Model Building from the Ground Up


If you’re looking for how much money to invest in the mining location, net profit after one year may be a criterion. If net profit is a criterion, do you have equipment costs? Is your KPI net present value of the project?

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Asset Management Is A Bizarre Industry Ripe For Disruption

David Teten

Disruptable Pattern #1: The asset management industry collectively adds minimal value to its clients above the option of investing in index funds. Of course, asset management firms also sell peace of mind, tax minimization, and other services besides just increasing the value of your assets.). Another exception are investors who proactively add value to their portfolio companies (as ffVC strives to do), which some of my research indicates should help to increase returns.

Cracking The Code: The Bessemer 10 laws of SaaS - Fall 2008.

Cracking the Code

Here is theFall 2008 version: Your key monthly business metrics are: CMRR (Committed Monthly Recurring Revenue), Churn, and Cash flow - “Bookings” is for suckers Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) and Customer LifeTime Value (CLTV) are the best indicators of long term value creation Tune before you scale: the Sales Learning Curve is even more critical for SaaS and it takes at least $300k MRR to climb it. You validated our business model and added huge value to our efforts.