Tag Archives: start-up planning

The Start-up Sprint to $25m in Annual Revenue

Entrepreneurs should have a framework for thinking about how to achieve the sort of scale that justifies a $100m+ exit – and that’s what this post is about.  It’s also a result of a number of recent discussions and other posts: active planning cycles in many of Silverton’s portfolio companies growth targets and revenue scale […]

Operational planning done right – for startups

This article originally appeared in the Austin Business Journal.  An updated planning discussion with examples will follow this post in the next week or so. Operational Planning for Start-up Companies No matter what kind of startup you run, great communication is critical to success. And one of the best tools for communicating business context, risk, […]

2011 Start-up Planning Discussion part2

In the previous post, we covered the basics of annual planning, the components of an annual plan and started to dig into the analysis of an example annual plan with a 12-month look back into a fictional company’s operating history.  In this post, we’ll continue to analyze the plan and answer a key question during […]

Annual Planning for Start-ups

finally! a new blog post is coming. The next post will be on Annual Planning for early-stage start-ups and will include sample spreadsheets and the like. Please post any / all questions and requests with regard to that topic! thanks.