Q&A: Capital raising involves three key factors
25 Sep 2012 • Australian Financial Review
A successful business owner has investor interest and is faced with a milestone decision: stand alone and grow slowly, or admit investors and expand quickly. Turning to Kenelm Tonkin for a recommendation, he is offered three words instead.
Independence and investor seduction
14 Jul 2012 • Kenelm Tonkin
There's no doubting how seductive an investor can be. He has experience, strategic foresight, the network and capital to enrich the owner and unleash the company. For the fiercely independent founder though, there are good reasons to think carefully about admitting an investor. Kenelm Tonkin reveals three here.
Q&A: Entrepreneurs need skin in the game
06 Mar 2012 • Australian Financial Review
An aspiring proprietor presents a thumbnail-sketch of his future business. The business idea is flawed, however, and Kenelm Tonkin quickly identifies two fundamental problems which render the plan unrealistic.
Defining when your business is a scale-up
20 Jul 2021 • Kenelm Tonkin
How 'control' is achieved in a scale-up
19 Jul 2021 • Kenelm Tonkin
No time to scale-up. Do this instead.
17 Jul 2021 • Kenelm Tonkin
'Managerial overstretch' & how to scale
15 Jul 2021 • Kenelm Tonkin
Something strange happens at $2 million
14 Jul 2021 • Kenelm Tonkin
Besides profit, what makes your business successful?
13 Aug 2019 • Kenelm Tonkin
3 Golden rules for scaling your business
08 Dec 2018 • Kenelm Tonkin
Managing international employees
01 Feb 2017 • Kenelm Tonkin
Collaborative strategies with competitors
19 Oct 2016 • Kenelm Tonkin