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Finding Funding, Part 4

Tips for writing a financing-friendly business plan

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When presenting a business plan, you are starting from a position of weakness. And if potential investors find any flaws in your plan, they gain an even greater bargaining advantage. A well-written and complete plan gives you more negotiating power and boosts your chances of getting financing on your own terms.

Excerpted from Start Your Own Business: The Only Start-Up Guide You'll Ever Need