Module 9: Introduction
Finding the right balance between optimism and realism is challenging when it comes to developing financial models to present to investors. This session will dig into some of the core issues including the types of financial ratios that investors examine and the sensitivity analysis they want to see.
1. How: creating financial projections with a spreadsheet using some common accounting knowledge to help focus your resources
2. Why: creating financial projections shows investors you have carefully considered all financial implications
Outcome: Companies will understand how to adjust their financial projections better to maximize their chances of attracting appropriate investment. The framework will enable more in depth discussions with mentors that in turn will lead to more investor-friendly financials.