Forecastr Blog

3 min read

How to Present Your Financial Model: 3 Steps to Success

When you’re trying to raise capital for a startup, no tool is more valuable than a solid financial model. With a good model in your corner, you have data to support your story and visuals to show the investor how the business will grow.

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6 min read

Annual Budget vs Financial Model – Which One Should You Use?

In today’s competitive economic climate, early-stage founders must be able to track and report their success using data. Investors want to see...

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13 of the Best Startup Tools to Achieve Great Financial Hygiene

Compare a startup in its first month against that same startup three years later, after it has closed its Series A funding round. You might think...

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4 min read

How a Startup Financial Model Can Boost Your Business: A Monthly Playbook

The learning curve is always steep when you’re starting a new business from scratch. You don’t always know which marketing channels will be...

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5 min read

How To Use A Financial Model in Your Pitch Deck: 3 Tips

As an early-stage founder, you know how difficult it can be to raise capital. Sometimes it feels like an impossible task. First, you fight tooth and...

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5 Critical Questions a Solid Financial Model Answers for You

Ahh, yes, the exhilaration of being an early-stage startup. And by “exhilaration,” we mean terror. Just total, complete, absolute, abject terror.

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How Financial Models Save Time and Money: An Analogy

In the epic drama of running an early-stage startup, a financial model is like a trusty sidekick.

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Top 5 Softwares to Raise Capital for a Startup Business

If you’re a typical founder, your average day probably looks something like this: Wake up, shower (hopefully), eat, raise capital, panic, raise...

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Illustration: Startup budget portrayed as money in crosshairs

6 min read

How a Startup Budget Helps Keep Your Business Accountable

As a founder, you’re probably familiar with this common myth: With hard work and dedication, any entrepreneur can turn their business into a success...

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Illustration: Founders with financial model in downturn

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Concrete Steps to Help You Prepare for (and Survive) the Economic Downturn

Economists are currently debating whether or not we are in a downturn. Most agree that if we are not there yet, it is coming.

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