Finding the Right Investor

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt. “It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever, the one who recognizes the challenges and does something about it.” ~ Football Coach, Vince Lombardi I’ve written much on business plans, business planning, business plan software (of course),…

Video – Writing your business plan — the Financial Plan

What to think about as you edit the “Financial Plan” 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.

Choosing the Right Investors for Your Business

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt. Perhaps the single biggest obstacle to raising capital for your business is the idea that investors will be forever breathing down your back… they’ll own you… your entrepreneurial venture, your freedom as you know it… will be over forever. So, the debate rages within…

Will Your Executive Summary Make a Powerful Impression on Investors?

For the past twenty years, I have spoken to hundreds, if not thousands of investors. From each conversation I try and walk away with at least one insight that I can pass along to our Biz Plan Builder business planning software customers. One bit of knowledge that I have received consistently from investors relates to…