How To Finance Your Business Venture
A Venture Capitalist Reveals 28+ Insider Secrets
What if you could sit down with a venture capitalist
"I raised $1.5 million in debt and equity for my company without any previous business experience using the information in these reports. B. B., CEO, Entertainment and Education Facility
"I had the opportunity to buy the radio stations I was managing. I had no financial background or experience, beyond sales and only $1000 to my name! Using the information in these reports we were able to obtain a bank loan for the entire amount necessary to purchase these properties. Later we sold the stations for over $2.2 million and $1 million in pure profit." R. S., CEO, Radio Broadcasting Company
Entrepreneurs might spend months or even years developing a product or concept, but they only get one chance to raise money from a prospective funding source. These reports will show you how to get the money your business deserve.
The fact is, venture capital firms, angel investors and banks need to give you money! It is the only way they make money.
If you've read all the books and magazines, taken the MBA courses, and bought the software, and still don't know where to start, or if you've been turned down for funding, you've come to the right place.
Reading and studying these reports is the equivalent of learning at the knee of the most experienced VC. Of course the added advantage is that long after you leave the VC's office, you still have the reports to refer to!
So if lack of funding is standing between you and the success of your venture, these reports might be the most important documents you'll ever read.
Even if you have an investor database and you have a book on how to write a business plan, there's so much more that goes into obtaining funding. And, even if you have investors standing in line to give you money, you're not home free!
If you don't know now, you will after reading these reports!
Over the last 15 years, we've perfected an entire system for addressing your investor's needs and interests.
You will know how to:
Each of these essential elements is based on our personal Experience of WHAT INVESTORS WANT. (We've been on both sides of the table.)
"I submitted my plan based on financial models and recommendations in your reports and they asked me if Morgan Stanley had written my plan! Plus I got the $1 million loan!" A.T., CEO
"We received first round funding ($5 million) after submission of the new business plan to two VC firms. Then the VC firm asked us to show them how our financial models were created. They wanted to use OUR TEMPLATE (which we developed from the 7 Venture Capital Reports) to help them evaluate alternative scenarios for their portfolio companies!" M. L., CFO, eCommerce Internet Company
We say that we're giving you 28 ways to finance your venture - with or without venture capital. But the fact is, when you add up all the possible funding solutions, there are many more. And venture capital is just one of them!
Before you approach a funding source with your plan, you must know exactly what they expect and you will have a step-by-step plan to "sell" your idea. Remember you only get one chance per funding source! Here are our qualifications:
Venture Planning Associates, Inc., has
• Spearheaded development of $60 million in seed capital for Venture Capital funding community.
The 7 Venture Capital Reports, include:
Why not forget about the MBA, the CPA and all the others, and just do it yourself?
We used to sell these 7 reports for $99 EACH (our consulting fee was $5,000). Now, you can save over $500 and get it done right the first time.
You will save thousands of dollars and your plan will take less time to complete!
" These reports give you proven practical methods used by professional fundraisers and entrepreneurs. This is in-depth practical information you can't get anywhere else in one piece at one time. You might be able to find it scattered throughout other sources. But you would have to sift through hundreds of books and hundreds of Web sites to find it. P. B, CEO, International Modeling Agency
Here are the Seven Reports that will guide you through the funding process - whether it's obtaining Venture Capital or any other type of financing.
In addition to a 15 page outline and checklist (take the guesswork out) of every critical question and section required by ALL funding sources (leave one item out and risk not getting funded), this report includes:
This report will give you many ideas not covered in any book. Methods we have used to fund many "un-fundable" deals. Plus all the business management and operational ratios you need to know about when talking to investors.
How to find a lead investor and why they are so critical. How to assemble your management and support team that practically guarantees you will get funded.
This report is a complete "non-financial audit" of your business. Answer these 50 questions and check your Z Score to get an accurate view of your business.
This report includes an outline of pre-incorporation agreements, management errors of omission and commission, solutions and control systems for sound management. If your business is a startup, this report can be used as an early warning system so you can keep everyone on track as your company grows.
10 innovative ways to have investors chasing you with money for your project, plus the six questions you need to answer. The basic elements of a good deal, a chart of investment returns and required rate of returns, how to find investors on the web or in your community, how to avoid scams and shams, samples of staged investment plans, and staged founders stock allocations.
You know everything about your product and service, but do you know how to market your business investment? Read this report at least five times! You will be amazed at how it clarifies the key issues of funding your deal. Also included is a cover letter and a two page Executive Summary sample.
