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This Week’s Top Seed Companies to Watch — Hugo, QuillBot, Remote, Hone, Lizee

A weekly newsletter highlighting the top seed companies that have announced or raised a seed round within the past week.

The LTV Estimate Gamble

Why traditional LTV estimation methods are poor predictors of the future

This Week’s Top Seed Companies to Watch — Advekit, ClassTag, Scope, Vendr, TradeHounds

We see about 5,000 startups each week, and I want to give you a glimpse into how we at e.ventures think about trending tech companies and tracking new investment opportunities.

1. SaaS Financial Benchmarking… One Size Doesn’t Fit All, and Focusing on Gross Profit

As part of this blog series’ discussion on the importance of focusing on Burn Productivity, a recap on incumbent analyses of financial ratios and metrics follows.

4. ‘Burn Productivity’… A Consistently Better Signaler of SaaS Valuation

The prior analysis showed that while valuation is nicely correlated to Magic Number and Rule of 40 as of 1Q 2020, the correlation hasn’t necessarily held up over time and as companies scale.

5. How Does Burn Productivity Drive SaaS Valuation?… A Practical Example

Venture Capitalists are renown for valuations that are often grounded in significant subjectivity that defy typical valuation methodologies — my Partner at e.ventures, Brendan Wales, has written extensively about the difference in the evolution from Perceived Value at the early-stage (i.e. pre Series B) to Intrinsic Value at the later stages (Series B onwards).

This Week’s Top Seed Companies to Watch —api.video, Locomation, Calibrate, Pragli, Karat

We see about 5,000 startups each week, and I want to give you a glimpse into how we at e.ventures think about trending tech companies and tracking new investment opportunities.

The Shifting Ground of Startup Valuations

The world is different now. The startup valuations from yesteryear are out of the window. Why is this the case?

This Week’s Top Seed Companies to Watch — Tailscale, Mutable, Obviously.ai, Upshift, Atmosphere TV

Brendan Wales’ weekly newsletter highlighting the top seed companies that have announced or raised a seed round within the past week.

Past Performance is No Guarantee for Future Results: Tik Tok and Its Rise Through the App Store

Sometimes the results are far greater than what you can predict. Here is our story on TikTok and an important lesson learned.

This Week’s Top Seed Companies to Watch — Carewell, Fritz.ai, Yaguara, Kaizo, Helm.ai

A weekly newsletter highlighting the top seed companies that have announced or raised a seed round within the past week.