how to write a business plan to raise capital free

Video – How to Write a Business Plan:
Detailing Your “Use of Funds”

VIDEO – What to think about as you edit the “Use of Funds” 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. (How much money you need… For what? Here we summarize your capital requirements enabling investors to quickly see how to plan to apply their investment.)

bizplanbuilder business model planning software template free

Video – Writing Your Business Plan:
The “Executive Summary”

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

Stock and options for your team

Be careful talking in terms of % ownership! Many people seem to get hung up on what percentage of the company they own at any given time. If you need to sell more shares to raise capital or hire a new person, everyone’s ownership piece of the pie is going to change. It’s crazy-making to…