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Business Planning & Startup Strategies
Business Planning & Startup Strategies<br />A Web Venture in Current Indian Scenario<br />12th December 2009<br />
The IDEA & the Strategy<br />What is the IDEA?<br />Is it unique?<br />Why do you want to do it?<br />Why this idea?<br />What is your target consumer?<br />How do you want to do it?<br />What is your revenue model?<br />Who are your collaborator, team & alliances?<br />Where do you want to do it?<br />
The Business Plan<br />Comprehensive documentation of your idea<br />Formal Statement of your business goals<br />Standard Document for idea presentation<br />The Flexible Business Bible<br />Feedback mechanism<br />
Why do you need a business plan?<br />Document your thoughts into auditable & demonstrable activity.<br />Analyze the feasibility of your Idea: Helps You Decide on Go / No Go<br />Planning creates a roadmap & supports to identify options to succeed<br />Valuable Insights: Helps you improve Your Business Concept<br />Communicate your idea<br />Helps You manage your project in a structured manner<br />Get your venture FUNDED<br />
Process of Funding<br />Financial Capital Resources<br />Human Capital Resources<br />Entrepreneur<br />Equity<br />Business Planning<br />Process<br />Bootstrapping<br />Angels<br />Venture Capital<br />Management Team<br />Corporate Ventures<br />Holding Company<br />Strategic Advisors & Partners<br />Debt<br />Trade Credit<br />Commercial Bank Loans<br />Logistical Advisors & Partners<br />
What do VC’s usually look in a startup?<br />The “Ideal” Entrepreneur<br />“Twitter” value proposition<br />Business Model & Revenue Model<br />Idea & the market<br />Uniqueness of the idea & USP<br />Well laid out business plan<br />Prototypes or Pilots<br />Management Team<br />The “Value” Deal<br />How well prepared are you?<br />
Stages of Funding<br />Early Stage<br />Expansion Stage<br />Later Stage<br />Seed Stage<br />Startup Financing<br />First-Stage Financing<br />Second-Stage Financing<br />Mezzanine Financing<br />Bridge Financing<br />Financing Stages<br />Investment<br /> Purpose<br />Validate the business concept (e.g. build prototype, develop business plan, conduct market research)<br />Build management team and complete product development<br />Expand production, marketing, or sales capabilities<br />Provide working capital once shipping products or providing services <br />Fuel substantial growth (typically provided to business that are at least break even)<br />Prepare for initial public offering<br />Type of<br />Investors<br /><ul><li>Traditional VC
Investment banks</li></ul>Source: Gold Book of Venture Capital Firms, Bob Zider, <br /> “How Venture Capital Works,” Harvard Business Review<br />
Essential Elements of a Web Startup<br />Monetization<br />Innovation<br />User Experience & Usability<br />Value Proposition<br />Intellectual Property (off & on Product)<br />Strong Opt-In offer<br />Slippery Slope of Psychological Commitment<br />Marketing Initiatives (Customer Acquisition & Retention)<br />Funding Requirement ( Why do you need the funding?)<br />Perseverance & Futuristic Vision on Entrepreneurs part<br />
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