New Hope Network is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

The scariest moments for an entrepreneur

Even the most successful natural products brands have treaded into territory that puts them on edge. Lucy Gibney, founder of Lucy’s gluten- and allergen-free snack foods, once took out a credit card to meet payroll on time—which completely scared her. Are nerve-wracking moments like this worth it? Gibney discusses her experiences and how she knew she was doing the right thing.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.