This Crowdfunding Platform Business Plan Model is a perfect tool for a financial feasibility study on launching a crowdfunding platform. The model can be used by the start-up to create 5 years’ projections along with the development phase.
The Model can be used by a platform with a focus on any of the following methods of crowdfunding:
1. Raising Equity Investment via Crowdfunding
2. Raising Debt Investment Via Crowdfunding
4. Software Subscription Model
Users can forecast revenue from any combination from the above options. Also, you can incorporate 3 scenarios into the model which can be updated on a click of a button to understand the impact of ever-evolving business environment on business returns.
The Model includes assumptions related to:
1. Platform Development cost
2. Revenue source includes Equity Funding, Debt Funding, Donations, Subscriptions, and Ad revenue. You can keep revenue assumptions from all the mentioned sources or can pick and choose the option which is the best fit for the business.
3. Operating costs can be assumed separately for all the 5 business divisions as a % of revenue and you can forecast Other Fixed Annual Costs (Up to 11 different cost heads)
4. Flexible Funding Profile – Cash equity, Bank Debt, and Bank overdraft
5. Working Capital Assumptions related to accounts receivables and payables
6. Straight Line Depreciation with the option to renew assets at the end of its useful economic life.
7. Annuity and Even Principal Repayment options
8. Inflation and Indexation
9. VAT during the construction and operations phase
10. Tax Assumptions including Tax holiday period
Model Output includes:
1. Project IRR & NPV (via DCF Valuation)
2. Equity IRR & NPV (via DCF Valuation)
3. Relative valuation
4. Football Field Analysis
5. Equity Payback Period
6. Cash Waterfall
7. Debt Service Profile
8. Integrated Financial Statements
9. Fully Integrated Dashboard
10. Exit Analysis
1. The model doesn’t use Macros (VBA) and hence the impact of change in any assumption can be directly seen on the return.
2. The model is built using Microsoft Excel 2019 version for Windows. Please note, on certain Mac laptops or MS Excel prior to 2007, Excel with Macros can slow down your computer if your PC does not have enough processing power.
3. We advise not to delete or insert rows and columns into the model if you are not aware of the model structure as it can distort model functioning. If you need assistance with customizing the model template, the author is more than willing to help you. Simply contact us via our Custom Financial Modeling Page and send your model template as well as specifications. We will then get back to you with a quotation for the customization service (billable hours & completion date).
4. The model uses Cell Styles
Why Fin-wiser’ Financial Model Template:
1. Our model is built on a monthly timeline which provides more detailed data for Analysis
2. The model is divided into two phases i.e. Development and Operations
3. All revenue and cost assumptions can be input into 3 scenarios. This helps the user to assess the impact of multiple business scenarios in one model. This can be operated simply on a click of a button.
4. The debt repayment has been profiled with 2 scenarios i.e. Annuity payment and Even Principal Payment repayment. You can change the scenario on a click of a button and assess the impact on IRR.
5. The model is built with Financial Modeling Best Practice and has clearly defined input, calculations, output cells, and tabs to help even a rookie excel user to operate the model efficiently.
6. Our Models are thoroughly reviewed, and Quality checked for Arithmetic and Logical flow