ESSM20 BPC Voting Sheet

You will be scoring each individual entrepreneur on 20 different aspects of their business presentation.

Please complete this form after reviewing each entrepreneur’s business plan video.

  • Scores are from 1 to 5, where 5 is ideally positioned for success

  • Select the name of the entrepreneur whos business pitch you are evaluating.
  • OPENING

  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
    Gets the listener’s attention and conveys opportunity.
  • CONTENT

  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
    Displays needed experience to be successful in this market.
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
    Shows focus in defining his product/service, not “all things to all customers”.
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
    Understands customer base, “core” customer and potential for successful sales.
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
    Identifies direct and indirect competitors (national, regional, and local).
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    Discusses unique positioning/advantages without criticizing his competition.
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
    Discusses realistic strategies for price, place, and promotion.
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
    Shows how to give back to the community and lead a socially responsible business.
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
    Displays an understanding of units sold revenue, net income, and cash flow.
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    Explains financing needs, specific uses of funds and sources of financing.
  • CLOSURE

  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
    Gets attention and reinforces the message.
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    Explicitly asks for funding, an advisor or feedback on business plan.
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    Based upon the overall content, how likely are you to invest
  • PRESENTATION STYLE

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