What’s Your Burn Rate Mean?

Today’s great post is from Fred Wilson and is titled The Survival Matrix.  Fred and his partners at Union Square Ventures give you a quantitative way to determine the level at which you should "freak out" about your cash position.  Where do you fall on their survival matrix?

  • brad, the formatting on the google 728×90 banner at the top is bleeding into your sidebar, either the overflow isn't hidden or it's supposed to be a 468×60

    • Crap – I thought we had fixed that on the archive links. On it – thanks for the heads up.

      • cannot…. resist…. urge….. to…… click….

  • Phil Sugar

    This is also a very interesting way to look at a single company, not just a portfolio. If you plot the point monthly and look where you're going it really can show a trend. (I used some historical data I have)

  • edfrench

    I had a go at extending Fred's idea to a crude metric for recession resistance for tech startups: http://techgainblog.blogspot.com/2008/11/how-rece