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Financial intelligent for start ups

  1. 1. Financial Intelligent for Start-ups How to quickly create cash flow Jubril Salaudeen Addullah SecureHuda Limited [email_address] [email_address] +2348034700331
  2. 2. About SecureHuda Ltd <ul><li>We are a Training and Consulting outfit </li></ul><ul><li>We offer training on: </li></ul><ul><li>- Islamic Banking </li></ul><ul><li>- Islamic Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>- Islamic Microfinance </li></ul><ul><li>- Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>- Sales and Distribution </li></ul><ul><li>- Strategy and Financial modelling </li></ul><ul><li>- Leadership and Management </li></ul>
  3. 3. outline <ul><li>Creative financing techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Independent </li></ul><ul><li>Financial freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Venture Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Three Dirty Little Secrets on Raising Outside Capital </li></ul>
  4. 4. Introduction <ul><li>A difficult task for entrepreneurs is raising capital </li></ul><ul><li>Once you accept cash from a ‘investors’ you lose your autonomy </li></ul><ul><li>However you need all the cash to jump-start your business and make it attractive to others </li></ul><ul><li>Where will you get the cash required to kick-off </li></ul>
  5. 5. Creative Financing Techniques <ul><li>How do successful entrepreneurs lunch their businesses without any external funding </li></ul><ul><li>Could it be that they have very rich relatives and wards </li></ul><ul><li>Some came from humble background like me </li></ul><ul><li>Yet the started successfully and their enterprise has blossom </li></ul>
  6. 6. A lesson from My boss
  7. 7. A multi-Billion =N= set-up <ul><li>Successful business-people share two traits: - </li></ul><ul><li>They make decisions quickly and </li></ul><ul><li>They move quickly. </li></ul><ul><li>They don't dawdle. </li></ul>
  8. 8. You are too risky <ul><li>Startups need capital to start </li></ul><ul><li>Venture capitalists and angel investors only fund companies which already have traction (i.e., sales). </li></ul><ul><li>This is one big reason why no one is funding you. Something at the concept stage is perceived as too risky. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Are you qualify?
  10. 10. Are you qualified <ul><li>Are you Embarking on a Campaign to Raise Capital / Funding? </li></ul><ul><li>Look at Yourself Objectively and Honestly to Determine if You Even Qualify. </li></ul><ul><li>Most People Don't Stop to Do This. </li></ul><ul><li>You will end up wasting 6 to 12 months of your life writing a business plan which will never be read </li></ul>
  11. 11. Who Qualifies for Investor Capital Today? <ul><li>Someone who has already taken a start-up from zero to 50 million in sales or better. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have 2 other senior executives with experience in building wildly successful companies, </li></ul><ul><li>A proprietary technology in a sector currently considered hot by the venture capital industry, </li></ul>
  12. 12. ...cont... <ul><li>A top-notch technical team, </li></ul><ul><li>A target market at least one billion dollars in size, </li></ul><ul><li>Aminimum of one year of rising sales to blue chip customers. </li></ul><ul><li>It you don't meet the above criteria venture capital funding won't happen. </li></ul>
  13. 13. The Three Dirty Little Secrets About Raising Outside Capital The Three Dirty Little Secrets About Raising Outside Capital 3
  14. 14. 3 dirty secrets <ul><li>Veteran entrepreneurs try to avoid raising outside capital at all costs. It takes forever </li></ul><ul><li>Your odds of succeeding are only 1:500 and angel investors your odds improve to 1:200, no one knows the numbers for certain. </li></ul><ul><li>In about 50% of instances of success in raising venture capital, the founder is fired within the first year and kisses most of his or her stock good-bye. </li></ul>
  15. 15. How lucky can you be
  16. 16. what typically happens when you needs outside capital <ul><li>1. The lucky 1 in 500 finds investors. 2. Most die on the vine. In many cases, the wannabe entrepreneur simply abandons the project and moves on to something else. 3. A tiny minority of entrepreneurs finally gets mad at having wasted so much time. Then it begins to figure out a creative way around the funding problem by focusing on creating cashflow with the resources and opportunities at hand, instead of continuing the futile quest for outside capital. </li></ul>
  17. 17. The Mother of Invention <ul><li>This problem of capital scarcity for early stage companies is so prevalent that you may have begun to notice that there are literally thousands of people in the business of &quot;helping&quot; entrepreneurs raise money. At least that's what they lead you to believe. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Tricks to take away your cash <ul><li>* Matching Service s: We'll match your project with one of our many accredited angel investors. Call now! Operators are standing by! Just $199 to register. * Business Plan Services : We'll write a business plan for you which will attract funding. Only $999. * Finders : I can help you raise money for a fee…and, by the way, I require a retainer up-front. * Money-Raising Bootcamps : Attend our weekend bootcamp for $1,195, and you'll discover that it's not what you know but who you know that counts when it comes to raising money. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Take a close look <ul><li>Look </li></ul>