Is winter coming for martech? Or just for martech VCs?

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The premise is this: there are a significant number of martech companies that have taken large amounts of VC funding, their burn rate is much greater than their revenue, and the exponential growth curve that their VCs expected of them is flattening out.

Frugality, Ping-Pong Tables and Silicon Valley Startups

LeanData

Suddenly, burn rates matter again. When tech startup Appthority was looking for new office space early last year, Domingo Guerra suffered a bad case of sticker shock. Landlords were demanding steep terms. High rents. Large security deposits. Five-year commitments.

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Why Growth at All Costs?

LeanData

But Daly is among those who believe the much-discussed “burn rate” of many companies is unsustainable. The outspoken Bill Gurley never has been one to sugarcoat what he thinks.

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Four apps to boost the speed and strength of your startup

Biznology

Founders and small business owners can’t afford to up their burn rate with that kind of overhead expense. “Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.”.

Are you a social media marketing hunter?

Biznology

If your company is large enough to have a burn rate, a marketing budget, and a staff — if you have quite a big nut to crack every month — you’ll need to not rely solely on word of mouth. This is the next in the series, including Are you a social media forager?

Frugality, Ping-Pong Tables and Silicon Valley Startups

LeanData

Suddenly, burn rates matter again. When tech startup Appthority was looking for new office space early last year, Domingo Guerra suffered a bad case of sticker shock. Landlords were demanding steep terms. High rents. Large security deposits. Five-year commitments.

Frugality, Ping-Pong Tables and Silicon Valley Startups

LeanData

Suddenly, burn rates matter again. When tech startup Appthority was looking for new office space early last year, Domingo Guerra suffered a bad case of sticker shock. Landlords were demanding steep terms. High rents. Large security deposits. Five-year commitments.

The Winds of Change

LeanData

The Federal Reserve raising the interest rate. Burn rates” are important again. Here’s the thing about pendulums. They swing back and forth. It’s just what they do. Grandfather clocks. Amusement park rides. Economic trends.

The Winds of Change

LeanData

The Federal Reserve raising the interest rate. Burn rates” are important again. Here’s the thing about pendulums. They swing back and forth. It’s just what they do. Grandfather clocks. Amusement park rides. Economic trends.

The Winds of Change

LeanData

The Federal Reserve raising the interest rate. Burn rates” are important again. Here’s the thing about pendulums. They swing back and forth. It’s just what they do. Grandfather clocks. Amusement park rides. Economic trends.

Why Growth at All Costs?

LeanData

But Daly is among those who believe the much-discussed “burn rate” of many companies is unsustainable. The outspoken Bill Gurley never has been one to sugarcoat what he thinks.

Why Growth at All Costs?

LeanData

But Daly is among those who believe the much-discussed “burn rate” of many companies is unsustainable. The outspoken Bill Gurley never has been one to sugarcoat what he thinks.

The Tactics Behind Driving the Right Conversation

LeanData

The CFO is stressed out about the burn rate. This is part two in a series, Driving the Right Conversation. There’s a difference between just talking and having a real conversation. That might sound like a small distinction. But it’s not.

The Tactics Behind Driving the Right Conversation

LeanData

The CFO is stressed out about the burn rate. This is part two in a series, Driving the Right Conversation. There’s a difference between just talking and having a real conversation. That might sound like a small distinction. But it’s not.