Tech is recession proof

That’s an aggressive title for a blog, but the data shows it may be true. We looked at the quarterly revenue growth of 47 tech companies before and after the recession and remarkably, the sector performed well. Below is the……

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How to price SaaS

Price Intelligently put out phenomenal content on how to price your SaaS product.  A link to the full report is at the end of this blog and it’s well worth the read.  Below are our biggest takeaways.   Don’t use……

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SaaS revenue per employee

We took a look at the employee count and revenue of 77 publicly traded SaaS companies to determine revenue per employee. The data is below and shows a median of $263k. For newer companies that IPO’d after 2018, the median……

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Great cohort performance

The holy grail of ecommerce is to grow your cohorts over time. In other words, the customers you acquire today spend even more the following year and year after that, such that your existing customer base is a source of……

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The founding of Twitter

Recently I read Nick Bolton’s book “Hatching Twitter.” It is the story of Twitter and it is fantastic. Below I paraphrased some of my favorite sections, but if there is any book about startups to read, this is it. One……

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