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5 Steps To Funding Business Growth

Posted by Marcus Shane on Friday, March 22, 2013, In : Funding Business Growth 
In this informative funding video, Business Coach, David Guest interviews Business Planning HQ Founder, Marcus Tarrant about what practical things need to happen in order to fund business growth.

Duration: 45 Minutes
Interviewer: David Guest, Managing Director, David Guest Coaching
Interviewee: Marcus Tarrant, Managing Director, Business Planning HQ

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6 Questions You Must Be Able To Answer Prior to Pitching For Investment

Posted by Marcus Shane on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, In : Pitching for Investment 

Pitching for investment is one of the most important tasks you'll ever face in creating a successful, and well capitalized business. While you may feel ready to field any question investors throw at you, you should carefully think through and practice your responses. "More often than not, it's the obvious questions people fall down on because they haven’t effectively thought through all the issues," says Marcus Tarrant, Managing Director, Business Planning HQ.

 1. What do your customers ne...

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4 Tips on Finding Angel Investment

Posted by Marcus Shane on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, In : Raising Capital 


Many  Startup Founders are interested in  finding  Angel Funding.  Many startup businesses need funding in order to realise their plans. As a result of the downturn and GFC, traditional capital sources such as Venture Capital are less interested in investing in early stage businesses.  Many founders do not know where to look for Angel funding or what documentation they may need in order to attract angels..  Leading web based startups are using angel groups a a way of identifying and e...

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About Me

Marcus Tarrant Marcus Tarrant is a leading or management consultant, entrepreneur and thought leader. He has worked for leading consulting firms including Deloitte Consulting, leading major strategy development and business planning initiatives. Business Planning HQ was developed to bring the advantages gained by employing a consultant, without the associated cost. We have developed the “Question Led Approach” to simplify the process of creating a high quality business plan. Our clients agree with our claims that we have reduced their planning times from over 1 week, to less than 4 hours.