Valuation: Blog 8 – ENT 650

Valuation is determining the value of a company. This is very difficult to do with a start-up because valuation is established in the marketplace amongst the competitors. Ultimately it comes down to the buyer and seller, so it is difficult to determine ahead of time what the worth is. “Everything is worth what its purchaser […]

Debt Financing: Blog 7 – ENT 650

Majority of start-ups use bootstrapping and debt financing to source their funding this is through personal savings, family and friends, angels, foundations, government, banks, and credit cards. Sometimes start-up loans through the bank are harder to acquire. “The primary reason for this is that banks and other institutional debt providers do not supply start-up capital […]

Harvesting – Exit Strategy: Blog Week 6 – ENT 650

  The exit strategy of my business for harvesting is through liquidation. Since my business is my own house, I would sell my house hopefully for more than I paid for it. The current housing market appears to be growing with the economy on the rise. My goal is to sell the house before the […]

Crowdfunding – Week 5 ENT 650

Crowdfunding Assignment By: Mackensie Jimison ENT 650 I chose Indiegogo for my crowdfunding site, I chose it for three main reasons: It is the largest global funding site, which means to me that it has been around a while and had many successes to be able to get so many people to want to use […]

WHAT IF Scenarios – ENT 650-Week 4

WHAT IF Scenarios Scenario #1: Refer to your Accounts Receivable assumptions. If you do not currently have an Accounts Receivable policy assumption please create one that has a policy requiring your customers to make payment no later than 10 days after the date you bill them. In other words, your plan on operating your business […]

Cash Management & Cash Flow Assignment – ENT 650-Week 3

Cash Management & Cash Flow Assignment Managing Accounts Receivable Mackensie Jimison – ENT 650-50 “Accounts receivable refers to the outstanding invoices a company has or the money the company is owed from its clients. The phrase refers to accounts a business has a right to receive because it has delivered a product or service. Receivables essentially represent […]

Individual Funding through Bootstrapping – ENT 650-Week 2

Individual Funding through Bootstrapping “Bootstrap is a situation in which an entrepreneur starts a company with little capital. An individual is said to be boot strapping when he or she attempts to found and build a company from personal finances or from the operating revenues of the new company.” (Staff) Bootstrapping is very risky because of only relying on one’s own […]

Professional Presentation/Self-Promotion

Professional Presentation/Self-Promotion My presentation was on turning a property into an Airbnb to make it an income property. This was based on my experience of recently buying a home with the hopes of turning the downstairs basement into an Airbnb. I pulled my inspiration of decorating ideas from Pinterest and houzz.com to come up with […]

Direct Tool Response – ENT 645

Direct Response Tool:  http://kensiekreates.com/go/need-a-cake-for-your-upcoming-event/ – scroll to the bottom of the page to view.   The direct response tool was very difficult for me to develop. I would have liked to use the leadpages.net with all the different templates and easy to create pages, but they charged money for every template, even the ones that […]

ENT 645: Likeable Social Media Appendix

ENT 645: Likeable Social Media Appendix A Refresher Guide to the Social Networks that Matter Most These days everyone using social media as a resource and a tool for everything. Including finding the right companies to work on your house or find the right furniture all through referrals of what others have found to be […]