How to Raise Money for Your Business

Everything you need to know to raise money to get your business started
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  • Tim Berry Business Planning Expert

    Tim Berry is the founder of Palo Alto Software, makers of the top selling business plan software in the world. He is also the founder of Bplans.com, co-founder of Borland International, author of several best-selling books on business planning, and has a Stanford MBA.

    Tim has spent his entire career focused on entrepreneurship and business planning. As a consultant Tim has helped businesses such as Apple, Autodesk, and McDonalds with their business planning.

    As an entrepreneur, he started a company from nothing and grew it to own 70% market share without any outside investment. As an educator, Tim taught entrepreneurship at the University of Oregon for 11 years.

    In 2001 Tim won the USASBE (United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship) Corporate Entrepreneur of the Year award and a USASBE award for teaching. His books have been published by Harcourt Brace, McGraw-Hill, Dow Jones-Irwin and Entrepreneur Press.

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Everything you need to know to raise money to get your business started
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

    • Over 21 lectures and 2 hours of content!
    • Different methods to finance a new business
    • How to build your management team
    • How to hire employees
    • The differences between a business pitch and a business plan
    • How to create and use plan vs. actual forecasts for your business
    • How to write an executive summary
    • Looking for investment in your business
    • Building your business
    • Researching methods to finance your business
    • Pitching your business idea to a bank or investors
    • Presenting your business plan
    • Creating financial forecasts for your business
    • Hiring employees
    • Need help writing your executive summary

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CURRICULUM

  • SECTION 1:
    Welcome Orientation
  • 1
    Introducing Tim Berry
    04:53
  • 2
    Course Objectives
    02:00
  • SECTION 2:
    Getting Financed
  • 3
    Objectives
    Text
    In this chapter you will learn:  Ways to finance a new business, and What works for what kinds of startups OVERVIEW Many classes on starting a business talk about getting money from outside investors (venture capital). We will also talk about: Most startups are self-financed (called "bootstrapping")…
  • 4
    Getting Financed, Part 1
    08:44

    Part 1 of a two part series on Getting Financing for your business.

    OPTIONAL: A Slide Notes handout is available. Click here to download it.

  • 5
    Getting Financed, Part 2
    10:48

    Part 2 of a two part series on Getting Financing for your business.

  • SECTION 3:
    Building a Team
  • 6
    Objectives
    Text
    In this chapter you will learn about: Building your team Working with outside advisors How to hire employees OVERVIEW Even if you have no employees, you are likely to need bookkeeping, accounting and legal advice. These advisors should be considered part of your team. You don’t have to know, be and…
  • 7
    Building a Team, Part 1
    08:32

    Part 1 of a four part series on Building a Team.

    OPTIONAL: A Slide Notes handout is available. Click here to download it.

  • 8
    Building a Team, Part 2
    08:12

    Part 2 of a four part series on Building a Team.

  • 9
    Building a Team, Part 3
    09:40

    Part 3 of a four part series on Building a Team.

  • 10
    Building a Team, Part 4
    10:44

    Part 4 of a four part series on Building a Team.

  • SECTION 4:
    Plans and Pitches
  • 11
    Objectives
    Text
    In this chapter you will learn: The differences between a business 'pitch' and a business 'plan' How to create and use Plan vs. Actual forecasts Where to go from here OVERVIEW You have your business idea. You know who your target market is. You have planned your sales, costs of sales and expenses. Y…
  • 12
    Plans and Pitches, Part 1
    08:41

    Part 1 of a six part series on Plans and Pitches.

    OPTIONAL: A Slide Notes handout is available. Click here to download it.

  • 13
    Plans and Pitches, Part 2
    10:51

    Part 2 of a six part series on Plans and Pitches.

  • 14
    Plans and Pitches, Part 3
    11:02

    Part 3 of a six part series on Plans and Pitches.

  • 15
    Plans and Pitches, Part 4
    09:57

    Part 4 of a six part series on Plans and Pitches.

  • 16
    Plans and Pitches, Part 5
    08:21

    Part 5 of a six part series on Plans and Pitches.

  • 17
    Plans and Pitches, Part 6
    05:27

    The last of a six part video series on Plans and Pitches.

  • 18
    LESSON: Executive Summary
    3 pages
  • SECTION 5:
    Next Steps
  • 19
    Next Steps
    Text
    Now that you have completed this course we are happy to offer you additional courses which can help you succeed in business.  The  How to Raise Money for Your Business course which you completed is a module of the How to Start a Business course. The How to Start a Business course is $129 however as…
  • SECTION 6:
    Optional Downloads
  • 20
    Minimum Business Plan Outline
    118 KB

    Templates for Lessons:

    The text portion of the lesson will be completed using the minimum-business-plan-outline.doc file. Use the “Save as” command to save a copy the plan outline file as yourname_businessplan.doc

    NOTE: This file was originally created in Business Plan Pro; it is compatible with Microsoft Word or any other program which can read .doc format.

  • 21
    Business Plan Financials
    750 KB

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