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Articles tagged: Business Planning

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How to Get Venture Capital Funding

Position your company to get funding through VC investments with these steps for creating a financial model for potential investors.

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When Is it Appropriate to Take on a High Interest Rate Debt Loan?

High interest rate debt may not be as bad as you think. Learn what alternative lenders and a high interest debt loan can do for your business.

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Startup Business Tips from Industry Leaders

Have a business idea but not sure where to start? The experts at Financial Poise have compiled start-up business tips from industry leaders.

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Cannabis Companies and the Marijuana Tax: It’s Not Easy Being Green

Cannabis companies are overwhelmed by taxation and restrictions on their expense deductions via Section 208E, but new legislature may ease the pressure.

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A Tale of Competitive Bidding and Pre-emptive Bids

An owner selling his business gets 3 high pre-emptive bids. Should he take a deal or allow the competitive bidding process to continue?

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6 Important Business Plan Mistakes to Avoid

A long or hyperbolic business plan can turn off investors quickly. Eliminate red flags with these six important business plan tips. 

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5 Mistakes Avoided by All Successful Entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs know the importance of delegation, a good idea and lessons to be learned from failure. Avoid these five mistakes made by startups.

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Why Startups Fail: 5 Mistakes that Lead to Failure

Empowering Entrepreneurs Despite Difficult Odds Nine out of ten startups fail. That’s the bleak truth. While this statistic may discourage some entrepreneurs, it should also encourage them to learn how to avoid the fate of those other nine. Here are five reasons why startups fail and how entrepreneurs can avoid common mistakes. The more you […]

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What Is An ESOP and Do You Want One? Pros and Cons of the Employee Stock Option Plan

Handled well, the ESOP functions as a means of financing the ownership transition of a closely-held business in a tax-favored manner. But it’s not right for everyone.

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EBITDA: What Does it Say and Not Say?

Learn how EBITDA, or earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, facilitates financial comparison among companies in the same sector.

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