VC Insights

VC Insights
Your Guide to Growth Amid Uncertainty
In the old world of… just a few months ago… software companies had plentiful access to cheap capital and were...
by Kyle Poyar
VC Insights
Investors Predict What’s Next In Identity and Access Management

97% of security executives plan to expand or continue existing spend on identity and access management tools in 2021. 

by Kaitlyn Henry, Eliza Loring
Finance & Operations
Everything You Should Know About Bootstrapping vs. Raising Money

It’s not an easy decision, but most important ones in life aren’t.

by Ariel Winton
VC Insights
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Business
When we at OpenView consider a company for venture funding, the Gross Margin is an important indicator of how profitable and...
by Konstantin Valchev
VC Insights
Startup CEOs: Forget “Full Stack” and Focus on Creating Real, Differentiated Value
Recently, I read a great post by Andy Weissman that prognosticated on the future of startups’ organizational structure. Rather than...
by Scott Maxwell
Tech Trends
6 Contrarian Business Views from Peter Thiel
Do contrarians shape the world? I believe the case can be made that Steve Jobs, Galileo Galilei, Leonardo da Vinci,...
by Kyle Lacy
VC Insights
The Truth About VC Value-Add
I recently read a post on TechCrunch from NextView’s Jay Acunzo about how “Director of Platform” is the hot new...
by Scott Maxwell
At OpenView
Work and Family Shouldn't Be Either/Or Choice for Tech Employees
Family life and thriving tech companies — the two don't typically get put together in the same sentence. But they...
by OpenView
VC Insights
Forget Leaning In — Make Space for Women in Tech
In February, I attended a conference for women in tech and had the pleasure of speaking to a group of...
by Rebecca Churt