Crypto Accounting: An Open Letter to the FASB
By treating crypto as an intangible asset, GAAP prohibits businesses from showing their true liquidity and value on financial statements
The Top Four Finance Pain Points for Consumer Startups
Consumer startups face unique scaling challenges related to working capital, sales tax, cost of goods sold, and inventory management.
How to Measure Marketplace Success: Stage 1, Marketplace Metrics
Marketplace Metrics help founders manage their business, benchmark progress and build a story for VCs to easily evaluate performance.
Fintech Developments in the Startup Ecosystem
COVID-19 has accelerated the use of Fintech, and we are seeing a number of trends starting to emerge across the board.
SaaS Metrics Simplified, Part Two: Optimize & Scale
These key metrics help SaaS startups identify and develop a scalable model during their Optimization and Expansion phases.
SaaS Metrics Simplified, Part One: Launch Metrics
These four SaaS metrics relate to finding product-market fit and are especially useful for Seed-stage SaaS startups.
3 Important Efficiency Metrics for SaaS Startups
Important efficiency metrics for SaaS startups include Sales Efficiency (aka the Magic Number), Human Capital Efficiency, and Capital Efficiency.
SaaS Customer Success: Gross Margin vs. Churn Trade-Offs
Customer Success costs are a drag on a startup’s Gross Margins, but much less of a drag than losing customers.
Why Inventory Management is Critical for a Growing Consumer Startup
Having easy and correct access to your startup’s inventory levels is critical to effective manufacturing, operations, and sales.
The Importance of Scenario Analysis in Financial Planning
To truly capture the power of scenario analysis, you have to run the mental exercise of putting yourself in that moment.