7 Levers to Extend your Cash Runway

Is the cash in your business cycling fast enough to keep you afloat even in the bad times?

Is Your Cash Cycle Fast Enough

Here are the seven questions, that we look at in our FastAtScale™ assessment:

  1. Are your revenues both predictable and repeatable? Predictable & Repeatable Revenues

  2. Do you have a stable ratio between the product labor in your company and the gross margins? Stable Product Labor Efficiency

  3. Do you also have a stable ratio between all the sales and management labor in your company and your operating margins. Stable Management Efficiency Ratio

  4. Are the issues in your business getting solved faster and faster? Improving Median Throughput Times

  5. Are they getting solved at a lower and lower cost per issue? Improving Median Cost Per Item

  6. Do you have one map that fits together all the key processes in your company? Mapped Flow of Key Processes

  7. When you talk to investors, do you get offers of continuously increasing valuation? Continuously Increasing Valuation

Cash is just one of the eleven themes in our full FastAtScale™ assessment.

Take the test for your own scaleup by sending an email to fastatscale@r13k.co. Fast at Scale Healthcheck

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James Hughes, CEO, Sales & Orders, New York, NY

About Midstage Institute

We focus our practice on midstage startup companies that need to remain agile, and where what used to work for the smaller startup just isn’t as effective anymore.

 

We ensure founders and leadership teams win, with our over 40 years experience in venture-backed tech startups. We are Silicon Valley veterans with the scars and wins to prove it. We don’t use an inflexible off-the shelf methodology, we adapt best practices to you, your market, your company, and your leadership team.

 

We always:

  • Focus on right sized best practices to get to the next level
  • Focus on the 20% of effort that will yield you 80% of the benefits
  • Teach Perfection is the enemy, better is your partner and ally
  • Align with your business needs so you can thrive