Funding your business: avoid these common mistakes

The Smith & Williamson scale-up event on the theme of Finance to Scale included a lively and engaging panel discussion.

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Brian Livingston, John Morris
Published: 01 Sept 2017 Updated: 26 May 2022
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The Smith & Williamson scale-up event on the theme of Finance to Scale included a lively and engaging panel discussion. Partners involved in the debate included advisors to businesses and founders:

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  • Alistair Brew (BGF)
  • Brian Livingston (Smith & Williamson)
  • Antony Ross (Bridges Fund Management)
  • Andrew Rutherford (Shawbrook Bank)
  • Emma Titmus (London Stock Exchange)

Among several key topics under discussion was the greatest mistake that scale-ups make when seeking funding.

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This article was previously published on Smith & Williamson prior to the launch of Evelyn Partners.