Frequently, I find that startup ventures simply do not have a financial plan. They know their business in and out but when you ask them about their financial methods of keeping track of operations, they look at you like you asked them how many planets are in the galaxy.
Agreeing on a structure, having a plan, and making sure there are checks and balances can help mitigate a lot of issues in the near future. It is stated that approximately 80% of small business fail within their first year with the primary reason being the lack of cash. Here are a few suggestions to help keep your business from going under: