and Sample Business Plans
you are interested in saving time and money by doing your own research
and preparation prior to retaining a venture capital consultant, we recommend
that you review the checklists, templates, sample business plans and
special reports on our order page.
These are instantly available for download at a fraction of the amount
you would pay for consulting time.
Angel Funding Application
you would like Venture Planning Associates, Inc. to prepare your application
to our national network of angel investors for you, we will:
you with a complete package of materials to support your application
the initial application fee on your behalf
your application prior to submission
Coach you prior to the Friday "Deal Review" presentation
the initial meeting with Angel Investors
the Friday "Deal Review" presentation with you
your opportunity with Angel Investors.
fee for assistance in preparing and supporting your application in person
as outlined above, is $2500. You can pay
for this online and then email your executive summary or outline to
us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
you would prefer to provide your credit card information by phone or fax,
call 888.404.1212 or send a fax to 425.955.7531.
NOT CALL or email us to pitch your deal unless you are prepared
to abide by these terms.
If you would
prefer the self serve option, which includes the Seven Venture
Capital reports, go to Investor Funding
Retainer: Venture Planning Associates, Inc. requires a minimum
retainer of $3,500 from all new clients. If the matter for which we
are retained relates to developing business plans, venture capital searches,
or web business development the minimum retainer is usually $4,500.
The amount of the retainer may be adjusted depending on the type and
extent of the work that is anticipated. Progress billings are issued,
and final payment for services is due at the time of delivery of final
Charges for our services are based primarily on time spent by
our consultants and staff working on your behalf. Our normal billing
rate for business planning, business valuation and venture capital searches
is $250 per hour. Rates for associate and specialty consultants vary
from $75 to $250 per hour. Time is recorded in increments of 15 minutes.
We periodically adjust our rates to reflect the additional experience
of our consultants, and to take into account increases in our expenses.
We charge for costs incurred in connection with our work on your behalf,
including advances made to various agencies, costs of printing and reproduction,
fax and long distance telephone calls, and all costs associated with
research services through our computerized research facilities. If we
are required to travel on your behalf, we charge for time spent traveling
and for costs of transportation, meals and lodging. Estimated travel
expenses are payable in advance.
We would be pleased to give you an estimate of the fees and expenses
which will be incurred in connection with you project. An estimate is
necessarily based on a prediction of the amount of time we will required
to spend, and is not to be treated as an agreed limitation on our charges,
which will be based upon the time actually spent. Charges for our services
may be increased if the business problems involved are unusually complex
or difficult, if the work is subject to unusual time pressure, or if
the result we obtain for you vastly exceeds our expectations.
Professionals: Venture Planning Associates, Inc., will sometimes
recommend the professional services of corporate, securities and tax
attorneys, CPAs , and professional appraisers to supplement our
work. Should other professionals be required, we will consult with you
prior to contracting for their services. These professionals will bill
Sources: Venture Planning Associates offers a streamlined,
cost effective way to match the project, invention or service with qualified
investors and financial institutions known to seek investments in a
specific field. Venture Planning Associates offers two databases t of
potential funding sources.
Venture Planning Associates offers a
comprehensive, one day, consulting service to assist businesses with
migration or startup of automated eCommerce and web marketing businesses.
This special consultation will include a complete review of an existing
web site, marketing materials, and automation systems.
Access will be made
available to complete software package options, web development, autoresponders,
bulk email programs, site tracking, sales campaign and affiliate programs
necessary to set up fully automated sites.
The fee for this initial
service is $2,500 plus expenses. Follow on consulting for implementation
is available for up to three months on a quoted monthly basis. Review
of sales letters, link procedures, banner placement, public relations
campaigns and fine tuning of the eCommerce site are included with this
follow up. See 360Webmarketing
for full details.
goal is to provide you the best funding tools available and to get your
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we received first round funding ($5 million) the VC firm asked us to show
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!" Michael
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