Paul Bozzo

Business Advisor

East Bay SBDC

About Me:

Paul’s background blends over 25 years of professional experience in start-up strategy, business planning, angel/VC financing, SBA lending, and crowdfunding. Paul’s specialty is working with entrepreneurial ventures to refine their business model, create an investment-driven business plan and prepare an effective funding pitch. He also advises CEOs and founding teams on these common start-up issues: legal entity selection, equity financing structures, financial forecasting, and exit strategies.


MBA – Finance, CSU Fresno, 1990 – 1991
B.S. Business Administration and Management, CSU Fresno, 1981 – 1985

Expertise: Access to Capital Angel/VC Financing Business and Commercial Loans Business Concept and Validation Business Planning BUSINESS STRATEGY Business/Partnership Development Competitive Positioning Crowdfunding Customer Acquisition Debt & Equity Financing Debt Consolidation Finance Financial Planning & Analysis - Long & Short Term Food Business Fundraising Go To Market Planning Growth Marketing Investor Presentation Package Content Lending Specialist Licensing Negotiations Loan Packaging Market Analysis Pitch Development & Delivery Pricing Product Development Product Marketing START-UP IMPLEMENTATION Strategic Planning Team Building Team Management