Making your business attractive to investors is a daunting task. Keeping it that way is
even more difficult. Understanding how your investors see their potential ROI is
essential, especially as strategies evolve. Outsourcing can play a key role in helping to
structure your company to look more attractive to investors.
The trend for businesses to use outsourced administrative services rather than keeping
everything in-house in growing. The fact is,the number of dedicated experts who can
evaluate and understand the unique administrative needs of an enterprise in house is
decreasing. Those that do remain have taken advantage of this demand and request high
salaries and other compensations.This places a heavy burden on companies seeking
investors.They need to ensure that shareholders feel secure and confident in their
investment. Outsourcing can offer a huge benefit in this area.
For small companies, outsourcing can also create a more level playing field by enabling
them to access the same high-level expertise that big companies can retain on their staff.
The outsourcing partner takes care of staff’s benefits, vacations, taxes and hardware.
None of this burden falls on the shoulders of the outsourcing company.
“The cost to attract and retain the right talent can be considerable,” says Jim Hutter,
chief operating officer for JPMorgan,.
In addition, there is the time and cost of training, meanwhile core operations begin to
suffer. The market will simply not wait for any business to get their administrative side
in order. This could mean the difference in minimal returns and generating substantial
gains. All of these factors weigh heavily in the opposition to invest in a startup or small
By doing a cost-benefit analysis to outsourcing, companies can determine their ability to
control capital costs. By converting fixed costs to variable costs, reducing overhead and
the freeing up internal resources to focus on core competencies, outsourcing makes an
enterprise more appealing to investors. Once Cost savings and quality are realized,
investors begin to open their wallets.
A Key Element To Any Business Continuity Plan
Continuity plans show investors that a company is prepared for anything that may
occur. From power loss, loss of internet to natural disasters, a company must have a
plan in place to ensure business will be affected as little as possible.
When outsourcing to a foreign shore, a company has doubled its chances. Should
anything happen, like a natural disaster, the outsourced operations continue unscathed
and the affected company will be able to rely heavily on the outsourced partner.
Lack Comprehensive Standards
Creating and maintaining a consistent process for administrative tasks is challenging.
There is no one standard or framework for all processes for every enterprise. Each
business will have their own set of standards which have been “tweaked” to fit their
An outsourced staff has a one-point focus and that is to execute and improve the process
flow between back and front office operations. Flexibility and adaptablility are
important assets a company enjoys with an outsourced staff. Since they will in no way be
involved with any other part of the company, they will not lose sight of their assigned
Having this type of dedicated staff is appealing. Investors will see how streamlined the
processes are making the core functions more stable and efficient.
It’s simple. If you want to attract more investors and scale up, outsourcing holds the key
to freedom and success.