Cash flow is a common issue that entrepreneurs face -- and a critical one. Too many good companies fail because they can't control their cash flow and wind up simply running out of cash. In this one-hour session, Jay Menton, CFO for Early Growth Financial Services, will provide practical tips for better cash flow management. From financial projections to monitoring (and reducing) your cash burn and outsourcing non-core functions, Jay will address ways to stay on top of your finances in the ever-changing startup environment.
Jay Menton is the initial Chief Financial Officer for Early Growth Financial Services office in Chicago. Additionally, he is a Managing Principal with JAMCAP LLC, a corporate development advisory focused on growth opportunities with emerging and operating businesses.
Jay has over 14 years experience in private equity, venture capital, investment management, and structured finance. He has worked at global investment banks structuring securitized loans on commercial real estate, a multi-generational family office, a multi-strategy hedge fund, and as a Board Director and advisory COO/CFO to several institutionally backed businesses.
Jay has an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a BA from Colgate University, where he was a member of the Varsity Lacrosse team. He currently serves on the Auxiliary Board of the Big Shoulders Fund and is married with three children.
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Chicago Lean Startup Circle
The Chicago Lean Startup Circle is an organization of over 4,000 Chicago entrepreneurs dedicated to sharing lessons learned and applying the lean startup methodology to grow new companies.