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

Our 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 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 fully built, 5 year, 3 statement CPG or SaaS/Services specific financial model, ready to be completed with your assumptions and with full ability to be adjusted by you down the line
  • Step-by-step video modules
  • Access to a private Facebook group to ask questions of your peers and Simple Startup finance experts
  • 5 hours of live CFO check-in time for Q&A and support (worth $1,250 alone)

Budgeting Basics: The Cash Manager

Everyone knows that cash is king. Help your business survive and thrive during any challenge with our cash manager course. Our Cash Manager course provides you with:

  • Tips and tricks for managing your business’ cash
  • A super simple tool to manage your cash ongoing
  • Video instruction from a CFO on how to use it and why it matters.

The Cash Manager tool you’ll receive provides you a rolling 90 day cash forecast and is the very same tool we use at Simple Startup to manage our cash management strategy. Right now, 100% of course proceeds go to No Kid Hungry and Meals on Wheels.


Budgeting Basics: The Cash Model

Our Cash Model course is designed to help companies in any industry forecast the future with a 2 year cash projection and create a roadmap for their business’s finances. In this course, you’ll receive access to:

  • Your very own excel Cash Model template
  • Instructions on how to use it
  • Step-by-step video guidance on how to fill it out and why it matters.

You’ll walk away with a completed cash model that’s expert built and 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.