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  • Business Plan Tools for Startups and Small Businesses

    Business Plan Tools for Startups and Small Businesses

    There are many ways to create a business plan. Here are business plan templates, software, apps and services to help you get started.

    February 27, 2017 | Article
  • 10 Free Business Plan Templates for Startups

    10 Free Business Plan Templates for Startups

    Need a business plan? Here’s a list of free business plan templates you can create online or download as PDF and Word files.

    November 08, 2016 | Reference
  • 6 Business Plan Competitions for Entrepreneurs

    6 Business Plan Competitions for Entrepreneurs

    Does your business idea have what it takes to win one of these startup competitions from around the country?

    October 18, 2016 | Article
  • The Dos and Don'ts of Writing a Great Business Plan

    The Dos and Don'ts of Writing a Great Business Plan

    A business plan is your roadmap to success. Here are a few key tips for writing a good one.

    June 16, 2016 | Reference
  • Behind the Business Plan: Keen Home

    Behind the Business Plan: Keen Home

    Nayeem Hussain and Ryan Fant, co-founders of Keen Home, went behind the business plan to discuss their "smart home" technology and the experience of raising capital.

    June 09, 2016 | Article
  • Writing a Business Plan? Do These 6 Things First

    Writing a Business Plan? Do These 6 Things First

    While a formal business plan is an important strategic tool for a new startup, there are a few steps you should take before you even think about writing it.

    June 05, 2016 | Article
  • Behind the Business Plan: Physiclo

    Behind the Business Plan: Physiclo

    Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer Keeth Smart of active wear company Physiclo discusses his company's start as a med school project and growth into a successful business.

    June 01, 2016 | Article
  • Behind the Business Plan: Luca + Danni

    Behind the Business Plan: Luca + Danni

    Fred Magnanimi goes behind the business plan to discuss his handcrafted jewelry manufacturer, Luca + Danni, which he founded as a tribute to his brother, whom passed away after a year-long fight with cancer.

    May 24, 2016 | Article
  • Behind the Business Plan: Lumity

    Behind the Business Plan: Lumity

    Lumity CEO Tariq Hilaly discusses the company's health insurance services, which utilize data analytics to help small business owners choose the right health plans to offer their employees.

    May 16, 2016 | Article
  • Behind the Business Plan: Dirty Sue

    Behind the Business Plan: Dirty Sue

    Eric Tecosky, founder of Dirty Sue Premium Olive Juice, discusses his inspiration for the product and how he grew it from a local business to an international venture.

    May 13, 2016 | Article