The growth of any company has of course, been achieved with great people, great products & great services but essentially it’s been achieved by planning with well-crafted co-ordinate business plans that include all aspects of business from operations through to customer service.”
Because business plans are not only for getting funded, as running a business test you in every discipline your intelligence, your focus, your self-discipline etc, so writing a business plans provides insightful knowledge about your business, domain, future strategies to achieve your plans – it’s all about Rapid Accelerator Of Serendipity
If you’re lacking in any of these areas, your business results will reflect it – that’s why everything matters.
As we are discussing about business plans would like to tell you that I blogged previously as well about the Crucial Things that you Need to Know Before Crafting It to Turn Investors’ Heads helps me to understand key milestones of business ambitions which needs to be well crafted in business plans.
But every venture capitalist company has their own format of submitting business plans, I remember this as they requested to us submit the plan in this format…here your can download, I have submit on Indian Angel Network, Seed fund and many more.
Although you usually found business model sample format of any business plans through normal Google search but I belive that you found anywhere these are the business plans are traditional business plan and as we all know it (or as we knew it) is slowly slowly going away.
Startups and small businesses move at such lightning pace these days that a static document quickly becomes outdated, but the principals and lessons involved with its creation could be valuable in a new form.
Again the concept of writing a 100-page business plan is (mostly) dead within the Internet/tech start-up community.
The business plan is not dead.
Rather than emphasizing dreams and theoretical predictions, it has changed to emphasize
· factual prototype or product information
· team information
So fluid business plans should be … especially for internet consumer companies goes in this way
A Business Plans Represents
A Business Plan Represents an essential document for any company regardless of its stage of development. It is a crucial first step for an entrepreneur when moving from a business concept to the realization, funding and development of the venture.
1. Company’s stage of devlopement.
2. Management to think about the company purpose and goals
Prior to writing business plan represents the following factor :-
Prior to writing the business plan, management needs a clear vision of the following core elements: the company’s products or services, the target customer base, the firm’s marketing strategy and competitive advantages, and how the venture will be financed.
A business plans Identifies
The business plan will identify the strengths and risks of the business, provide an overview of the market, set out financial projections, articulate long-term goals and define key targets to be achieved. Such goals and targets should be both realistic and quantifiable. The plan should serve as a reference document in the future for determining if the business is growing and evolving as anticipated.
A business plans Achieves
A plan achieves multiple objectives. Most importantly, it requires management to carefully think through the company’s purpose and goals and articulate how such objectives will be met. As the business develops, the plan can guide decision making on operational and financial issues.
In addition, a well thought-out, comprehensive and credible business plan is almost always required in order to obtain funding from capital providers such as banks, angel investors or venture capital firms. Entrepreneurs should therefore always assign the necessary time and resources to produce a thorough plan as evidence of their commitment and professionalism.
We have learned that the only way to develop a fabulous company is one step at a time. This only happens if the company makes wonderful products or delivers a service that thrills large numbers of customers. If that occurs then founders, management, and employees of these companies prosper. It is only then that the investor deserves to be rewarded. It has to happen in that order. There are no shortcuts.