Welcome to our weekly Dragons Den blog where a member of Harper Macleod's entrepreneurial team will share their view of the latest episode, give some hints and tips and also explain how we could have helped … and hopefully have a bit of fun along the way. This week's blog is by Paula Skinner who is head of our entrepreneurial team and has vast experience of equity investments looks at why the devil is always in the detail of a deal.
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Latest articles from Paula Skinner
The 4th of July is well known as the date the United States of America celebrates Independence Day. But what about Interdependence Day? On the 5th July 2006, the first official day of full time work took place at B Lab, a non-profit organisation that serves a global movement of people using business as a force for good, and International Interdependence Day was founded.
Each week, we outline how we would the help the businesses coming under fire from the Dragons deal with their potential pain points from a legal perspective. Episode 6 of Dragon's Den gave us four very different businesses with different styles of pitching and also differing routes to market - a different potential pitfalls.
Harper Macleod and Entrepreneurial Spark have been in partnership with one another for over four years now, and what a journey it has been. Harper Macleod Partner Paula Skinner reflects on the story so far, and what is to come as we officially announce a further three-year partnership together in Scotland.
As Scotland’s leading legal advisers on equity crowdfunding, we are delighted to have been a sponsor of The Scottish Crowdfunding Report 2016 and to announce its release. The report highlights the remarkable growth of crowdfunding in Scotland, and in particular the emergence of crowdlending as a prominent source of funding for SME businesses.