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 3,000+ early-stage entrepreneurs from 68+ 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.

I’ve collected a list of best practices, resources and templates to help you build financial models, all below. Missed something? Contact me.

Financial Model Excel Templates

Best Practices and Guidelines

User Acquisition, Lifetime Value, Cohort Analysis, Analytics

Revenue Models and Forecasts

Fundraising

Board Meetings and Metrics Dashboards

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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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