Why your financial model should forecast 3 not 5 years

Why your financial model should forecast 3 not 5 years

Tl;dr: Build a 3-year financial model and not a 5 year one. It’s easier to build and defend. More years mean more uncertainty and more questions. How many years should you be forecasting in your financial model when building a model for investors? This is a pretty nerdy question, and whilst it might seem trivial, it’s actually a core one …