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Venture Capital Financial Modeling

Use the resources I’ve shared below to learn the key concepts of venture capital financial modeling and to practice your venture capital financial modeling skills.

How to model a VC cap table

A case study on how to build a cap table for a new company completing the first rounds of funding.

Cap table template

This interactive infographic shows how different funding events will affect startups and investors over time, and at exit.

How to model convertible notes

All of the parts of convertible notes, and their impact on investor equity, explained.

Understanding convertible debt and how it affects the cap table. 

How convertible notes work with examples. 

Check out the three methods to calculate convertible note conversion. 

Numerical Example: $25k convertible note with $5M cap, 20% discount.

Numerical Example: $25k convertible note with $5M cap, no discount.

How to model SAFEs

The complete guide to SAFEs with examples.

Numerical Example: SAFE, cap, no discount.

SAFE calculator in Excel to calculate the post-money and pre-money SAFE from Y-Combinator. 

How to model a VC exit

How to model out a liquidation scenario. 

How to calculate a startup exit. 

How liquidation preference can make or break a founder’s startup exit.

Written by Martae Giometti

April 6, 2020 at 2:43 pm

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