Tag: SaaS

How to value a startup in a downturn

This post is curated by Keith Teare. It was written by Alex Wilhelm. The original is [linked here] The value of technology companies has fallen […]

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How to value a startup in a downturn

The value of technology companies has fallen as the broader public markets have repriced themselves in light of COVID-19-related market and economic disruptions. And as […]

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Looking back at Zoom’s ascent a year after it filed to go public

Zoom, a video chat service then popular with corporations, filed to go public on March 22, 2019. Best known in venture and corporate circles, Zoom […]

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Startup valuations drop as exits are delayed and the stock market reprices tech

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. The public markets are in […]

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$100M rounds are down but not out in 2020

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. This morning we’re taking a look […]

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As Uber and Lyft continue to melt, the 2019 unicorn class loses its shine

You’d be excused for feeling that mid-2019 was in a different decade as far as venture-backed IPOs go. Last year saw a number of successful […]

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Have hundreds of unicorns missed their exit window as Q1 IPOs grind to a halt?

This post is curated by Keith Teare. It was written by Alex Wilhelm. The original is [linked here] Hello and welcome back to our regular […]

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Have hundreds of unicorns missed their exit window as Q1 IPOs grind to a halt?

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. As investors struggle to price […]

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Stocks dive on Dow’s worst day since 1987, tech crashes and Bitcoin is no haven

Well, that was terrible. During the day’s wild trading session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dropped by just under 10% in what was the […]

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Slack shares plummet 20% after its growth forecast fails to excite investors

Today after the bell, Slack, a popular workplace communication product, reported its FQ4 2020 earnings, the three-month period ending January 31 2020. The company’s results […]

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Stocks fall again, pushing deeper into bear territory as SaaS reaches 1 year lows

American-listed shares are off sharply this morning, falling after a steep selloff yesterday was not staunched by a presidential address. The declines echo what happened […]

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Why now is the best time to start a SaaS company

With the markets in turmoil and fear running rampant through the global economy, you might not think it’s the right moment to start a company. […]

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Winning Strategies for Service Marketplaces

A strategic analysis after evaluating multiple service marketplacesOver the past few years, I’ve come across a huge number of service (or labor) marketplaces: the countless […]

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SaaS stocks drop over 8%, reaching bear-market territory

Today was an awful day for the stock market, with global and domestic equities falling sharply as the world digested a collapse in oil prices, […]

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As stocks continue to tumble, what’s ahead for startups?

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. The world is a mess […]

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SaaS companies flirt with correction territory as another wild week comes to a close

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Stocks are set to fall […]

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After turbulent week, the stock market sees record gains

So much for that correction! After a desolate week, the United States saw its major indices rally on Monday, pushing the value of domestic and […]

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Unpacking Procore’s S-1 filing

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re in for a […]

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Churn, Churn, Churn

This post is curated by Keith Teare. It was written by David Cummings. The original is [linked here] For years I’ve been telling entrepreneurs that […]

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Churn, Churn, Churn

For years I’ve been telling entrepreneurs that a high net renewal rate (and net dollar retention) is one of the most important SaaS metrics. While […]

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