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Inside FI: Do Not Swim Upstream to Find Revenue by @georgedeeb

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2012-06-22

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here

George Deeb is a Managing Partner at Red Rocket Ventures. He was the Founder & CEO of iExplore, and the the Founder & CEO of MediaRecall. George is also the author of "101 Startup Lessons -- An Entrepreneur's Handbook", which you can read on the Red Rocket blog

In this talk from the Chicago Founder Institute, George discusses business planning, revenue modeling and financial projections, in a conservative and credible way that should help startups attract investors. He provides high level guidance on: (i) how to make money; (ii) how to build a financial model; (iii) how to scale expenses; (iv) how to attract investors; and (v) how to set key metrics for ongoing success. 

If you like the video below, follow him on Twitter @georgedeeb.
 

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