February 18, 2016

A Look at Risk Premium Evaluation Models

This article is written under the assumption that the reader is aware of the basic risk premium evaluation models and theories such as the Modern Portfolio […]
October 7, 2013

Market Analysis Provides Key Components of Business Plan

Before getting too far down the road with your business planning process, you will need to complete a thorough market analysis based on the research […]
September 30, 2013

Why Are Securities Laws Such a Big Deal?

When it comes time to line up capital for a new corporate enterprise, often the key questions are: How much do we need? From whom […]
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 28, 2013

14 Business Model Types: Understanding and Choosing Where Your Business Fits

According to Weill and his co-authors, the four business activity typologies and the four asset typologies can be integrated into a chart that categorizes fourteen […]
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 […]
March 8, 2013

SWOT Analysis: Weighing Risk/Reward Trade-offs

Unfortunately, the SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats) analysis is one of the more cliched components of any business plan. While the cliche exists, the […]
February 19, 2013

Three Steps to Take Before Creating Your Business Plan

Whether you are new to entrepreneurship or about to launch yet another in a string of businesses, your head may already be spinning over the […]
February 14, 2013

Fine-Tune the Scope of Your Business With Relevant Research

Like a builder with a blueprint, your company’s business plan establishes the foundation for the future of your company and guides all business activities. But […]