Jason Lemkin

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  • 10 Things That Can Derail A Round Of Funding Crunch Network

    10 Things That Can Derail A Round Of Funding

    We read a lot about the seemingly 50-plus eight-figure venture rounds happening every day. All those great stories; this Razor-a-Day company raising at $600 million, that Valets-for-Pets company raising at $400 million. And we see a lot of advice on how to put together a good deck, do a good pitch, etc. What I’ve rarely seen is founder advice on why deals fall apart post-term sheet. Read More

  • Box Will Hit $1 Billion In Revenues Before You Know It Crunch Network

    Box Will Hit $1 Billion In Revenues Before You Know It

    There’s probably no enterprise software company more people opine on than Box. In particular, the business model of Box.
    But while opinions are somewhat subjective, math is math, and the physics of software as a service (SaaS) and recurring revenue are highly predictable. And there’s one thing we now know after Box’s recent SEC filings on its run up to an IPO: Box will be at… Read More

  • Selling Your Company? Prioritize Dollars Over Prestige Crunch Network

    Selling Your Company? Prioritize Dollars Over Prestige

    Right after Adobe acquired EchoSign, I ran into a friend whose company had recently been acquired for several hundred million dollars after having raised very little capital. It was a great outcome. The acquirer was a public company, but not one you’ve likely heard of. I asked him if he had any regrets, learnings, etc. Read More