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How to Model Viral Growth: Simple Loss

How to Model Viral Growth: Simple Loss | Start-up Operational Modeling | Scoop.it
This post is the second in a series in which I show you how to model viral growth. We started with the simplest possible model, and we are working our way up to a model that simultaneously accounts
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Are financial models for early stage businesses of any value ...

30/09/13. Are financial models for early stage businesses of any value? It's not a surprise that CEOs of early-stage companies can have little regard for financial models. Possibly made by someone not full-time in their business, the financial ...
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For me, a financial model at an early stage tells me a few key things about the founders/company:

 

1. Do they know and understand the key drivers of their business (revenue and cost)?

2. Do they comprehend how they will scale?

3. Do they know what the next round(s) looks like?

     (a) requirement for additional funding

     (b) how the company must grow to fill it's own shoes on valuation without giving the company away

4. What their world domination appetite is (or lack thereof)

5. Are they in the realm of reasonability?

 

 

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How to Model Viral Growth: The Hybrid Model

How to Model Viral Growth: The Hybrid Model | Start-up Operational Modeling | Scoop.it
This post is the first in a series in which I show you how to model viral growth. We start with the simplest possible model, and we will work our way up to a model that simultaneously accounts for
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How and Why To Do Your Own Business Financial Model - Business Insider

How and Why To Do Your Own Business Financial Model - Business Insider | Start-up Operational Modeling | Scoop.it
How and Why To Do Your Own Business Financial Model
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Most entrepreneurs tend to avoid this area of the business, and as a result are badly surprised by cost realities, and investor expectations.

Via Skip Boykin
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