ONE PAGE BUSINESS PLAN

Posted on November 26, 2007 | Filed Under Business Formation 

ONE PAGE BUSINESS PLAN

What do you need to prepare?  Below find the list of critical items for a short but sweet plan.

Key word description of project   name     phone number

Overall venture

Concept

Market

Opportunity

Technology

Specialized process,

Or know-how

Protection program for

Intellectual property

And proprietary rights

Appropriate

Manufacturing or

Production program

Marketing

program

Selling

Procedure

Distribution

Program

Team members:

Credentials,

Experience and roles

Required venture

Resources

Expected

Results

List of additional

documentation

that is available

MILESTONE – BASED OPERATIONS

Milestone events

Milestone 1

Proof of   Brief description  brief description resources (or other Month 20__

concept   of a major event of the impact or kinds of input or col-

demonstration  that has already  significance of  laboration) associa-

occurred  achieving this   ted with achieving this

Milestone  Milestone

Milestone 2

Competitive  Brief description Brief description  Resources (or other Month 20__

analysis:  of a major event  of the impact or  kinds of input or col_

assessment of   that has already significance of  laboration) associa-

proprietary rights occurred  achieving this   ted with achieving this

Milestone  Milestone

Milestone 3

Planning for   Brief description Brief description Resources (or other  Month 20__

Commercial   of a specific    of the impact or kinds of input or col-  to

Development  activity that is   significance of  laboration) associa-  Month 20__

And applications currently  achieving this  ted with achieving this (or “ongoing”

Underway  Milestone  Milestone   or current)

Milestone 4

Key words only Brief description Describe the  Resources associa-  Month 20__

of specific acti- significance of  ted with achieving this

vities required   achieving this  Milestone

For Milestone   Milestone

Milestone 5

Key words only Brief description Describe the   Resources associa-  __ months

of specific acti- significance of  ted with achieving this following

vities required   achieving this  Milestone   funding

for Milestone  Milestone

Milestone X

Key words only Brief description Describe the   Resources associa-  __ months

of specific acti- significance of  ted with achieving this following

vities required   achieving this  Milestone   funding

for Milestone  Milestone

Milestone-based thinking helps explain priorities at each stage of a company’s development, operations and growth. It helps in communication with potential investors.

Milestone events

Req’d Work  Significance  Required Resources    

Milestone 1           ___200__

Milestone 2           ___200__

Milestone 3           ___200__

Current focus:           to

___200__

Milestone 4           ____ months

after funding

Milestone 5           ____ months

after funding

Milestone 6           ____ months

after funding

Milestone 7           ____ months

Cashflow break-          after funding even operations


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