Monthly Meeting Wednesday January 18

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5:30PM Check-in & Networking /  6:00PM Start

Eisenhower Community Center- Hopkins

Business Planning for Entrepreneurs – Beyond the Basics

Come and Learn: Dan Baurceanu, Free-Lance Business Consultant, will share how to create a business plan that clearly lays out your assumptions, fixed/variable costs and margins. To help you maximize the profit of your New Product or New BizStartup.

Additionally, you will learn how to develop a business Startup plan for investors; How to increase investor interest and the potential for outside investor funding.

Key Topics Include:

•  BIZ Plan Overview/Considerations

•  Executive Summary

•  Product / Competitors

•  Marketing

•  Team – W2s/1099s

•  Financial Plan/Margins and Timelines

•  Potential Challenges/Obstacles/Risks

•  Key Success Metrics


Dan Baurceanu is an Independent Management Consultant experienced in Business Development, Strategic Planning and Profitability Analysis, Market Intelligence and Forecasting, Portfolio Management, and Business Efficiency.

Dan brings both academic expertise (MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business and an MSEE from University of Illinois) and professional experience working with both start-ups and billion dollar companies such as Chevron Corp. and Micron Technologies to drive success. Dan has also worked across multiple technologies including semiconductors, medical equipment, transportation, and energy.

Who should attend:

•  Product Inventors
• New Product Innovators/Entrepreneurs
• New Business Startups

Members: Free

Visitors: $15 (Prepay online @ or cash/check at meeting)

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Our meetings take place on the third Tuesday of each month.

The 5:30 PM Networking and 6:00 PM Meeting are held at:

Eisenhower Community Center,
1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, MN 55403.

5:30-6:00 check in and networking
6:00-7:30 keynote speaker
7:30-8:30 networking and roundtable discussions with industry experts.


All of our activities support the advancement of economic activity and the well being of society. As a matter of policy, the Inventors’ Network does not endorse, qualify, or make any representations concerning the business practices of any member, speaker, visitor or guest of the Inventors’ Network.