Describes the management team (existing or future) and any other key personnel that will be instrumental to the business’ success. Includes each team member's role and responsibilities, as well as any background information that illustrates why they are highly qualified for their role.
Puts into words what you see as the ultimate destiny of the company, especially as it may affect those who finance your new business, as well as other equity holders in the startup.
Cash Management Report (419K)
Best used with Microsoft Excel 2003. Other software or versions may experience problems.
Distills your strategies and assumptions into how much they’ll cost and how much money they’ll make you in the course of your new business.
The Financials section should map out your first few years of business and contain:
- Written narrative of key business assumptions
- Income statement
- Balance sheet
- Statement of cash flow
- Cash management report
We’ve developed an important tool to help you forecast and manage the financial side of your startup business - a cash management report. It looks at how cash moves in and out of your business on a monthly basis. By preparing a cash management report before the launch of your business, you’ll be able to determine if you’ll need to raise outside capital, when you’ll need it, and how much will be required.