BUSINESS PLAN

The Modern Business Plan – How Business Plans Have Changed

Kurt Graver Business Funding, Business Plan

The last economic crisis had a profound impact on how entrepreneurs and business owners finance their business and write business plans.  The post-COVID-19 economic recession will have a similar impact. Banks have been reluctant to lend money to start-ups without them offering significant collateral against the loan. Despite all the publicity that they are lending more money than ever banks …

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How To Protect Your Ideas – Your Intellectual Property Options

Kurt Graver Business Development, Business Plan, Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Advice

If another business is able to copy or steal your ideas, inventions, contacts, designs or knowledge your business is at risk. Protecting your ideas and intellectual property is crucial for the sustainability of your business, potential investors will reluctant to invest in a company whose intangible assets are not protected. There are five main ways to protect your business‘s intellectual …

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How To Write A Business Plan: A Definitive Guide

Kurt Graver Business Plan, Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Guides

If you are a serial entrepreneur or an aspiring business owner then learning how to write a business plan should be an essential part of your skillset. Being able to write a convincing business plan will help you improve and grow your business. Let’s start with what a business plan is: it is a document that outlines the vision for …

5 Business Plan Mistakes

5 Business Plan Mistakes To Avoid & Write A Great Plan

Kurt Graver Business Plan

If your business requires investment, then it is likely you will have to write a business plan. Writing a business plan is not that difficult just as long as you understand what the potential investor is expecting to see. Below are some of the common business plan mistakes made by entrepreneurs. 1. They Don’t Understand The Purpose Of The Plan …

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How To Write A Business Plan That Gets Investment

Kurt Graver Business Plan

Many entrepreneurs get confused about what to include in their business plan.  In short, there is no correct answer. What you include in your business plan depends on the business, the purpose of the business plan and the intended audience. There are however some core components every business plan should include. Below is an explanation of how to write a business …