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How to Write a Business Plan For Raising Investor Capital

Chris Benjamin, Instructor, MBA and CFO

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27 Videos (2h 28m)
    • Section 01a Introduction Video

    • Section 02a Exec Summary Video

    • Section 02b Executive Summaries Screen Capture

    • Section 02c Financial Projections Video

    • Section 02d Financial Projections Screen Capture

    • Section 02e Investor Presentation Video

    • Section 02f Investor Presentations Screen Capture

    • Section 03a Business Plan Basics Video

    • Section 03b Sections of a Bplan Part 1 Screen Capture

    • Section 03c Sections of a Bplan Part 2 Screen Capture

    • Section 04a Executive Summary Video

    • Section 04b Executive Summary Review Screen Capture

    • Section 05b Company Summary Review Screen Capture

    • Section 06a Products and Services Video

    • Section 06b Products Services Review Screen Capture

    • Section 07a The Market Video

    • Section 07b The Market Review Screen Capture

    • Section 08a Marketing Video

    • Section 08b Marketing Plan Review Screen Capture

    • Section 09a Management Video b

    • Section 09b Management Review Screen Capture

    • Section 10a Financial Projections Video

    • Section 10b Financial Summary Review Screen Capture

    • Section 11a Exit Strategies Video

    • Section 11b Exit Strategy Review Screen Capture

    • Section 12a Conclusion Video

    • Section 12b Conclusion Bplan Template Review Screen Capture


About This Class

Wes B says "Everything I needed to know and more.  Writing a business plan seemed like such a huge project.  It is, but Chris broke it down into sections and was able to explain what to include in each.  It was far more easy to write my plan as I followed along with the course.  I can't say enough good about this course."

Wes F says  “Practical and useful information from the very start.”

Paul R says  “This is the best course I’ve taken on Udemy.”

As an entrepreneur, one of the hardest things you will ever do is get someone, anyone, to invest in your company!  Unfortunately its a buyers (the investors) market, and there's a whole lot of sellers (you, the entrepreneur).  

There's still hope!! Let me teach you how to wow investors with a business plan that stand out above everyone else.  

By the end of this course, you will have written a business plan that is detailed, complete, and most important: 


This course teaches entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses how to write a business plan that is actually effective for raising investor capital, follows the best business practices, and isn't another "fill in the blank" business plan that investors hate to see.

I'm not going to write your business plan for you. No boiler plate text will be provided. If you are looking for short cuts, this isn't the course for you. If you want to learn how to write a business plan that is actually effective, then this is the course for you.  You need to STAND OUT from your competition for investors, not blend into the crowd. 

In this course we walk through all of the sections of a business plan, and using my years of experience working with angel investors and venture capitalists, let you know the inside knowledge on how to prepare each section to actually grab peoples attention and have them wanting to invest. 

In each section I'll cover both what you should include, and what you should NOT include. I've seen it all, i know all the pitfalls that will make investors roll their eyes. Don't make the rookie mistakes most entrepreneurs make, and believe me there are plenty. 

The course is almost all video instruction, a mix of both me talking and instructing, along with screen captures as we work through a business plan. Again, we aren't going to write one. I'll be using one as an example though. 

In the end I will give you a plan template, but it will only have the main headings, again, no boiler plate. 

If you are ready to roll up your sleeves, ditch all the fill in the blank software and write something that will actually get attention, then lets get started today! 

The time is now! Get started on that business plan by clicking the Buy Now button above!!! Welcome to your future as a funded startup entrepreneur!

Chris Benjamin, MBA & CFO is a seasoned professional with over 20 years experience in accounting and finance.  Having spent the first 10 years of my career in corporate settings with both large and small companies, I learned a lot about the accounting process, managing accounting departments, financial reporting, external reporting to board of directors and the Securities and Exchange Commission, and working with external auditors.  

The following 10+ years I decided to go into CFO Consulting, working with growing companies and bringing CFO level experience to companies.  I help implement proper best business practices in accounting and finance, consult on implementation of accounting systems, implementing accounting procedures, while also still fulfilling the CFO roll for many of my clients which includes financial reporting, auditing, working with investors, financial analysis and much more.  

Thank you for signing up for this course. I look forward to being your instructor for this course and many more!

Chris Benjamin, Instructor, CFO & MBA

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