The Next - Digital CFO for Startups
Team at Eth Lisbon
The Next is revolutionising the financial management landscape for startups. Our B2B SaaS platform integrates Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology, providing a comprehensive Digital CFO solution for startups navigating from pre-seed to series A.
Unique Value Proposition:
Combining expertise in finance, AI, and Web 3.0, The Next offers startups a powerful mix that ensures meticulous financial oversight, efficient forecasting, and strategic financial planning. With our tool, startups can overcome the challenges of high failure rates, costly financial expertise, and slow financial data updating.
We address the pain points of financial management inefficiency and inadequate oversight by offering:
- AI-Driven Financial Analysis: Real-time insights for informed decision-making.
- Blockchain-Enabled Security: Enhanced data integrity for financial transactions.
- Scenario Modelling: Predictive outcomes for market shifts and strategic decisions.
- Investor Relations: Strengthened investor communication with transparent data.
- Cost-Effective Pricing: A fraction of the cost of traditional CFO services.
Roadmap & Achievements:
Since 2010, we've perfected our service, highlighted by milestones such as winning 2nd place in the Kirobo IO financial solutions contest, securing angel investments, and actively participating in key fintech exhibitions and hackathons. Our roadmap culminates in the 2024 pilot launch with 50 clients.
Market Size & Opportunity:
Targeting the U.S. and Portuguese startup ecosystems, The Next positions itself in markets with thousands of deals and billions in funding per quarter. Our service offers significant cost and time savings, standardizes data for investors, and streamlines the financial oversight process for startups.
Financials & Growth:
Our revenue model projects significant growth, with a freemium entry point and an AI-driven premium service. From an initial €234,000 in 2023, we expect to scale to over €5.5 million by 2026, driven by a steadily growing client base and a consistent pricing strategy.
The Next is seeking €680,000 to allocate towards MVP development, hiring industry specialists, R&D, operational expansion, and market strategy. With a valuation of €9.7 million, we're open to 3-10 investors, with a deadline of December 24th for the investment round.
Team & Resources:
Our diverse team includes finance experts, AI specialists, and blockchain developers, supported by resources from Y Combinator and Google Startup School. The leadership team, with a UN partnership, ensures global vision and execution capabilities.
Support & Partnerships:
Advised by leaders from Starupportugal and Google for Startups, and partnered with entities like PineOx and Dashbouquet, The Next is well-positioned for success.
Connect with Us:
Discover how The Next can be your smart financial management choice. Engage with us through our website, social media platforms, and industry profiles.
- Website: [https://www.thenextweb.app]
- Instagram: [https://www.instagram.com/thenextweb_app/]
- LinkedIn: [https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-next_webapp/]
- Twitter: [https://twitter.com/thenextwebapp]
- CrunchBase: [https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/the-next-fd36]
- Medium: [https://medium.com/@alexa_theneXt]
The Next is not just a service; it's a strategic financial partner for startups aiming to thrive in a competitive landscape. Join us in this journey to redefine the role of financial management in the startup ecosystem.