Finmark Blog

Historically financial modeling, especially for startups, has been confusing and difficult. But financials are the lifeblood of any company. They’re too important to be ignored or outsourced. They should be a core part of every founder’s job. This doesn’t have to be scary. And you don’t have to do it alone. The Finmark Blog is here to educate founders on key financial metrics, startup best practices, and everything else to give you the confidence to drive your business forward.

Financial Modeling

Revenue Drivers: A Guide for Startups

After hours of staring at your computer screen and fidgeting with spreadsheets, you finally did it. You built your revenue model! In your model, you planned for 10% MoM growth in Q1. But April comes around and you notice you […]
Dominique Jackson
Content Manager
April 14, 2021 | 16 min
Startup

13 Startup Metrics to Keep a Pulse on Your Business

So many startups are focused on revenue to calculate growth, but the truth is that long-term success relies on so much more. As a result, too many startups burn money until they collapse. To fully understand where your startup stands, […]

Financial Modeling

What is Financial Modeling?

Is your business growing, shrinking, or flat? When should you fundraise, and how much do you need? At your current pace, how long will your startup last before running out of money? These are the types of questions financial modeling […]

Rami Essaid
Chief Executive Officer
March 19, 2021 | 11 min read
Startup

20 Startup Tools to Add to Your Tech Stack

Building a successful startup is hard. Creating your product, marketing it, engaging with customers, hiring a team, managing finances, and all the other pieces of growing a business can be a lot to handle for any founder. But with the […]

Dominique Jackson
Content Manager
March 9, 2021 | 18 min read
Startup

10 Financial Metrics Every Startup Should Track

Whether you’re about to raise money, measuring KPIs, or planning for the future, there are certain financial metrics that every startup needs to know. The last thing you want is to be caught off-guard when an investor asks you about […]

Dominique Jackson
Content Manager
March 1, 2021 | 12 min read
Financial Modeling

Financial Modeling Templates Are Hurting Your Startup

You’re a founder about to fundraise. To prepare to meet with investors, you know you need to build a financial model to show the amazing growth potential of your startup. But there’s a problem—you’ve never built a financial model before. […]

Dominique Jackson
Content Manager
February 22, 2021 | 10 min read
Blog

Introducing The New Startup Glossary!

What is runway? Are you calculating churn correctly? What metrics do you need to know before meeting with investors? We’re excited to announce a new project that will help you answer all those questions and more. The Finmark glossary! The […]

Dominique Jackson
Content Manager
February 16, 2021 | 2 min read
Blog

Scenario Planning and Sharing: Endless Possibilities, Effortless Collaboration

We’ve written previously about why startups should care about financial modeling. A financial model that provides a clear line of sight into key metrics like runway is crucial to survival and scaled growth. But once that base financial model is […]

Blog

Building the Foundation: What’s Needed for Today’s Early-Stage Startups

Startups are a unique breed. They’re the culmination of planning, preparation, hard work, and dedication to getting an idea off the ground. All that hustle is worth it, as it gives you the opportunity to build your company on a […]

Blog

Why Startups Should Care About Financial Modeling

Startups are a completely different breed. Building a company from the ground up while strategically scaling growth is a considerable challenge. But even if a startup creates the perfect product, at the end of the day the financials rule all. […]