Best Practices and Resources for Financial Modeling

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

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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.

General Startup Financial Model Excel Templates (Free)

SaaS Financial Model Templates and How-To

Ecommerce Financial Model Templates and How-To

Marketplace Templates and How-To

Startup Financial Model Excel Templates ($$)

Financial Models for Investors

Operations Tempates

User Acquisition and Growth

Revenue Models and Forecasts

Metrics and Datapoints for Startup Financial Models

Cap Tables, Equity, and Convertible Note Mechanics

Financial Model Best Practices and Guidelines

Metrics and Dashboards How-To

Pitch Decks


Employee Equity Valuation and Structure

Board Meetings and Metrics Dashboards

Suggested Reading

Simpler is better: Why (and How) I rebuilt the Venture Investor Model
A brand-new v2 of the Venture Investor Model

How-To 1 of 3 - How to input your assumptions in the Venture Investor Model
Get started with the venture investor model by setting your goal and inputting the parameters of your investment strategy