Finance & Operations

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
Finance & Operations
The Biggest Question When Raising Money: ‘Who?’
Editor's Note: The following article is based on a recent episode of OpenView's BUILD podcast. You can listen to the full episode here....
by Ricky Pelletier
Finance & Operations
VC Investor Christoph Janz on How to Scale to $100MM ARR
Editor's Note: The following article is based on a recent episode of OpenView's BUILD podcast. You can listen to the full episode...
by Kyle Poyar
Finance & Operations
How to Position Your Startup to Private Equity
The word is out: private equity has solidly emerged as the year’s best exit opportunity in SaaS. When I wrote...
by Kyle Poyar
Finance & Operations
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Exits: Bain Capital on the Right Time to Exit [Podcast]
As Season 2 of BUILD comes to a close, it's only natural to examine the exit landscape. OpenView's VP of...
by Kyle Poyar
Finance & Operations
5 Key SaaS Metrics Every Software Startup Should Track
There are plenty of activities where, at any point during the task, you can objectively know whether you’re failing or...
by Mikayla Middleton
Finance & Operations
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CAC Payback: How Continuous Experimentation Can Drive Down Costs [Podcast]
OpenView's Blake Bartlett discusses how a company's go-to-market model can impact CAC Payback and if there is indeed a magic...
by Kyle Poyar