Free Webinar Wednesday “Top 10 Reasons Startups Fail”

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We’d like to invite you to a free webinar tomorrow at 12:00pm (PDT) about common (and avoidable) reasons many startups fail. You can sign up here to access this informative webinar. Our VP of Marketing and serial entrepreneur, Caroline Cummings, will present her highly sought after “Top 10 Reasons Startups Fail” webinar at 12pm (PDT)… Read more »

Tax Tips for Your Small Business – Free Webinar March 19

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We have partnered with Corporate Tax Network to bring you a free “Tax Tips For Your Small Business” live webinar March 19 at 5pm EST. Reviews from past attendees of this webinar have been phenomenal, so you won’t want to miss it! Whether you’re a new business owner or a veteran, and whether you’ve filed… 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 »

Write and track your plan with LivePlan using QuickBooks data

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Quickbooks and LivePlan corporate logos

Attention QuickBooks users: No more double data entry required! LivePlan now lets you integrate with QuickBooks easily, seamlessly, and without any hassle. We have released our integration with the Quickbooks Anywhere API, which means QuickBooks users can now automatically import actual results into your LivePlan Scoreboard. To use this new feature, click on your “Scoreboard”… Read more »

Switching your LivePlan to Full Financials

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If you’re using LivePlan to write and track your business plan you’ll want to make sure you expand your financials to include the following. These financial documents are required if you are seeking a bank loan or outside investment capital. They are also required if you’re submitting your completed LivePlan  into the “LivePlan $10,000 Boost”… Read more »