Richard Branson’s Advice to Find the Right Investment

 

 

By James Mills, Mentorship Coach & Associate Partner, Lighthouse International

“Right now, investors might seem like they are the gatekeepers between you and your dream, but the one person who can make your business succeed is not an investor, or even a mentor. It is you.”

- Richard Branson

How many of us have had business ideas but not moved forward because of a lack of resources to turn a concept into a reality? Richard Branson was recently asked about the best way to go about funding a business and he offered the following pieces of advice:

1. Be Honest With Yourself


By |2017-05-22T15:58:55+00:00October 1st, 2015|

One Comment

  1. Harry Singh 6th December 2015 at 6:32 PM - Reply

    If I had the investment I require & the right mentor, I would firstly fast track my existing business of providing Floating Homes in UK . Providing affordable homes on water for aspiring young people & others who might not otherwise be able to afford a home. I would approach govt to make available flood plains which are otherwise useless & create artificial lakes on them & have entire floating villages. With more & more cities in the UK getting flooded, this is the right time to further develop my business & try to change/influence policies of the govt & environment agency to be more receptive to houses on water.

    The second stage of my business plan is that once I have been successful in UK, I would then like to reach out to other poorer countries like Bangladesh & try to create Floating Villages or cities that can withstand floods & not devastate communities year after year.

    Climate change is affecting the world & even in India due to bad planning mangroves are being built on thereby creating devastating floods like the one in Chennai recently. I would like to educate Real Estate companies & govt in India to have these sustainable floating villages which would not cause flooding problems. A major part of the world is underwater & why not utilize this creatively. Yes, I would like to be an AQUA ENTREPRENEUR.

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