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Corporate Software Sales

Company Summary

CSS provides enterprise-corporate planning software solutions. We identify companies’ planning needs and work with a third-party manufacturer to create software to address these needs. Although the actual software is produced out-of-house, we guarantee the customer the right solution.

2.1 Start-up Summary

Start-up expenses, which cover phone calls, office furniture, letterhead and business cards come to $3,050. We also need $11,000 of cash on hand. These costs will either be financed by owner investment or through financing from the software manufacturing partner. Details and assumptions are summarized in the following chart and table.

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Start-up Expenses
Legal $300
Stationery etc. $250
Brochures $0
Consultants $0
Insurance $1,000
Rent $0
Research and development $0
Expensed equipment $1,500
Other $0
Total Start-up Expenses $3,050
Start-up Assets
Cash Required $11,000
Other Current Assets $0
Long-term Assets $0
Total Assets $11,000
Total Requirements $14,050
Start-up Funding
Start-up Expenses to Fund $3,050
Start-up Assets to Fund $11,000
Total Funding Required $14,050
Non-cash Assets from Start-up $0
Cash Requirements from Start-up $11,000
Additional Cash Raised $0
Cash Balance on Starting Date $11,000
Total Assets $11,000
Liabilities and Capital
Current Borrowing $0
Long-term Liabilities $0
Accounts Payable (Outstanding Bills) $500
Other Current Liabilities (interest-free) $0
Total Liabilities $500
Planned Investment
Investor 1 $9,000
Investor 2 $4,550
Other $0
Additional Investment Requirement $0
Total Planned Investment $13,550
Loss at Start-up (Start-up Expenses) ($3,050)
Total Capital $10,500
Total Capital and Liabilities $11,000
Total Funding $14,050

2.2 Company Locations and Facilities

The company will be located in a home-based office in Portland, Oregon. This location is ideal, as it is close to the software manufacturer’s facilities and several of the first potential clients’ home offices.