SBA (Small Business Administration) Business Plan Tool/Template

provides you with a step-by-step guide to create a business plan. Information entered into this tool can only be viewed by accessing your account with a password of your choice. You can save the plan as a PDF file, update it at any time, making it a living plan.


has some free business plan examples for fictitious companies and suggestions on how to write plans among other helpful tips.

Lean Start-up

is a new process of starting a business especially for tech start-ups that favors experimentation vs. elaborate planning, customer feedback over intuition and incremental design over big front end development.

Business Model Canvas

Business Model Canvas is an entrepreneurial and strategic management tool/template for developing new or documenting existing business models.

Powerful Presentations by the Kauffman Founders School

shows you how to break through by communicating and presenting your ideas and business in compelling ways.