Why plan? Do we even need to explain this? Here’s a blog post by my long-time friend Jim Castiglia I thought worth sharing with you… The key is to regularly assess the changes that have occurred and incorporate them into your business planning.
Some say that investors don’t read business plans. Why is it that the “Sharks” often do? Because when you have written a business plan you can answer their questions, your team is on the same page, and your project has more credibility. It’s well worth doing — for all stages of business growth — especially when there are millions at stake. Read on…
Putting your vision into a cohesive statement will help you build your mission statement. You can then go on to establish goals and objectives for your business that will be in alignment with your vision—for yourself and for your company. It’s what investors need to understand. Click to read this brief post.
Here’s a common sense approach for presenting your business concept to investors or lenders. It’s a different take on the typical jargon-laden or academic explanation.
VIDEO – What investors and lenders look for in your business and in your plan — What to think about as you edit the “Government Requirements” section of your business plan and what investors and lenders (crowdfund, angel, venture capital, SBA) look for as they consider funding your start up or growing company.