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Business Planning for New Ventures





THE TEXT is used by universities to teach a practical approach to business plannng and financing.  Based on real-world experiences. Contents:


  • Assessing Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Preparing the Business Plan
  • Selecting a Legal Structure
  • Identifying Sources of Capital
  • Presenting a Plan to Capital Providers

The Author, Mike Roer is the president of the Entrepreneurship Foundation, a non-profit organization supporting:

  • Entrepreneurs seeking funding
  • Angel investors
  • Professors of entrepreneurship, management and finance.
  • Business Plan Competitions for students and grads.


Previously, Roer was Executive Director of the Connecticut Venture Group for fifteen years and manager of the Crossroads Venture Fair.


 [left]The author at the Hartford Club 
 speaking to CEOs on

 [below] Lecturing at Fairfield

 University on raising capital for 
 new ventures.

The author served as project manager for a business-education curriculum [LEFT] that included a text, teacher guide, accounting software, computer-based managment simulations, and audiovisuals.  Components have been adopted by school systems in over 20 countries.