Best Practices and Resources for Financial Modeling

The best resources, templates, and posts about financial modeling and startups on the web.

Learn Financial Modeling

Over the past 15 years as a venture capitalist, advisor, mentor, consultant, and teacher, I’ve helped 3,250+ early-stage entrepreneurs from 69+ countries learn financial modeling. In 5 free lessons over 10 days I share what I’ve learned about how to build financial models through commentary, case studies, best practices and links to more resources.

In addition to Foresight’s financial model templates for startups and investors, here’s a list of valuable best practices, resources and templates from around the web. Missed one? Contact me.

Financial Model Excel Templates

Best Practices and Guidelines

User Acquisition, Lifetime Value, Cohort Analysis, Analytics

Revenue Models and Forecasts

Pitch Decks


Board Meetings and Metrics Dashboards

Suggested Reading

How-to - Cap Tables, Liquidation Preferences and Exit Proceeds
Here’s how to create a cap table and exit proceeds waterfall

The Zirtual Shutdown
What happened with Zirtual?