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StartupPro: How to set up and grow a tech business by Martin Zwilling

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Chapter 4. Does a Technical Entrepreneur Really Need a Business Plan?

The thought of preparing a business plan for the first time can be very intimidating. There are many critical elements, and it's easy to get lost in the details. Many entrepreneurs tell me that they don't know where to start or if a business plan is even required. The goal of this chapter is to clarify the considerations and guide you through the implementation you choose.

There are indeed situations where a business plan is not a high priority; these situations will be outlined in this chapter. However, I always recommend that you write a business plan, as I have found from personal experience that I don't realize what I don't know until I try to write it down. Very few entrepreneurs ...

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