Tools & Resources

Tools & Resources

We have created a range of free tools and resources here for social enterprises and impact businesses to guide them in the establishment and validation journey, and build towards taking on impact investment.

Through building these important strategic foundations to your enterprise, funding and investment opportunities will also greatly expand beyond the limitations we see with so many early stage startups in Western Australia, which are often limited to very small grants, and FFF investment.

In our experience many projects seeking funding miss one or more vital foundations to create a strong business model and compelling investment ready enterprise.  Some of these are outlined below:

Founding Team

A solid, highly complimentary founder team and structure for bringing them onboard. Click the below button to free Belbin and Founders Pie tool

Strategic Plan

A strategic plan and investor memorandum before approaching a blended finance/impact investment funders

Financial Model

A robust financial model and projection to inform an investor ask

Business Models

A validated business model with thought out pilots and revenue

Incorporation Guide

if you haven’t yet incorporated you’ll need to think through the right legal structure, eg, for profit, not for profit, cooperative or hybrid

Pitch Deck

A solid pitch deck to wrap the story up

Equity Agreements

Bringing co founders and key advisors onboard is a significant and important strategic step for new enterprises, and where possible should be done in a structured way and on a milestone-basis with a solid agreements in place to demonstrate diligence to funders and investors *note this is not legal advice

If you’re looking for business advisory and consulting support through Impact Seed

We offer many workshops, events and programs to provide support to WA enterprises

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