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Create a business model. Develop your idea. Validate the concept. Get a business plan.

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  • >Browse through the ideas from our catalog

    Browse through the ideas from our catalog

  • Select an idea you want to work on

    Select an idea you want to work on

  • Outline the business model on a single page

    Outline the business model on a single page

  • Develop your idea in detail by using the guide

    Develop your idea by using the guide

  • alculate profitability and cash flow

    Calculate profitability and cash flow

  • Validate the idea and see the score

    Validate the idea and see the score

  • Create an internal business plan

    Create an internal business plan

    How can IdeaBuddy help you?

    You have a groundbreaking idea, but you feel lost, alone, or just uncertain your execution will live up to the idea. Sound familiar? IdeaBuddy will light your way from concept to completion.
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    Create a one-page business plan

    Structure your idea and cover all the major points on a business canvas, which lets you brainstorm easily with friends and partners.

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    Develop the idea through Story Mode

    A step-by-step guide takes you through all the development stages, from initial idea to execution, so you don't skip any important details.

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    Test-run and get a validation score

    Share the concept with others to get feedback, and check your Idea Score upon completion of Story Mode.

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    Get an internal business plan

    IdeaBuddy documents the entire idea and creates an internal business plan, which you can present to partners and potential investors.

    • Idea plan idea plan

      Create a one-page business plan

      Structure your idea and cover all the major points on a business canvas, which lets you brainstorm easily with friends and partners

    • Story Mode story mode

      Develop the idea through Story Mode

      A step-by-step guide takes you through all the development stages, from initial idea to execution, so you don't skip any important details.

    • Validation validation

      Test-run and get a validation score

      Share the concept with others to get feedback, and check your Idea Score upon completion of Story Mode

    • journal journal

      Get an internal business plan

      IdeaBuddy documents the entire idea and creates an internal business plan, which you can present to partners and potential investors.

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    Coming soon Idea Plan

    Make a One-page plan

    Design the basic business model on a single page, share it with others, and get a better understanding of your idea before going into details.

    • Get an example from your industry
    • Structure your idea in less then an hour
    • Brainstorm it with others
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    Story Mode

    Develop your idea

    Sketch the concept, research the market, find out what's required to set up your business, and forecast performance. Check every aspect before taking the plunge, so nothing can come back to bite you.

    • Follow step-by-step guidance
    • See the relevant examples
    • Calculate profit and cash flow without being finance-savvy
    • Get the 360 degree view of your idea
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    Validate the concept

    Once you’ve completed Story Mode, our algorithm calculates the final score for your idea and gives recommendations for improvement. You can also share the concept with friends, in a simple format, to get their feedback.

    • Check your idea’s score
    • See recommendations
    • Share the concept and get feedback
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    Coming soon Journal

    Get a business plan

    Your entire idea will be stored in the Journal, which becomes an internal business plan that you can show to investors and friends.

    • Generate an internal business plan
    • Export to PDF or Word
    Learn more
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    ...and we've only scratched the surface. Check what else you can do with IdeaBuddy
    • Identify target customers
    • Conduct a competitor analysis
    • Perform a SWOT analysis
    • Determine market share
    • Find out your market ranking
    • Calculate TAM SAM SOM
    • Estimate your startup costs
    • Create a startup checklist
    • Explore your financing options
    • Forecast revenue and growth
    • Calculate profit and cash flow
    • Compare to industry standards

    Don’t be afraid of customer profiling, competitor analysis, financials, or administrative procedures. At every step of the journey, you’ll be guided and shown a relevant example. We want to make sure you are on the right track.

    Start Now - It's Free

    Seriously. No credit card required.

    Who is it for?

    • Future entrepreneurs and SME owners

      Starting your own business has never been easier!

      IdeaBuddy can help you overcome the fear of the unknown, keep you on track, reveal if an idea will fly or just suck money down the drain, and instruct you on how to improve it.

    • Universities and business schools

      Make your classes more exciting and relevant!

      Students are eager to learn about business setup, financials, and business planning in a fun and engaging way.

    • Incubators and accelerators

      Finally, a business tool that covers everything for startup owners.

      Use IdeaBuddy to educate people on how to lift their idea up by the bootstraps and keep it on the right track.

    • Product managers

      Easily manage your products and services from end to end.

      IdeaBuddy will support you in planning and managing new products and services from concept stage to execution.

    • Consultants and advisors

      Stun your clients with a beautiful business plan.

      Help them plan, model and forecast the business performance to ensure their ideas are based on reality, not fantasy.

      Hold on to your idea, no matter where you are

      Be it a beach bar, mountain hike, or executive meeting — wherever you are struck by inspiration, you can easily capture your thoughts on your laptop, mobile, or tablet.
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