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Business Plans

A business plan is a detailed road map for building a given company. A business plan contains all that the feasibility study has plus specific timelines, detailed budgets with forecasts, letters of intent, resumes of staff, background, competition, strengths and weaknesses, work sheets (with full supporting references and notations) and appendices. Appendices should include copies […]


Feasibility Studies vs Business Plans

Be sure you know what you want and what to expect when pursuing a new venture, business or project. A lot of time, resources and money can be saved in knowing what to do and the order in which to do it. A good rule of thumb is to never commission a business plan until […]


Cleantech Venture Investment Up 12% From Previous Quarter

According to the latest from Hindmarsh Finance, venture investment in the industry grew 12% in Q3 2011 ($1.98 billion) compared to the previous quarter, and is up 23% since Q3 2010 ($1.81 billion). Worldwide, there were 189 deals totaling $2.23 billion. In Q2 2011, there were 179 deals, for comparison purposes. Of this quarter’s deals, […]


Why Your Valuation Is The Key To Raise Money

Many Entrepreneurs don’t understand valuations, and why you can’t raise money until your valuation or profit is high enough. Or why you’re ability to raise money is ALL centered around your pre-money valuation. This is a tough one to dissect because it’s like sitting at an eight sided table or more; depending on where you […]


Venture Firms Reduce Biotechnology Investment on FDA Risk

Venture capital firms are investing less in experimental drugmakers and medical device makers because of what they say are regulatory hurdles, a survey found. Almost 40 percent of 150 venture capital firms that responded to the survey have decreased their investment in life sciences during the past three years, the National Venture Capital Association said […]