Due Diligence: ARCA can review the team’s background and track record. Our Consultants will verify the idea, the addressable market, the business plan, presentation, and financial projections.
Virtual Mentor: ARCA can act as a mentor to startups selected by the VC Fund. In some situations, we offer our services ranging from general services advisory to board positions pro-bono; we are happy to work with selected startups in this way
Our valuation process is fast, easy and transparent for startups. It's cost-effective without any short cuts.
Get it wrong, and you’ll have an insupportable valuation that needs to be redone. Worse yet, it could result in a cheap stock charge or restating your financials. Receive a valuation that is certified and backed by an experienced valuations team.
Let us help you stay ahead of schedule for startup valuations. Our valuations team can provide a report annually or anytime you raise a round to help keep you compliant. And our team is available to construct a robust defense if your auditor calls.
It takes more than a great idea to build a winning business.
Converting a dream into a successful business requires intuition, skill and stamina. You'll need vision and passion, a great team, a sustainable business model and a product or service that people want to buy. For a business to succeed, it must evolve, develop and disrupt, finding a better or different way to challenge the status quo.
The ARCA team loves working with start-ups and it shows in our work. Our value comes from our experience and that’s what makes us versatile start-up business generalists. We’ve helped launch companies, scale companies, and sell companies.
In addition, we can play an active, hands-on role in our start-up client companies’ success – our work can be structured on a project basis or as a part-time interim operating role. Think of us as your start-up partners.
Most importantly, we speak the language of start-up, especially regarding finance and business development. We have supported many clients in numerous pitch meetings and investor presentations.
We have strategic solutions built for start-ups as they reach each phase of a business life-cycle.
Which phase are you in? Find out how we can help you today.
There is no such thing as a “perfect” pitch deck as they always need to be tweaked and amended for the audience it’s being presented to. There is no "one size fits all". At ARCA CONSULTANTS we can help you deliver your pitch deck as close to perfect as possible
We truly care about our start-ups and the services we offer. We are dedicated to providing you with the best expertise possible.
One of the biggest hurdles to overcome idea and launch stage is having a clear idea of the problem you’re trying to solve, and a clear vision of how your business/product will solve that problem. The root cause of most business failures stems from a lack of strategic planning, effective product/service branding, or limited resources. Our consultants help you understand the risks and plan for challenges. Starting a new business requires extensive planning and preparation.
Revenues and customers are increasing with many new opportunities and issues. Profits are strong, but competition is surfacing. Does this sound familiar?
It’s time to focus on growing your business, starting internally. This requires a strategic understanding of organizational dynamics that will influence business success or failure. Furthermore, growth in sales requires an increase in resources. These decisions should not be made without the support of market-experts who understand the demands you are facing now or will face in the future.
Your business has matured into a thriving company with a place in the market and loyal customers. Sales growth is not explosive but manageable. Business life has become more routine. It’s time to focus on expansion to ensure the successful extension of your offering to new markets and verticals.
This business life cycle is characterized by a new period of growth into new markets and distribution channels. This stage is often triggered by the business owner’s desire to gain a larger market share and find new revenue and profit channels. Bring in the experts to ensure your market expansion efforts are sustainable.
At these important phases of your business, year over year sales and profits are likely trending stable, however, competition remains fierce. Eventually, sales start to fall off and a decision is needed whether to expand the company or exit the market. This decision can be difficult and is often influenced by a lack of strategic insight or information derived from a review and analysis of the internal and external factors that influence your business outcomes. Don’t make this critical decision without the appropriate information and insight.
Your business has expanded, and you are reaching the height of your success in your market. This could be the opportunity to cash out on all your effort and years of hard work, or it can mean shutting down the business. No matter what your decision may be, there are critically important steps you must take to ensure you optimize the value of your business.
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