Raising Capital: How to Write a Financing Proposal

Raising Capital: How to Write a Financing Proposal

by Lawrence Flanagan
     
 

Raising Capital shows how to write a financing proposal to secure a business loan, venture capital, or a grant. It was written to save the entrepreneur thousands of dollars in professional writing fees. In addition to describing the essential components of a winning proposal and how to present them, the book contains six different examples to illustrate how it is done… See more details below

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Raising Capital shows how to write a financing proposal to secure a business loan, venture capital, or a grant. It was written to save the entrepreneur thousands of dollars in professional writing fees. In addition to describing the essential components of a winning proposal and how to present them, the book contains six different examples to illustrate how it is done. Included are: a bank loan, a Prospectus for a public offering for a large company, a Prospectus for a public offering for a small company, a limited partnership circular, and two private placement circulars. Securing capital to finance or expand a business today requires a well-documented proposal, a strong personal commitment, and perseverance. Raising Capital is for the small business owner, entrepreneur, or would be entrepreneur who is searching for business financing. This book illustrates how to write a first class proposal that fully explains the business, its objectives, and its use of the loan, grant or investment proceeds. Raising Capital is packed with useful information and solid tips and advice used successfully to raise capital. It includes a chapter on developing a comprehensive business plan that will help business owners assess their company's goals and future. Once you have written and refined a proposal, the author explains how to present it to a wide range of prospective sources. Regardless of the strategy you choose to obtain startup or expansion financing, writing a good proposal is always the first step. Raising Capital simplifies the process and makes the assignment easier.

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A guide to writing proposals for raising business capital. Includes sample forms and a discussion of pertinent strategies. Looseleaf in a 3-ring binder. Published by The Oasis Press, 300 North Valley Drive, Grants Pass, OR 97526. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555713058
Publisher:
Entrepreneur Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Successful Business Library Ser.
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
8.32(w) x 10.74(h) x 0.60(d)

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