Instead, look for a plan that's related to the type of business you're starting.For example, if you want to start a vegetarian restaurant, a plan for a steakhouse will still be a great match.
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So you end up with razor-accurate financial statements that include all the tables that a lender or investor expects to see.
At times writing a business plan can be a overwhelming task, especially when it comes to formatting and layout.
Live Plan has made it easy to focus on putting your business ideas and goals on paper instead of fussing with all the other pesky stuff.
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