The smarter way to plan, fund & grow a business

Traditional business plans are too rigid to be useful. Instead, create a live plan that'll help you win funding and make decisions that drive growth.

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Create Your Plan with Ease | Prepare with Forecasts | Track Results and Grow

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Create Your Plan with Ease | Prepare with Forecasts | Track Results and Grow

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LivePlan gives you a process for
maximizing your chances of success

Plan

Build a business plan by
following simple steps

Don't worry, this will be easy. LivePlan breaks the work into manageable chunks and gives you step-by-step instructions to follow.

500+ sample plans

Access a library of over 500 sample business plans spanning dozens of different industries.

“LivePlan made the plan strategic and organized. It helped me see that I was going to be successful.”

Forecast

Create your financials
without doing the math

Answer a few questions about how you plan to make money and LivePlan's built-in formulas project your cash flow automatically.

Industry benchmark data

No revenue yet? That's fine. Build your forecasts based on benchmark data for businesses similar to yours.

Maximize your funding

Understand how long your funding will last by monitoring your projected cash flow and expenses. Then use those insights to make smart spending decisions.

Evaluate

Track against your
plan to grow faster

Compare your forecasts to your actual data in real time. This helps you adjust your business plan on the fly, so you stay on track for success.

Evaluate

Syncs with Xero and QuickBooks

Evaluate

“Plans aren't set in stone. They should be flexible and are ever-changing. If you want to succeed in business, you measure and change based on what you measured.”

Refine
Refine

Learn from the past
to reach your goals

Better understand potential problems and opportunities within your business by looking at your past expenditures, profit margins and other metrics.

Refine

Sharable reports

Turn your accounting data into charts and graphs that you can share with investors or other stakeholders.

Real business planning
isn't one and done

The most successful startups track their financial performance against their plan. This helps them spot growth opportunities and avoid costly mistakes.

82%

Of business failures

are due to poor cash flow management, according to a U.S. Bank study.

71%

Of fast-growing companies

follow business plans and set financial goals.*

1 million+ 1m+

Entrepreneurs

use LivePlan for business or financial planning with 48% revising their plan monthly.

*According to a study published in the Journal of Small Business Management. ‘Fast-growing’ was defined as companies that had over 92 percent growth in sales from one year to the next.

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If you ever get stuck, we'll help you out

Most LivePlan users are able to breeze through their first business plan. But if you ever have a question, there are 3 ways to get advice:

  1. Call a LivePlan expert at 1-888-498-6136
  2. Start a chat with our advocacy team. Click here to try it.
  3. Or refer to more than 500 sample plans and tutorial videos built into LivePlan

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“LivePlan was user friendly, supportive and provided meaningful guidance all while remaining very flexible.”

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