New Year, New Business Series – Part 4 of 5 – Estimating Startup Expenses
Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this pitfall is to adopt a rigorous approach to your research and planning.
Alan is CEO of Gorlick Financial Strategies. Prior to financial services, he has significant executive level and consulting experience in international business, economic development, and corporate finance. He is also a popular speaker, seminar leader, and writer on finance, economics, accounting, risk management and option theory. For the past 29 years, he has been a part-time college professor, teaching MBA and undergraduate finance, economics, strategy, and marketing. His academic research includes risk management, strategic options, and value creation. He has a BSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an MBA from the University of West Florida, and several investment related credentials. He writes for Well Being magazine in Venice.