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Galvanize SF: How to Build Your Financial Projections

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


How to Build Your Financial Projections

About this workshop:

An introduction on how to build forward looking financial projections for a SaaS business that will help you tell your story and impress investors. This fun, evening workshop is a hands on conversation on how to create financial projections that will help you calculate how much capital your business needs to raise.


You’ll Learn How To:

  • Calculate how much capital do you need to raise?
  • Tell a story backed by numbers.
  • Calculate your burn rate with and without revenue.
  • Identify the most overlooked expenses for founders
  • Accurately estimate the loaded cost of an employee

Target Audience:

  • Tech founders who are raising a seed or a Series A round of financing
  • Small business owners who are working on institutional financing
  • Founders applying to an accelerator

Workshop Schedule:

  • Introduction (5m)
    • Who is Eric? Who is inDinero?
  • Presentation (30m)
    • SaaS valuation, fundraising, & equity (5m)
    • Monthly Expenses–Your SG&A (5m)
      • Employees & Travel
      • Commonly overlooked Expenses
    • Constructing your revenue model (5m)
      • Cost of Revenue
    • Calculating your Burn Rate (5m)
    • What does it all mean? (5m)
    • Top KPI’s for Startups (5m)
  • Q&A (10m)

Meet Your Instructor:

Eric Gallegos  is inDinero’s biz dev manager based out of San Francisco, California. Equipped with an accounting  degree from the University of Southern California’s Leventhal School of Accounting, Eric has started two companies and assisted with the formation of two others. His experience spans across a broad array of industries–from international accounting, with Ernst & Young, LLP in Saudi Arabia, to film production & distribution on an independent film Bite Size.

He’s consulted startups and SMBs that have collectively financed over $3mm in either equity or debt financing. He spends his free time in salsa dance clubs across San Francisco, or in the mountains on his snowboard.



September 27
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Galvanize – Speakeasy,LL
44 Tehama Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States