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1.0 Executive Summary

The purpose of this business plan is to raise $100,000 for the development of a skydiving service business while showcasing the expected financials and operations over the next three years. Skydiving Service, Inc. (“the Company”) is a New York based corporation that will provide for the skydiving instruction and skydiving services to customers in its targeted market. The Company was founded by John Doe.

1.1 Products and Services

The Skydiving Service will be actively engaged in the business of providing skydiving instruction, plane rides, and tandem skydiving services to customers within the target market. The Company will maintain an expansive inventory of skydiving equipment and related safety equipment that are commonly used in conjunction with skydiving businesses. Currently, Mr. Doe is sourcing a number of vendors from which the business can acquire large inventories of safety equipment. The third section of the business plan will further describe the services offered by Skydiving Service, Inc.

1.2 The Financing

Mr. Doe is seeking to raise $100,000 from as a bank loan. The interest rate and loan agreement are to be further discussed during negotiation. This business plan assumes that the business will receive a 10 year loan with a 9% fixed interest rate. The financing will be used for the following: • Acquisition of a Company skydiving equipment inventory. • Financing for the first six months of operation. • Capital to establish a location. Mr. Doe will contribute $25,000 to the venture.

1.3 Mission Statement

Skydiving Services, Inc.’s mission is to become the recognized local leader in its targeted market for skydiving services.

1.4 Mangement Team

The Company was founded by John Doe. Mr. Doe has more than 10 years of experience as a skydiver. Through his expertise, he will be able to bring the operations of the business to profitability within its first year of operations.

1.5 Sales Forecasts

Mr. Doe expects a strong rate of growth at the start of operations. Below are the expected financials over the next three years.

1.6 Expansion Plan

The Founder expects that the business will aggressively expand during the first three years of operation. Mr. Doe intends to implement marketing campaigns that will effectively target individuals that frequent vacation areas within New York as well as developing ongoing relationships with New York based resorts that will refer clients to Skydiving Service, Inc.

2.0 Company and Financing Summary

2.1 Registered Name and Corporate Structure

Skydiving Service, Inc. The Company is registered as a corporation in the State of New York.

2.2 Required Funds

At this time, Skydiving Service, Inc. requires $110,000 of debt funds. Below is a breakdown of how these funds will be used:

2.3 Investor Equity

Mr. Doe is not seeking an investment from a third party at this time.

2.4 Management Equity

John Doe owns 100% of Skydiving Service, Inc.

2.5 Exit Strategy

If the business is very successful, Mr. Doe may seek to sell the business to a third party for a significant earnings multiple. Most likely, the Company will hire a qualified business broker to sell the business on behalf of Skydiving Service, Inc. Based on historical numbers, the business could fetch a sales premium of up to 3 times earnings.

3.0 Products and Services

Below is a description of the services offered by the Company.

3.1 Skydiving Service

As discussed in the executive summary, the Skydiving Service intends to provide a number of services to both amateur and expert level skydivers that want to engage the Company’s services. For first time skydivers, the business will provide tandem services that allow anyone to enjoy the thrill of skydiving. For expert level skydivers, the business will provide services that include rental of equipment, parachute packing, and flights for skydiving. At this time, Mr. Doe is acquiring the necessary certifications, plane lease, and licensure that is required to launch the operations of the business.

 

 

4.0 Strategic and Market Analysis

4.1 Economic Outlook

This section of the analysis will detail the economic climate, the skydiving industry, the customer profile, and the competition that the business will face as it progresses through its business operations. Currently, the economic market condition in the United States is in a state of sluggish growth. This slowdown in the economy has also greatly impacted real estate sales, which has halted to historical lows. Many economists expect that this sluggish growth will continue for a significant period of time, at which point the economy will begin a prolonged recovery period.

4.2 Industry Analysis

Within the United States, there are approximately 3,500 companies that specialize in providing skydiving instruction, flights, and tandem skydiving services to the general public. Each year, these businesses aggregately generate approximately $390 million of revenues while providing jobs to 10,000 people. Annual payrolls in each of the last five years have exceeded $132 million. This is a mature industry, and the expected growth of the industry is expected to remain in lockstep with that of the general economy.

