Asynchronous Work is Changing the World with Shannon Lincoln, Chief Financial Officer of Oyster HR
In this podcast episode, Sam talks to Shannon Lincoln, Chief Financial Officer at Oyster HR. They discuss growing a team from 12 - 500 employees in 18 months, asynchronous work practices, and tips on how startups can build a diverse workforce.
Determining payback periods: How to plan for startup success
Find out how to use the payback period formula to budget effectively, determine your return on investment and drive your business forward.
Stop overlooking customer lifetime value in eCommerce
Find out how to calculate customer lifetime value and why your eCommerce business can’t afford to overlook this metric.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.