3. Exit strategy
Your activity should not provide the founders with unreasonable compensations and dividends that reduce the company growth. Maximum of the value must be reinvested into the activity to reach a M&A (Merge and Acquisition) position. To get the financial independence as fast as possible and capitalize the value, it requires to protect the company assets. To reach the M&A position, the business plan must explain who are the potential acquirers and how to establish the products and marketing plan to be attractive for them. From the investors point of view, the Exit strategy is one of the most important topic. More your activity outcompetes the market, more you should be able to explain your integration into the ecosystem: clients, partners, competitors, suppliers, etc. Among these actors, one or several are potential acquirers for certain reasons you have to explain. The path to reach the exit must also be studied with care and explain in the business plan: what is the maturity level to reach? How long to reach this level? What is the targeted value exit? We are looking for business plan with a clear exit strategy!