Workshop Handouts: Finding Funding for Your Business.

A Simple Business Plan Format

Almost always successfully starting a new business requires a written business plan.  In the past, I have been asked for my business plan format I used to start and manage my companies. The following format helped me focus on the implementation of action plans that supported my business concepts. To start, the business plan should…

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Effective Elevator Pitch Basics

How to Effectively Describe Your Product in One Sentence Start crafting an elevator pitch by asking yourself a set of critical questions. Whether you’re an artist, service provider, or entrepreneur, you likely want to get your product/service in front of as many people as possible. You know that you need to market the product/service to…

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Fundraising Pitch Deck Mistakes

Since I raised over $20 million in venture capital for my businesses from top-tier VCs, new founders often ask me to review their fundraising pitch decks. Over and over again, I see early-stage founders repeat the same mistakes, reducing and sometimes eliminating their chances at funding. Here are four of the most common ways a…

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Key To Fund Raising

When starting the process of raising funds for your startup, make sure to start on the right foot. Over my 40 year business career, I have raised millions of dollars to fund my startups. I learned that the three most important words you need to remember when going out to raise funding for your startup…

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