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Scenario & Contingency Planning Toolkit

Tools to help startups survive today and thrive tomorrow, whatever it brings.

Scenario planning and contingency planning are more important in this current environment than ever before.

Many of today’s startup founders have only operated in an environment of aggressive growth. The context has shifted dramatically this year, and startups must quickly pivot accordingly. In this current environment, startups need to ‘up their game’ on finance and accounting.

The fractional CFO team at Burkland has compiled a list of six important scenario and contingency planning tools below.

6 Important Scenario & Contingency Planning Tools for Startups

  1. Scenario Planning Framework for Responding to COVID
  2. Scenario Planning Template
    (First Round)
  3. Forecasting and Waterfall Analysis
  4. Strategies for Reducing Costs
  5. Improving Collections in a Crisis
  6. Marketing Budget Scenario Calculator with Benchmark Data & Info on Virtual Events
    (Burkland and VisualizeROI)


Burkland gives startups smarter finance, accounting and tax advice to grow with confidence. We provide financial expertise that makes economic sense for all growth stages — ranging from Pre-Seed to Series C. Our fractional CFOs, startup accountants, tax professionals, and people operations experts give strategic guidance to ease a company’s growing pains and provide financial insight to scale. Burkland works with 650+ startups across the United States.


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