Financial Projections

News and Articles About Financial Projections

Why Believing Your Own Projections Is Risky Business
Business Optimization

Why Believing Your Own Projections Is Risky Business

A growing number of tech giants have missed targets and have re-evaluated projections. As a result, they've been forced to slow hiring or initiate massive layoffs.
David Mandell
4 Reasons Why a Traditional 40-Page Business Plan Is an Insane Waste of Time
Business Optimization

4 Reasons Why a Traditional 40-Page Business Plan Is an Insane Waste of Time

No one will even read your epic novel of a plan in this age of short bursts of information. Create a 10-page pitch deck instead.
Adam Callinan
8 Secrets to Credible Startup Financial Projections
Investors

8 Secrets to Credible Startup Financial Projections

Investors can't really evaluate any new business, but they can assess the logic behind your numbers, and compare that logic to their experience and rational business norms.
Martin Zwilling
American Apparel Issues Dire Warning to Shareholders
American Apparel

American Apparel Issues Dire Warning to Shareholders

The embattled retailer warned investors could face 'substantial or total losses' of their investments.
Phil Wahba
18 Ways to Make Your Financial Model Stand Out to Investors
Financials

18 Ways to Make Your Financial Model Stand Out to Investors

Investors don't buy what they can't read.
David Teten
5 Signs You Are Ready to Start Up Even If You Don't Think So
Business Optimization

5 Signs You Are Ready to Start Up Even If You Don't Think So

Past a certain point, more preparation is just stalling.
Michael Noice
6 Ways to Make Financial Forecasts More Realistic
Financial Projections

6 Ways to Make Financial Forecasts More Realistic

When starting your business unbounded optimism is essential but keep it in check when making forecasts.
John Boitnott
4 Money Mistakes Made by Businesses That Are Always Short on Funds
Business Optimization

4 Money Mistakes Made by Businesses That Are Always Short on Funds

Cash-strapped businesses that adopt transparent accounting and disciplined spending often find they have more cash than they realized.
Andrew Cravenho
Have a Scary Box of Receipts in Your Office? This Startup Wants to Help You Quickly Organize Your Finances.
Accounting

Have a Scary Box of Receipts in Your Office? This Startup Wants to Help You Quickly Organize Your Finances.

Financial management platform BodeTree is rolling out a feature that allows small-business owners to skip the shoebox full of receipts, skip the accounting software and go directly to a clean, sorted financial dashboard.
Catherine Clifford
2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About
Ready To Launch

2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About

You will find yourself answering "I don't know" to two questions. And that's quite OK.
Greg Shugar
4 Key Functions of a Chief Financial Officer
Finance

4 Key Functions of a Chief Financial Officer

Think your company needs a CFO? You might be right.
Startup Business Forecasts Are Not Black Magic, Just Smart Business
Business Optimization

Startup Business Forecasts Are Not Black Magic, Just Smart Business

You need these projections to set internal goals and milestones, and to measure your progress toward reasonable success objectives.
Martin Zwilling
Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant
Ask the Expert

Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant

Often entrepreneurs don't have the core competencies to understand accounting, which could result in a startup failing. Here is how an entrepreneur should approach hiring an accountant or outsourcing her financial tasks to ensure success.
Alex Katz