4.3 Customer Profile

Management has developed two categories of customer: individual and corporate. Among individuals, the Company expects that people that are frequenting vacations and want to go skydiving. Among these users, Management has outlined the following demographics: • Household income exceeding $35,000 • Is willing to spend up to $250 for skydiving instruction and services. The second demographic targeted by the Company are corporate event planners and independent event planning businesses that are hosting events on behalf of their clients. These companies will directly contract with the Company to provide equipment for large scale skydiving events. Among these businesses, Management has outlined the following demographics: • Event has a budget of at least $7,500. • Event will have an attendance of at least 10 people. • Event will have a budget of $2,000 to $5,000 for skydiving instruction and services.

4.4 Competitive Analysis

This is one of the sections of the business plan that you must write completely on your own. The key to writing a strong competitive analysis is that you do your research on the local competition. Find out who your competitors are by searching online directories and searching in your local Yellow Pages. If there are a number of competitors in the same industry (meaning that it is not feasible to describe each one) then showcase the number of businesses that compete with you, and why your business will provide customers with service/products that are of better quality or less expensive than your competition.

5.0 Marketing Plan

Skydiving Service, Inc. intends to maintain an extensive marketing campaign that will ensure maximum visibility for the business in its targeted market. Below is an overview of the marketing strategies and objectives of the Company.

5.1 Marketing Objectives

  • • Establish relationships with event planners that host events within the targeted market.

  • • Develop ongoing relationships with resorts and hotels that will continually refer business to Skydiving Service, Inc.

  • • Develop an online presence by developing a website and placing the Company’s name and contact information with online directories.

5.2 Marketing Strategies

Mr. Doe intends on using a number of marketing strategies that will allow Skydiving Service, Inc. to easily target individuals within the target market. These strategies include traditional print advertisements and ads placed on search engines on the Internet. Below is a description of how the business intends to market its services to the general public. The Company will maintain a sizable amount of print and traditional advertising methods within local resort oriented markets to promote the skydiving services that the Company is selling. Skydiving Service, Inc. will also use an internet based strategy. This is very important as many people seeking local services, such as skydiving services, now the Internet to conduct their preliminary searches. Mr. Doe will register Skydiving Service, Inc. with online portals so that potential customers can easily reach the business. The Company will also develop its own online website showcasing the services offered by the business, relevant contact information, and preliminary pricing information. Finally, the business will develop ongoing relationships with event planners that will subcontract skydiving services to the Company.

5.3 Pricing

In this section, describe the pricing of your services and products. You should provide as much information as possible about your pricing as possible in this section. However, if you have hundreds of items, condense your product list categorically. This section of the business plan should not span more than 1 page.

6.0 Organizational Plan and Personnel Summary

6.1 Corporate Organization

6.2 Organizational Budget



6.3 Management Biographies

In this section of the business plan, you should write a two to four paragraph biography about your work experience, your education, and your skill set. For each owner or key employee, you should provide a brief biography in this section.

7.0 Financial Plan

7.1 Underlying Assumptions

  • • Skydiving Service, Inc. will have an annual revenue growth rate of 16% per year.

  • • The Owner will acquire $110,000 of debt funds to develop the business.

  • • The loan will have a 10 year term with a 9% interest rate.

7.2 Sensitivity Analysis

In the event of an economic downturn, the business may have a decline in its revenues. In the event of a more severe economic recession, the Company may have issues with top line income as individuals and businesses scale down their specialized events as it relates to the skydiving. However, despite decreases in revenues, Skydiving Service, Inc. will be able to remain profitable due to the very high gross margins generated by the business.

7.3 Source of Funds


7.4 General Assumptions

7.5 Profit and Loss Statements 

7.6 Cash Flow Analysis

 

7.7 Balance Sheet

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7.8 General Assumptions

7.9 Business Ratios

Expanded Profit and Loss Statements

Expanded Cash Flow Analysis