Week3 discussion 1 Cash Flows and Financial Forecast
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Assume you are planning to start a new business that will sell innovative consumer products via an
online store. You will be pitching your idea to potential investors with the goal of securing funding.
Your investors are very savvy and want to review a well thought out financial forecast. Using the
examples provided in Chapter 6, construct a hypothetical 5 year Cash Flow estimate including
depreciation and tax-related amounts. Be sure to show your detailed calculations and document at
least five key assumptions. Also, explain why cash flows occurring at different intervals should be
adjusted for a common date in order to allow for a proper comparison.