good Venture Capital Investors?

The EC is to become a direct investor in start-ups. A new source of venture capital is welcome but do founders want the government in their capital table? … Read More


Why Corporate Governance Matters for Start-ups

Start-ups faced a failure rate of 90% before COVID-19 shocked our socio-economic structures. Now, good corporate governance (CG) practices offer start-ups a much-needed lifeline. … Read More