Are Business Plans Really Necessary?

Eapen Chacko Brent Goldfarb

by Eapen Chacko and Brent Goldfarb

Category: Commentary Tags: Entrepreneurship Finance Angel Funding Venture Capital

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For a new venture, a business plan is an essential part of attracting investment and ensuring success.  Or is it? In this spirited discussion, reminiscent of "Point/Counterpoint," Eapen Chacko of GrowthFire, LLC, and Brent Goldfarb of the University of Maryland argue both sides but part friends.


Eapen Chacko

Eapen Chacko

Advisor / Queblo, Inc.
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Brent Goldfarb

Brent Goldfarb

Associate Professor / Robert H. Smith School of Business / University of Maryland
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DOI: 10.17919/X90P4W
Chacko, E., & Goldfarb, B. (2016, October 31). Are business plans really necessary?. Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://eiexchange.com/content/242-are-business-plans-really-necessary
Chacko, Eapen, and Brent Goldfarb. "Are Business Plans Really Necessary?" Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange. 31 Oct. 2016. Web 31 Oct. 2020 <https://eiexchange.com/content/242-are-business-plans-really-necessary>.