With Live Plan, you don't have to worry about navigating complex spreadsheets or breaking formulas in Excel.
Live Plan takes you step-by-step through the process of creating the powerful financial reports you need for your business plan—even if you don't have prior business experience.
Of course, you can rearrange your charts if you want or just remove them if you don't want to include them—but we don't recommend that!
Your business plan will be complete and correct—guaranteed. Live Plan lets you easily explore different situations with financial scenarios.
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Looking at examples can help you visualize what a full, traditional plan looks like, so you know what you're aiming for before you get started.Live Plan automatically creates all the financial tables that banks and investors expect, in a format approved by all common funding sources, from SBA lenders to Silicon Valley venture capitalists. Plus, you can also write and share your plan in multiple languages. Create scenarios for different ideas and then see how that impacts your numbers.Live Plan supports major currencies and income tax rates, including sales tax. Live Plan can automatically create financial projections from your accounting data.Live Plan connects to Quick Books and Xero accounting software, imports your data, and creates a forecast for you.No data entry required and you can customize the forecast all you want.You'll see examples of how to write an effective executive summary, plan marketing activities, financial forecasting, and more.Live Plan can easily accommodate any industry and type of business.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.While the specifics of your actual business will differ, the elements you'll want to include in your restaurant's business plan are likely to be very similar—and they're all included in Live Plan.Read through as many sample business plans as you like to see how it's done and get inspired.