Starter Financial Model
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Three year financial model template for Excel or Google Sheets with prebuilt three statements - consolidated income statement, balance sheet, and stat… Read ›

Standard Financial Model
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Five year financial model template for Excel or Google Sheets with prebuilt three statements - consolidated income statement, balance sheet, and state… Read ›

Get Started with the Standard Model
  product overviews  ·  /learn/standard-model-overview

'The Standard Model is the base model for all entrepreneurs to use for business planning and fundraising. Here's how to use it. Read ›

How to add in additional revenue streams
  foresight features  ·  /learn/multiple-revenue-streams

The revenue model in the Standard Model enables you to model up to two revenue streams from one user base. Here's how you can add in more revenue stre… Read ›

The Default Revenue Model
  foresight features  ·  /learn/revenue-model

The default revenue model in the Standard Financial Model is prebuilt to handle a wide variety of business models. Here's an explainer on how it works… Read ›

How to model an Advertising business
  product  ·  /learn/advertising

How to model an advertising-supported business, using the Standard Financial Model. Read ›

How to model a Marketplace business
  product  ·  /learn/marketplace

How to model a Marketplace business, using the Standard Financial Model. Read ›

Why is my revenue model not generating a revenue forecast?
  foresight features  ·  /learn/why-is-revenue-model-not-generating-revenues

tl;dr, Check your acquisitions and conversions. Read ›

Get Started with the Starter Model
  product overviews  ·  /learn/starter-model-overview

The new Starter Model is a re-imagined structure to provide the "Minimum Viable Model" for an entrepreneur to use for business planning and fundraisin… Read ›

Actuals and Rolling Forecasts
  building a model  ·  /learn/historical-financials

How the Standard Model uses historical financials and creates rolling forecasts. Read ›

How to extend the models for more months, quarters, and years
  foresight features  ·  /learn/extend-time-periods

By default, the models are built by month for either 3 or 5 years. Here's how to extend them if you need to model more periods. Read ›

Valuation
  building a model  ·  /learn/valuation

Valuing early-stage companies can be more of an art than a science. Here I'll explain the basics behind discounted cash flow (DCF) and multiple-based … Read ›

Colors and Formatting
  spreadsheet basics  ·  /learn/colors-and-formatting

Here's how I use formatting to identify and denote the difference between assumptions and calculations in the models. Read ›

Ecommerce Module
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Five year financial model template to forecast sales, revenues, cost of sales, and (optionally) inventory levels for ecommerce, retail, and transactio… Read ›

SaaS Module
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Five year financial model template to forecast subscriptions, churn, bookings, billings, revenues, and cost of sales for SaaS and subscription-revenue… Read ›

Runway and Cash Budget Tool
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Three year financial model template for Excel or Google Sheets to plan your expenses, create a cash budget and forecast runway. Prebuilt with key char… Read ›

Cap Table & Exit Waterfall Tool
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Financial model template to create a cap table through multiple rounds of investments, and forecast how investment rounds impact ownership, dilution, … Read ›

Choosing the right Foresight template
  building a model  ·  /learn/choosing-foresight-template

How do you choose which Foresight template to use? The product comparison grids outline the differences in the features, and below is my perspective o… Read ›

Best Practices and Resources for Financial Modeling
  building a model  ·  /learn/best-practices

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

Services & Consulting Module
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Five year financial model template to forecast projects, staffing, revenues, and cost of sales for professional services and consulting businesses. Co… Read ›

Intro to Financial Modeling
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Video course aimed at beginners to financial modeling to teach the foundations of how to build financial models for startups. 2 hours of instruction o… Read ›

Bring Your Own Model
  foresight features  ·  /learn/byom

Foresight's Bring Your Own Model (BYOM) functionality allows you to build or bring your own growth and revenue model and easily use it to replace the … Read ›

How to pitch your financial projections
  building a model  ·  /learn/presenting-financials

Startups often present their financial projections incorrectly. Here's why, and what you need to do instead. Read ›

What is a module?
  foresight features  ·  /learn/modules

Explaining how modules work with the Standard Model system. Read ›

Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Financial Modeling
  finance basics  ·  /learn/finance-basics

The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Financial Modeling Read ›

SaaS Forecasting Tool
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Three year financial model template for Excel or Google Sheets to forecast customers, bookings, billings, revenues, and cost of sales, for Consumer, S… Read ›

Growth Forecasting
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Video course created with The Fitzroy Academy to help beginners to financial modeling learn how to think through the financial building blocks of your… Read ›

Get Started Support
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Leverage your Foresight model and be prepared for business planning and investor conversations. I've reviewed thousands of financial models created by… Read ›

Explaining Financial Statements
  finance basics  ·  /learn/financial-statements

Here's a detailed look at consolidated financial statements, how to understand them, and the role they play in financial projections. Read ›

