#029 A list of 8 Things beginning with 'T'

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In today’s episode, Ray and Nigel discuss the 8 things they’ve learnt over the first 30 episodes of the How To Raise Money Podcast. Tune in today to listen to your hosts dive into previous episodes of the UK’s #1 finance raising podcast and hear a recap of the best moments yet. PLUS, look forward to hearing more from the guys over the next 40 episodes! of the How To Raise Money Podcast, including interviews with successful Dragons Den winner Levi Roots, HouseCrowd’s Fraser Fearnhead and the Bank of Scotland's Ross Mckeown. KEY TAKEAWAYS Time - How to plan and how time flies. It takes longer than you expect to raise finance and you, therefore, must know the systems, processes and sources you can tap into to secure investor finance. Technology - Some of the cleverest things are sometimes the smallest things. Look forward to a future episode where Ray and Nigel interview head of property crowdfunding platform, HouseCrowd, Fraser Fearnhead. Team - There’s a team of people that help to raise finance and a team of people that help to screen investors, but also a team of people that help to create this podcast. When you’re raising finance to be sure to get educated before you do it. Talent - The people that we’ve met and their reasons why, we’ve interviewed Nigel Primrose, Jim Duffy and Jack Black and they’re always bringing something to the table that improves yourself when looking to raise finance. #008 Interview with Nigel Primrose Tenuous - The link to raising financing isn’t always strong but Ray and Nigel have fun doing it and help to create an environment where learning to raise finance can be easy to learn and entertaining to follow. Trust - Pulled from the C.R.E.S.T model covered in episode #007, Ray and Nigel remind you to be careful with your trust because it can be hard to build up and easy to lose and trust is important to investors and can be the winning factor when pitching for finance. TeaTime Tips - Ray and Nigel are considering re-introducing teatime tips, short sharp shots of information you need to know. Fun - Overall Ray and Nigel have enjoyed the first 30 episodes of the How To Raise Money Podcast and there’s lots more to come. Raising financing is simply if you follow the steps and systems for success. BEST MOMENTS "Put an immovable date in the diary, make it a non-negotiable and make it happen" “If you can understand how people think, and put everything together in a deal, everyone benefits.” “We also use technology to pre-qualify our investors to find out more about them, what they can offer and what they're looking to achieve” “A strong team is more likely to help to achieve what you want to achieve” “It’s amazing how little people value what you’re good at” “If you want something to last a long time, you have to build up trust” VALUABLE RESOURCES https://www.angelsden.com/en-gb/events/ http://howtoraisemoney.co.uk/ https://www.thehousecrowd.com/about-us/team How To Raise Money Podcast #037 All about timing #008 Interview with Nigel Primrose #024 Freestyle discussion about debt & beggars #007 The C.R.E.S.T Model #026 Interview with Jim Duffy #022 Why Would an Investor Want Me ABOUT THE HOST Ray McLennan is a keynote public speaker and former corporate solicitor who has many years of experience owning and operating a variety of businesses in the UK and Ireland. Ray is the Regional Manager for Scotland & Ireland for Angels Den, which has over 13,500 high net worth Angel investors that help to find funding for property and SME businesses. Ray also helped to create Property Angels Den (PAD) in Sept 2014, which matches High Net Worth Investors with property proposals of all sizes. PAD now meets regularly and has funded dozens of property projects all over the UK. Nigel trained as an accountant but has for the last 11 years run the family care business. With a 7 figure turn-over and over 100 employees, the role has given Nigel quite a

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