19 March 2012 2 Comments

Business Plan – Know Your KPIs

Use KPIs as core elements of your business plan to improve your chances of getting angel or venture funding.

25 May 2010 3 Comments

New Ebook – The Rebound

My new ebook called “The Rebound: The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Business After You have Lost Your Job.”

30 March 2010 1 Comment

Why Your Business Plan Should Be a Five Minute Read

Writing a business plan is important. However many entrepreneurs are guilty of overkill in this department. Here are seven key reasons not to write a large 80+ page business plan.

4 February 2010 2 Comments

How to Construct Financial Projections for Entrepreneurs

Slidecast with audio that shows how entrepreneurs can build their own financial projections for their business plan.

25 January 2010 2 Comments

Interview With Jeff Frutkin founder SmarterLeap.com and IdeaArchitectsOnline.com

Interview with Jeff Frutkin that looks at the importance of good ideas to starting a new business. It covers how you can leverage ideas created externally within your organization.

15 January 2010 1 Comment

Entrepreneurs and Warren Buffett

Why you should build your business around Warren Buffett’s criteria of a good investment.

7 January 2010 2 Comments

How to Formulate the Sales Figures in Your Business Plan

Ok, many entrepreneurs get this very wrong. Some do not apply any methodology to obtaining their sales figures. In the vast majority of business plans, the sales assumptions are simply plucked out of thin air.

26 October 2009 0 Comments

The Changing Trend in How VCs Invest

With the success of Y-Combinator many Business Angels and Venture Capitalists are changing the way they invest in start-up companies.

11 September 2009 0 Comments

The Truth Behind Business Plans

Here is a slideshow that shows the truth behind business plans. I hope you enjoy. The Truth Behind Business Plans Slideshow

1 September 2009 0 Comments

The Evolution of Marketing

Face it, you are a marketer. It’s the most important thing that you do. I know, you think that you are an engineer/designer/techie, and that’s ok. But in the big picture you are a marketer.