A Systematic Approach to Writing and Rating Entrepreneurial Business Plans

  • Hindle K
  • Mainprize B
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This investigation is part of a series of studies in the field of venture capital deal screening. At issue is the use of theory-based standards for the systematic creation and assessment of entrepreneurial business plans. A synthesis of research-based principles contained in the literature culminated in the formal articulation and operationalization of 10 principles in the form of a questionnaire, titled the Entrepreneurial Business Plan Assessment Regime (EBRAR). The EBKAR can serve as a guide for both writing and rating entrepreneurial business plans. Discussion focuses on the utility of assessment, as well as future research directions

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  • Kevin Hindle

  • Brent Mainprize

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