Small Business Plans & Loans
Writing a Business Plan and Applying for a Loan
Every business needs a good business plan and the capital to get off the ground
No one claimed starting a small business would be easy. But like any journey, it's all about the first step. We're here to show you just how to take it.
It starts with a great idea or a gap in the marketplace. What comes after that? You'll need a great business plan to continue on, just like you need a working GPS to get to Point B. We know how important this first step is, so we've put together a guide on how to write a business plan worthy of your great ideas.
If a strong business plan is important, finding funding for your small business is crucial. In Portland, your options are vast: choose an SBA loan with your favorite bank, a business credit card with the local credit union, or take a few meetings with angel investors downtown. You're going to need funding for everything from office space to advertising, and we want to help. With our comprehensive guide, financing your Portland business has never been easier.