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01.22.2020

The demise of Blackberry

I recently read Losing the Signal by Jacquie Mcnish. If you were addicted to your Blackberry, it’s a must ready. It’s also a fantastic read if you want to learn how to avoid mismanaging your market position. Below are some……

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01.20.2020

The Snapchat story

I recently read How to Turn Down a Billion Dollars, The Snapchat Story by Billy Gallagher. The book is fantastic and full of lessons. It’s well worth the read, but below are some of the passages we learned from. Snapchat……

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01.17.2020

Revenue multiples for internet companies

Below are revenue multiples for publicly traded consumer tech companies we follow (B2C). Industries and therefore multiples vary widely. Commentary is below. Social media is 9.9x. While the revenue multiple is still strong, it’s down from highs of ~14x in……

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01.14.2020

The Series A Valuation Report

What valuations are founders asking for when they raise their Series A? Since May 2018 when we started tracking this data, we’ve had conversations with 576 companies about their Series A rounds. Figures below like revenue, valuation, and round size……

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01.13.2020

SaaS multiples in Q4 at all time high

SaaS multiples are higher than they’ve been since we’ve tracked the data (Q4 2014): of the 80 SaaS companies we follow, the average public SaaS business is trading at 11.98x revenue while the median is 9.49x. Interestingly, the gap between……

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