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Entrepreneurship: Sample Business Plans

This guide supports UCI’s innovation and entrepreneurship community by connecting users to relevant resources used to conduct research throughout the entrepreneurial process.

Sample Business Plans

The Business Plans Handbook Series [eBook]
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Regular compilations of actual business plans, developed by small businesses throughout North America.    

Business Model Pioneers: How Innovators Successfully Implement New Business Models [eBook]

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14 case studies of business model pioneers and their companies, who have successfully introduced new business ideas to the market.


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Bplans contains a large online collection of free sample business plans, as well as helpful tools and guides for building your business plan. Bplans is owned and operated by Palo Alto Software, Inc.

Company Business Plans

Companies are not required to disclose all of the specific details of their business plan(s) or model(s).
The closest equivalent information for publicly traded companies is "Item 1: Business" from their 10-K annual SEC filing.

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