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Financial Model Templates for Startups

Create an instant financial model in Excel, Google Sheets, or any spreadsheet application. Use our templates to raise money and run your business better!


Financial Modeling Made Simple

Forecastr is an online tool that lets you build great financial models quickly and easily. Our analysts work alongside you as a founder to help you build the perfect model and get the most out of it.

Of course, we think every founder should use Forecastr. But we understand that some startups aren't ready for a premium solution yet. So, in the spirit of #GiveFirst, we've created these financial model templates you can use today for free in Excel or Google Sheets.



How To Use the Templates

  1. Choose the excel template (or Google Sheets template) that best matches your business model. Enter your email to access the template.
  2. The template will open in Google Sheets. Choose File/Download, and select your desired file format.
  3. Update the template with your company's data and start projecting your finances up to 60 months into the future.


Getting Help

Feel free to reach out if you need assistance with your financial model. We have a few support options available, and we're always happy to help.

  • You can sign up for Forecastr Launch for guided training and support from one of our financial analysts.
  • You can contact us with your questions here.
  • You can request a demo of Forecastr's financial modeling software here.

Why Financial Model Templates Are Essential For Startups

Leveraging financial model templates for startups is a strategic step towards achieving your business objectives effectively and efficiently.

Saves Time and Resources

Developing financial models from scratch is time-consuming and resource-intensive. Startups can save a significant amount of time and manpower by using customizable templates.

Facilitates Strategic Planning

Financial model templates provide a structured approach to financial planning to focus on strategic objectives. They help in identifying key drivers of revenue and costs, analyzing cash flow, and forecasting future financial performance.

Enhances Credibility

Enhance your startup's credibility with potential investors, lenders, and partners. Financial models demonstrate your seriousness about the brand, knowledge of financial aspects, and preparedness to manage finances effectively.

Performance Indicators

By regularly updating models with actual financial data, startups can track their performance against the projections, identify variances, and make necessary adjustments to their strategy or operations.

Improves Risk Management

Financial model templates helps identify potential risks and impacts on the business. This proactive approach to risk management enables startups to devise strategies to mitigate these risks, ensuring long-term sustainability.

Facilitates Opportunities

For startups seeking funding, a robust financial model is a key component of the investment proposal. It helps potential investors understand the business model, revenue projections, and ROI, making it easier for them to make a funding decision.