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Video – Writing Your Executive Summary:
Your “Business Description”

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 “Business Description” 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.

Marketing for your Business Planning…a New Idea!

  Marketing is crucial for all of your business planning… In your business plan there are sections on Market Analysis, Market Size, Target Customers, Customer Segmentation, Market Trends, Competition and Marketing Strategy… and it’s especially important for building your case for funding with investors. Here’s a simple idea that works like crazy: Grab infographics from…

Female Founders Are Getting Nowhere With Funding? A Response to Caroline Fairchild on LinkedIn

Do you believe Female Founders are getting nowhere with funding? The reality: businesses are complicated. There are a lot of moving parts so it’s up to you to make your deal make sense to an investor. If you allow yourself to believe that they’re not investing in you because you’re female, you’ve succumbed to what…

The 4 steps to pitching investors

The sequence of engaging investors goes something like this… Burke Franklin, Creator:Business Power Tools Author: Business Black Belt Elevator pitch 2-3 page Executive Summary 20-minute PowerPoint presentation Comprehensive Strategic Business Plan How to prepare… Do it in reverse order: Comprehensive Strategic Business Plan 2-3 page Executive Summary 20-minute PowerPoint presentation Elevator pitch The process of…