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Demystifying Startup Finance Part III: A Breakdown of Funding Options

Posted by Ashley Meeks on September 23, 2016

This is Part 3 in our Demystifying Startup Finance series. Follow the links to read part 1part 2, part 4, and part 5.

A big idea’s enough to start a business plan, but to actually build a company, you’re generally going to need some cold, hard capital. So here are the big questions for all founders without an existing war chest:

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Demystifying Startup Finance Part II: KPIs and Benchmarking

Posted by Ashley Meeks on August 19, 2016

Welcome to Part II of our series on startup finance!

This is Part 2 in our Demystifying Startup Finance series. Follow the links to read part 1part 3, part 4, and part 5.

This week we'll be talking about a crucial skill for startup founders: understanding and identifying Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). KPIs are best thought of as a variety of metrics that indicate a company's progress. Utilizing them intelligently can make all the difference between crafting a data-driven, fundamentally sound growth strategy and shooting in the dark.

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Demystifying Startup Finance Part I: Glossary

Posted by Ashley Meeks on August 12, 2016

Welcome to the first post of LookFar’s brand new finance breakdown!

This is Part 1 in our Demystifying Startup Finance series. Follow the links to read part 2, part 3, part 4, and part 5.

Over the next several weeks, I’ll be covering a range of startup topics with a particular focus on determining your fundraising needs and getting you in shape to negotiate your first round.

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