Finance & Operations

Finance & Operations
How to Pick a Term Sheet: OpenView’s 5 Step Framework
Editor's Note: This article was co-authored by Mackey Craven and Sean Fanning.  A great deal has been written about venture...
by Mackey Craven
Finance & Operations
Developing an Effective Long-Term Data Strategy for Your Company
Analytics is considered to be critical at many companies, but few are able to get it right. Most companies quickly...
by Ruben Ugarte
Finance & Operations
Why Are We Seeing Fewer Venture Capital-backed IPOs?
I have what many would consider an oddly-vivid memory of VC-backed IPOs in 2007. Midway through that year, I got...
by Jeff Williams
Finance & Operations
Security for SaaS Startups: A Guide for Founders & CEOs
For most founders and CEOs of SaaS startups, security isn’t a top 3 priority. With funding, recruiting, and building a...
by Greg Keller
Finance & Operations
2018 Expansion SaaS Benchmarks: It Ain’t Peak SaaS Yet
According to Gartner, global revenue from SaaS companies topped $58 billion in 2017 and the firm estimates they’ll grow to...
by Adam Marcus
Finance & Operations
Product Led Growth: The Secret to Becoming a Top Quartile Public Company
Software investors have traditionally focused on three key valuation drivers when evaluating businesses, including: Revenue growth, which is strongly positively...
by Sean Fanning
Finance & Operations
The 2018 State of SaaS IPOs
The IPO has all but disappeared. In 2012, the SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies published a report...
by Sean Fanning