Why Too Much Cash Can Kill Your Startup

Most think that cash is king when it comes to startups, but as Ryan discusses in this week’s show, it’s a two-edged sword. Sometimes, having too much cash can kill your startup…

Overfunding can sometimes have a detrimental effect because founders can sometimes take their eye off the ball between expenses and revenue.
Overspending can result in a negative cashflow. When this occurs, many choose to fire employees, or start to sell off company assets.
Investors can be a wonderful source of finance and insight, but adding too many can be dangerous. Every investor you accept causes an extra level of management, and also reduces the percentage you own.


‘Who would think that having too much cash could kill your business?’

‘They start burning through money really fast’

‘You need to really know the boundaries and lines that you want’


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