Realistic numbers

by Gill Warren
(Bristol, UK)

Great blog post... just thought I would add another comment.
I see many business plans and sometimes the numbers add up, but are just unrealistic in the context of a market place. For example assuming that the new business could take 65% of the existing market within a year of start up when there were two big competitors in the market already. By focusing in on a particular niche within that market place the numbers can be re-presented and realistic, and therefore be much more attainable.

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Exactly
by: Marc

Hi Gil,
I totally agree. Investors will see right through that. It should be a mantra for anyone writing a business plan: keep it real, keep it real, ...
Food for another article.
Thanks,
Marc

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