Alameda County SBDCNewark, CA

An Inside Look at Writing Your Best Business Plan Ever!

An Inside Look at Writing Your Best Business Plan Ever!

Thursday, March 7, 2019 2:00pm to 4:30pm
No Cost

What makes a good business plan?  What are the key components of writing a compelling plan and what are investors looking for in your plan?  This free seminar will help you write your best business plan ever!

Topics include:

  • Key components of any business plan
  • Key questions your business plan should answer
  • What are financial projections and why are they important
  • What numbers are investors looking for in a plan
  • Critical numbers to manage and grow your business
  • Dirty little secrets to writing your plan


About the Instructor: Paula Groves has over 25 years of experience assisting small businesses in business planning, funding, investor pitches, marketing, and growth strategies.  As a founder of a private equity firm and a small business consulting practice, she has helped raise over $120 million and developed an online data analytics platform for helping businesses write a business plan, create financial projections and grow their businesses.  She is also the author of CalQlate Your Business Plan, a business plan guide for small businesses.

Alameda SBDC
Castro Valley Library
3600 Norbridge Ave.
Castro Valley

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It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.


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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.