Managing finances can be a daunting prospect for many entrepreneurs, but doing it well is critical to a startup’s success. In this program, Connie Wright of Charles River CFO will teach you the basic concepts you’ll need to take control of your company’s finances and create a financial road map to growth and profitability.
Topics will include:
Understanding and building a business model
Managing fixed and variable costs
Calculating cash flow and burn rate
What does “breakeven” really mean?
Connie Wright, Charles River CFO – Connie is co-founder of CRCFO and also leads the strategic direction of the company. She sits on the boards of directors at YWCA Boston, Center for Women and Enterprise and Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation and on the advisory board of Decision Insight. Connie advises companies on accounting and finance matters, specializes in M&A, Pre-IPO and SEC, SOX and SAS 115. Previously, she was the Managing Partner of Patina Solutions – Boston Practice, a professional services firm deploying experienced professionals to its clients at the executive and management levels. Prior to that, Connie was the Managing Director of Accounting Management Solutions. She ran both the Boston and New York AMS Business Solutions practices. Previous to that, Connie was the Managing Director of Resources Global Professionals – Boston Office which she helped take public in December of 2000. Connie started her career at Deloitte after graduating from Stanford University. Connie tweets as CFOBiz.