How to Write a Business Plan Like a Venture Capitalist

A step-by-step guide on how to create a business plan that attracts funding: From an experienced Venture Capitalist.
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

In these 8 lectures you will learn;

  • How to write proposals that will have your prospects begging to give you money
  • The mindset you need to transform your dull proposal into a money generating machine
  • The pitch sequence we use to turn a cold prospect into a cash deposit into your account

  • How to turn one time investors into repeat investors (on average an investor funds at least 3 projects after the initial successful one)
  • How to get convince even the prospects that don't want to invest into connecting you to a fellow investor that will be interested.

I know you don't want to your proposal to keep collecting dust, just waiting for your next little tweak. You need to take it to the next level, you want to be able to boldly go into any office and hand them your proposal with 100% certainty that it will blow their socks off.

Only you can save your dream, nobody else will come and help you create the life that you deserve.

By changing your mindset and learning How to Write a Business Plan Like a Venture Capitalist, you will be securing your future business and you will be there to help your friends and family when they need it most.

*If within the first 30 days of taking this course you are not satisfied, you will be able to get a full refund*

You are only one click away from securing your first round of venture capital!A few years ago I was in the position that you might be in right now.

About Us

I left my comfortable job as an accounts manger and decided to pursue a great business idea that I had. 3 months down the line and my unfinished business plan was collecting dust in a corner of my home office. I kept telling myself that it wasn't ready yet and that I would find an investor once it was perfect.

But the actual fact was I was afraid. Like you I was not sure that my business plan was good enough, I was afraid that if I showed it to an investor that they would just laugh in my face and never reply to my emails again. I would look online for any templates for drag and drop solution that I could find to help improve my proposal but despite all the little changes I made it never felt like it was quite there. As entrepreneurs we want to have a business proposal that fills us with pride and confidence not doubt and shame. So as the weeks turned into months my initial burning fire for my project turned into a dim candlelight flickering in the wind.

That was until I met my current business partner Peter Davy and he shared with me the mind set and techniques that he used to raise funding for mines in DRC, a housing project for the United Nations and the lessons he learnt while he was the CEO of FTSE a listed company. Fast forward to today where we are currently working on a copper mine in Zambia, for which we raised more than $250,000.

What changed is that I learnt how to tailor my proposals for each individual prospect and I have also learnt how to pick and attract the right kind of investor for my projects.

We will be teaching you these skills on this course and as a bonus, Peter and I will personally answer any questions that you have to help build your dream business proposal.

What are the requirements?

  • You should already be familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • You should have a good work ethic and drive to put the steps into practice

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn the exact pitch sequence and presentation format that we used to raise over $250,000
  • Create an email sequence to turn a cold prospect into a cash deposit into your account
  • Write proposals that will have your prospects begging to give you money
  • Use milestone investing to structure your proposal into the kind of business that venture capitalists what to invest in
  • Use your new mindset to critique your dull proposal and turn it into a money generating machine
  • As a bonus, you will get my personal email address to ask me any questions that you have during or after the course!
  • You will save years of trial and error by learning from an experienced Venture Capitalist

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone that is looking for funding for their business
  • Anyone who is looking to start a business that will need funding
  • Entrepreneurs that are having a hard time finding funding and would like to learn how to make their proposals more attractive

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Build a Strong Foundation
Introduction Video
The Psychology of a Venture Capitalist

The efficacy of your proposal will depend greatly on how much knowledge you have in that field and how you communicate that knowledge in your proposal.

3 pages

Every investor is trying their best to minimise their risk so investing with someone with a good track record will make for a more convincing proposal. The management team is going to be a deciding factor for any prospective investor it’s therefore worth spending a little extra time on finding good management for your project.

Section 2: Present Your Business Plan Like a VC
The Pitch Sequence
What is Milestone investing?
2 pages
Section 3: Transform Your Business Plan Today!

You need to be able to communicate your proposal effectively with every message that you send.Remember that every interaction between you and the client will produce an effect on the client; your aim is to produce material that leads your prospect closer to clinching the deal.

How to Create Figures that Attract Investment
Section 4: Finishing Touches
How to Critique Your Business Plan
Final Remarks

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Instructor Biography

Hugues Bugilimfura, UK Based Venture Capitalist and Entrepreneur

With over 10 years of experience I use my vast contacts in Zambia, Rwanda, Namibia and the UK to source venture capital for high-growth companies for partnerships with Invicta Venture Capital.

Prior to founding IVC, I worked for several years as a broker for numerous mining projects including copper mines in Zambia and Namibia and a small-scale coltan mine in Rwanda. I also co-founded a successful web design company in Zambia.

I have qualifications from the Association of Business Executives in Human Resource Management, Organisational Behaviour and Marketing Policy, Planning and Communication.

Instructor Biography

Peter Davy, Venture Capitalist with more than 30 years experience

At the age of 32 I spent four years as Chief Executive of a public company, building major construction and property development in the UK, Germany, Ireland, Bahrain and Ghana. This was then sold to Tarmac, a major UK contractor.

I undertook a continuous work programme across sub-Saharan Africa, living and working in every Anglophone country as well as Mozambique and DR Congo. Much of my consultancy was aimed at kick-starting the mining of building materials for all forms of construction and finding cost-effective methods to produce and market the finished building materials in Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Seychelles, Malawi, Kenya, South Africa and Namibia..

I also founded the consultancy Integrated Professional Development Services Ltd., offering high-level development services to Governments in Africa and funded mainly by the Commonwealth Secretariat. Projects also included work for ILO Geneva, the World Bank and a number of private sector clients.

My public appointments include advisor to the Director General of the Capital Development Authority of Tanzania, special advisor to the Ministry of Works and Housing in Bahrain, Director of the major UK Housing Association Signpost Housing, and British Government Delegate to the 14th Session on the Commission on Human Settlements in Nairobi (1993).

I also founded the charity URBANAID AFRICA funded by DYFED (UK Government).


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