$90k Burned Last Month: $2.2m SaaS founder is “ok” with $90k net burn since they have “$10m cash in bank today” and plenty of runway. Here’s how they scaled to $2.2m after almost running out of money in 2017 (down to $16k cash balance).
When $200k Monthly Burn Kills You: He has 110 FTE’s but monetary policy in central america is killing his SaaS customers. Revenue drooped from $13m in 2021 to $6m in 2022 and he made the tough call to fire 85 FTE’s (80% of his team) for a shot at sustainability. How he did it. How to survive when you’re burning $200k per month and your revenue drops from $13m to $6m in 18 months.
Taregeting $2m raise at a $12m valuation to take on data tool Apollo.ai. Will they be able to justify the valuation considering $25k in MRR from 163 paying customers?
Workforce communication SaaS spent $800k on MVP before 1st paying customer. Today they have 400 customers paying $700/mo for $100k in MRR. They relied on a volume seat based pricing approach to scale fast ($3-6/seat).
From running a female clothing line, to becoming CEO of the SaaS they relied on. Here’s how Elliott vertifcally integrated to hit $1.5m ARR with a team of just 4 ($375k revenue per employee!)
The first customer they landed signed a $1m contract. How? Service contract (‘that’s terrible… I can hear you thinking). False. The most successful SaaS founders almost always start with some sort of agency or service revenue. Their new SaaS could beat out Yoast SEO wordpress tool.
$50k Profit Last Month: We don’t celebrate these stories enough. Launched in 1993, this founder bought out his co-founder and has been slow and steady at $2.5m ARR supporting 80 customers. With huge profits, he’s built a wonderful life with total freedom!
$600m Deal Closes: This SaaS Sold 12.5% for $75m as it hit $3.1m in June revenue ($36m ARR). They only use 3 growth motions.