The Art Sentry

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Art Packaging Installation Business Plan

Company Summary

The Art Sentry is a home-based service provider that specializes in packaging and installation of artwork.  The owner, Dan Klutz, is an industry trained professional who is methodical in the handling of valuable art work.  Dan has experience in many different mediums including paintings, sculptures, mobiles and ceramics.  The Art Sentry will service both residential and commercial clients.

2.1 Company Ownership

The Art Sentry is a sole proprietorship founded and owned by Dan Klutz.  It will be operated out of Dan's Portland, OR home.

2.2 Start-up Summary

The Art Sentry will incur the following start-up costs:

  • Computer system with a CD-RW, printer, Microsoft® Office and QuickBooks® Pro.
  • Cordless power drill, hand crank drill, hammer, dolly, screw driver set, drill bit set, level, chalk and pencils.
  • Foam, tape, cardboard, plastic, hooks, screws, screw eyes.
  • Land line phone and cellular phone.
Start-up Expenses
Legal $500
Stationery etc. $150
Assorted materials $100
Computer System $2,200
Other $0
Total Start-up Expenses $2,950
Start-up Assets
Cash Required $12,050
Other Current Assets $0
Long-term Assets $0
Total Assets $12,050
Total Requirements $15,000
Start-up Funding
Start-up Expenses to Fund $2,950
Start-up Assets to Fund $12,050
Total Funding Required $15,000
Non-cash Assets from Start-up $0
Cash Requirements from Start-up $12,050
Additional Cash Raised $0
Cash Balance on Starting Date $12,050
Total Assets $12,050
Liabilities and Capital
Current Borrowing $0
Long-term Liabilities $0
Accounts Payable (Outstanding Bills) $0
Other Current Liabilities (interest-free) $0
Total Liabilities $0
Planned Investment
Dan $15,000
Investor 2 $0
Other $0
Additional Investment Requirement $0
Total Planned Investment $15,000
Loss at Start-up (Start-up Expenses) ($2,950)
Total Capital $12,050
Total Capital and Liabilities $12,050
Total Funding $15,000