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financial projections

financial projections: Top-down approach

Financial Projections: The Top-Down Approach

Financial projections cause headaches to many entrepreneurs. The main purposes of this article are clarifying the major doubts around this topic and giving guidelines on the methods, the mindset to adopt when computing projections and the tools and tips that may be useful in the process. The two main methods to calculate financial projections There are two main, widely…

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How to Estimate Market Size

Andy Rachleff, formerly of Benchmark Capital, crystallised it best, The #1 company-killer is lack of market. The “market” is also one of the top three reasons for a startup’s success, together with team and product, with different investors and thought leaders siding with each of them. Probably the most vocal of them all, Marc Andreessen,…

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financial projections: bottom-up approach

Financial Projections: The Bottom-Up Approach [VIDEO]

Do you prefer podcasts? Listen to the audio here. Financial projections cause headaches to many entrepreneurs. The main purposes of this article are clarifying the major doubts around this topic and giving guidelines on the methods, the mindset to adopt when computing projections and the tools and tips that may be useful in the process. The two main…

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Financial Projections: an Introduction to Financial Forecasting

This week our Valuation Academy will focus on a very specific topic: financial projections. In our previous posts (Why & when of valuation, Qualitative startup attributes, Business angels’ valuation methods) we have discussed the price of a company from different perspectives in an attempt to give you a good general understanding, and now it’s time to devote our…

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startup projections

Startup Projections, How to Start

As founders and entrepreneurs, we are not only asked to run our team and our business at maximum speed and efficiency. From time to time, we have to stop our ordinary “routine” and take a picture of our company and its plans for the future. This does not, or should not, happen only at the…

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