• The key questions to ask about a firm’s or consultant’s background, experience, knowledge, and track record that will quickly tell you if you’re dealing with someone qualified to write a fundable business plan.
  • What tools and resources are critical in enabling a consultant to do the research needed to validate your business model assumptions to investors.
  • To ask what additional services, if any, are offered or if the consultant is a “one and done” operator, who will drop a plan in your lap, never to be heard from again.