How to Write the Company and Financing Chapter
The company and finance section of your plan is important, because introducing the management team is critical for both start-ups and established companies alike. Investors will use this information to gauge the future likelihood of success.
Company and Financing Sections
- Company Overview
- Management Team
- Required Funds (optional)
- Exit Strategy (optional)
- Mission Statement (optional)
- Company History (optional)
- Location and Facilities (optional)
1. Company Overview
There are many variations and approaches on how to lay out the various components of a business plan. Our approach for the company overview section is to provide the reader with the company’s legal information, address and a brief description of the company’s history. Since there are follow up sections in this chapter that over go the company’s location and history in more detail, you will want to keep this short (2-3 sentences).
A BRIEF PRIMER ON COMPANY TYPES