Frugality, Ping-Pong Tables and Silicon Valley Startups

LeanData

When tech startup Appthority was looking for new office space early last year, Domingo Guerra suffered a bad case of sticker shock. So it’s no wonder that tech startups are cutting back on perks and tightening belts. It’s hardly armageddon that startups are being forced to focus more on generating revenue. Suddenly, burn rates matter again. That’s the template — capital-efficient growth — startup investors are now expecting, he added.

Frugality, Ping-Pong Tables and Silicon Valley Startups

LeanData

When tech startup Appthority was looking for new office space early last year, Domingo Guerra suffered a bad case of sticker shock. So it’s no wonder that tech startups are cutting back on perks and tightening belts. It’s hardly armageddon that startups are being forced to focus more on generating revenue. Suddenly, burn rates matter again. That’s the template — capital-efficient growth — startup investors are now expecting, he added.

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Frugality, Ping-Pong Tables and Silicon Valley Startups

LeanData

When tech startup Appthority was looking for new office space early last year, Domingo Guerra suffered a bad case of sticker shock. So it’s no wonder that tech startups are cutting back on perks and tightening belts. It’s hardly armageddon that startups are being forced to focus more on generating revenue. Suddenly, burn rates matter again. That’s the template — capital-efficient growth — startup investors are now expecting, he added.

Frugality, Ping-Pong Tables and Silicon Valley Startups

LeanData

When tech startup Appthority was looking for new office space early last year, Domingo Guerra suffered a bad case of sticker shock. So it’s no wonder that tech startups are cutting back on perks and tightening belts. It’s hardly armageddon that startups are being forced to focus more on generating revenue. Suddenly, burn rates matter again. That’s the template — capital-efficient growth — startup investors are now expecting, he added.

Why Growth at All Costs?

LeanData

Gurley, a general partner at Benchmark Capital, has been one of the leading voices sounding caution about the overheated state of the tech startup market and the need to return to solid business fundamentals. But Daly is among those who believe the much-discussed “burn rate” of many companies is unsustainable. Joanne Chen, a Foundation Capital partner who specializes in MarTech startups, believes a greater emphasis is going to be placed on accountability.

Cost 43

Why Growth at All Costs?

LeanData

Gurley, a general partner at Benchmark Capital, has been one of the leading voices sounding caution about the overheated state of the tech startup market and the need to return to solid business fundamentals. But Daly is among those who believe the much-discussed “burn rate” of many companies is unsustainable. Joanne Chen, a Foundation Capital partner who specializes in MarTech startups, believes a greater emphasis is going to be placed on accountability.

Cost 40

Why Growth at All Costs?

LeanData

Gurley, a general partner at Benchmark Capital, has been one of the leading voices sounding caution about the overheated state of the tech startup market and the need to return to solid business fundamentals. But Daly is among those who believe the much-discussed “burn rate” of many companies is unsustainable. Joanne Chen, a Foundation Capital partner who specializes in MarTech startups, believes a greater emphasis is going to be placed on accountability.

Cost 40