SMALL BUSINESS ADVISORS HELPING YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY

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SMALL BUSINESS ADVISORS FOR YOUR STARTUP

Small business advisors offering everything you need to get your new business up and running.

Starting a new business – whether it’s a shoe repair shop, a nonprofit or a tech company – can be a daunting exercise. And for good reason. There is a range of legal, financial and marketing steps you have to take before you can officially open your door and launch your website.

We have assembled a team of small business advisors to take the fear out of what is likely to be one of the most important steps you will take in your life, starting a new business. Our team of small business advisors will guide you through the process from legal formation to business and financial planning to branding, messaging and website development. And we will make the experience fun and informative.

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42% OF STARTUPS FAIL BECAUSE THEY FAILED TO MEET A MARKET NEED.

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ARE YOU READY TO START A NEW BUSINESS?

Small business advisors help you complete all the critical tasks needed to start your business

BUSINESS PLAN

Our small business advisors help you define and validate your idea and support it with a financial and marketing actionable plan to drive growth.

BRANDING

We develop a brand that includes naming, your logo and brand guidelines for a purposeful, consistent
expression of your brand.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

We safeguard your business assets through copyrights, trademarks, trade secret protections. We then draft confidentiality and invention assignment agreements.

BUSINESS FORMATION

We help you select the best business entity, file all organizational documents, negotiate and draft your founders’ agreements.

MESSAGING

We identify the unique value you deliver to each key audience and codify it into a messaging framework to guide all communications.

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

We launch your new business across all relevant social media platforms and we create and distribute media advisories and press releases.

FUNDRAISING

Our small business advisors work with you to develop high impact investor presentations and then negotiate fundraising and draft financing agreements.

WEBSITE

We develop beautiful mobile-friendly, SEO-optimized
websites that improve lead generation and increase conversion

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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Our small business advisors set your business up for success with accounting and bookkeeping. We give you the cash flow management tools you need to get and stay on track.

YOUR BUSINESS STARTUP ADVISORY TEAM

LARA LAVI

Lara Lavi is attorney, an entrepreneur, an entertainment company executive, a film and TV producer & writer, and an award-winning singer-songwriter.  Her unique experience gives you the edge whether you’re starting a new company, working on a new album or growing your existing business. Lara and her team solve problems and create new opportunities as you work to take the next step.

LAURIE CHEN

Laurie Chen has been working in the financial industry for more than 10 years. She has worked as a small business advisor with startup businesses, as well as private and public companies, guiding them to financial efficiency and prosperity. Laurie is not only an MBA and seasoned CPA she is also an entrepreneur launching her own business for dog lovers www.globaldog.com

JANINNE BRUNYEE

Janinne Brunyee is passionate about helping entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life. She has helped startups, established companies and non-profits launch new products and services. A self-confirmed “messaging nerd,” Janinne believes that one of the most important jobs an entrepreneur faces is defining the value that the product or service delivers to key audiences.

MEET LARA AND JANINNE – YOUR SMALL BUSINESS ADVISORS

KEY RESOURCES FOR ENREPRENEURS

Business Plan for Starting a New Business

 

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How to Set Up a New Business

 

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Marketing a startup

 

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Protecting your small business

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HOW CAN WE HELP?

Contact us today for a free 30-minute consultation.

Our goal is to understand your business and then create a fixed price plan that helps take you to the next level.

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