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company phone and fax. .Cover Page INSTRUCTIONS: The Cover Page should include the following: plan name. Type your Cover Page text here. company name. an email address and possibly a revision number or copy number. company address.

reader agrees not to disclose it without the express written permission of _______________. ___________________ Signature ___________________ Name (typed or printed) ___________________ Date This is a business plan. may cause serious harm or damage to _______________. this document is to be immediately returned to _______________.Legal Page Confidentiality Agreement The undersigned reader acknowledges that the information provided by _______________ in this business plan is confidential. other than information which is in the public domain through other means and that any disclosure or use of same by reader. Upon request. It does not imply an offering of securities. . therefore. It is acknowledged by reader that information to be furnished in this business plan is in all respects confidential in nature.

5. Table: Milestones 6.2 Projected Profit and Loss a.1 Sales Forecast a. 2. Table: Start-up Funding 2.0 Strategy and Implementation Summary 1. 7.0 Executive Summary 2. Table: Start-up 3.Table of Contents 1.0 Market Analysis Summary a.0 Management Summary 7. Table: Market Analysis 5. Table: Sales Forecast 2.1 Start-up Funding a.0 Services 4.2 Milestones a.0 Company Summary 1. 7.0 Financial Plan 1.1 Start-up Summary a. 5. Table: Profit and Loss .

Type your topic text here. Type your topic text here.1.0 Company Summary INSTRUCTIONS: Describe your company.1 Start-up Summary INSTRUCTIONS: Summarize your Start-up table numbers. 2. Table: Start-up Requirements Start-up Expenses Expense 1 Expense 2 Expense 3 Expense 4 Expense 5 Expense 6 Total Start-up Expenses Start-up Assets Cash Assets Other Current Assets Long-term Assets Total Assets Total Requirements $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 . Type your topic text here. 2. both expenses and assets.0 Executive Summary INSTRUCTIONS: Summarize the key points of your business plan. who you are. where you operate.

how they are provided and by whom.00% 0.0 Strategy and Implementation Summary INSTRUCTIONS: Summarize the organizational strategy for target marketing. consistent sales and marketing strategy. Type your topic text here. Type your topic text here.00% 0. 4. Type your topic text here. 5. . and product/service development. Build a focused.00% 5.1 Sales Forecast INSTRUCTIONS: Use this topic to explain the Sales Forecast table.0 Market Analysis Summary INSTRUCTIONS: Describe the different groups of target customers included in your market analysis and explain why you are selecting these as targets. and plans for future service offerings.00% 0.3. Type your topic text here. Table: Market Analysis Potential Customers Segment Name Segment Name Segment Name Total Year 1 Growth 0% 0% 0% 0.00% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 CAGR 0. sales and marketing activities.0 Services INSTRUCTIONS: Describe the products and/or services you offer.

Type your topic text here.2 Milestones INSTRUCTIONS: Describe the milestones (measurable activities) laid out in the Milestones table. . Type your topic text here.Table: Sales Forecast Sales Row 1 Row 2 Row 3 Total Sales Direct Cost of Sales Row 1 Row 2 Row 3 Subtotal Direct Cost of Sales Year 1 $0 $0 $0 $0 Year 1 $0 $0 $0 $0 Year 2 $0 $0 $0 $0 Year 2 $0 $0 $0 $0 Year 3 $0 $0 $0 $0 Year 3 $0 $0 $0 $0 5.0 Management Summary INSTRUCTIONS: Describe the management and personnel structure of the company. Table: Milestones Milestone Name me Name me Name me Name me Name me Name me Name me Name me Name me Name me Totals Start Date 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 End Date 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 0/0/00 Budget $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 Manager ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC Department Department Department Department Department Department Department Department Department Department Department 6. including any gaps that need to be filled.

Type your topic text here. 7. in what form (as investments and/or loans). Table: Start-up Funding Start-up Expenses to Fund Start-up Assets to Fund Total Funding Required Assets Non-cash Assets from Start-up Cash Requirements from Start-up Additional Cash Raised Cash Balance on Starting Date Total Assets Liabilities and Capital Liabilities Current Borrowing Long-term Liabilities Accounts Payable (Outstanding Bills) Other Current Liabilities (interestfree) Total Liabilities Capital Planned Investment Owner Investor Additional Investment Requirement Total Planned Investment Loss at Start-up (Start-up Expenses) $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 . and how this funding will cover the start-up requirements outlined in the Start-up table.1 Start-up Funding INSTRUCTIONS: Explain where your funding will come from.7. Type your topic text here.0 Financial Plan INSTRUCTIONS: Summarize the financial aspects of your business plan.

00% $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 0. Table: Profit and Loss Sales Direct Cost of Sales Other Costs of Sales Total Cost of Sales Gross Margin Gross Margin % Expenses Expense 1 Expense 2 Depreciation Rent Utilities Insurance Payroll Taxes Other Total Operating Expenses Profit Before Interest and Taxes EBITDA Interest Expense Taxes Incurred Net Profit Net Profit/Sales Year 1 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 0. and key budget items.2 Projected Profit and Loss INSTRUCTIONS: Explain the important points of your Profit and Loss projections. your gross margins.00% $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 0. Type your topic text here. such as percentage increase in sales and profits.00% Year 2 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 0.Total Capital Total Capital and Liabilities Total Funding $0 $0 $0 7.00% .00% $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00% Year 3 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 0.