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Acceleration Strategies

Austin, TX

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Acceleration Strategies

Austin, TX

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I have noticed that many Bark users want help with their business plans. In response, I have put together a package offering, which includes

A manual, Creating the Perfect Business Plan, describing how to start a business and write a business plan.

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I have noticed that many Bark users want help with their business plans. In response, I have put together a package offering, which includes A manual, Creating the Perfect Business Plan, describing how to start a business and write a business plan. A sample PowerPoint presentation of a business plan A sample Owners Agreement A sample Non-disclosure Agreement A sample Confidentiality and Non-compete agreement. The manual, together with two hours of consulting, is available for $500. Why Listen to Me? I have  been directly involved in getting startups off the ground and obtaining or helping to obtain financing for them;  consulted with multiple startups as to strategy, business plans and financing;  taught a course in entrepreneurship at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin;  been employed as CFO, CEO and president of privately- and publicly-held companies; and  consulted with businesses, ranging from startups to companies with sales of hundreds of millions of dollars, and in industries from high tech to manufacturing to distribution. I am  a certified public accountant, although this manual and my associated services are not intended to involve or provide any certification or accounting or tax advice, unless we specifically agree otherwise in writing. You should consult your accountant on all accounting and tax matters. I am not  a lawyer. Nothing in this manual or in my associated services should be construed as legal advice. You should consult your attorney on all legal matters. I have founded  Acceleration Strategies, LLC. to provide financial and strategic consulting to businesses. You can learn more at www.accstrat.com, and you can contact me at kitwebster@accstrat.com. Following is the Table of Contents of Creating the Perfect Business Plan Why Listen to Me? 4 Introduction 5 How to Use This Manual 6 Getting Started 7 Picking a name for your company 7 Deciding what form of organization your company should have 9 The Agreement of Owners 10 Operating Agreement 11 If you are going to incorporate, which state(s) should you incorporate in? 11 A quick discussion of nexus in an internet age 12 Corporate documents – certificate of incorporation and bylaws 12 Getting a federal tax ID number (EIN) 13 Picking your team in a virtual age 13 Picking your location in a virtual age 14 Social media will probably be important 14 What about intellectual property? 14 Raising money 17 The Business Plan 19 Thinking About the Business Plan 19 Why have a business plan? 19 Some General Thoughts 19 Key Components of a Business Plan 20 The value proposition 20 The elevator pitch 21 Customer Validation 22 The Written Document 22 Context 22 Rules of the road 23 Business plan document outline 23 The Executive Summary 24 A General Description of the Company 24 The market for the company’s products and services, including competition 25 How the company is going to get to market 26 Operations, manufacturing and distribution, including location and space requirements 26 Research and Development and Intellectual Property 26 Management team 27 The business model 27 Specific adjustments for specific audiences 28 Presentations 28 Primary reasons some business plans fail 30 Conclusion 30