Recorded Webinar

One Page Business Plans: Simple and Highly Effective

This webinar will teach you a simple way to create a plan that helps others understand the business you are building and why. Read more


View Webinar
Template

Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success. Read more

Blog

5 Reasons Your Startup Needs a Business Plan

Doing some pre-startup homework and crafting a business plan now will make your life post-startup so much easier. Read more

Narrow by

eGuide

Using the Library

The Nashville Public Library (downtown, 3rd floor West Reading Room) has a wealth of reference material related to small business. Read more

eGuide

3 Phases of Starting a Business Plan

There are three natural and essential phases to go through when trying to decide if starting your own business is a sensible alternative to working for others. The Idea Phase In Read more

eGuide

Mistakes to Avoid

Since one mistake is usually enough to bring down a business, do your best to avoid these ten mistakes. 1. Read more

eGuide

Grants/Non-Profits

Grants almost always go to certain scientific, educational or other non-profit- public good endeavors and are not usually repaid. Read more

eGuide

Funding Your Business

When approaching a bank for a small business loan for a startup venture, it’s important to understand the bank will be as least as interested in your personal financial condition a Read more

Pages