“It took Patrick Aunkst and his partners patience, persistence and a 200-page-plus business plan to launch Platinum Select L.P., a health care staffing firm.”
– I think this quote is very enlightening, “”It was a very thorough and very well-thought-out plan,” he said. “We were impressed by (the partners’) background in the industry, by the quality of their financial plan and by their financial commitment to the business.” ” It lists the three things that investors look for; 1. background in the industry (good management). 2. A good business plan. 3. commitment of owner $$$$. While a 200 page business plan seems excessive it did make this group stand out and in those terms was well worth the effort. -ed.