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Try Our New Free Crowdfunding Tools

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We’re proud to announce two new additions to our portfolio of crowdfunding resources; the Profit Margin Calculator and Cash Flow Calculator. These calculators are designed to help entrepreneurs improve their business planning and fundraising efforts, and like our other crowdfunding tools and resources, they are free to use.

Ensure Your Business Plan Covers All Presentation Bases

You can double your chances of securing capital if you have a complete business plan, but you can sink your business with a flawed one. That’s from Judd Hollas, CEO of EquityNet, an online platform that has raised $270 million in capital for small businesses.

New Entrepreneur Capabilities – Business Profile

New EquityNet Entrepreneur Profile

Entrepreneurs now have access to a brand new business profile in their EquityNet account. The business profile will serve as the first place investors go when they view an entrepreneur’s business information in EquityNet. The new profile includes a section for:

  • Business Overview
  • Products / Services
  • Markets
  • Management
  • Funding
  • Media (Video & Images)
  • External Links
  • Contact Information

New Entrepreneur Capabilities – Dashboard

EquityNet Dashboard

Entrepreneurs now have access to a brand new account dashboard in their EquityNet account. The dashboard is equipped with an activity feed along with step-by-step instructions on how to get started. The activity feed will keep entrepreneurs up-to-date on important EquityNet events, such as when:

  1. An investor views their business profile or business plan
  2. An investor sends them a message
  3. A new investor signs up that might interest them
  4. They share their plan or message an investor

EquityNet Helps Develop Program for U.S. Army

The following article is entitled “TATRC’s Technology Transfer/Commercialization Program could be a model for speeding viable medical innovations to the warfighter”.

The article describes how EquityNet helped develop an innovative technology transfer and commercialization program for the U.S. Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC).

The article and was originally published on Oct 6, 2012 in the US Army AL&T Magazine. The article was written by Ronald Marchessault Jr., Dr. Charles M. Peterson, and COL Karl E. Friedl.

Watch Our New EquityNet Demo Video!

EquityNet is announcing the debut of our new online demo video. The video explains why entrepreneurs and investors use EquityNet and how EquityNet works. Best of all, it does all this in under 90 seconds! Let us know if you like the video by sharing it with others:

New EquityNet Messaging System

New EquityNet Messaging System

Entrepreneurs and investors can now send and receive messages through EquityNet.

The new messaging system enables entrepreneurs to:

• Message thousands of investors and supporters in EquityNet • Send messages before or after you share your plan • Control whether or not you receive an email notice of new messages • Manage your history with each investor with specific history pages

The new messaging system enables investors to:

• Message over 1,000 businesses in EquityNet for free • Control if entrepreneurs receive their contact information • Control whether or not they receive an email notice of new messages • Manage their history with each entrepreneur with business specific history pages as shown below:

New EquityNet Business Plan Software

We’ve released a completely re-designed business plan software system in all EquityNet entrepreneur accounts.

In this new software release we made the following enhancements for you:

• Streamlined 10-step process for creating and refining a business plan • Fewer questions and improved design for faster time-to-completion • New Business Plan Analysis™ reports with expanded analytics and peer benchmarking • Ability to export the business plan to Microsoft Word or PDF

Log in to your account now to view the new business plan software.