Spring- By the Numbers: Lean Finance for Startups
To better understand your business, make better decisions and fewer mistakes, it is crucial that entrepreneurs comprehend the underlying financial metrics and and key concepts that drive sales, revenue and growth.
Join Spring and our expert speaker, Connor Aylwin of Cultivate Advisors, in this essential course for startup founders or entrepreneurs who want to have a better understanding of their financial information and learn best practices or a profitable and successful business.
Connor has owned & consulted businesses that required wearing every hat ie. Marketing, Sales, Recruiting, Training, Financials, and more. After doing over $5M in sales in 6 years, he's been there and can speak from experience.
In this session, you will learn to:
- Build a Profit & Loss report to track month to month vs. per year statements
- Read and interpret financial statements and what you should look for
- Create a cash flow forecasting and management system
- How to determine what you should be charging for your services
Subject Matter Expert:
Business Advisor at Cultivate Advisors
After moving from his hometown of Edmonton, where he ran a summer contracting business and started the UofA's first startup incubator, eHUB, Connor moved to Toronto for three years to run a division of Franchise Owners at aged 20. During that time he grew it from 2 Franchisee's to 17 and the second largest division in the country, with over 100 employees. Last fall, Connor moved across country again to be apart of the Cultivate Advisors team, which is a business advisory firm based out of Chicago whose sole mission is to grow and scale small to medium sized businesses. During his free time he is either running or at the gym, reading the latest business book, or not cheering for the Canucks (Go Oilers)