Writing a Business Plan

Writing a Business Plan

How to write a business plan will largely depend on an entrepreneur's goals. Between starting a company, raising investment funds and landing a bank loan, business owners will want to play up different aspects of their business. If the goal is to raise investment funds, including a solid market analysis and financial projections might be key

Business plans tend to be 20 to 30 pages in length, and they'll often include elements like a table of contents, an executive summary, a competitive assessment and a backgrounder on the founding team. Plans may be hammered out online or through different software programs. 

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