Finance & Operations

Finance & Operations
2019 Expansion SaaS Benchmarks Report

Our 2019 Expansion SaaS Benchmarks Report is live! Over 500 software companies participated, from pre-revenue to $150M+ ARR publicly traded SaaS companies. See all of our insights here.

by Sean Fanning
Finance & Operations
Using Current Investors to Develop Your Fundraising Approach

When it comes time to fundraise, have you thought about focusing on your current investors? Learn why it’s the best option here.

by Mike Preuss
Finance & Operations
Using Data to Improve Products in a GDPR World

Some software companies are leveraging GDPR to identify and address organizations that are pirating their applications, overusing licenses or otherwise infringing on their intellectual property. Learn how they do this with the new data laws here.

by Keith Fenech
Finance & Operations
CAC Payback Basics: What It Is, How to Calculate It and Why It Matters

What is CAC Payback? How do you measure it? We break down the basics of this metric and why it’s important in your SaaS business in this article.

by Sean Fanning
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