Beyond the Pitch

Business Plan: The Tool that Drives Your Business @ Innovate New Albany

When: 11:30am


Part of TIGER Talks Series:

Jerome-200In the words of Winston Churchill, “He who fails to plan, plans to fail.” The failure rate of small businesses is over 60% inside of five years! If you want to decrease your chances of becoming one of the statistics, you must create a plan to achieve your business goals.

In this session the Ohio SBDC will lead you through the key components of a working business plan. We will discuss:

  • the executive summary
  • the business and product description
  • organizational structure
  • the marketing plan
  • business financial statements
  • funding requests

Jerome W. Jones is a Business Consultant with The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State Community College and Managing Member of The Danash Group, LLC. Prior to working with the Danash Group, he served as VP of Lending with the Economic and Community Development Institute. He has held other small business development positions including the Vice President of Business Services at Telhio Credit Union where he was responsible for the business loan department, Vice President of Community Development Lending for Key Bank, and a senior loan officer for Community Capital Development Corp. Jones is a Certified Economic Development Finance Professional and attended Jackson State University and Franklin University.


11:30a – Networking
12:00p – Speaker
1:00p – Group Meeting Concludes & Networking Resumes

Free! (Lunch included)

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