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Starting a New Business or Product

  • First Step: Business Plan & Financial Projections Assistance

  • Finding Funding: Loan Options & Prep, Info on Grants, Crowdfunding and Investor Pitches

  • Business Registration Basics: LLC, EIN, Kansas Sales Tax Payable Account, etc.

  • Steps to take when adding an Employee (Regulations, Employee Manuals, Roles & Responsibilities, etc.)

  • Tech Commercialization: Assistance for Inventors of New Technology

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Improving Business Performance
 

  • Marketing and Sales Plans

  • Pricing Strategies to increase profits

  • On-Line Marketing (social media & websites)

  • Off-Line Marketing (brochures, flyers & signage)

  • Understanding Financial Statements, Cashflow Issues and Solutions

  • Research: Industry, Market & Customer

  • Data Analytics: Benchmarking and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

  • Exporting and other growth tactics​

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Protecting Your Business
 

  • Cybersecurity training

  • Protecting Intellectual Property through Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights

  • Disaster Recovery through Business Continuity Plans

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Transferring Leadership
 

  • Buying/Selling a Business

  • Certified Business Valuations

  • Succession/Exit Planning (including Valuation Acceleration Assistance)

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