Use the template above to prepare a PowerPoint presentation that details a financial plan for your start-up company. This must be a new company that you would like to start. This must be a for-profit entity. Keep it simple. Most students tend to choose a coffee shop, cupcake store, etc. But, you are free to choose anything so long as it makes sense for this assignment. This assignment must be done in PowerPoint in APA format using the template above. No other formats will be accepted (ie Word). To be clear, you get to choose your own start-up for this assignment. If you were to open up your own company, what would you do? How would you get started?
Describe the business, including the type of business. Create the business case. Determine why and how much funding is needed for the company. Determine the sources of funding. Consider self-funding, borrowing, & equity. Evaluate the requirements of each funding source. Analyze the associated risks of each funding source. Decide which sources are the best fit for your company based on the requirements of each. Justify your decision. Estimate the cost of capital or WACC. Research current estimated APRs for your selected sources of funding. Create a profit-and-loss statement for a 3-year period. Project revenue, stating realistic assumptions, such as growth per year, in your projections. Estimate direct costs, including marketing, labor, supply costs, etc.
IMPORTANT: This will be a US based company. There will not be any foreign information needed. You must use the template provided to you above. No other formats will be accepted (ie Word). This is the basic outline for the assignment with additional “hints and guidance”. You should not need to add any extra slides. Discussions should be handled within the speaker notes, not on the slides. Use complete sentences and proper grammar as there are points on this assignment for APA. Required references are already given to you in their proper format. If you use additional references, use the Reference and Citation Generator to format your references as again, there are points for APA on this assignment.