Plans & Projections

Startup Investability Series

Tom Counsell

1 minute read

Assessing Your Plans & Projections

Investors only exist and stay in business if they make a return on their investment. Likely the money they are investing in you came from a past success where they got a payout. They want to repeat that past success and hope you will give them that next payout. With your well conceived plans, you show them that you have a good financial projections for bringing them that success (including an exit).

Complete the following sentences to help score your business on it’s Surviveability

  • In our best-case scenario, we plan to … use this much investment … and with our model, are projecting … growth and a $XX valuation in … this many years.
  • Worst case scenario, we have these other plans … and it’s possible to mitigate your losses by doing … which will retain a minimum valuation of … $XX

Complete the following sentences to help score your business on it’s Quantitative Value

  • These plans …  are viable and these projections … are acheivable based on these assumptions …. we made in the model.
  • The most likely projections look like this … and if we are extremely conservative, it would look something like this …