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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.