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Do you have a group that wants to learn more about business planning or how to start a successful business? Tyler Jensen is a successful serial entrepreneur in the San Diego area and is available for speaking events to share his insights on entrepreneurship and how to start up successfully. Tyler has a wealth of experience as an entrepreneur and would love to share what he has learned. Tyler’s presentations are completely free of charge and provide you with many insights into the entrepreneurial mind.


Recent Events

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October 8th, 2012Here & Now — “Turning your idea into Cash: Business Models”

7:00 – 10:00 pm
The Hive – 770 11th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101


September 20th, 2012
Interactive Business Planning Workshop

Speaking Topics

Tyler has several different presentation topics available to choose from depending on your specific interests. These presentations range from 15-60 minutes with opportunities for Q&A. Tyler is available for speaking events anywhere in San Diego County. Please see the descriptions of potential presentation topics below.

  1. The Startup Roadmap and Your Personal Foundation

    This presentation will help new entrepreneurs understand the journey that they are undertaking in starting a business, and learn about the important attributes within themselves that will help them become successful in running their business. The presentation will explain the path involved in the first few years of a business, including:

    • The high level view of launching a successful company.
    • The Successful Entrepreneur’s Personal Foundation – the first and overlooked step.
    • The anatomy of a business idea.

  2. Successful Business Planning

    This presentation will help new entrepreneurs learn how to build a complete business strategy around their idea through the business planning process. This presentation will help entrepreneurs learn what their goal is for the plan (creating an internal strategy vs. giving to investors), what goes into a complete business plan, and strategies for making business plan writing easier. The “What goes into a business plan” section will include the following:

    • Research: The Market, Industry, and Competition
    • The Marketing Foundation: Product Description, Mission Statement, and Marketing Plan
    • The Operations: Operations Plan and Management Team
    • Financial Projections: Explanation of what is included in good financials
    • Executive Summary

  3. Pre-Launch Actions: How to get from Plan to Launch

    This presentation covers what entrepreneurs must do once they’ve written a business plan to get ready to launch. These actions include filing government documents; setting up your legal, accounting and insurance; creating your initial marketing tools; and setting up your business infrastructure. What is included in each section is outlined below.

    • Government Documents: Overview of the following government documents and explanation of who needs them: Federal tax ID number, business license, fictitious business name, patents, trademarks, copyrights, and sellers permit.
    • Legal and accounting: Overview of the following topics: business bank accounts, NDA’s, insurance, and setting up your legal entity.
    • Marketing: Overview of the following topics: Setting up your website, designing a logo, getting business cards, and printing flyers.
    • Infrastructure: Overview of the following topics: Where to locate your business, setting up your office utilities and hardware, and important business software.

  4. Other Topics for Speaking Events include:

    • Starting a Non-Profit
    • VAVi Sport & Social Club Case Study
    • Small Business Marketing Systems
    • Building Community as a Marketing Strategy for your Small Business
    • Using Entrepreneurship as a tool for LifeStyle Design

    Contact us if you are interested in booking Tyler for a speaking engagement.