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Finance & Strategy | Early-Stage Startups | Company Valuation | Financial Modeling

How To Create Credible Financial Assumptions For Early Stage Startups

I often get asked by entrepreneurs how to create assumptions for their financial model when there is no financial history, no product on the market, and no track record. How can they ensure that those assumptions are credible, justifiable, and taken seriously by investors, strategic partners, and...

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Five Reasons Why Early Stage Startups Need a Board of Advisors

Five Reasons Why a Board of Advisors Could Help a Startup All established private and public companies have a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is a legal entity that is created to protect the interests of the shareholders. The Board votes on important decisions concerning the...

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​When Should Early Stage Startups Raise Money?

For early-stage companies and founders, few questions get asked more in the startup world than “When should I try to raise money?” Although it would be much easier if there was a simple answer to this question, each founder and their respective startups face different obstacles when traversing...

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