September 24, 2013

Common Misconceptions About Start-ups and Capital Raising

There are many misconceptions about fundraising that can get in the way of the business itself. The challenge is to spot and eradicate these misconceptions […]
June 25, 2013

Avoid These 5 Mistakes When Writing Your Business Plan

There are a lot of steps to take when launching a new business or embarking on a new product venture, but writing your business plan […]
May 30, 2013

Presentation Matters: Prepare to Make a Capital Request

If you are readying yourself to make a formal presentation to a group of potential investors, it’s important to prepare thoroughly. Be sure your business […]
May 24, 2013

Your Executive Summary Should Make Good First Impression

If you’ve taken all the steps to put together a thorough business plan, you probably feel as though the task is finally complete. But don’t […]
April 23, 2013

Steps for Finding Private Investors for Your New Business

Successfully applying for a small business loan is one way to get capital for launching and operating your new business. But you can also raise […]
April 9, 2013

Let Your Business Plan Communicate Credit Worthiness to Your Lender

Most small business startups can benefit from outside financing and most often, at least a portion of that funding will come in the form of […]
April 1, 2013

Various Business Stages Require Customized Plans

Developing a business plan is an important part of owning and operating a business, but if you think of the process only as a means […]
March 28, 2013

Questions to Help Determine Outside Financing Needs

Your business plan will provide a roadmap for operating your new business, but it also provides important information to lenders and potential investors. As you […]