Venture Capital 101: A Guide For Founders

Josh Krissansen 16 May 2022 | Fundraising

Last year, more than 17,000 startups received funding from a venture capitalist, amounting to just under $330 billion in investment. That’s a staggering amount of money; even…

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Venture Debt 101: A Guide For Founders

Most startup founders know a thing or two about venture capital, but what about VC’s little brother, venture debt? Venture debt is…
Josh Krissansen
9 May 2022 | Fundraising

Equity vs. Debt Financing: What’s Best For Your Startup?

Aside from bootstrapping, equity financing and debt financing are the two primary avenues for startup founders to raise cash and scale their…
Josh Krissansen
2 May 2022 | Fundraising

Debt Financing 101: A Guide For Founders

Without cash in the bank, your startup has zero chances of surviving long term. In fact, one of the leading reasons startups…
Josh Krissansen
25 April 2022 | Fundraising

Equity Financing 101: A Guide For Founders

Building a startup is exciting. From initial conception through to designing a go-to-market plan, right through the dozen or so pivots you…
Josh Krissansen
18 April 2022 | Fundraising

Zero-Based Budgeting 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Determining how much money your business should spend each year can be difficult. How much should go to customer success vs. sales?…
Dominique Jackson
13 April 2022 | Budgeting

Accounting vs. FP&A: What’s The Difference?

For many founders, one of the most challenging and confusing aspects of starting a business is wrapping your head around the myriad…
Josh Krissansen
11 April 2022 | Financial Planning & Analysis

Rolling Budget 101: A Beginner’s Guide

One of the hardest parts about building a business is making enough educated guesses about your market, potential customers, and more. More…
Dominique Jackson
6 April 2022 | Budgeting

How to Create a Startup Budget (Template Included)

Did you know that 90% of startups fail? That’s scary. But why do they fail? It’s not because they had a bad…
Dominique Jackson
4 April 2022 | Budgeting

Static Budgeting 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Budgets act as a financial blueprint and the backbone of a company. Having a clear understanding of your overall expenses and revenues…
Dominique Jackson
31 March 2022 | Budgeting

How to Create a Cash Flow Projection: Step-by-Step Guide

Ask any experienced business owner what the most important factor is in staying afloat as an early-stage company, and nine times out…
Josh Krissansen
28 March 2022 | Financial Planning & Analysis

How Much Runway Should Your Startup Have?

For most founders, some things come easily. Understanding market demand, visualizing product roadmaps, developing plans to drive more revenue. These are areas…
Josh Krissansen
21 March 2022 | Metrics & Reporting

Incremental Budgeting 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Sometimes making a few small tweaks to an old plan can make it as good as new. The same goes for incremental…
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14 March 2022 | Budgeting

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