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When to use an investment banker

If you're a seed stage company, it may be a bit to early to shoot off an email to an investment banker. But if you've proved your concept at shelf and you need links to big capital that you can't get from friends and family, it may be time to dig out that card. Nick McCoy, managing director of investment bank Silverwood Partners, walks you through the process of working with an investment bank, and what you should expect to get out of it.

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