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Venture capital vs crowdfunding: What’s the right call for your business?
Start-upsFinance

Venture capital vs crowdfunding: What’s the right call for your business?

Looking to fund your start-up? You have a couple of options available. Read on to compare the benefits of venture capital vs equity crowdfunding.

8 min

The founder’s guide to running a great board meeting
Start-upsBusiness tipsGuides

The founder’s guide to running a great board meeting

Learn how to prepare for and run a productive board meeting that gets the most out of your directors’ time.

7 min

10 key business metrics every startup founder needs to know
Business tipsStart-upsGuides

10 key business metrics every startup founder needs to know

If you ever find yourself stuck in an elevator with an angel investor, these are the key business metrics you need to know.
Tilly Michell

5 minutes

From seed to Series E: Understanding funding rounds

From seed to Series E: Understanding funding rounds

Your ultimate guide to funding rounds. Learn how to identify and impress investors and successfully raise funds for your business.

8 min

Net revenue retention and 3 things every venture capitalist looks for

Net revenue retention and 3 things every venture capitalist looks for

If you run a SaaS business, net revenue retention (NRR) is a key indicator of customer success and may be a deciding factor for investors. Here’s how to calculate and optimise your NRR to secure funding.

6 min

Choosing your North Star Metric
Start-upsBusiness tips

Choosing your North Star Metric

A North Star metric is a key measurement of your business’s success and ensures everyone on your team is aligned to a singular goal. Learn how to define your North Star metric and push towards sustainable growth.

5 minutes

How to Hire for Success When You’re an Unknown Startup
Start-upsBusiness tips

How to Hire for Success When You’re an Unknown Startup

Employees are your greatest asset, but how can you convince them to join your business? Here are some tips for hiring top talent as an unknown start-up.

5 minutes

Net working capital: How to calculate it and why it’s important
Business tipsStart-ups

Net working capital: How to calculate it and why it’s important

Learn how to calculate working capital and use it to measure your business’s financial health.

5 minutes

Reaching Unicorn Status During a Pandemic with Larry Gadea, Founder and CEO, Envoy
Start-upsTechnology

Reaching Unicorn Status During a Pandemic with Larry Gadea, Founder and CEO, Envoy

In this podcast episode, Sam speaks to Larry Gadea, Founder and CEO of Envoy, and they discuss his years working in Silicon Valley and how Envoy reached unicorn status during the pandemic.

53 minutes

What are corporate cards, and does your business need them?
Business tips

What are corporate cards, and does your business need them?

We take a closer look at corporate credit cards and help you understand whether they are a good fit for your business.

5 minutes

The Founder's Legacy with Brett Allred, Chief Product Officer, MX
Start-upsTechnology

The Founder's Legacy with Brett Allred, Chief Product Officer, MX

In this podcast episode, Sam speaks to Brett Allred, Chief Product Officer at MX, and they discuss the early days of MX and the legacy of its recently passed Co-founder and CTO Brandon Dewitt.
Shani Ishigaki

68 minutes

The Venture Capital Perspective with Kevin Spain, General Partner, Emergence Capital
Start-upsTechnology

The Venture Capital Perspective with Kevin Spain, General Partner, Emergence Capital

In this podcast episode, Sam speaks to Kevin Spain, General Partner at Emergence Capital and Founder of atMadison.com, and they talk his experience as a founder and CEO about what VC firms look for in startups.
Shani Ishigaki

53 minutes

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