The article sets out a strategic plan businesses may follow in order to increase their success rate in receiving external capital to fund their operations.
, is currently a second-year MBA student at Pepperdine University in pursuit of her degree in Entrepreneurship along with a Certificate in Socially, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible Business Strategy. She currently serves as a Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. John Paglia, mentor to first-year students, President of the Consulting Collective and Entrepreneurship Society, and Director of Alumni Relations for the National Association of Women MBAs. During the summer of 2014, Mrs. Curry-Brooks served as an intern with Capital Group within their internal Project Office. She also has professional experience in marketing research, brand marketing, start-up strategy and business development. Her future goals entail working as a marketing strategist upon graduation. Chanel Curry-Brooks received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Central Florida.