The E-Myth CFO

New Book: The E-Myth Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

“Some entrepreneurs and managers are “freaked-out about finance,” but this book leaps you past accounting to becoming your own financial architect.” That’s what I said when I read this new book from Michael E. Gerber and Fred Parrish. Personally, I’m more right-brain than left-brain, that’s why I wanted the financial models we make, but finally,…

Video – Writing a Business Plan – Return on Investment

What investors & lenders look for in your business plan! IAN founder and BizPlanBuilder business plan software template creator Burke Franklin consults on writing a business plan — What to think about as you edit the “Return on Investment” section of your business plan and what investors and lenders (crowdfund, angel, venture capital, SBA) look…

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…