This report includes explanations and formulas for all the major valuation methods, discount factors, investment returns and venture capital valuation techniques used by the professionals.
We have also included a valuation spreadsheet that you can integrate with your business plan that will show you how to value Venture Capital deals with pre and post investment values, calculate stock offer percentages and assign risk factors for the First Chicago Method. It answers these questions:
This report covers how to get a loan when you really need one, and includes banking checklists, evaluation criteria, and how to establish good commercial credit. Plus, as a bonus, this report shows completed financial summaries and ratio analyses used by banks to determine your "lendability".
If your business is already operating, do you know how banks look at your financials? And, do you know how to get them to literally throw money at you? Read this report for the answers and insights from two of the country's top business bankers.
This report provides a complete profile of "Angel" investors: where to find them, how they invest, what they want and investment amounts you can normally expect. It also covers how professional investors and venture capital firms evaluate your deal, and why.
You also receive a special case study of a "Home Run Company" and how they did it. Plus how to identify, choose and compensate a finder or broker using the Lehman Formula.
Even if you don't know anyone now who has money to invest, did you know that within a week you can develop a list of 20 or more qualified investors by following three easy steps?
Once you have the list, how will you identify and approach investors and in what order? Do you know where to find private investors or partners who will introduce you to the right Venture Capital Funds? Do you know how to get your plan read by a Venture Capital firm?
All these questions and more are answered in the
7 Venture Capital Reports.
How can you learn what you need to know? How can you get the right information quickly and at a reasonable cost? Here are some other options:
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So far, if you add up the bare minimum cost of the items above, you're in the $15,000+ range, with no guarantees. And yet, for $125, Venture Planning Associates has put everything you need to know and do into a neat little package with all the answers, including flow charts, Power Point presentations and "ready-to-go" Excel spreadsheets.
Our satisfied customers verify the actual genius in our approaches to funding that are fully explained in these 7 Venture Capital Reports.
"With the financial and operational restructuring recommendations found in these reports, we turned a $5 million investment loss in a portfolio company in receivership, into a profitable top performer in its market. We later sold it with enough profit to cover the previous loss. And we made a profit on the sale! " R. U., CEO, GE Capital, Modular Building Business
If you are not confident that we have shown you at least 28 different ways to obtain financing for your venture, let us know within 30 days and we will refund 100% of your money.
The decision is yours, but you should know right now that
With these reports, we know you can catch up and get in front of investors with a winning business plan, valuation, deal structure and all the support materials you need.
If you're serious about getting funded, this may be the best investment you'll ever make.
Every day that goes by increases the distance between you
and the success of your venture.
These 7 Venture Capital Reports tell all when it comes to raising money and what you need to do it right the first time! So you CAN lose - by not acting. This is your chance to join entrepreneurs from Argentina to Zimbabwe - 98 countries in all, who've benefited from our knowledge and hands-on experience.
In addition to entrepreneurs, both neophytes and veterans, a cross section of our client list includes investment bankers, stock brokers, accountants, attorneys, companies seeking merger or acquisition candidates, venture capitalists, business executives, CEOs, angels financiers, financial writers, and financial analysts.
A representative list of client companies includes: KPMG (New York), a Small Business Development Division of the Australian Government, McKinsey and Company (Switzerland), Kuwait Finance House, Sanchez Communications Corporation, KidSports West, GE Capital Hawaii, Carlson Travel Network, Studebaker's Australia, Fujita & Associates, Savannah Venture Fund, Silicon Valley Bank, South East Interactive Technology Fund, Avalon Restaurants, Travelago.com, iConvention.com, Gedeco Africa. Travelago.com, Agent155.com, and ParMasters Golf.
You can order online immediately. If you have any questions, just pick up the phone and call toll free 888-404-1212, or outside the U.S., call 888-404-1212.
All orders are delivered directly by email attachment in self extracting Zip files. All Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint files are fully functional.
Did you know that Venture Capital should NOT be your first choice for funding? In fact less than 2% of all deals are funded by formal venture capital companies!
Report #2 reveals 28 methods of alternative funding that most people don't even think of. If they do think of them, they are afraid to ask. We tell you how to do it.
We can assure you that you will have all the tools necessary to get funding for your business. All documents you prepare should be reviewed by your legal, tax and accounting professionals. These reports are subject to the disclaimer listed on our home page.