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Ian D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 8, 2012

Ian D.

Business Plans to Grow Your Business
   United States
  |   San Francisco, CA
  |  5:24 pm Local Time

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Overview

I am an entrepreneur that loves helping new companies get off the ground. Since 2009, I've founded 2 start-ups and raised over $600,000 in seed capital. I hold an MBA focused in Entrepreneurship from the University of Michigan (a top 10 US B-school) and an undergraduate degree focused in Marketing from the University of Southern California.

My business plans and investor presentations have won top prizes at the following competitions:
-MIT Clean Energy Prize
-Michigan Business Challenge
-Carnegie Melon Venture Competition
-Dow...

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Service Description

My goals is to work with you to hone your business concepts into ones that will 1) be successful and 2) get funded! While the business plan and investor presentation may be the final deliverables, there are many intermediate steps that I help with that will shape and distill your vision into a company that will succeed.

I can help with:
-Business strategy formulation
    -Business definition
    -Mission & vision statements
    -Business model
    -Competitive advantage
-Industry & competitive analysis
-Management team advice
-Marketing & sales planning
-Operational planning
-Financial planning
-Risk mitigation
-Website development

My deliverables include:
-Business plans (or segments of business plans) in Word format
-Investor presentations in PowerPoint format

I work with tech and non-tech start-ups and small businesses alike.

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Education

University of Southern California
Bachelor of Science - Business Administration
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University of Michigan - Ross School of Business
Master of Business Administration
2007 - 2009
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business plans
business plan writing
investor presentations
marketing plan writing
start-up consulting
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