Over many years, Sam has   

provided a wide variety of business development services to entrepreneurial ventures, start-up companies, and established entities trying to expand their horizons He has assisted in raising angel and venture funding, commercializing products, researching markets, planning business strategies, framing messages on revolutionary technologies, licensing negotiation, and reinvigorating underperforming products. Sam applies innovative technologies, marketing expertise, and a commitment to maximize client ROI.


Services provided for starting-up companies, new ventures within existing companies, troubleshooting company problems, or helping companies to reach their potential include:

  • Evaluating business potential, timing, and market fit.
  • Researching markets to maximize business  potential.
  • Brainstorming sessions help you set strategic goals.
  • Optimizing business plans
  • Starting-up requirements: what you need and what you can do without.
  • Identifying which technologies don’t fit core business.
  • Negotiating term sheets, licenses, and letters of understanding.
  • Assisting early stage companies in reaching their potential

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Entrepreneurial Ventures

Starting as an Independent Consultant

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Contact Sam Burd

                     510) 339-8409