Advanced Linguistic Pontificators

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Company Summary

Advanced Linguistic Pontificators, based in Portland, OR, offers training programs and seminars for medium to large corporations. The programs are based on advanced reading, stress management, and time management. All programs are presented by Daug Matisim, an expert in those fields. While the office of Advanced Linguistic Pontificators will be located in Daug's home, the seminars and programs will take place around the country.

The business is expected to reach profitability early on.

2.1 Company Ownership

Advanced Linguistic Pontificators will be an Oregon corporation owned by Daug Matisim.

2.2 Start-up Summary

Advanced Linguistic Pontificators will incur the following start-up costs:

  • Desk, chair, filing cabinet.
  • Computer (including printer, and CD-RW) with Internet access.
  • Fax machine, copier.
  • Pager and cell phone.
  • Laptop computer.
  • LCD computer projector.
  • Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks Pro.
  • Additional land phone line.

Please note that all items that are assets to be used for more than one year will be considered a long-term asset and will be depreciated using the straight-line method.

Start-up Expenses
Legal $500
Stationery etc. $300
Brochures $300
Consultants $500
Web development costs $1,000
Rent $0
Research and development $0
Expensed equipment $0
Other $0
Total Start-up Expenses $2,600
Start-up Assets
Cash Required $7,900
Other Current Assets $0
Long-term Assets $11,500
Total Assets $19,400
Total Requirements $22,000
Start-up Funding
Start-up Expenses to Fund $2,600
Start-up Assets to Fund $19,400
Total Funding Required $22,000
Non-cash Assets from Start-up $11,500
Cash Requirements from Start-up $7,900
Additional Cash Raised $0
Cash Balance on Starting Date $7,900
Total Assets $19,400
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
Daug $22,000
Investor 2 $0
Other $0
Additional Investment Requirement $0
Total Planned Investment $22,000
Loss at Start-up (Start-up Expenses) ($2,600)
Total Capital $19,400
Total Capital and Liabilities $19,400
Total Funding $22,000