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Do Not Sell Your Product to Investors!

Pitching Investors 101 Here is a chapter from the book: Business Back Belt Before you get too far into your business plan, you may want to read this… Are You Raising Capital? Do Not Sell Your Product To Investors! They don’t want to buy your product, they want to invest in your business! There’s a…

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Video: Avoid These Two Disastrous Revenue Model Mistakes

Here’s How to Avoid TWO Common and Catastrophic Mistakes… Instead, Build Credibility with Investors From the Start. A competitor shows how one can just drag a graph to make your numbers look good. How can you explain your logic or walk an investor through your process? 😐 We don’t know either. Here’s what to do……

Elon Musk Thinks You’re Going to Fail… That’s OK.

by Robert Steven Kramarz, Intelliversity You’re more likely to win if you expect failure.   Question:  After a bunch of calls/meetings with investors, why am I still hearing “No” and “Too early”?  Why does it seem to take dozens, even hundreds of calls with investors? How many calls/meetings will it take to meet the right…

Raise Capital Using Revenue Royalties

The Art of Investing for ROI in Revenue Royalties As with other forms of investment, successful investing is an art and not a science. Successful investing, doing better than the average returns of professionally managed portfolio having objectives similar to those of the investor and available for investment by the public, requires intelligence, experience and…

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Video – Writing Your Business Plan Executive Summary:
Introducing Your “Concept”

VIDEO – What investors and lenders look for in your business plan! In this brief video, Business Power Tools founder and BizPlanBuilder business plan software template creator Burke Franklin coaches on writing a business plan — What to think about as you edit the “Concept / Business Model” 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.