Revenues, Costs and Profits

Summer 2011 Denver Semester

How do you plan to make money? How do you build a financial model? What are the types of expenses, such as fixed expenses and costs of goods sold, and how do they scale? How do you know if your model is right? What do angel investors and venture capitalists expect from your financial model? How do you identify the key metrics for your success?

Goal:
Build a financial model.

Date:
2011-07-05, 06:00 PM

Mentors


9.20
Roger Yee
Investor/LP, Fortify Ventures

Roger is a veteran of start-ups, having founded three companies that included investor-backed funding and successful exits through acquisitions and IPOs. His previous companies and executive roles include ShadowLogic, Inc. (CEO), a cybersecurity services company; LaunchFu...

8.40
Adam Swiecki
Founder, Swiecki Enterprises

Adam Swiecki founded Swiecki Enterprises in 2003 after serving as an Army Officer and financier. Focused on the action sport market, he has built leading ecommerce businesses in skate (SkateboardsEtc.com), surf (SurfboardsEtc.com), and snow (SkiGogglesEtc.com). The quin...

8.20
David Fredericks
Senior Director, Oracle

David is a sales and management executive with international business acumen and 15 years of experience in the software industry covering startups to Fortune 100 companies. As part of the management team, David was responsible for international sales, services and opera...

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