How to Write an Executive Summary
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How to Write an Executive Summary

How to Write an Executive Summary. Placed at the beginning of a business plan,
the executive summary is the hook that lures investors into wanting to learn more about
your business. You will need Research and business plan. Step 1. Research and write the rest of your business
plan first. An executive summary is a highly condensed
version of the entire business plan, and should be written last. Step 2. Outline the main points of your business plan
in the summary. Include details of the legal structure, the
founders, employees, and who is in charge. If the business is new, write about the experience
and background of the founders and key personnel of the business. Step 3. Define your market and competition. Mention any previous achievements of the business. Most importantly, include how much money is
needed and how that money is going to be spent. Limit the executive summary to three or four
pages. Step 4. Craft the executive summary with style and
a strong voice so that it is interesting to read. The summary should compel the reader to want
to hear more about the business. Step 5. When finished, place the executive summary
at the beginning of the business plan and you’re ready to send your plan off to prospective
clients and investors! Did you know According to the Center for Women’s
Business Research 2009 report, 10.1 million U.S. businesses are female-owned.

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