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The balancing act of a startup—mastering the first stage of the lifecycle

A new blog post for startups by member RoseRyan, an award-winning finance and accounting consulting firm  

In this post for startups, RoseRyan director Stephen Ambler, a former CFO, talks straight about what’s needed to survive and thrive during this exciting stage. With a focus on the finance function, he explains why the startup stage is so critical and provides insight into how to avoid potential missteps and common blunders.

It’s a volatile time in the growth of a business, and key to survival is the foundation it’s built on. It’s built in this earliest stage, when the future is unclear but decision-makers need to get their heads around their burn rate and the company’s viability.

To read his blog post, go here:

About RoseRyan:

A longtime member of the San Francisco Bay Area’s dynamic life sciences community, RoseRyan has worked with public and private life sciences companies of all sizes. Its engagements, numbering in the hundreds, span every sector of the field, from biotechnology to specialty pharma. Our lifecycle framework helps companies as they start, grow, expand and evolve.