Your Best Business Plan will be Rejected

Best Business Plan? Then Why Don’t You Get Funding?

The Best Business Plan is in your hands. You applied for capital funding. Then why is your Business Plan rejected? Despite having a great idea for a new product or cutting-edge service, many aspiring business owners find themselves asking, “Am I ready?” Considering just how much there is to accomplish when launching any business –

Boring Pitch Decks to Investors

Pitch Decks – Why Investors Give Your Pitch No Attention

Pitch Decks are not that easy to design, especially if you are presenting to investors that see hundreds of Pitch Decks every year! Not everyone is going to pitch their Business Plan to investors. There are many great businesses that start without ever raising a Rand from external investors, and many types of businesses shouldn’t

Business Planning and Arguments For and Against

Business Planning – Arguments For and Against

Business Planning is an integral part of the business world. One of the hallmarks of a proper Business Plan prepared by a world-class Business Plan Company is being open to strategic recommendations and critique. Any reputable Business Plan Consultant will provide you with factual and informed recommendations on the hypotheses you made on your new

Business Plan Writer and Your Guide to Finding One

Business Plan Writer – Your Guide to Finding One

Business Plan Writer… To use one or not… Therein lies the question. Writing a business plan is time-consuming, but it’s essential if you want to have a successful business that’s going to survive the startup phase. If your business doesn’t have one, maybe it’s time to start writing it. The process of writing a business

Copycats

Copycats and How to Deal with Them?

Business Plan Copycats have been around since we started JTB Consulting in 2006. In a world full of fake news, half-truths, scam artists, snake oil salesmen, the question that I often get is “How do you deal with people who copy your work?” How do you deal with people who steal your idea? How do you

Investor Pitch

Your Investor Pitch and 8 Things You Should Never Say

Your Investor Pitch can be one of the most daunting things you have to endure as an entrepreneur. Investors are much better at negotiations than you are; after all, this is what they do, and they do it daily. You on the other hand, rarely do it. When you approach potential investors to invest in

Business Plan Expert or Con-Artist?

Do you have a Professionally Written Business Plan? Congratulations, you are in a small minority. And if you have a Professional Business Plan, do you actually use it? And have you looked at it in the last few months? If the answer to this question is yes to these questions, then you need to read