Business Q&A with Burke Franklin of BusinessPowerTools.com

Ask Me Anything! Q&A Every Week Thursdays 1:00PM (Pacific time) I’ll be online to answer questions and discuss anything and everything related to building your business. Business planning, financing, investor pitch, market analysis, sales strategy, hiring / firing, being in your own way… discussing my blog posts. There’s no cost… I may even invite guest…

It’s not a resolution, not a goal…

What about adopting a new perspective on something? If you really want to do something new, make a change or bring something to fruition in your life, you must also change your perspective. “Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.” ~ Roman Emperor, Marcus…

Do I Need a Business Plan to Raise Money?

In my experience raising capital, investors can’t seem to get enough information. Think about it. Before they’ll write a check, investors ask all kinds of questions and you need to have answers. Why do you think only 3-5% of startups get funded?!? You might as well do the homework ahead of time, do some of…

How a venture capitalist approaches an investment in your start-up

Investing in seed rounds is different than other stages of start-up investment. Unlike Series A, B, C, etc… there is little to no history of customers, milestones, numbers, references, etc. to evidence to support an intelligent investment decision. Read this article to learn more about how a venture capitalist approaches an investment in your start-up.…