Brainstorm with your team, even if you’re not in the same room. This tool allows you to create a Business Model Canvas—an alternative to a traditional business plan—as well as links to share with teammates.

Planning/Business Concept Development Templates

Documents courtesy of Larry Sanders, professor of management science and systems in UB’s School of Management.


Free business plan templates, checklists and examples to help you get started.

SCORE Full Business Plan Template

Generic template for all types of startup businesses. The tool allows you to customize the template to fit your situation.

Term Sheet Generator

This tool will generate a venture financing term sheet based on your responses to an online questionnaire. It also has an informational component with basic tutorials and annotations on financing terms.