10 Commonly Used Startup Lingos & Their Meaning
# Burn Rate and Curation
Burn rate is a synonymous term for negative cash flow. It is a measure for how fast a company will use up its shareholder capital. If the shareholder capital is exhausted, the company will either have to start making a profit, find additional funding, or close down.
Curation is a term used to indicate management activities required to maintain research data long-term such that it is available for reuse and preservation. Services or people that implement content curation are called curators. Curation services can be used by businesses as well as end users.