If the product or service is not unique, maybe the location is ideal or a large market allows room for competition.
It is important to use facts and numbers to show how your business will be profitable.
Last year the doors to 898,000 new businesses opened in the United States for the first time.
Most of these businesses were created by entrepreneurs who envisioned an opportunity to develop a new product or service, and pursued that vision in search of independence and financial reward.
In exchange for the funding, CSG would provide an equity stake to the funding company.
Ideally, we would like to work with the funding company to help its other clients succeed.John's participation on the North Carolina Council for Entrepreneurial Development, plus his experience providing consulting services to small businesses, catalyzed the formation of the Cambridge Strategy Group. Kuczaj, Managing Director: Todd has worked in Internet consulting, Web design/development, financial services, and media publications for a variety of companies, including a Big Five consulting firm, Integrated Information Systems Inc., Sun America Securities Inc., and the Foothills Sentinel.Todd currently functions as an experienced analyst for a Big Five consulting firm, working with Fortune 100 and Fortune e-50 firms to solve their business and technology issues. Cordell, Managing Director: Ben has worked in business development, account management, systems engineering, marketing, and product development positions at Life Serv and ONE Co. Ben currently functions as a corporate strategy specialist at Life Serv, discovering and developing merger, acquisition and strategic partnership opportunities.While these visionaries started with solid ideas to form the foundation of their new ventures, most do not have many of the skills necessary to transform their ideas into reality.Additionally, the scarcity of talent in today's market makes it extremely difficult for small business owners to attract and retain those skills. is dedicated to providing marketing and management consulting services to small and emerging businesses looking for opportunities to increase their potential for success.Before you sell something, you need to know who you are selling to.If you do not determine who your target market is, you might try to satisfy too many different customer needs and end up with a product nobody likes or a service that no one needs.We combine Blue Chip training with small business experience and local presence.We differentiate ourselves in the following ways: The firm has very small capital requirements.Your banker or lender will also want to see the marketing section of your business plan before considering lending you money.Styles, markets and goals change and so should your plan.