Category: Cash

Raising Capital – 3 Key issues to address

Raising capital to start or fund an existing business is more science than art.  It takes careful planning and great stewardship to ensure the investors get their capital back including a reasonable return on their investment.  Investors who evaluate companies seek opportunities where the risks are mitigated, comprehensive fiscal forecasts are prepared and the management… Read more »

Why Every Business Owner Should Have A CFO On Their Team

CFO

Many of the business owners that I come into contact with are ‘successful’ while not having a CFO (Chief Financial Officer) on their teams: They are engineers, builders, medical professionals, attorneys, software developers, marketers, business coaches, etc., and are very good at what they do Their businesses have ‘been in business’ for several years, often… Read more »

The Three P’s of Planning

Man Drawing Out Computer Strategy

People. Product. Profit. Those were the elements we used for the annual business planning process in the advertising agency where I spent a good many years of my career. Whether it was because I was part of the finance organization or just the reality of being part of a large, publicly traded entity with quarterly… Read more »