Affordable, approachable, online learning courses designed for entrepreneurs wanting to grow their business—plus learn a thing or two about the accounting and finance side of things!

Academy Courses

Fill-in-the-Blanks Financial Modeling

Starts March 16th

Our Natural Foods & CPG specific Fill-in-the-Blanks Financial Modeling Course allows you to translate your vision into a fully adjustable (by you!) financial model that provides you with a clear, numbers-based roadmap for the future – at a fraction of the cost of doing it with a CFO! Built on hundreds of hours of industry experience, the course includes a CPG financial model template, step-by-step video modules to support you from start to finish, 5 hours of live CFO time for Q&A, and more.

Budgeting Basics: The Cash Manager

Coming soon!

Everyone knows that cash is king. Our Cash Manager course provides you with tips and tricks for managing your business’ cash, plus a super simple tool to manage your cash ongoing and video instruction from a CFO to walk you through how to use it and why it matters. The Cash Manager tool you’ll receive in this course is the same tool we use here at Simple Startup to track our AR and AP, project cash balances in the future, and iterate our cash management strategy.

Budgeting Basics: The Cash Model

Coming soon!

Our Cash Model course is designed to help companies within any industry forecast the future and create a roadmap for their business’ finances. In this course, you’ll receive access to your very own excel Cash Model template, instructions on how to use it, plus step-by-step video guidance on how to fill it out, what each piece is telling you, and why it matters. You’ll walk away with a completed cash model that’s expert built and approved yet continually adjustable by you, so that you can iterate and adjust as your company grows.

Don’t see a course you’re interested in?

Drop us a line at [email protected] – we’re always eager to hear from entrepreneurs about resources we can develop to better help you grow.