Startup BizCast #80 – Small Business Venture Funding (Robert Ochtel)

Back in the 1990s, all you needed to do if you wanted funding for your business was show up with an interesting company name and slogan … and you’d get all you wanted.  These days … not so much.  With the economy withering, so is the amount of funding available.  To gain venture or angel funding these days, you need a solid business plan.  This week’s guest on Startup BizCast is Robert Ochtel, who has written a book entitled Business Plans, Business Planning and Venture Funding.  He has tips on how to put your plan together.

Links from this week’s episode:
Buy Robert’s book here (www.carlsbadpublishing.com)
Also available at Amazon.com
Robert Ochtel’s Entrepreneur Blog (http://rochtel.wordpress.com/)

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3 Responses to “Startup BizCast #80 – Small Business Venture Funding (Robert Ochtel)”

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  2. I purchased Mr. Ochtel’s book a few weeks back and it is absolutely brilliant. I have never read a book (until now) that had the start to finish of what to do when raising capital.

  3. Thanks for sharing- there’s so much to think about when starting up a small business and trying to raise capital (when you consider business registration, trademarks, investments, tax requirements etc) so it’s great to have a useful guide like this.