Financial Projections

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Your business plan is how investors and potential partners see that you know everything you can about your industry.

John Rampton

Easy Tips for Analyzing Finance Data for Better Business Outcomes

Learn what data do you need and what metrics you need to track for long-term and short-term success.

What Every Startup Must Do to Get Investor Ready

Raising capital isn't easy, but luckily you can make all the right things ahead of time to be good to go when opportunity knocks. Fortune favors the prepared founder.

Ryan Himmel

Instead of Panicking, Deal With Your Student Loans Like a CFO Would

These financial planning, analysis and forecasting tactics will help you eliminate student debt early and avoid paying unnecessary interest.

5 Questions Investors Ask Themselves Before Putting Their Chips Into Your Startup

Use your startup's financial projections to help investors make a decision on whether to bet or fold.

Andrew Medal

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

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 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

The embattled retailer warned investors could face 'substantial or total losses' of their investments.

Phil Wahba

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