Announcing the LivePlan Scoreboard iPad Mini Contest

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Connect your QuickBooks account to your LivePlan Scoreboard by May 13th and get entered into a contest to win an iPad mini. When was the last time you asked yourself this question: “How’s my business doing?” If you need an answer right now, have no fear, the LivePlan Scoreboard is here! The Scoreboard helps you track your… Read more »

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 »

Palo Alto Software Announces EntrepreWorld, a LivePlan Virtual Role-Playing Environment

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The world leader in business planning and management software has created an online, virtual role-playing environment for entrepreneurs to test-drive their business plans by buying and selling virtual goods, interacting as a community, and earning status badges.   Eugene, OR — Palo Alto Software is excited to announce the upcoming launch of the first interactive,… Read more »

Congratulations to the 2012 LivePlan Boost Winners!

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Congratulations to our 2012 LivePlan Boost winners! Our top 10 semi-finalists covered almost every major category of business: food and beverage, technology, e-commerce, social enterprise, and healthcare. There was a good representation of industries and U.S. geography. Below is a list of the 10 semi-finalists (listed alphabetically): CreateIT (IN) Enas Jerk Mania (OH) Kinanny (MA)… Read more »

Successful Businesses Have Mentors/Advisers

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Just as you collaborate with others when running and growing a business, you can, and should, write your business plan with others. The best business plans we’ve seen are the ones that are written with mentors, advisers or collaborators. Facilitating mentorship through collaboration is an integral part of LivePlan. This mentorship helps you write a plan… Read more »

Maximizing LivePlan for Your Business: Webinar Recap

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Our “Maximizing LivePlan For Your Business” webinar on Tuesday was quite a success! We shared insider advice on LivePlan and gave tips to create a winning business plan for both investors in general, and for the LivePlan $10,000 Boost. Many participants brought excellent questions! If you missed the webinar, you can access a full-length recording… Read more »