The well-planned launch of a business is vital to future business success. This package is designed to simplify the process of starting a new small business. The forms contained in this package are valuable tools that can be used to organize and track necessary tasks, create and present a business plan to potential investors/lenders, and more.
The Small Business Startup package contains the following forms:
Sample Business Plan Template
This form provides a guideline for you to fill in with the details of your particular business so that it can be used to seek funding and other participation. Sections are included for an executive summary, company description, market analysis, organization and management, service or product line, marketing and sales, funding proposal, financial projections, and more.
Checklist for Starting Up a New Business
This form is a handy checklist for the owner of a new business to use as a helpful tool in forming a new business. The form covers the stages of background planning, initial business transactions, and initial tasks that need to be accomplished to get the business up and running smoothly.
Projected Cash Flow Statement for Small Business Startup
This is a spreadsheet in Excel format that can be used in planning to start a new small business. It is an important tool that can be used to gain advantages with the management who controls the expenses, potential sources of borrowed money, potential equity investors, and the current shareholders.
Business Plan Slide Presentation
This is a Powerpoint slide presentation that outlines a business plan, with guidelines for adding your company's information to the slides. Topics covered include mission statement, management, business concept, competition, market strategy, financial plan, goals and objectives, and more. There are 13 slides included, which can be customized to fit your needs, and new slides can be added as needed.
Business Startup Costs Spreadsheet
This form is an Excel spreadsheet that can be used to calculate startup costs for a new business. It includes itemized categories for funding and cost, and is a valuable tool to help plan the financial aspects of your new business.
Customer Invoice Template
This is an invoice in Word format that allows you to itemize the product or service by quantity, description, and price. It includes shipping information and costs, taxes, as well as sections for notes and additional information. The top portion can be customized with your company logo and address, and contains a customer number, date, invoice number, and billing and shipping addresses.
This form is an employment application. Education, work history, criminal record, military service, and more are covered. The form provides that applications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, or veteran status.
Stand Alone Confidentiality and Noncompetition Agreement with Employee
A confidentiality agreement and covenant not to compete are important tools to protect your business interests. This form can prevent loss of customers and profits by protecting your production formulas, processes, and methods; business and marketing plans; pricing strategies; salary structure; customer lists, contracts; intellectual property; and computer systems.