data-analysis

When Statistics Will Mislead You

Inflation and Deflation in the Startup Fundraising Market

Benchmarking Exceptional Series A SaaS Companies

When Data Confounds Our Intuition

The State of the Startup Fundraising Market in 2016

Why Consumer Startups Dominate the Megaround Market

How Similar is the Fundraising Environment Today to 2000?

The Fastest Growing Areas of Startup Investment in 2015

Startup Investment Trends in 2015

When Should Your SaaS Startup Offer Professional Services

The Health of the SaaS IPO Market

Should You Take Cash or Stock to Sell Your Startup?

The First Generation of the Talent Software Wars

From $800k to $274M in 4 Years - The Story of Ariba

The Decreasing Follow On Financing Success of Startups

How Great Unit Economics Enables Startups to Weather the Storm - The Story of WebEx

Which is a More Efficient Way to Build a SaaS Startup - Bottoms Up or Top Down?

A SaaS History Lesson – The First SaaS Company's Exceptional Journey

How Important Is It For a SaaS Startup to be Profitable?

How Many Unicorns Sell Each Year?

Are SaaS Startups Today Worth More than Ten Years Ago?

The Runaway Train of Late Stage Fundraising

The State of the SaaS Fundraising Market

The Employee Productivity Patterns of Billion Dollar SaaS Companies

Benchmarks for Employee Stock Based Compensation in SaaS Startups

The Compression in SaaS Valuations

The Fundraising Patterns of Unicorn SaaS Companies

The Increasing Growth Rates of SaaS Companies

Are SaaS Startups Less Profitable than they Used to Be?

The Sudden Shift in SaaS Product Pricing

Why the Time to $1B in Valuation for Startups is Decreasing

Benchmarking Box's Updated S-1 - How 7 Key SaaS Metrics Stack Up

The Acquisition Environment for Startups in 2015

The Technology Sectors that Create the Most Value

When Will the Tech Bull Market End?

The 2014 Class of SaaS IPOs

Why 2015 Will be a Great Year for Startups

How Important are Professional Services to Your Startup?

Benchmarking New Relic's S-1 - How 7 Key SaaS Metrics Stack Up

Why It's a Great Time to Raise a Seed Round

Why Series A Startup Founder CEO Equity Stakes Have Grown 40% in Five Years

The Meteoric Acceleration in Series A Valuations

The Stability of the Current Tech Market

The Impact of Investor Geography on Your Seed, Series A and B Check Size

Why Revenue Isn't the Most Important Financial Metric for Startups

Benchmarking SaaS Startup Efficiency with Revenue per Employee Metrics

The Key Financing Attributes of Startups in the Billion Dollar Club

The Unexpected and Uneven Evolution of the Startup Fundraising Market

Second Seed Rounds: How They Impact a Startup's Ability to Raise a Series A

How Much Cash Should Your Startup Burn?

SaaS Startup Balance Sheets: How Much Cash & How Much Debt to Raise

The Optimal Price to Maximize Sales Efficiency for a SaaS Startup

Benchmarking Zendesk's S-1 - How 7 Key SaaS Metrics Stack Up

The Best Way to Benchmark a SaaS Startup

Benchmarking Hubspot's S-1 - How 7 Key SaaS Metrics Stack Up

The Impact of a Startup's Location on its Acquisition Potential

Benchmarking Consumer and SaaS Companies' Path to IPO

The Three Most Important Trends in the Seed Fund Raising Market

Are Tech IPOs Dying?

4 Major Competitive Trends in Mobile App Stores

What the Public Markets Trends Say About the Fundraising and M&A Environment Startups

What Q2 Tech Earnings Reports Say About the State of the Technology Market

The Coming Wave of Venture Capital and What It Means for Your Startup

How to Maximize Your Organic Twitter Content Marketing Efforts

Trends in the Startup Acquisition Market

How Vibrant is the Hardware Startup World?

