Category Archives: Financing

Posts in this category contain information on funding and financing.

Entrepreneur’s Free (or Almost Free) Business Tools for 2012

You want to start a business, and money’s tight. You need all the help you can get, but more importantly you need it cheap. If that sounds like you, then you need to check out this article by Entrepreneur‘s Catherine … Continue reading

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Dr. Steven Gedeon on Business Plan Writing

Dr. Steven Gedeon, PhD, MBA at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management has seen both sides of the entrepreneurship game, as an entrepreneur and as a venture capitalist. He brings insights from both worlds to this excellent video interview on business plan … Continue reading

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Dave Lavinsky on Making Your Business Plan More Attractive to Investors

A business plan doesn’t guarantee that you’ll convince investors to take a chance on your company. According to David Lavinsky, president and co-founder of consulting and funding firm Growthink: … The mindset of most entrepreneurs when completing their business plan is … Continue reading

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Assad Hamzeh on How Your Business Plan Can Help You Pitch to Investors

Assad Hamzeh is the founder and CEO of Sharakeh, a Jordanian company that connects companies to investors. He’s seen plenty of entrepreneurs pitch their ideas. Unfortunately, he’s also seen plenty of those pitches fail to gain any funding. One of … Continue reading

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Rob Warlow’s Four Steps to Make a Business Plan More Attractive to Banks

Remember, you’re not just writing your business plan for yourself! You’re also writing your business plan to attract funding. Banker and author Rob Warlow has a four-step framework that can help you write a business plan that’ll be more attractive … Continue reading

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10 More Reasons to Have a Business Plan by Rob Warlow

Need another reason to have a business plan? How about 10? Rob Warlow has 10 great reasons to write your business plan before starting your business over at Business Loan Services. We especially like these three: 2. A Business Plan will … Continue reading

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How a Business Plan Can Help Your Business Win Grants

By Sean D. Daily When you write a business plan, your primary goal is determining how your business will be financed, operated, managed and marketed. However, your business plan also plays another essential, if less-known, role: attracting funding. Important funding sources … Continue reading

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