He has been a manager and an auditor with Deloitte, a big 4 accountancy firm, and holds a BSc from Loughborough University.
Having written dozens of plans, we understand that not all business ideas are worth pursuing.
He has worked as an accountant and consultant for more than 25 years and has built financial models for all types of industries.
He has been the CFO or controller of both small and medium sized companies and has run small businesses of his own.
The advantage of the minimum viable product method is that allows a startup business, usually with limited financial resources, a low risk method of launching a product; feedback is instant and the product can then be improved.
With the conventional high risk method, the majority of the feedback comes too late after the product has been fully developed when any change would be costly.Intellectual property is an asset of the business and can be bought or sold like any other asset.It can be used for example, to earn royalties from licensing, create strategic alliances with other businesses, and to secure loans.Does your information technology strategic plan promote functional initiatives that will drive enterprise productivity, innovation and growth?The product and technology section of the business plan is where you describe the product, its current state of development or readiness for the market, and whether or not your business has any intellectual property rights such as a patent, trademark, copyright or registered designs.In this section, describe the current state of development of the product (concept, prototype, or market-ready), explain what further work needs to be done, and what skills you need if any, in order for it to be ready for the market place.Unless they are already obvious and apparent make sure that the uses of the product are explained to the investor.The DHS IT Strategic Plan 2015-2018 reflects our rapidly-changing IT environment and evolving mission and business needs, as well as IT’s role in every aspect of security and resilience.It outlines DHS’ IT priorities and provides strategic direction for the use of IT resources, in order to improve the efficiency of our programs, enhance our mission effectiveness, and ultimately, provide for the security of the American people.Registering a trade mark gives the business the exclusive right to use it, and another business using the same or similar trademark is said to have infringed the trademark and could be sued for damages.A registered trade mark is identified by the letter “R” surrounded by a circle .