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Revenues, Costs and Profits

Spring 2011 San Diego / Orange County 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:
2011-05-05, 06:00 PM

Mentors


9.00
Ken Wahlster
Founder & CEO, BikeBandit.com

Ken Wahlster, Founder & CEO of BikeBandit.com, started the company in 1999 and quickly turned it into one of the largest motorcycle part retailers on the web. The San Diego based company has over $50 million in annual sales and found success by putting their customers fir...

7.00
Ian Lerner
CEO & Co-Founder, X-Digital Systems Inc.

Prior to co-founding X-Digital, Mr. Lerner served as Executive Vice President of StarGuide Digital Networks, where he was a co-founder. At StarGuide, Mr. Lerner led business development efforts which resulted in opening the Japanese Cable broadcast market for StarGuide. O...

9.50
Ryan Alfred
Co-Founder & President, BrightScope

Co-Founder, President, and Head of Product Development at BrightScope, an independent quantitative 401k ratings firm. Ryan is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle and numerous industr...

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