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How to Write the Financial Plan and Analysis Section of a Business Plan

Updated: Jan 7, 2022

“If a proposal doesn't prove out as expected when we run it, sometimes we change the model.” - Edgar Fiedler

You’ve made your pitch for funding, secured a meeting, and now you need to support your position with accurate financial projections. Generally, investors and banks would like to see at least your first three years' forecasts ( and, in some cases, five-year economic forecasts). Therefore, financials are an essential requirement for your detailed business plan.


In this, the ninth article in our creating a business plan series, we will focus on the financial projections and modeling requirements to include within your comprehensive business plan.