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Burn Rate Calculator

When you first start a company, there’s a good chance you’ll have to pour money in before money starts coming out. It might sound scary, but it’s a really important part of starting a business. Investing money into growth is what allows you to build teams, products, and ultimately, a company that will last. So how do you understand how much you’re investing? By calculating your burn rate. Our calculator will help you zero in on the date you’ll run out of cash — and the date you’ll start making a profit.

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Use this this burn rate calculator to quickly see how long you have until you need to either reach profitability or raise capital. Keeping your burn rate in mind helps you prioritize where to invest, whether you need to cut costs, and how urgent it is to focus on revenue-driving activities. Our downloadable template gives you a quick snapshot into your situation so you can plan wisely.