Chapter 7. Try, Fail, and Pick Yourself Up!

With a good idea in your hands, some well-written financial predictions, and the confidence that you can succeed, it is not difficult to convince someone to believe in you and finance your idea. In the blink of an eye, you can become an entrepreneur, abandon a boring and not-so-rewarding job in a cubicle, hand in your resignation—perhaps written a long time before—and leave, savoring your ex-colleagues’ envy.

Business Plan

How will your new company work? What are your hopes and expectations? Is it worth it for others to invest in the project? Those who are thinking about financing you—that is, those who are thinking of becoming stakeholders in your adventure—want an answer to these and other questions, ...

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