Profiles

Networking app N3 aims to help finance professionals bypass ineffectual chit chat at events

- November 19, 2015 3 MIN READ

Almost every article, column, book, or speech giving career advice will spend some time talking about networking; after all, success can often be down to not what you know, but who you know. As such, the business world is full of networking events and gatherings, but their usefulness is debatable – it’s easy to spend a whole night talking to people without having made one relevant connection.

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Serial entrepreneur or serial failure?

- February 12, 2015 3 MIN READ

I stood there slightly irked, having realised that I’d been duped into attending my least favourite type of business event – networking. I’m sure whoever pioneered the networking event meant well. But business networking events – specifically a portion of local ones – have turned into something quite awful.

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Big Business meets Startups [Event]

- April 11, 2013 1 MIN READ

Big Businesses can learn a lot from Startups who work on state of the art technologies and on breakthrough concepts. A lot of these Startups’ innovative solutions are very viable for Big Businesses today. Taking the traditional route of waiting for technology to mature or IT partners to understand it wastes precious time and gives competition the edge.

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Event: Networking & Relationships for Business Growth

- November 14, 2012 2 MIN READ

Networking takes commitment. Solid commitment will build your sales, your business, your clientele and your career. Done the right way, networking will help you make valuable connections that will earn you more than a list of contacts, but a deep pool of enduring profitable relationships.

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Event: Startups Hot Dog Dinner

- October 8, 2012 1 MIN READ

Hot Dog night is about getting to know the startup community by way of a good old fashioned trip down the pub. It’s open to anyone excited about startups. It’s equal parts hanging out, meeting excellent people, and doing what you can to help out anyone newer than you.

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VDM Newsletter Tuesday 12th of June

- June 12, 2012 1 MIN READ

We all know that networking is one of the easiest and most powerful ways to grow your business. There is a reason that when you attend a networking event that you see the same familiar faces and hear the same success stories of growth, wealth and opportunities coming up for these serial networkers.