- The startup burn rate at which a [startup](/zettel/startup) spends money in its bank account.
- It's calculated by startup total expenses minus income.
- It's a good metric for early-stage startups when using (burning) investors' money.
- It tells how long the startup can keep its operations before needing more capital.
- [Ben Waldeck. Burn Rate vs Churn Rate – How to Calculate Burn and Churn Rates](https://startupandscale.com/blog/burn-rate-vs-churn-rate/)