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This sample legal agreement covers terms and conditions relevant to strategic partnering, including language on transaction structure, due diligence, and financing. It uses a real estate transaction as its example, but the agreement's structure and terminology can be broadly applied.
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.
This tool helps entrepreneurs determine the best means to distribute their products and services.
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.
Distribution strategies help entrepremeurs meet the demands of their customers and increase sales.
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.
Use this tool to identify your major customer groups, their distinguishing characteristics, and the market research needed to develop a customer profile.
This tool allows entrepreneurs to assess their progress developing their companies' technology and to create a plan to ensure its viability and protection.
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.
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