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What does Runway mean in business terms?

Runway means how long your business can operate before running out of cash. The length of your runway comes from how long your business will be able to stay afloat without any additional capital.

If you’re reaching the end of your runway, it may be time to start thinking about including more investors.

Runway for startups

With a startup, you should aim for a runway of around 18 months, whereas in the last 3-6 months you should focus on getting additional funding.

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