2.Have a Business Plan - Any potential investor will want to see your business plan before putting any of their own capital into your business. A business plan is a rough guideline for your company. It outlines the company’s target demographic, mission statement, budget, future earning assessments, and product overviews. It is important to put together a plan so when you experience growth you already have your next move plotted out. There are many templates all over the internet that act as great starting points for your plan. Find one here.