Monthly Archives: July 2012

Operational expenditures to add value to the Company while increasing investors’ interest in the Company


A recent Inc. article referred to an elevator ride (“The $1 million Ride, http://m.inc.com/?incid=43282) undertaken by an entrepreneur who, while soliciting investment from the fellow VC elevator rider, the VC gave him some solid advice about how to increase the … Continue reading

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When is the best time to raise capital?


My first answer would be yesterday. And I would do a follow up question, what for? Business School teaches it students that equity is a very expensive form of capital in relation to debt. Its dividends cannot be deducted from … Continue reading

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Suppliers – a critical element to the supply chain of any software development product


For every business plan I draft or review, I religiously follow my outline for my Strategy course from business school.  This outline has bullet points that cover every required element to analyze a market, anticipate issues, and consolidate the right … Continue reading

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