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Using the four basic growth strategies--Market Penetration, Market Expansion, Line Expansion, and New Business Development--this tool helps identify potential growth opportunities for a business.
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 is a sample term sheet for a Series B round of financing.
This sample term sheet for a Series A round of financing details the major points of a hypothetical investment deal for a first-round ?Series A Convertible Preferred Stock? financing.
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 tool was designed to assist an entrepreneur who set up a bonus system that keyed off the company's EBITDA. By having a bonus program tied to EBITDA, top team members were forced to think like an owner thinks about expenses, opportunities, and investment.
This document is a sample legal agreement covering non-disclosure of intellectual property in the context of a potential company sale between two parties.
Along with this sample Income Statement for a year old business, this tool provides a line-by-line explanation of the most common categories used to report profits.
This document is a sample executive employment agreement covering base salary, incentive bonus, equity incentives, benefits, termination, restrictive covenants, intellectual property, and more.
As you are determining the right executive compensation program, you might find this tool helpful in establishing and communicating an overall compensation philosophy for your company.
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