CHAPTER 19

Financial Forecasts

If you’re thinking of starting a business or expanding an existing company, you’ll need funds to finance the cost. This chapter hones down what it is you will require to launch your concept. So take a deep breath as we move into more strict rules of financial analysis.

To build an effective financial strategy to raise capital you should answer these questions:

How much money do you need to launch a company or finance expansion?

What are your timeframes?

Do you need the following?

Additional fixed assets (machinery, property, or equipment and machinery).

Professional research and development.

Additional working ...

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