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The Startup Metrics Cheat Sheet: How to Calculate What You Are Expected to Know

This post is the fifth in a series summarizing guidance for how to calculate key metrics for startups.  This series focuses on the metrics that are the most critical for entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists. 1,343 more words


Repurchase Rate: The MRR of Non-SaaS Startups

Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) is perhaps the most-referenced startup metric, but MRR is only applicable to companies that provide services to their customers through an ongoing contractual relationship, e.g., SaaS businesses (For more on MRR, read my previous post: … 274 more words


Churn: The Churn Rate Formula and Definition

Churn Rate is a metric for measuring retention. It is commonly used for both employee and customer retention. In the context of startups, the term is most frequently used when discussing customer retention. 578 more words


MRR - The Definition and Formula for Monthly Recurring Revenue

MRR, an acronym for Monthly Recurring Revenue, is a frequently cited and important startup metric. From my experience as an active angel investor and cofounder of… 356 more words


Capital Raised to Date? How Investors Should Ask and Entrepreneurs Should Answer This Question

The amount of money a company raises to finance its operation is an important metric, but I’ve learned that entrepreneurs and investors often calculate this differently. 1,759 more words


Alumni interview: Matthew Dunne founder of Local Vets.

As part of a series of interviews with our alumni we spoke to Matthew Dunne, founder of Local Vets, a network of independently owned veterinary practices, about his crowdfunding journey. 575 more words


2017 MergeLane Startup Accelerator Applications Are Open

MergeLane, the accelerator and fund for high-growth startups with at least one woman in leadership, is now accepting applicants for its 2017 accelerator. This program will pair a select cohort of startups with industry-leading  379 more words