This is the first book of its kind to take a “planning to funding” approach to funding raising, with the ultimate goal of securing Angel, venture or other third party equity funding. Targeting entrepreneurs, this book provides real world examples on how to:
• Do Business Planning,
• Develop a Complete Business Plan, and
• Secure Venture Funding.
The processes and methodologies provided in this book have been used to raise over $50M in early stage funding from such Venture Capitalists as: Sequoia Capital, Brentwood Associates, Oak Investment Partners, AT&T Ventures and Intel Corporation.
Through the adoption of the proven processes and methodologies, outlined in this book, entrepreneurs can substantially increase their probability of success in their fund raising efforts and ultimately introducing their company’s product, service or technology into the market place.
“Raise $10M or More the First Time!”
What is your company’s product plan? Which markets do you address? Who is the competition? How do you develop a financial pro formas? What’s in an investor-focused business plan? How do you successfully approach angel and venture capital investors and secure funding?
This book provides a definitive reference guide of proven methods and processes developed by the author to initiate the business planning process, develop a complete and compelling business plan, and ultimately secure funding from angel investors, venture capitalists, or other third-party investors. These methods and processes are first defined, next explained, and then delineated by actual, contextual examples. With the development and publication of this book, the author provides entrepreneurs with a “planning-to-funding” approach that offers the necessary insight, proper background, rules, strategies, and tactics to develop a successful start-up company and achieve their ultimate goal – securing funding and bringing their product, service, or technology to market.
You will discover:
- How to determine the appropriate path forward in which to address the “opportunistic needs” of the market though a clearly defined business planning process.
- How to develop a business planning document through actual examples provided by the author that can then be used as a stepping stone for the development of a complete, compelling, investor-focused business plan.
- The processes and methods that an entrepreneur can then use to prepare for, approach, and secure angel, venture capital, or other third-party equity funding.
With proven processes and methodologies and through actual examples, this reference guide is sure to make your start-up company’s fund raising activities more successful. What are you waiting for?