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Founder preparing to build a financial model - Featured

9 min read

The Ultimate Financial Modeling Prep Guide: Tips & Tools

Diving into financial modeling prep is like unlocking a secret code that can predict the future of businesses and investments. It's essential, yet daunting for many. This journey we're about to embark on will simplify it, breaking down complex...
Founder with many questions about valuation - Featured

6 min read

Do Market Trends Impact Startup Valuation? Yes, They Do

For founders, understanding your startup's valuation goes beyond just crunching the numbers. There's a combination of processes, habits, and best practices you need to embrace to keep up with industry trends so you can consistently position your...
15 financial modeling techniques

10 min read

Top 15 Financial Modeling Techniques for Business Clarity

Imagine navigating your way through a dense forest without a map. That's business without financial modeling. It's essential, yet daunting for many. In this piece, you'll learn how to master it, from understanding the basics to applying advanced...
Three-statement financial model - Featured image

5 min read

The 3 Statement Financial Model: Income, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow

As a startup founder, you know that a robust financial model is the Swiss Army knife in your toolkit. It's not just about keeping the lights on; it's about illuminating the path ahead, helping you navigate the twists and turns of business growth...
Startup metrics KYN (know your numbers) - Featured image

11 min read

The Golden Rule of Startup Metrics: KYN (Know Your Numbers)

Startup metrics should be every founder's true north. We call it KYN (know your numbers). Some founders do it, and some don't. As we've seen time and time again here at Forecastr - the founder who knows their numbers is the founder who succeeds.
3 Reasons every founder needs a financial model - Featured image

3 min read

3 Reasons Every Founder Needs a Financial Model: A Fresh Perspective

Financial modeling often gets sidelined or misunderstood, especially among early-stage startups. It's commonly perceived as a complex attempt to predict the unpredictable future – an endeavor seen by many as laughable or pointless when you're just...
Time series forecasting model for predicting future - Featured image

8 min read

Time Series Forecasting Models: Predicting Future Business Trends

Discovering the power of a time series forecasting model is like unlocking a treasure chest for your business. You can instantly start forecasting future trends in revenue, expenses, and profitability based on your existing historical data. It's a...
How To Build an Ecommerce Financial Model - Featured image

5 min read

How to Build a Rock-Solid Ecommerce Financial Model

In the startup world, SaaS is king (and you know this - it’s discussed everywhere, constantly). SaaS financial models are straightforward: they show recurring revenue and large growth potential with just a handful of variables, which pumps investors...
Pre-money vs post-money valuation: Featured image

4 min read

Pre-Money vs. Post-Money Valuation: What's the Difference and Why It Matters

Understanding the value of your company is a combination of both art and science. When it comes to startup valuation, you may come across the terms "pre-money" and "post-money" valuation. Understanding these concepts is crucial. They can help you...
Featured image: 409A startup valuation

5 min read

Demystifying the 409A Startup Valuation: Why It's a Big Deal for Founders

As a startup owner, it's crucial to have a strong understanding of your startup’s valuation. One term that frequently comes up is the "409A Valuation". But what does it mean, and why is it so important?

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