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Secure the funding you need to help grow your business with this step-by-step business plan. Show potential investors why your product or service will be successful with a business plan that sets clear objectives and a strategy for growing your business. Writing a business plan will help you set a realistic timeline for repaying the investment while conveying confidence to potential investors. It covers the executive summary, business summary, marketing strategy and your financial plan.

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    Overview of the Business plan

    Secure the funding you need to help grow your business with this step-by-step business plan. Show potential investors why your product or service will be successful with a business plan that sets clear objectives and a strategy for growing your business. Writing a business plan will help you set a realistic timeline for repaying the investment while conveying confidence to potential investors. It covers the executive summary, business summary, marketing strategy and your financial plan.

    When to use

    Use this business plan to

    • secure funding from investors for your business
    • set out in detail how you will use the investment to grow your business
    • set clear goals and a strategy to grow your business
    • create a roadmap for your business

    What it covers

    This business plan covers

    • an executive summary
    • a business overview
    • a marketing plan and strategy
    • the management team
    • financial information and funding requirements
    • a SWOT analysis (optional)

    Further advice

    Ask a lawyer or read our guide on Writing a business plan.



    Before you can complete your business plan, you need to know:
  • the funding amount and repayment period
  • what your business will sell and for how much
  • the marketing strategy, eg online advertising and market analysis, eg competitors
  • who the management team is and how you will run your business as an operation
  • the projected business revenue for at least the first year of business
  • when you expect the business to break even
  • Sample Business plan

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    This document is also sometimes called: Business proposal and Business development plan.