Everything you need to create a compelling deal! Your business is your future, whether you're starting up or expanding -- but banks and other lending institutions aren't willing to invest in your "unproven" venture. The solution? Friends, family and private investors. With Investors in Your Backyard, you get the information, documents and calculators you need to create a solid agreement that works for everyone. Let it take you through the entire process of raising business capital -- from developing and pitching a financing plan, to signing the paperwork. The included CD-ROM provides a loan request letter, promissory notes, letters of intent, stock purchase agreement, loan repayment calculators and more! Written by Asheesh Advani, whose proven methods for raising business capital have made him a pioneer in small business financing. His company, CircleLending, has set up and managed loans between thousands of relatives, friends and business associates nationwide.