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Keeping An Investor Interested In Your Business.

September 21, 2018 by  
Filed under Money/Business, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

(Akiit.comWhether you’re a business owner or an investor yourself, there’s a lot of considerations you have to take into account before throwing your stock in with someone else. It’s no matter if they’re an individual or a corporation, you need to know you’re going to have a sustainable future with them. But if we just focus on business owners for now – how do you make sure there’s an investor out there for you, 24/7, and whenever you need them?

First of all, you’re going to need to know how an investor works. Your business could do with a new investor or two, and the investing market knows it. And because of this, you’re going to have to set yourself apart from the other businesses in your sector who need these people just as much; here’s a couple of the best ways you can do so.

It’s a very tentative matter, but keeping an investor interested enough to throw more than a few coins your way is easier than you think. 

Communicate as Much as Possible

An investor wants to be kept in the loop as much as possible. They want to know what your company is bringing in and taking out every day you’re operting, if possible. So in order to sate these desires, make sure you’ve got a statement ready for them whenever they ask for one, and have any relevant details set out clear for easy reading.

If you’ve got more than one investor for your business, you’re going to have a clear template to show off to each and every one of them. And if you think one investor is lagging more than others, you have something to send off on the fly, just to up their interest little by little whenever you need to. So have quarterly reports ready, have meeting minutes open for their perusal, cc them into any emails that have the relevant profit and tax notices; the list could go on and on if you want it to.

Show Them What They’re Missing

On the other hand, if you don’t already have an investor, but you’ve got your sights set clearly on a certain one, now’s your chance to really showcase your intuition and innovation. And by that we mean you need to throw in some more digital, tangible elements for an investor to get involved with.

You want to give yourself a chance with this person or company, and you want them to see your vision much the same way you do. And with an architectural visualisation company on your side, you can do just that! Show them the development you want them to have a stake in, and show them what their business will look like once you’ve built up the land or building you’re planning to operate from.

Have you got an investor on the cards? Now’s your chance to make sure they’re always interested in what you’ve got to offer, and where your future together could lead…

Staff Writer; Larry Parker

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