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David Sprague Discusses Business Planning And Financial Forecasting

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  • Date Added : 7/28/2010
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David Sprague

  • Co-founder, Sprague and Janowsky
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Biography

David Sprague is President and senior partner of tax and accounting firm, Sprague and Janowsky. Formerly known as Hollander Sprague & Co., the company was formed in 1976 and he joined as a staff accountant in 1979.

In addition to his role at Sprague and Janowsky, David is a member of National Association of Enrolled Agents, National Society of Accountants, and Estate Planning Council of Tompkins County. He has also been involved with the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation where he consulted with low-income, non-profit housing agencies in Syracuse, Buffalo, Utica, Norwich, Salamanca, Hudson and Rochester.

Sprague is Treasurer of Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services, Past President of Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Service, Past President and Treasurer of Community Arts Partnership, past Director and Treasurer of Mutual Housing Association of Tompkins County, past Vice-president of Hospicare of Tompkins County, and past Treasurer of Hospicare Foundation (constructed first residential hospice in NYS). He is a current Member of the Board of Tompkins County Empire Zone Administration Board and current Chair of the Audit Committee for Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES.

David Sprague attended Cornell University.

Certainly with the internet and other resources that exist it's easier to get information that helps one predict what your revenue stream is going to be. The SBA will do market research for you, particularly if you want to go into import/export. They'll do it for free. Most businesses have some t...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 22 David Sprague Discusses Company, Sprague and Janowsky
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 0 min. 46 sec.
Video 2 of 22 David Sprague Explains When Banks Make Loans They Want To See Income Potential And Not Collateral
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 2 min. 26 sec.
Video 3 of 22 David Sprague States Silent Investors Are Rarely Silent
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 1 min. 10 sec.
Video 4 of 22 David Sprague Offers Advice For Entrepreneurs Getting Started In Their First Business
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 3 min. 9 sec.
Video 5 of 22 David Sprague Discusses How To Analyze Initial Capital Requirements For Startups And Importance of Asking For Credit Lines Before You Need Them
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 2 min. 53 sec.
Video 6 of 22 David Sprague Explains Bank Requirements For Loans
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 3 min. 55 sec.
Video 7 of 22 David Sprague Explains Difference Between SBA Loans And Regular Bank Loans
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 1 min. 22 sec.
Video 8 of 22 David Sprague Recommends Getting Experience Before Starting A Business
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 2 min. 30 sec.
Video 9 of 22 David Sprague Recommends Formalizing Loan Agreements
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 3 min. 57 sec.
Video 10 of 22 David Sprague Discusses Have An Exit Strategy From Inception
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 1 min. 33 sec.
Video 11 of 22 David Sprague Discusses Various Forms Of Ownership Structure
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 3 min. 8 sec.
Video 12 of 22 David Sprague Explains Limited Liability Corporations (LLC)
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 2 min. 40 sec.
Video 13 of 22 David Sprague Explains Limited Liability Aspects of LLCs
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 1 min. 9 sec.
Video 14 of 22 David Sprague Recommends Entrepreneurs Having Access To Professional Teams
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 1 min. 56 sec.
Video 15 of 22 David Sprague Discusses Importance of Keeping Your Own Records
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 1 min. 50 sec.
Video 16 of 22 David Sprague Recommends Using Professionals For Tax Issues
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 2 min. 58 sec.
Video 17 of 22 David Sprague Explains Danger of Comingling Of Money - Especially When It Comes To Payroll Taxes
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 1 min. 43 sec.
Video 18 of 22 David Sprague Discusses Need For Businesses To Be Profitable By Third Year
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 1 min. 3 sec.
Video 19 of 22 David Sprague Discusses Business Planning And Financial Forecasting
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 3 min. 10 sec.
Video 20 of 22 David Sprague Shares Thoughts On How To Discuss Numbers With Bankers And How To Obtain Financing
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 1 min. 49 sec.
Video 21 of 22 David Sprague Recommends Knowing When It Is Time To Quit
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 1 min. 55 sec.
Video 22 of 22 David Sprague Offers Advice For First Time Owners
  • David Sprague - Interview - Financial Issues Facing Startups
  • 7/28/2010
  • David Sprague
  • 1 min. 53 sec.

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