Financial Modeling for Startups Workshop

3 Days of intense practical experience
in building financial models for startups

 

TOPIC

CONTENT

Introduction
  • Revenue Models
  • Non-Revenue Revenue Models
  • Financial models investors want to see
  • Early versions of financial models by successful companies (i.e. Airbnb, etc.)
Building a start-up financial model
  • Why?
  • A financial model is a simulation of your business
  • Classic Mistakes
  • The impact of your revenue model on your financial model
  • The impact of your go-to-market strategy on your financial model
  • The best model you can build
  • How to build a basic model
  • Time needed to build a model
  • 3-year, 5-year models?
  • Tasks
  • Building blocks – Building a detailed Revenue model
  • Building blocks – Building a detailed Cost Model
  • Building your Financial Model
  • Burn rate
  • Funds needed
  • Exercise
Funds needed
  • Funding impact on the financial model
  • Scenario testing
  • Stress testing
  • Exercise
Accounting basics
  • Income Statement
  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow Statement
Building a more detailed financial model
  • Income statement
  • Balance sheet
  • Cash flow statement
  • Exercise
Valuation
  • Comparative method
  • Market method
  • Discounted Cash Flow
  • IRR
  • Discount rates
  • Investor target
  • Pre-money vs Post-money
  • Exercise
Capitalization Tables
  • Cap tables
  • Equity splits
  • Dilution
  • Stress testing
  • Exercise
Terms sheets
  • Landmine terms
  • Impact on cash distributions
  • Exercise
Conclusion and Case Study Analysis
  • Concluding remarks
  • Feedback
  • Case Study Analysis and Presentation

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