Support & Customization
  customer care  ·  /learn/support

I offer free email support on all products, and a range of customization and custom services if you want further assistance. Read ›

Combining operational and financial forecasting
  building a model  ·  /learn/operational-financial-models

Foresight's templates focus on using operational mechanics to forecast financials. Here's why. Read ›

How to Integrate Foresight with Visible
  foresight features  ·  /learn/visible

How to Integrate Foresight with Visible Read ›

About Foresight
  corporate  ·  /purpose

Yes, financial models are always wrong, but that's not the point. This is why and how financial models are important to me. Read ›

Why build a financial model?
  building a model  ·  /learn/why-build-financial-model

Financial models can help entrepreneurs make critical business decisions. But it's more about the process than the result. Read ›

Modelhooks
  foresight features  ·  /learn/modelhooks

Modelhooks is a key feature to the Standard Model that makes the Bring Your Own Model functionality work. Here's how it works to make the process of i… Read ›

How to integrate the Ecommerce Module
  product details  ·  /learn/ecommerce-module-integration

Instructions on how to integrate the Ecommerce Module with the Standard Financial Model. Read ›

Building a Financial Model vs Outsourcing
  intro financial modeling  ·  /intro-financial-modeling/building-financial-model-vs-outsourcing

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When to Build a Financial Model
  intro financial modeling  ·  /intro-financial-modeling/when-to-build-financial-model

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Intro to Financial Modeling
  intro financial modeling  ·  /intro-financial-modeling

Learn how to build financial models specific to your startup to guide decision making and impress investors. Video course with 2 hours of instruction … Read ›

Startups and Financial Models
  intro financial modeling  ·  /intro-financial-modeling/startups-financial-models

Why should you build a financial model? Read ›

How to model revenues
  building a model  ·  /learn/modeling-revenues

How to model revenues using the top-down and bottoms-up approaches. Read ›

How to model costs
  building a model  ·  /learn/modeling-costs

Estimating your cost budget is the first, and most important, step towards creating your financial projections. Read ›

Workshops & Mentoring
  customer care  ·  /learn/incubators-accelerators-universities

I've mentored at accelerators, lectured at universities, and taught seminars about financial modeling. I love helping entrepreneurs simplify their fin… Read ›

Get Started with the Venture Portfolio Model
  product overviews  ·  /learn/venture-portfolio-overview

An overview of the Venture Portfolio Model, detailing how the sheets work and how to input the data about your portfolio. Read ›

Get Started with the Venture Investor Model
  product overviews  ·  /learn/venture-model-overview

An overview of the structure and assumptions in the Venture Investor Model. Read ›

Rolling existing investments into the Venture Investor Model
  product  ·  /learn/tracking-venture-angel-investments-template

Explaining how to use the Existing Investments sheet Read ›

How to integrate the Services Module
  product details  ·  /learn/services-module-integration

Instructions on how to integrate the Services Module with the Standard Financial Model. Read ›

How to integrate the SaaS Module
  product details  ·  /learn/saas-module-integration

Instructions on how to integrate the SaaS Module with the Standard Financial Model. Read ›

Music
  corporate  ·  /learn/music

What I listen to when building models Read ›

Careers
  corporate  ·  /learn/careers

I'm always looking to meet great people that combine financial modeling skills with business acumen to assist with my custom model services. Read ›

Updates
  customer care  ·  /learn/updates

The models are updated based on feature requests and feedback from users, and updates are distributed through this website through your account. The C… Read ›

Alternatives to Foresight
  foresight features  ·  /learn/alternatives-foresight

Here's a few alternatives to Foresight to help you select the best financial modeling tool for your needs, and how you can combine any template with a… Read ›

Exchanges & Upgrades
  customer care  ·  /learn/upgrades

Want to exchange, upgrade to a more advanced model or downgrade to a less advanced model? Here's how. Read ›

How to create assumptions
  building a model  ·  /learn/assumptions

How to create the assumptions for startup financial models Read ›

Recommended software
  building a model  ·  /learn/spreadsheet-software

I recommend using Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets for financial modeling, both in general and for Foresight templates specifically. Read ›

The FAST Standard
  spreadsheet basics  ·  /learn/fast-standard

The FAST Standard is a guideline on how to construct good financial models. Here's an explainer of what the Standard aims to achieve and why I achieve… Read ›

Five key Excel functions to master
  spreadsheet basics  ·  /learn/excel-key-functions

Here's a few intermediate-level Excel functions that have significantly improved my financial modeling skills. Read ›

Help Overview
  customer care  ·  /learn/overview

Hi! I'm Taylor. I created the financial models behind Foresight as a resource for entrepreneurs and early-stage startups to spend less time on finance… Read ›