GOOGLE EVERYTHING!

The two most important words in the English language for anyone who wants to know more about anything are “Google Everything”. Actually it was a close race where “Google Everything” barely edged out two other two word phrases for the title. The other phrases were; “Google It” and “Think Google.” No matter which phrase you [...]

Business Profit and Risk in the 21st Century

There is a chasm between the ways wealth was created in the 20th versus the 21st Century. In the 20th, it was essentially invention of devices followed by well managed traditional assets, (real estate, plants, machinery, equipment etc.) leveraging large labor forces. In the 21st, it is development and management of intellectual property leveraged through [...]

IS THE INVESTOR YOU SEEK THE INVESTOR YOU WANT?

National Diversified Funding Corporation (NDFC) recently invested in a company founded by a member of our program. The entrepreneur believed he needed more than a $1 MM investment. NDFC’s finance team introduced the company to near a dozen angel and private equity investors where the entrepreneur made a compelling presentation for the future of his [...]

No Green Card? No Problem!

Just because the cards are all stacked against you doesn’t mean you can’t prosper.   In the US on a student visa from Ghana, Zak Senanu could not be legally employed. Zak found himself in dire need of more money for college and living expenses, but didn’t want to do anything illegal.   Zak tripped [...]

Essential Elements of an Executive Summary

The majority of entrepreneurs trying to raise capital for their business fail because they do not present a potential investor with a clear, concise, well thought-out Executive Summary. A typical business plan is too long and detailed for most investors who typically will not take the time to read it through. The Executive Summary is [...]

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WANT; YOU MIGHT GET IT!

With the right Bizar Financing source, it is more likely that you will get it than not.   Imagine you have a hot new product on your hands. And, you know if you take it to Walmart, you can sell 3 million of them in the next 5 months. In order to produce that huge [...]

OUT WITH LETTERS OF CREDIT; IN WITH CREDIT INSURANCE

There is a new kid on the block. In fact there are so many new kids on the block they’re savagely fighting each other for your business. Remember the good old days when if you wanted to export your product overseas, your customer had to provide you with a bank Letter of Credit so you [...]

SAFE AT LAST

Terrorists are more with us than we realize. Not because of their presence. But because of our fear of them. Imagine the leverage? Do something once to a relative few. Have the enemy institute costly defenses for their masses which continue to consume vast amounts of their resources for decades.   I spent about 4 [...]

MY ATTORNEY IS RICHER THAN YOUR ATTORNEY

A recent Bizar Financing member recently asked, "What advice can you offer in ways to get professional representation without the typical retainer fees up-front, instead paying all of the associated costs at the closing table?"   The vast majority of professionals are accustomed to payment based on their time, regardless of results. This includes attorneys, [...]

WHAT TO DO WHEN SOMEONE CUTS OFF YOUR WATER

Nothing will beat you faster than your own resignation that nothing can be done. The onset of hopelessness, a sense that you are powerless against forces you cannot even influence, becomes self-fulfilling prophecy.   I recently met some farmers from Australia that felt just such a sense of hopelessness where their very survival was being [...]