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22-03-2019 : Question from a follower of the Vernimmen.com Facebook page

What information, and how often, can ask an investor in a start-up?” You can ask the founders once a month some key figures according to their sector of activity which are indications of volume of activity such as: Number of sales Turnover Gross margin Number of customers visited / contacted / service subscribers Number of products produced or number of users of the service, or number of people who visited the site, who bought, average shopping cart, number of providers for a web-based sales site Numbers of employees Cash at bank Monthly cash burn  These are figures whose marginal cost of production for the founders must be zero because they must follow them for themselves. Otherwise, it is very worrying about their ability to run their business! Once per quarter or semester, you must be able to obtain an income statement / balance sheet / cash flow statement, even if it is simplified. Have a nice day.

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The Vernimmen.com Letter

Number 119 of February 2019

News : Finance: green, sustainable and responsible? (1/2)

Statistics : Worldwide corporate income tax rates

Research : Activism and innovation

Q&A : What's a First Loss-Second Loss loan?

COMMENTS : Comments posted on Facebook