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Caleb S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 12, 2015

Caleb S.

Startup Guru and Business Coach
   United States
  |   Miami, FL
  |  2:05 am Local Time

Overview

We work with you to properly assess business opportunities and help you succeed.

Our goal is to help others start businesses that will thrive. You can benefit from our experience of writing business plans that have successfully raised money and launched companies.

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Business Plans Test
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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Business planning should not be taken lightly. As a founder, you must be involved at every step; otherwise you risk not being able to effectively pitch your opportunity to investors or employees.

We will help you create a plan, but you must contribute

THE PROCESS
We have developed an interactive process that helps facilitate your involvement by guiding and stimulating your thought process.

We start with a 30 minute phone conversation. You will then receive a questionnaire that will guide you in gathering the required information. As this will be an interactive process, we will communicate regularly via the workroom.

Note: We do not use business plan software. Our plans are based on experience of what works.

WHAT YOU GET
No single plan will fit all businesses, thus it is difficult to provide an exact outline. However, most plans will include the following:

- Executive Summary - The first (and only thing) most investors read
- Overview of Business - What is the opportunity?
- Industry Analysis - Who are your competitors? (You compete in an Industry)
- Market Analysis - Who are your first customers? (You serve a market)
- Marketing Plan - How you plan to sell your Product/Service to customers?
- Financial Analysis - Start-up costs; 3-5 year projections for cash flow and profit and loss; break-even analysis
- Exit Strategies - How will you and your investors make money?
- Management Bio - Background on the management team
- Operations - How the business will run. What...

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Education

Columbia University
MBA
- 2008
London Business School
MBA
- 2008
Rochester Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering
- 1996
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Startup Coach
Financial Forecasts
Market Research
Business Development
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