Spartanburg, SC - 06/26/2017 - The BMW Group has been a committed “local player” in the US market for a quarter-century: On 23 June 1992, the BMW Group announced its decision to build its US plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Continuous expansion of the plant with extensive additions and the decision to build the successful BMW X models in Spartanburg have made the plant the largest manufacturing facility in the BMW Group production network within the space of 25 years. During the ceremony to mark the anniversary, the all-new BMW X3 rolled off the production line in Spartanburg. More than million BMW X3 vehicles have been delivered to customers worldwide since it was first launched at the end of 2003. The new BMW X3 will be launched in fall 2017.
Business Plan Outline
A sample business plan outline that lists topics frequently covered by business plans. The Business Model
The role of the business model and the six components found in most business models. Attracting Stakeholders to Your Venture
Minimizing downside exposure, finding risk-tolerant stakeholders, selling potential stakeholders on the venture, and maintaining stakeholder commitment. The VC Pitch
Tips for making a successful pitch to venture capitalists, including finding the right venture capital firm, building credibility, and delivering your presentation. Dealing with the Press
How to deal effectively with the press. Discusses the building of relationships with reporters, understanding the implications of declining an interview, and terms of engagement. Open Innovation
Henry Chesbrough's concept of open innovation, leveraging both internal and external ideas to commercialize technology.