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    Perspectives
    5 Key SaaS Metrics to Reconsider for the New Economy
    A few months ago, we wrote about how companies must balance both growth and profitability instead of chasing growth at all costs. This tradeoff has recently come into greater focus as fast growth has become more difficult to maintain and outside capital more difficult to rely on.
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    Funding Announcement
    Burst Oral Care Announces Series C Round, Led by Goldman Sachs
    While diligence is about getting to an investment decision, it is also just as much about planning next steps with management, candidly assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the business, and making sure we can align on near-term and long-term goals post-investment.
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    Perspectives
    VC Data Request Checklist: The 5 Metrics Founders Should Disclose – and Why
    While diligence is about getting to an investment decision, it is also just as much about planning next steps with management, candidly assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the business, and making sure we can align on near-term and long-term goals post-investment.
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    Perspectives
    2020 SaaS Metrics: Measuring Success in a New Decade
    While most enterprises can rely on large, upfront fees to drive revenues, SaaS companies rely on monthly or annual recurring revenues that can only make up for high customer acquisition costs over a longer period of time. The resulting delay in profitability in sales and marketing spending has made SaaS metrics both traditionally difficult to assess and of the utmost importance due to the need for long-term forecasting.
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  • Volition
    Perspectives
    The Rule of 40: Growth, Profitability, and the Tortoise and the Hare
    With a number of challenged IPO’s, along with the recent market correction, investor sentiment is beginning to shift away from companies riding on the back of a growth-at-all costs model.
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