Don't Write a Business Plan.
Create a Lean Canvas Instead.

Business plans take too long to write, are seldom updated, and almost never read by others but documenting your assumptions are key.

Lean Canvas solves this problem using a 1-page business model that takes under 20 minutes to create.

Sign up now to create a business model that will be read by more people, be more easily updated, and let you focus on building your business - faster.

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Thousands of people use Lean Canvas.

Lean Canvas is the top choice for entrepreneurs, universities, accelerators, and groups inside big organizations.

Sean Ellis

Lean Canvas changed the way I think about my own startup.

Sean Ellis, Founder of CatchFree & author of Startup Marketing Blog

Based on Alex Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas.
Optimized for Lean Startup.

  • Fast

    Compared to writing a business plan which can take several weeks or months, you can outline multiple possible business models on a canvas in one afternoon.

  • Portable

    A single page business model is much easier to share with others which means it will be read by more people and also more frequently updated.

  • Concise

    Lean Canvas forces you to distill the essence of your product. You have 30 seconds to grab the attention of an investor over a metaphorical elevator ride, and 8 seconds to grab the attention of a customer on your landing page.

  • Effective

    Whether you’re pitching investors or giving an update to your team or board, Lean Canvas’ built-in presenter tools allow you to effectively document and communicate your progress.

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