What this business plan template includes
This startup business plan guide and template will help you step-by-step through the process of writing a business plan for your startup. It includes easy-to-follow instructions for completing each section of the business plan, questions to help you think through each aspect, and corresponding fillable worksheet/s for key sections.
The 11 worksheets in this guide will give you a working business plan for your startup to show your Laken Lane coach or mentor.
The business plan sections covered in this template include:
- Executive Summary
- Company Description
- Products and Services
- Marketing Plan
- Operational Plan
- Management and Organization
- Startup Expenses and Capitalization
- Financial Plan
The Appendices contain supplementary information to that found in the body of the plan. Examples of such documents include contracts, leases, purchase orders, intellectual property, key managers’ resumes, market research data, or anything else that supports assumptions or statements made in the plan.
The final section of the template, “Refining Your Plan,” explains the various ways in which you may need to adapt your plan for specific purposes, such as securing a bank loan, or for specific industries, such as retail or manufacturing.
The Business Plan Template for a Startup Business is provided so that you can generate a working business plan for your startup.