Impressive, custom business plans
You need to put your best foot forward when you present your plan. Impress investors, bankers, and advisors by writing an investor-ready plan in LivePlan and selecting the perfect design template from our PDF theme library. Simply download your plan as a PDF or Word doc.
Create a great-looking business pitch
Quickly and easily build a one-page pitch that visually represents your business model. Securely share your business model with lenders, investors, business partners, or advisers, and tell the story of your business. Based on the tenents of the Lean Startup movement, LivePlan helps you generate nimble, better looking and easier-to-use business models.View a full pitch
Track your success
LivePlan turns your business model into a powerful
business management tool. The Scoreboard feature
tracks your financial progress in comparison to your plan
and lets you make adjustments to your business and your
budgets before you encounter problems. If you use
Quickbooks, your data syncs automatically and you'll
always have an
Easy financial forecasting
Your business idea needs more than just validation from potential customers. You need to make sure the numbers behind the business will actually work. LivePlan helps you quickly create sales forecasts and expense budgets so you can ensure that your business will be a profitable success.
More than just a business plan template
With LivePlan, you get access to the most flexible, best-selling business plan and management template available. You also get access to valuable extras that help you grow your business faster.
Just a few of our customer success stories:
“LivePlan set me off on the right trajectory at the earliest, most critical stages of conceptualizing and launching my business.”– Heidi L.
“I don't really enjoy writing, so the sample plans included in LivePlan
“I just wrote my first business plan in 24 hours using LivePlan and it's beautiful and complete.” – Nate H.
We're the leaders in business planning software. We've been around for almost 30 years, and are the makers of Business Plan Pro, the best-selling desktop business plan software in the world. Our company was founded by a business planning expert, and our mission is to help small businesses succeed. Read more about Palo Alto Software »
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if you're not satisfied.
We think you're going to love LivePlan. But on the off chance you don't, you have 60 days to cancel and request a refund. Just give us a call or send us an email and we'll take care of it.
Don't worry, you can take your plan with you when you go. If you decide to end your LivePlan subscription, just export your plan to Microsoft Word before you sign out for the last time. We'll miss you, but we understand.
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