What You Can Learn from Andry
All startup entrepreneurs are undoubtedly passionate about their ideas and their business. But besides ideas and the initial founding team to build your MVP, what separates your startup from others is having enough resources and capital to fuel your momentum. Sharpening your finance skills as a startup is key.
In this session, what you will take away include:
- Importance of understanding your finance as a startup
- Financial forecast. How do you build a reasonable forecast?
- What components do you need
- How to build one quickly
- Importance of having reasonable assumptions.
- Funding your startup (Seed Financing) - when, what (options), how much and mistakes to avoid
About Andry Tanusdjaja
Andry is a serial entrepreneur with strong finance, operation and strategy background with proven success in getting funding from a number of venture capital firms.
As one of the co-founders of Musefind, Andry has built and led a team of 20 full-time employees with the responsibilities to manage the Operations/Finance and Customer Success team. Andry was instrumental in raising seed and venture and alongside the team, developed a technology platform that has generated revenue since Day 1 and managed over $1M in client influencer marketing budget In the rapidly accelerating Influencer Marketing industry.
Andry comes with 11+ years of experience in corporate finance, team building, operations, management, fundraising as well as building strategy for small businesses to the world’s most recognized Fortune 500 brands. His past experience in corporate finance from Teck, Shell Deloitte, and TELUS has well prepared him in cross-functional leadership in business growth strategy, market validation, customer discovery, finance, and operations metrics. Andry is a current mentor at the entrepreneurship@UBC program and Forum for Women Entrepreneur and a current CFO advisor to several startups as well.
He has spoken on the subject matter of successful KPIs, metrics in SaaS at SaaS North, the premier Canadian SaaS National conference as well as team culture and various other topics. He is a certified CPA, CA and CFA.