Business Plan Basics

Carefully craft your plan for business success

presented by the DREAM Workshop Series

Thursday, March 16, 2017. 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Free admission, refreshments provided.

A top-notch business plan is organized in a clear and consistent manner.  It tells us exactly what the objectives are, what the product is and how it’s different, what the market looks like, how the value chain is organized, how the product will generate revenue, and how much it’s all going to cost.

There’s a lot to it.

On March 16th, Ed Bigney, treasurer and volunteer counselor at SCORE’s Downeast Maine Chapter, will show us how to properly flesh out our startup ideas so that people can’t help but take them seriously.


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Ed Bigney

Expertise: Business Operations, Management, Taxes

Born in Greenville, Ed is an Ellsworth resident and a graduate of the University of Maine, where he majored in engineering.  Ed spent his professional career in the paper industry with Great Northern and Champion International, primarily in mechanical pulping operations management and engineering.

He also spent time in process controls engineering and management. After his retirement in 2004, Ed continued working in this field, primarily in process engineering consulting with both pulping and the oil and gas industries.

Ed is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Technical Association of the Pulp & Paper Industry. Raised in a small business environment, Ed continues to assist in family land management activities, primarily in wood harvesting operations. He has been a SCORE volunteer since 2006.