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.
Small Business Edition 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.