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We have compiled a range of resources for starting your company and applying to an Alabama Launchpad Competition.

Resources for Business Plans

The templates linked below are resources provided by Alabama Launchpad to help entrepreneurs. Launchpad competitors are required to follow the business plan guidelines only.

• Business Plan Guidelines (required for Startup Competition): Each business submitted to the Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition plan must follow the guidelines as stated and formatted and submitted as requested. Those guidelines are in this PDF (updated July 2018). Download Business Plan Guidelines

Other resources

• Business Model Canvas: The Business Model Canvas is another important tool for evaluating and constructing your business. You may review the Business Model Canvas website or check this video series from the Kauffman Foundation on how it can be useful in articulating your business. Download Business Model Canvas

• Budget Template: This template can be useful for building a budget and financial pro forma. Please refer to the “Start Here” and “Rules and Definitions” tabs within the file for further instructions. Download Budget Template