Investors – PE, VC

My role is to safeguard your investment in companies – whether they are start-up or high growth.

It is clear that you want your investment to grow, you have researched a prospect, done your due diligence and believe it will be a great success.


My role is to:
Safeguard your investment
Provide business skills
Mentor the team

However the people you are investing in may not have enough business knowledge or skills for you to feel your investment is secure. You may not yet be ready to give them complete freedom with your money. They may need guidance, business support, and systems to build the company while they work on the product and getting it to market.

This is where I make the difference.

My clients have valued my knowledge and experience in supporting a management team. By working with them as a Board they have developed systems, controls and acquired the knowledge needed to run the company as well as the business.

You will know there are a safe pair of hands to support your investment on its journey.

You will also know that when you come to sell your stake and the buyer conducts due diligence, you will achieve the maximum value.

Business Owners

You are building your business and have many ideas of how to make it a success.

You have too much to do and too little time in which to do it.

You may have a vision for a product, a system, or a new solution to a market problem. And often you will be a team with one of you being the ‘customer facing’ specialist and the others being the ‘product’ or ‘technical’ specialists.

What will often be missing from the equation is a ‘business’ specialist.


How to avoid the snakes
Where to find the ladders

It is often assumed is that if the ‘product’ is good and the sales/marketing is good then the profit will flow.

While that may be true for a while there are many traps for the unwary and uninitiated.

Only after a problem emerges and threatens the entire business does it become obvious. I have witnessed so many businesses being destroyed by what was apparently ‘unexpected’.

My role is to support you in growing your company while you grow the business. It will help you achieve your goals more quickly and with fewer problems.

The value is my experience and knowledge helps to support you in creating the success that you know is possible.


Vital Areas for Growth Companies

Worthwhile Board Meetings

Most Board Meetings are wasted opportunities to make a difference. There are 3 critical areas where all owners MUST AGREE.

If they don’t agree there is a high risk that they will discover that they are unable to work with each other leading to the disintegration of the business.

I’ve seen that too often!

To find out what the 3 critical areas are, click here

With guidance, Board Meetings become a valuable asset to help you to run your business and will ensure that, by the end of your journey, all your hard work has paid off.

Strategies that Work

There are 7 key areas of strategic importance to managing the profit in every organisation.

These include areas such as whether the organisation is efficiently structured; what products or services are being offered now and are under development for the future; how your market perceives you; what are you doing to ensure loyalty from your customers.

There are other areas relating to the equity value of your organisation. These are vital for your future. Yet many Board meetings miss these key areas completely.

What you don't know!

Most business people are passionate about their organisation. And they often believe they have enough of the answers to ‘get by’…until something goes wrong.

Many of my roles have been to rescue organisations who realised too late that there was a problem.

You have no idea what it is you don’t know!
No one expects the unexpected!

That’s why having someone who’s well trained and been ‘around the block’ can be a tremendous asset to you in ways you may not realise until it’s too late.



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Great victories are won by great strategies.

Does your Business have great strategies?

The role of the Board is to drive the future value and direction of the business and yet too often it is seen as a necessary and unwelcome obligation.

Turn your Board into a highly effective asset that drives the future value of investment in your Company.

Nick Winton acts as Non-Executive Director and Chairman to maximise equity value and safeguard your investment.

See his 17 Secrets to Increased Equity Value here…



Testimonials

Nick’s technical and practical skills have been developed over more than 40 years and have contributed to his reputation.

He is renowned for simplifying situations and providing genuine knowledge and insight to help resolve even the most complex business problems.

His clients appreciate how he intuitively grasps issues with confidence and adds tangible value to every person with whom he works.















Contact Me


Based in the Thames Valley, Nick is frequently in London and has clients around the world.

Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK
 +44 7776 238 967
Nick@NicktheNonExec.com