Forecastr Blog

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What Is Venture Debt? (And Is It a Good Option for Startups?)

Venture debt provides financing to venture-backed startups that typically do not have significant cash flow or assets. As such, venture debt usually applies to early-stage startups that need supplemental financing to grow or sustain operations.

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Understanding Convertible Notes: A Quick Guide for Founders and Investors

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Understanding Convertible Notes: A Quick Guide for Founders and Investors

A convertible note is a form of short-term debt that later converts into equity at the time of a future financing round.

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How to Raise Capital in the Midwest: 3 Helpful Tips for Startups

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How to Raise Capital in the Midwest: 3 Helpful Tips for Startups

When most people think of a startup raising capital, they envision a small office in Silicon Valley, New York City, and other major coastal cities.

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fundraising-for-startups-the-art-of-friend-raising

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Fundraising for Startups: The Art of Friend-Raising

Fundraising for your startup can prove to be a full-time job. Particularly in the early days of building investor relationships, founders may spend...

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Top 5 Excel Formulas for Financial Modeling

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Top 5 Excel Formulas for Financial Modeling

This post outlines the five of the most important/most used formulas used when building a financial model in Excel.

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10 Metrics That SaaS Founders Need to Know Before the Pitch

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10 Metrics That SaaS Founders Need to Know Before the Pitch

In our last post, we shared that the number one reason startups fail is running out of money due to cash planning mistakes. Founders must prove a...

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 3 Cash Planning Mistakes Founders Make

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3 Cash Planning Mistakes Founders Make

According to Investopedia, about 90% of startup companies fail, nearly 30% within the first two years alone. 

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Forecastr Beta Update – August 3, 2021

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Forecastr Beta Update – August 3, 2021

Hey gang, Zack here! I’m back again to tell you all about some more exciting new features and updates to the Forecastr Beta. As our team keeps...

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Forecastr Beta Update

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Forecastr Beta Update – July 20, 2021

Hey everyone! I’m Zack Pennington, our new Head of Product Marketing here at Forecastr. I’m a fellow entrepreneur that has both raised money and...

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Startup Founders: How to Talk Valuation with VCs – Part 2

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Startup Founders: How to Talk Valuation with VCs – Part 2

Last week, we began a discussion on how to talk valuation with VCs. Even experienced founders fail to forge deals with VCs because they simply don’t...

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