Whether you are trying to raise money for your business or just want to perfect your business strategy, a solid elevator pitch is an essential tool for achieving your goals. An elevator pitch can be delivered either verbally, ideally in […]
The Business Plan – A Vital Start-Up Step
EVERY new business begins with an idea. So where do you go from there? Depending on whom you speak to there just seems to be a great number of ‘essential’ ‘first steps’ on your way to starting a business. There […]
10 Rules For Writing a Powerful Executive Summary
Whether you write your own business plan, or you work with a professional business plan consultant to craft the perfect document, you will soon notice that you will need to change your plan for various purposes.
Why I need a Business Plan?
While a business plan is a necessary tool for attracting angel investors, venture capital, and bank financing, the business planning process has so much more value to offer than just as a tool to raise money.
3 common pitching mistakes of business startup owners
Securing funds from venture capitalists or angel investors is one of the most difficult tasks of business startup owners. Not only do they need to convince potential investors that they will benefit from the deal, they are also tasked to […]
5 Signs Your Biz Plan Will Come Up Short With Investors
Without further hesitation, here are 5 signs your business plan will come up short with investors:
Forget Business Plans, Build The SIX
Wanna knock ‘em dead? Forget writing business plans. Investors don’t read them. Seriously.
The Investor Presentation: Your Chance to Set the Hook
It is fairly well known that no entrepreneur ever received a check after giving an investor presentation and yet, an outstanding presentation is one of the most important tools in the funding tool box. Whether doing an investor presentation one […]
Top 10 Mistakes Made in Business Plans
Lenders and investors may see hundreds of business plans in a single day. Make your business plan stand out against the rest, and avoid these common mistakes.
Writing a Good Business Plan
Your business plan is your roadmap for building your business and it’s the admission ticket for the investment process. In order for you to succeed, your business plan has to be as good as it can possibly be.