Bailey Koharchick

Bailey Koharchick

I believe three key components power the world: Creativity, dedication, and adaptation. I like to write, climb rocks, and think. In that order.

LivePlan Posts Written By Bailey Koharchick

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

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. […]

LivePlan Sponsoring TriTech’s 4th Annual “Funding the Big Idea” Forum
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LivePlan Sponsoring TriTech’s 4th Annual “Funding the Big Idea” Forum

Palo Alto Software, the world’s leader in business planning software (and the makers of LivePlan), is excited to sponsor the upcoming “Funding the Big Idea” event to be held at the Municipal Auditorium in Riverside, CA on March 28. The 4th annual funding forum, presented by TriTech SBDC, offers hundreds of entrepreneurs an opportunity to submit […]

LivePlan Customer Interview: From Having a Baby to Getting Baby Town Funded
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LivePlan Customer Interview: From Having a Baby to Getting Baby Town Funded

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 […]

Maternova Experiences Impressive Growth Since Winning Palo Alto Software’s First LivePlan $10,000 Business Boost Competition
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Maternova Experiences Impressive Growth Since Winning Palo Alto Software’s First LivePlan $10,000 Business Boost Competition

In its goal to make the world a better place for mothers and babies worldwide, Maternova has enjoyed landmark achievements since winning LivePlan’s $10,000 Boost business plan competition. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Palo Alto Software announced today that it is excited to see the ongoing growth of Rhode Island-based startup, Maternova (http://www.maternova.net), the social venture […]

New E-Learning Technologies Opening Doors For All Oregon Small Businesses
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New E-Learning Technologies Opening Doors For All Oregon Small Businesses

A partnership between the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network and Palo Alto Software allows any small business in the state of Oregon to access high quality e-Learning business planning tools to help them increase their chances of success. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Thanks to an innovative partnership between the public and private […]

Young Entrepreneurs to Shape California’s Future Economy by Participating in the State’s First-Ever Business Plan Competition
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Young Entrepreneurs to Shape California’s Future Economy by Participating in the State’s First-Ever Business Plan Competition

The Business & Entrepreneurship Center (BEC) Program in California has partnered with the world’s leader in business planning software, Palo Alto Software, to launch the state’s first-ever business plan competition targeting young entrepreneurs. Eugene, OR, January 23, 2013 – The first-ever California statewide business plan competition has officially launched. The competition is encouraging California’s young people, […]

Webinar Series: “How to Write a Winning Business Plan”
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Webinar Series: “How to Write a Winning Business Plan”

If you missed the webinar on “How to Write a Winning Business Plan,” you can still watch it below. You get to see how quick and easy it is to create both a dynamic business pitch and a business plan that supports your brilliant business idea. We’ve also included answers to the questions we were not able […]

2012 LivePlan Boost Winners Announced
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2012 LivePlan Boost Winners Announced

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) […]

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Writing Business Plans With Mentors And Advisors

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 […]

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6 Things to Check Before Submitting Your Business Plan

Writing a business plan is no small feat. Whether you’re presenting to a bank, an angel investor, a venture capitalist, or entering a business plan competition, make sure you double check that you’ve done these six things before sharing your plan with lenders, investors or judges: Did you complete every section? Business plans have a fairly […]