Introduction to business planning and finding roadmap for startups. Download the presentation 00 Continue reading Business Planning & Funding Roadmap for Startups
January 16th 2016, a day when the government of India formally accepted the importance of startups as a key enabler in the economic ecosystem and through its policy document, made an attempt to unlock the true potential of its “Intrepreneurs” … Continue reading India’s New Startup Policy – How does it impact you?
Startup Funding Roadmap for entrepreneurs and startup businesses. A step by step guide for entrepreneurs to prepare and pitch for funding and important things to keep in mind before fund seeking initiative. Continue reading Startup Funding Roadmap – Pitching to Investors
Solving the startup puzzle. What every entrepreneur must do? A presentation for entrepreneurs. A step by step process to keep in mind while starting a businesses 00 Continue reading Solving The Startup Puzzle
Get your startup funded. A step by step process for startups to raise funding. 00 Continue reading Get your Venture Funded
There are no shortcuts to success. The entrepreneurial journey is extremely difficult and challenging but if pursued with a plan, it enhances your chances of success. We at BPlanExperts.com help entrepreneurs to approach entrepreneurship with a structured approach.The board game format shown above constructs the start-up journey, with each block denoting a step closer to success. Want to play the entrepreneurship game? Let’s roll the dice.
The key step in scaling up your venture is to acquire external funding. While newer and more affable avenues of funding are opening up the competition among fund seekers are also rising exponentially. Let me be very categorical here, investors whether it’s a bank or a private investment houses like venture capitalists or angel investor are in the business of investing. It has become almost impossible to raise funding just on the idea itself. A lot of factors play before a successful investment deal is made.
Not all ventures qualify for all kinds of investors. Your business plan and financial projections and obviously your implementation process plays an important role in identifying the right kind of investors. If you want to take up a franchise for a coffee shop it does not make any sense to approach venture capitalists. While if you are looking to develop a cloud application you can be assured that knocking at the bank funding is just going to be a huge waste of time. The business of investment is dependent on four factors Capital Required, Return on Investment (ROI), scalability and the risk associated.
A killer business plan does not guarantee funding but definitely increases your chances to get funding.”
Funding depends on a lot more factors than just a business plan. For example, the management team, business model, risk associated and various other factors influences the decision of an investor. With our experience of working with over 1000 entrepreneurs across 80 countries, we can definitely vouch that in today’s competitive landscape having a well-documented business plan is definitely a key to attract investor’s attention. Each investor has specific preferences on the business plan format based on the sector they specialize in or based on the geography they cater. However, there is definitely a global standard for business planning which encompasses the salient features of your venture that an investor might need to know before investing in your venture. It is very important for an entrepreneur to invest time and resources in creating a well-documented business plan to attract investors. Continue reading “What do investors look for in your business plan? – Startup Funding”
A presentation on startup roadmap from ideation to implementation. A step by step guide for entrepreneurs to realize their ideas to implement their business. 00 Continue reading Entrepreneur’s Roadmap – Idea to Implementation