Burn Rate

What is Burn Rate?

Burn rate can be

  • Net burn, the amount a company loses monthly.

  • Gross burn, the company’s monthly operating cost.

  • Why Net Burn Rate is important?

  • Shows whether your current revenue is substantial enough.

  • Shows how long you can sail before you run out of money.

  • To calculate Net Burn Rate

    Net Burn Rate = Cash/Capital (divided by) Losses per month

    Tips to decrease Burn Rate

    Try to merge or retire activities that require more money to be run.

  • Look for free alternatives for any of the tools you use to work/sell.

  • Try to bring in more qualified leads to compensate for the burn rate.

  • Alternatively, considering bootstrapping or raising funds.