Webinar Series: “How to Pitch and Get Funded”

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webinar series

If you missed the webinar on “How to Pitch and Get Funded Using LivePlan,” you can still watch it below. Caroline Cummings, our resident entrepreneur, shares the tips she’s used to raise nearly $1M for her previous startups. You can also download a free copy of Caroline’s eBook on building a successful investor pitch. Enjoy! After the… Read more »

What Investors Want to Learn From Your Business Plan

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This article by Palo Alto Software CEO, Sabrina Parsons, originally ran on the MyCorporation blog.   Your business concept is awesome and you know it. But you need startup funds and a way to convince investors that they’ll see a return on investing in your business. The thought of putting together a business plan that will… Read more »

Seattle Entrepreneurs Save The Date: Free Workshop March 7 at Surf Incubator

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Ten Tips Delivering Investor Ready Pitch

Calling all Pacific Northwest entrepreneurs to save the date. On March 7, Palo Alto Software’s Caroline Cummings (VP of Marketing, pitch master, and former co-founder of two technology companies) will present a free workshop “Ten Tips: How to Deliver an Investor Ready Pitch” at the Surf Incubator as part of the 2013 Seattle Angel Conference…. Read more »

LivePlan Customer Interview: From having a baby to getting Baby Town funded

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Ocean Zhang owner of Baby Town and user of LivePlan management software

The next LivePlan customer we’d like to feature is Ocean Zhang, who is co-founder, alongside his wife, of Baby Town. Zhang, a former biochemist, was inspired to launch an expansive, one-stop shop with high-end specialty products for expecting moms, babies, and toddlers when his family had a hard time finding the baby products they were… Read more »

The Lean Way to Pitch Your Business on a Single Page: Palo Alto Software Announces New Pitch Feature in LivePlan

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Eugene, OR | Palo Alto Software, makers of the world’s #1 online business planning software, LivePlan, is excited to announce it’s newest Pitch feature. With the LivePlan Pitch, entrepreneurs and business owners can quickly build a one-page infographic that visually presents their business opportunity. The LivePlan Pitch can be easily shared online with lenders, investors, and business partners…. Read more »

Funding your company for growth

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You are already writing your business plan. Once written you will not only have a great tool for managing your company, but also for getting the funding you need to grow your business. Whether you’re running a small home-based business, or you’re running a large biotechnology company – if you need to seek funding –… Read more »

Free eBook: Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

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Many LivePlan customers are writing a business plan because they need to raise investment capital. Are you one of those entrepreneurs? If so – we’ve got a free eBook for you that was written by the founder of our company, Tim Berry.   Tim shares the five steps to delivering a powerful elevator pitch to get… Read more »

How to deliver a powerful 10 minute investor pitch

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This post was originally published on Bplans.com. I know what it’s like to pitch to investors – both angels and venture capitalists. I’ve raised close to $1 million from angel investors for my previous technology start-ups. Sometimes you only get 10 minutes to pitch your business opportunity to the investors (or less in some cases)…. Read more »