Revenues, Costs and Profits

Spring 2011 Los Angeles 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:
2011-04-04, 06:30 PM

Mentors


9.39
Jay Samit
Former CEO, SocialVibe

From 2009-2012, Samit was the CEO of SocialVibe, a digital advertising technology company that powers engagement advertising for some of the world’s top brands. Samit managed the company during a time of rapid growth from 4,000 users to a monthly reach of 660 million. Dur...

8.70
Taylor Milsal
CEO, Milsal + Partners

Taylor Milsal, founder and CEO of Milsal + Partners, focuses on strategic partnerships and revenue generation for startup companies in order to rapidly increase their valuation and market position. A natural-born salesperson, Taylor has closed over $500M in real estate tr...

8.74
Scott Painter
CEO, TrueCar

Over the course of his prolific career, Scott Painter, CEO of TrueCar, Inc., has formed over 30 companies – the majority of which bring innovation and advancement to the retail automotive industry. A prolific fundraiser, Painter has risen over one one billion dollars fro...

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