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How To Write Your Business Plan: Values & Philosophy

Kurt Graver Business Plan

Along with your mission and vision statement, when writing your business plan you need to convey your company’s core values and principles. A company’s values and philosophy act as a “guiding beacon” that underpin your mission and vision and provide your business with a purpose beyond making a profit. The importance of stating what your company stands for should not …

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Writing Your Business Plan: Vision Statement

Kurt Graver Business Plan

The first section of your business plan after the executive summary is your business strategy.  In this section, you will have to explain what our business is about, where you want to go and how you will get there.   The first stage in developing your business strategy is defining what your business is and what it will be in the …


The Modern Business Plan – How Business Plans Have Changed

Kurt Graver Business Funding, Business Plan

The last economic crisis profoundly impacted how entrepreneurs and business owners finance their businesses and write business plans.  The  2022 Mini-Budget and increasing interest rates will have a similar impact. Banks have been reluctant to lend money to start-ups without offering significant collateral against the loan. Despite all the publicity that they are lending more money than ever, banks are …

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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

If you’re trying to start your own business, writing a comprehensive business plan is should be your first step. However, the question is: How do you write a business plan that gets investment? Fortunately, with the help of this article, you’ll be able to start your business and get investment simultaneously. Many entrepreneurs get confused about what to include in their …