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Kirsty Nathoo - Managing Startup Finances

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YC Partner and CFO Kirsty Nathoo shares the most common mistakes startups make with their finances and how they can prevent them.



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Kirsty Nathoo πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½ One of my YC's favorites. One half-hour class with her and your learnings will 10X, believe me. PURE GOLD

Author β€” Carlos Marchena

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There are so many golden nuggets in this short talk, excellent!

Author β€” J L

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For my startup, I spent $3 million so far and kept it lean, with just 3 people. Don’t hire unless you actually need to and there is ROI, very relevant

Author β€” khouse

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Braaavooo the best managing startup finances class every entrepreneur should watch every week πŸ‘πŸ‘ πŸ‘πŸ‘ πŸ‘πŸ‘

Author β€” number8

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fantastic explanations, Kirsty! Really enjoyed the simplicity of the 'scary topic of startup finances'

Author β€” Julian Weiland

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There were hella gems sparkled throughout this seminar, a-lot of big box ( Telecom ) companies could benefit from these concepts. Thank you Kirsty

Author β€” Michael Jackson

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Wow, she's awesome! So much insight from this talk

Author β€” Richard Antao

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The startup growth calculator is a great visualization tool, but imo it's too simplified because it assumes costs is fixed. Unless the business does not have variable costs, business costs increases as businesses ramp up. So the calculator may cause you to be over estimate the runway you have.

Author β€” John Wu, Jr.

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I didn't think I needed to watch this (too early). But I did. Great advice to be efficient and get PMF before scaling

Author β€” Habib Khan

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Thank you very much! Awesome advice for early startups!

Author β€” Nallaperumal Thanthondri

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I rated this video on YC Startupschool as transformational. Don't know why this lecture is not on my curriculum since they've updated the platform, but i came here and watch it again and take notes. As i'm about to get a pre seed funding . Gold content lecture. Thanks Kirsty. Thanks YC. Thanks to Internet. Courage in your journey dear friends founders.

Author β€” Kevin Ngaleu

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From the owner of a fast growing startup, this is exactly what I needed. Thank you greatly.

Author β€” Alex

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Kirsty, what a very informative video. You kept it simple to understand but gave a lot of info. Thanks!

Author β€” RyCoBusinessServices

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Concise and to the point. Well said!! Learned a lot

Author β€” Nathan Koo

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Thank you, helps to have this in the front of my mind.

Author β€” Jason Layton

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Had the lovely opportunity to sit in this lecture...truly, the benefit of asking questions back make sessions like this immeasurably valuable. Thank you for setting time aside to do this for the startup community! Sincerely, clint from Protogro

Author β€” Clint LeClair

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even if a book-keeper ( or a gate keeper ) exists today, they are not recommended for start ups as someone has to design a good recording and reporting system that meets regulatory compliance.

Author β€” gautha pandith

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Great talk to learn about startup finance

Author β€” Vu Tony

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It was very simple, but still super informative and useful

Author β€” Nuddle

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Tqvm for the content..the audio is superb..good job

Author β€” Imraan a rahim