Bushwick Kitchen Startup Journey — Cash Flow RSS

Our second birthday! (And why we're re-branding.)

I can't believe it's been two years. And by that I mean it feels like it's been six years. It also feels like it's been five months. But it definitely doesn't feel like two years. [And let's just get this out of the way: we've been terrible about blogging and that's going to change in 2016. But thank you to everyone who has been reading from the start!] 2015 was a massive year for us: We moved into our very own space in March We launched Trees Knees Spicy Syrup in May We introduced Weak Knees Gochujang Sriracha in September We surpassed half a million dollars in revenue Bottles have gone to every state and territory in the U.S. plus...

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Cash Flow - and the Perils of Self-Funding

One Startup. No Secrets. Start at the beginning.  “Don’t take this the wrong way, but you’re not the one who has to stay up producing and bottling until 5AM,” Casey says quite sweetly. He has a point. As the one handling production, Casey is bearing the brunt of our seeming endless battle between inventory & cash. And as someone who suffers if I have to stay up past 11PM, I’m especially empathetic to this point.Positive press and awareness over the past few months have been nothing short of incredible. Additionally, we’ve been fortunate to self-fund our growth thus far. Leading into the holiday season, we’ve already confirmed a few major press pieces. This should result in significant sales, which we’re excited for....

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