Month: February 2019

The Golden Rule

Raising venture funding and investing for equity has been called “the great financing game”. It’s a game whose rules of engagement, playing conditions and plan of attack – and usually the final score – are dictated by the money. As an early investor of mine said to me as he …

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Venture planning to grab attention

It doesn’t have to be fancy and bound in leather, but your completed Venture Plan should look professionally prepared and be ready for serious review by potential investors. Here’s how to make sure it looks right and does the job. When you sit down to write your plan, think of …

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Crafting a compelling investor briefing

The Investor Briefing Document is your first introduction to a potential investor. The purpose of the Investor Briefing Document is to sell, not to describe. It’s therefore critically important that you create the right first impression. You do not need to explain the entire business plan in 250 words. You …

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