A publication of the Entrepreneurship Program at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. This guide represents the
accumulated 'lessons learned' from an accomplished faculty and staff who work every day teaching and training individuals to realize their entrepreneurial dreams and aspirations.
A business plan is often a crucial document for entrepreneurs and small business owners and managers. In addition to helping the business obtain investors or financing, it can also serve as a tool to help managers manage themselves. The following outline is posted on-line, on an SBA webpage, and may be of use to business owners and lender who work with start-up and existing businesses.
Is built primarily for small business owners who need key data for their business plan or to better understand their potential market. It presents data for a single type of business and geography at a time.
Small businesses make up 98 percent New York State businesses and employ more than half of New York’s private sector workforce. Empire State Development’s Small Business Division supports the development and expansion of businesses with under 100 employees – directing an array of programs and initiatives supporting small business growth and helping entrepreneurs maximize opportunities for success. Explore all we offer, plus a custom business checklist of NYS programs and services that match your goals.