Consumer startups trust Burkland, including:
Burkland’s Consumer & Manufacturing Group has developed teams with expertise in eCommerce & marketplaces, consumer goods & services, retail, consumer tech, media & entertainment, and gaming. Startups in the consumer and manufacturing sectors have unique challenges around go-to-market strategies and pricing. Our team knows how to plan and strategize around these challenges so you can focus on your customer offering and growing your business.
Services for Consumer & Manufacturing Startups
Working Capital & Cash Flow Management
Alternative Inventory Financing
Inventory & COGS Management
Sales and Operations Planning Process (S&OP)
Supply Chain & Cash Management
Sales Tax Review
Fundraising & Cap Table Management
Consumer Financial Modeling
Financial Planning & Analysis
Metrics (Operational & VC Focused)
M&A, IPO Finance Support
Raise Debt to Cover Growing Working Capital Needs
Managing Director, Consumer Group
Marc Zablatsky is Managing Director of Burkland's Consumer Group. He has a 25-year track record of financial leadership, fundraising and accelerating growth for consumer goods and services companies.
Why Work with Burkland Consumer & Manufacturing CFOs?
We have expertise in cash runway, inventory & COGs management, SKU profitability, order fulfillment & invoicing, manufacturing and logistics & supply chain strategy.
Our CFOs understand the complexities and have strategies in financing a consumer brand.
Burkland CFOs meet weekly for Knowledge Share sessions to learn about industry updates like new laws, funding trends, regulation changes, and more so our clients are always working with a CFO who is fully up to speed.
We maintain an active Slack channel where they share best practices, tools, techniques, and tips so our clients receive the benefit of all of Burkland's CFO brain power.
Over 70% of our CFOs have graduate degrees from institutions like Stanford, Harvard, Wharton, Brown, UCLA, University of Chicago, Duke, University of Michigan, and Yale.
Together Burkland CFOs have worked with over 750 startups.
Over 250 of our startup clients have already achieved successful exits either by IPO or acquisition.
All of Burkland's CFOs have led their clients through successful fundraising rounds many times over.
Partner with experienced top-tier finance leaders for consumer and manufacturing startups
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