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The Resource Center has all the info you'll need From content to user feedback, the resource center has the information you need for every level of the entrepreneurial process.
This checklist, derived from the book, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits, includes a set of key tasks for entrepreneurs to undertake every day in running their company. Examples include setting up an executive situation room for rapid-response meetings, ensuring company alignment of quarterly goals, and establishing an efficient internal communications stream.
This document is a sample legal agreement covering non-disclosure of intellectual property in the context of a potential company sale between two parties.
Raising money by selling equity to investors is a rare activity for companies, says CommonAngels' James Geshwiler. Not many CEOs get much practice or guidance on how to do this key task. This document is a sample template for entrepreneurs to use in pitching their companies to angel investors, and covers six main areas of risk and ability to generate return for investors.
This document is a sample of an actual filed patent, and includes key sections such as product abstract, diagrams, and detailed description of the invention.
This tool allows entrepreneurs to assess their progress developing their companies' technology and to create a plan to ensure its viability and protection.
This tool helps entrepreneurs determine the best means to distribute their products and services.
Distribution strategies help entrepremeurs meet the demands of their customers and increase sales.
Before building a detailed line-by-line budget, entrepreneurs should prepare a preliminary forecast, projecting estimates of the primary components of profitability--sales, cost of goods sold, and operating expenses.
This tool provides questions to help entrepreneurs consider the strategic and tactical pluses and minuses of investing in new product/service development.
Although the type of distribution channel you choose depends on your industry, type of products or services, and the business model, many entrepreneurs slightly adapt their distribution strategy to better meet the needs of customers.
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