Business Plan Introduction
Let your reader know about your current business and how your business is structured.
Sales & Market Potential
Management Team & Operating Plan
Business Structure (Introduction)
Your business plan introduction should include some basic facts about the current status of your business, particularly if the business already exists as a corporate entity. Letting the reader know how your business structure is currently set up is important.
- Business Status
- Type of Entity
- Current Ownership
- Current and Past Funding
Keep this information in a concise, readable format. Remember, it is a summary of facts and needs little, if any, editorializing.
Use the template below to Include information covering each item:
- One to five sentences on the status of the business (started or to be formed), when it was founded, and where it is or will be located.
- Type of entity (C Corp, S Corp, LLC, LLP or Sole Proprietorship)
- Who owns the company, and how much each person owns. If there are more than two owners, include a two-column “cap table” that shows the amount of capital invested by each person, and each person’s ownership percentage.
- How has the company been funded to date (how much, by whom, and when was it invested).
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