A great talk about starting a company: By Mint.com CEO Aaron Patzer

http://vimeo.com/6960507

It is an awesome, hands-on talk about his experiences. He goes through the following three stages and the goals, expenses there in.

 

Phase 1: Garage (<100K)
Business Goal
Expenses
Phase 2: Seed (<$1m)
Business Goal -> Alpha Launch, head count of 5-6 (3-4 engineer, 1 frontend, 1 business)
Expenses
Projecting Revenue
Phase 3: Funded (> $1M)
Business Goal
Expenses
Budgeting & growth model

 

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