Where should sales sit in product-led companies?
The adoption of product-led growth is changing how B2B companies conduct their business and leading some of them to reorganize their teams.
The rise of product-led sales, or why product-led growth requires a sales makeover
When the customer relationship starts with the product rather than ending with it, what does it mean for sales teams?
Amplitude’s earnings show what you need to report to survive in today’s market
When we see public market investors react warmly to smaller-cap tech companies' results, we get a vibe for how unicorns might be valued if they go public.
How 3 tech companies are navigating a complicated macro environment
We talked to the CEOs of Appian, Amplitude and BigCommerce about how to best navigate the present market conditions in terms of investment and caution.
The stock market is down, but these 4 tech companies prove there’s still good news out there
We took a look at earnings results from Cloudflare, Confluent, Amplitude and Appian to gauge how the market is treating even results that seem pretty darn solid.
Are we about to see a unicorn selloff?
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Selling to developers is no longer a sure path to insane valuation multiples
Product-led growth is a big deal these days as startups are trying to find ways to grow without spending all their capital on advertising and sales staffing. But it's no panacea.
When to pivot your product, and a tale of two earnings calls
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For startups, the message is clear: Grow fast or die
For startups, the lesson here is that no matter how well you did in 2021, investor sentiment appears more tied to what you are projecting for this year than anything.
Warby Parker makes it clear that direct listings are unicorn-friendly
Warby Parker not only listed, but did so at a price point that was above its final private-market valuation, and its shares appreciated rapidly during its first day of trading.
What Amplitude’s direct listing says about IPO pops (and how startups can avoid them)
If you care about the value of private companies and how they are priced, this is for you. If you do not, please read anything else; you are going to be bored out of your socks.
Can direct listings really fix the IPO pricing problem?
Even if you are tired of IPOs, the direct listings from Amplitude and Warby Parker warrant your attention.
Equity Monday: Instagram pauses youth product as Amplitude, Warby Parker prep public offerings
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest pri
What Amplitude’s choice to direct list says about its products, growth and value
The recent round followed by a quick direct listing means that we'll be able to mock Sequoia if Amplitude winds up worth more than $4.15 billion when it floats.
Amplitude acquires Iteratively
Amplitude, the well-funded product intelligence startup that helps businesses use their data to predict which features will drive the best business outcomes for them, today announced that it has acqui
Amplitude raises another $30M for its product-focused analytics tools
Amplitude has raised $30 million to fund what CEO Spenser Skates said is a mission of “helping product people build better products.” That’s not quite how Amplitude pitched itself in
Analytics startup Amplitude raises $15M
Amplitude announced this morning that it has raised $15 million in Series B funding. In the past, the web and mobile analytics company has pitched itself as a more affordable alternative to Mixpanel.
Amplitude Raises $9M For A New Approach To Analytics And Pricing
Mobile analytics startup Amplitude has raised $9 million in Series A funding. When we wrote about Amplitude last year, we noted that it's trying to undercut competitors like Mixpanel with lower pri
Amplitude, The Analytics Startup Undercutting Mixpanel, Raises $2 Million Seed Round
Y Combinator-backed Amplitude, a startup taking on big-name analytics providers like Mixpanel, Kontagent, Localytics and others, has raised $1.975 million in seed funding from a number of investors, i