Startup Tag

If you’ve ever taken the leap of starting your own business, you’ve likely experienced an emotional rollercoaster. Your business seems like it’s going well, and you’re on a high one moment. Then you encounter a setback, and you feel low the next moment. And, this...

Cash burn rate is a term startups need to know. It basically shows the average monthly costs or the rate at which your cash is being spent. Why is it important? Because it measures how fast your company is spending the available cash; it helps...

Cashflow. We all have to deal with and manage it, so why is it, that only a few of us can actually do it consistently? Since this is such an important topic for entrepreneurs, we want to start a discussion this week with some tips...

Ready to close your investment round? Five23 can help you close your investment round, no matter what stage.   Built for Startups Since our launch in early 2016, our focus has been you: The Startup. The goal of Five23 is to allow Startups and investors to have a better...

Starting a Financial Forecast Many entrepreneurs struggle to put together the financial forecast for their businesses. However, understanding your business’ financial outlook is a critical component to making sound strategic business decisions; building relationships with potential team members, suppliers and investors; and relieving stress by planning...

The Right Business Idea As an entrepreneurial person, you probably have no shortage of business ideas. It’s not difficult to come up with potentially great business opportunities. But starting a business is challenging and takes significant energy. If you try to develop multiple ideas at once,...

  A Five23 Guest Post by Erik Hayton. Erik is the CEO of Wedding Nook and a 4x Founder who occasionally writes, speaks and consults in areas of entrepreneurship and business development.   How to beat the odds; an honest look at entrepreneurship   If you spend as much time online...

Over the years, we have had the opportunity to speak with a multitude of entrepreneurs. During our conversations, we inadvertently begin to ask them the same questions. One of the most important ones we ask them is, “What is the biggest challenge facing your business.”....

Customer Acquisition Cost is one of the most important metrics a startup can use. Here is a detailed guide to help you leverage it. Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) "is the cost associated in convincing a customer to buy a product/service." Using CAC as a health and growth metric...