Small Business Encyclopedia
Category: Business Plans
Definition: Estimates of the future financial performance of a business
Definition: A written report of the financial condition of a firm. Financial
statements include the balance sheet, income statement, statement
of changes in net worth and statement of cash flow.
Definition: A written document describing the nature of the business, the sales
and marketing strategy, and the financial background, and
containing a projected profit and loss statement
Definition: A nontechnical summary statement at the beginning of a business
plan that's designed to encapsulate your reason for writing the
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