Events

Get Funded! Winning Strategies for Courting Angel Investors

Date: Rescheduled to Thursday, January 26, 2012

Time: 1:00 – 6:00 PM

Location: Graham & Dunn, Pier 70, 2801 Alaskan Way, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98121

Entrepreneurs seeking angel funding will discover a wealth of strategic and practical information in this half-day seminar presented by The ZINO Society and Bryan Brewer of Business Plans Northwest, co-sponsored by Graham & Dunn.

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This will be the eighth presentation of the Get Funded seminar by Bryan Brewer. Here are some comments from previous attendees:

“The presenters were great.” – Joe Hammer

“Everything was very helpful.” – John Conwell

“In-depth in scope. Great participation and Q&A.” – Dan McCarty

“The session was very good.” – David LeClaire

On a scale of 1 to 5, the course evaluations averaged 4.6 – “Very satisfied.”


eIQ: Business Plan Writing

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Time: 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Location: The Studio at Williams Helde, 711 Sixth Avenue N, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98109

Learn how to use the business plan writing process as a tool for critically researching, evaluating, planning, and explaining your business. Sponsored by the Northwest Entrepreneur Network (NWEN).

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After choosing Business Plans Northwest for an Investor Pitch Makeover, Bob Mighell, CEO of Tilting Motor Works, was chosen as a finalist for ZINO Marketplace 2010 and was voted “Best Presenter” out of 12 companies presenting.

Here’s what Bob had to say about working with Bryan Brewer:

“Bryan was instrumental in Tilting Motor Works being chosen as a finalist and winning the Best Presentation award in the 2010 ZINO Marketplace Investment Forum.”

Read Bob’s complete testimonial here.

Then learn how an Investor Pitch Makeover from Business Plans Northwest positions your business for success with angel investors.


Bryan Brewer Writes Guest Post for Startup Law Blog

Seattle attorney Joe Wallin of Davis Wright Tremaine invited Bryan Brewer to write a guest post on his Startup Law Blog:

Do You Really Need a Business Plan to Raise Angel Funding? (July 5, 2011)

Read about the “Seven Essential M’s Every Startup Must Address”

  1. Match
  2. Market
  3. Message
  4. Model
  5. Muscle
  6. Management
  7. Money

Bryan Brewer Appears on CEO Coach Radio Show

Gillian Muessig, President and Co-founder of SEOmoz, a leading search marketing software company in Seattle, interviewed Bryan Brewer on her Web-based radio show CEO Coach on several topics:

July 11, 2011 — What happens AFTER you make an Angel Pitch

June 27, 2011 — The Anatomy of a Business Plan

June 6, 2011 — The Top 10 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Seeking Angel Investment

Business Plans Northwest Client Wins Two Awards at ZINO Marketplace

Bob Mighell, CEO of Tilting Motor Works and a client of Business Plans Northwest, was selected as a Finalist for the ZINO Marketplace fund award and voted “Best Presenter” by the attendees.

 

Bob Mighell (second from left)

Bob recently hired Business Plans Northwest for an Investor Pitch Makeover service to help him prepare to present his company at the ZINO Society’s annual ZINO Marketplace Investment Forum event. In addition to being selected as one of the finalists for the $50,000 fund award, and Bob was voted “Best Presenter” by the attendees.

For more information, check out the announcement at the ZINO Society site, and read Bob’s testimonial about his Investor Pitch Makeover experience.


Business Plans Northwest Client Voted “Best Investment” at ZINO Life

Carole Spangler, CEO of Seattle Sensor Systems and a current client of Business Plans Northwest, was selected as a Finalist for the ZINO Life fund award and voted “Best Investment Opportunity” by the attendees.

Carole Spangler (second from left)

Carole recently hired Business Plans Northwest for an Investor Pitch Makeover after she was accepted to present her company at the ZINO Society’s annual ZINO Life event. She is one of three finalists for the $50,000 fund award, with the announcement of the winner expected within a couple weeks (stay tuned!).

For more information, check out the announcement at the ZINO Society site, and watch Carole’s video testimonial about her Investor Pitch Makeover experience.