The Characteristics of a Billion Dollar Consumer Hardware Startup

An Exceptional Story with Exceptional Data

The Importance of Hometown Investors for Startups

The Five Forces Shaping the Fundraising Market

The Hottest Startup Sectors

How Much Should Your Startup Spend to Grow?

The Optimal Seed Round Construction to Maximize Series A Success

The Impact of VCs in Seed Rounds in Seven Charts

How the Fund Raising Market Will Evolve in 2014

The Worst Time of Year to Raise A Seed Round

The Current State of the Consumer Internet Market

Surprising Trends in Startup Founder Equity Stakes

The Surprising Compensation Trends of Startup Executives

The Investment Patterns of SaaS Companies in Sales and Engineering Over Time

The Correction in SaaS Company Valuations

Do Startups Require Less Capital to Succeed than 10 Years Ago?

The Financing Trends of Billion Dollar SaaS Companies

Subscriber Cannibalization and Other Mysteries in Content Marketing

Benchmarking Box's S-1 - How 7 Key SaaS Metrics Stack Up

Are VC Mega-Rounds the New Normal?

Do More Competitors in a Sector Decrease Fundraising Success?

Which Acquirer Pays the Most for Startups?

The Impact of a Startup's Location on Its Ability to Raise Capital

How to Combat Inaccurate Data and Faulty Statistics When Making Decisions

Why Startups Face Increasing Competition in Raising Series As and Bs

How Your Startup's Sector Affects Your Ability to Raise a Series A

Using Data to Pick the Optimal Name for Your Startup

The Minimum Size Seed Round to Maximize Series A Follow On Investment

Do Larger Seed Rounds Lead to Bigger Series As?

The Optimal Average Customer Value for SaaS Startups

The Maximum Viable Churn Rate for a Startup

The Best Times of Year to Raise Capital for Your Startup

Three Important Trends in the Startup Exit Market

The Average Value of a Tech Company is Decreasing

The Importance of Seasonality in SaaS Startups

How Healthy is the Public Technology Market?

Revenue per Employee Benchmarks of Billion Dollar Companies

How Much Does It Cost to Take Your Startup Public?

The Typical Billion Dollar Startup Acquisition

The Most Effective Way of Visualizing Funnels

How Much Cash Does Your Startup Need To Go Public?

The Ratio of Engineers to Sales People in Billion Dollar SaaS Startups

The Single Biggest Determinant of Startup Valuations at IPO

The Unexpected Compensation Trends of Post-Series A Startup Founder/CEOs

Dream Teams: The Characteristics of Billion-Dollar Startup Founders

The SaaS Valuation Bubble

Using Twitter Recirculation to Maximize Content Marketing Effectiveness

The Single Best Content Marketing Channel for Your Startup

Sexism, Statistics and Space: How Disruptive Startup Ideas Are Discovered

Interpreting Cohort Data: The 3 Key Analyses for Measuring Your Startup’s Product Performance

Six Key Benchmarks for Your SaaS Startup

Analyzing Twitter Ad Performance for the Last 9 Months

The Sales and Marketing Spend Strategies of Billion Dollar SaaS Companies

The Seed Investment Patterns of Billion Dollar Startups

Cohort Analysis for Startups: Six Summary Reports to Understand Your Customer Base (With Code)

Peak Smart Phone: What Happens to the App Economy When Smartphone Penetration Reaches 100%?

The Data Behind Why Google’s Play Is So Much Harder For Startups To Crack Than the iOS App Store

Investing in the Consumer Web is Dead

The Future of Human Data Interaction

Which Data Biases Challenge Your Startup?

Measuring Dark Social Using Google Analytics

Crawling - The Most Underrated Hack

The Relationship Between Margins and Acquisition Prices

The Voice of the People is Data

The Religious Debate About Data

Performance marketing for startups with R

Data on the “seedpocalypse”

VC investment trends in the consumer web

The culture of data science

Profitability and the IPO Market

Segmenting the SaaS Market for Sales