We have supported hundreds of entrepreneurs start up and launch their businesses. We provide business planning services for start ups and for existing businesses.
We have affiliated professionals that support our work which include:
- CPAs, accountants and bookkeepers
- Business plan writers
- Financial planning experts
- Entity creation experts
- Virtual assistants
- Employee head hunters
- Graphic artists
- Patent and trademark attorneys
- Immigration attorneys
- Market research services
- Website designers
- SEO and PPC e-commerce services
- Merchant account and shopping cart services
- Internet marketing experts
- Licensing experts
- MLM experts
- Due diligence firms
- Ghost writers for books
We provide access to these professionals and to others in a variety of industries; during our engagements we tap into these resources to help get your business planned, launched and profitable.
For start up businesses we typically recommend a 90 or 120 day consultation process which lines out specifics required to launch of your business. We will help you create a blueprint to profitability and sustainability and then we consult with you as the business is launched. We often combine these launch services with the capital formation strategies described on the Capital Formation page.
We also provide ongoing support, board representation and strategic planning once the launch has been successfully completed.
Our business planning services include a series of in person or telephone consultations regarding the business, an identification of key components related to the business including the following items we include in our Business Plan products:
- Vision and goals
- Financial objectives
- Product and service identification
- Pricing and revenue sources
- Expense and capital needs analysis
- Operations and staffing considerations
- Marketing strategies
- Competition in the market and SWOT analysis
- Creation of pro forma financial statement and budgets
- Capital formation strategies
- Timing and roll-out plans
- Critical path and guidepost identification
- Exit strategies
Our fees for start up consulting and business planning are provided on a flat fee or hourly basis.
For further information contact Mark Meyerdirk: 913-669-5800 or Contact Us