Tomorrow I’ll be giving a masterclass on making your business idea investment-ready. Who knows, I might even invest in your idea myself!
My take on the potential of Virtual Reality to transform workplace training and beyond.
How to solve a problem like Navina? My tips for retaining control of your business after investment.
My three DON’Ts for using your investment.
I share my vision for how the business rates rise will affect the UK start-up landscape – and how to end up on top of the hill!
Too often entrepreneurs seeking investment focus on their pitch or their appearance. In this article, Raj delves into the problems at the heart of business ideas which stop them receiving investment.
I share my wisdom on the best ways to free up your most valuable commodity – your own time.
My investment pitch advice in Real Business for budding entrepreneurs.
Graduate’s Art Business, receives Apprentice style applause for ‘Hire an Artist’.
Real Business feature the second article in a series I am writing for them regarding start-up investments.
My view on how Brexit will affect UK app developers and consumers.
Fife Today mentions my startup investment in UniJobApp.
UniJobApp, a job search app developed by students in Scotland gain RD’s backing.
Evening Times covers the progress of my Startup investment UniJobApp.
Implementing an Investment Plan into your Business.
My business advice for a Startup in an interview with Business Matters Magazine.
My take on managing business in multiple time zones in Huffington Post.
I share my experience with Business Zone on why so many co-founder relationships fail.
Growth Business publish my seven signs that your start-up is ready to start adding numbers to your team.
I share the secrets of my early starts with Eastern Eye along with other British Asian Achievers.
Don’t know when you are ready to expand your start-up team? Here are seven signs that your start-up is ready to start adding numbers to your team.
Business Matters covers my investment in graduate start-up business Hire An Artist.
Business Zone discuss what I look for when deciding on a pre-seed investment.
Johnny l’Anson on BBC Radio Leeds radio interview with Gareth Craven ‘Hire an Artist’ and Raj Dhonota.
Looking To Expand Overseas In A Post-Brexit Landscape? My advice in the Huffington Post will give you an indication of what to think about.
Bdaily talks about my investment in Leeds Trinity graduate start-up business Hire An Artist.
Raj Dhonota demanding boardroom diversity.
Ever been rejected by an Investor? This may point to the reason why.
My view on the poorly thought out proposal for businesses to name their ‘foreign’ workers.
The press release my team issued regarding my intention to find and invest in a homeless person.
My latest start-up investment is mentioned in The Yorkshire Post.
The Jewish Chronicle speaks about my investment in JustDebate.
My latest venture to launch makes headlines in a leading industry publication.
My tips for launching a killer app in an interview with the BBC.
What I think of the fact that ethnic minorities are still being discriminated against in the workplace.
A podcast with LawyerFair discussing what I look for in early stage investments.
An article discussing former Apprentice stars who have made a name for themselves in tech.
An article on how I helped support young female entrepreneurs in technology.
Fresh Business Thinking publish my advice on how to find an angel investor.
My advice on what you need to ask any potential angel investor as published by Real Business.
My article on what you need to know about seeking angel investment as published by Fresh Business Thinking.
Talk Business cover page interview about my journey to date and why I’m helping start up through my start up fund.
Business Works publish my article on how to make the most of social networking for your business.
Business Advice Service Blog asks four business owners, including me, on our verdict of how far the Budget went in supporting small businesses.
The Guardian writes about the various funding options available to small businesses including my Start Up fund.
Huffington Post publish my response to the 2014 Budget and why I felt it ignored start-ups.
startups.co.uk publish some of my comments on the Budget 2014.
My comments on what the Budget 2014 did for start-ups.
Business Zone detail my response to the measures announced for companies looking to export.
Follow my live reaction on the 2014 Budget as a member of the Accounting Web expert panel.
What I would like to see from the upcoming Budget announcement for entrepreneurs and small businesses…
My hopes on what I would like to see emerge as a result of George Osborne’s fifth budget.
My reasoning on what makes investors interested in you and your business.
An article published by FreshBusinessThinking on how to make the right decisions for your business.
Huffington Post publish my article on why the Internship Scheme is failing both SMEs and Graduates.
Here are my 9 tips for finding inspiration when you need it most.
My advice on the various options available to manage risk in your business.
An interview on page 39 with Elite Magazine involving other experts on how to value your business.
An interview with Real Business detailing how I bounced back from bankruptcy.
KM Kentish Express (Ashford & District), Gravesend Messenger, KM Faversham News and KM Dartford Messenger have all covered my start-up fund news.
Elite Business article and my advice on how to calculate the worth your business for an investment or exit.
An interview with RealBusiness covering the topic of when to know it’s a good time to exit your business.
Enterprise East London cover news of my start up fund.
My ex-local newspaper, the Kent Messenger, published an article regarding my start up fund.
Kent Online article on how my entrepreneurial background and experience has directed me to pledge £1m to StartUps.
An exclusive interview with Elite Business Magazine. Great interview and very well written feature.
HR Review article on my initiative to kickstart two new businesses each week in 2014.
StartUps.co.uk also publish news about my Start Up Fund.
GrowthBusiness.co.uk publish details of my New Year’s Resolution and Start Up Fund.
Business Today Magazine published my view on the skills and attributes required to make a good boss. It’s on page 26 and 27.
The Business Zone writes about my start up fund and aim to support 2 start-up businesses each week.
Find it if you can! My New Year’s resolution for 2014 to help launch 2 startups a week made it into Talk Business Magazine.
An article in Real Business on some of the ways you can find an angel investor.
Available at Amazon – a book I contributed to along with other very successful and experienced entrepreneurs.
My view on the Autumn Statement 2013 and what it means for small businesses.
So you have managed to secure an interview with an Angel Investor. Here are some tips to ensure that interview concludes successfully.
My thoughts on schemes such as Virgin StartUp which target only the younger generation of entrepreneurs at the expense of the undesirable over 30’s!
Having your own business inevitably means having to deal with lots of tasks. Here are some tips on how you can stay focused and in control.
An article I wrote on how to nurture nurture raw entrepreneurial talent and help them begin their journey into self-employment.
Publication of an article I wrote for people looking to manage an ever growing and demanding set of tasks without losing focus on what’s important.
My original article on how to stay in control of a growing task list and what techniques you can use to prioritise what needs to be done.
A publication by the Huffington Post of my advice on how to stay in control of a growing task list and techniques that you can use to prioritise your task backlog.
Zea Tongeman was one of the finalists from the AppsForGood Annual Awards that I was impressed by and decided to back their business idea.
A news article covering the decision I made to help fund and launch the AppsForGood Jazzy Recycler’s Reclycling App by Zea Tongeman and Jordan Stirbu.
An interview describing my experience with women tech entrepreneurs and the clear increase in the number of women entrepreneurs looking to start their own business.
An article in The Guardian about my latest investment Jazzy Recyclers – founded by Zea Tongeman and Jordan Stribu.
An interview on BBC News with Zea Tongeman talking about the mobile application we are building together.
An article that I contributed to on whether women are the future tech entrepreneurs.
A news article highlighting my experiences with women tech entrepreneurs.
Find out whether The Apprentice was a help or hindrance to former Apprentice stars.
A repeat of the article I wrote for The Independent.
An article written by me for the The Independent in 2009.
An article in the Daily Mirror catching up with previous Apprentices.
An article regarding candidates that failed to win The Apprentice.