burn rate

Metrics that matter: 3 KPIs to track on the path to profitability

If you need to spend more than $2 to generate revenue of $1, it may be a signal that growth is being “forced” and is therefore unsustainable.

Which way is up? The end of free money and the importance of keeping cash on hand

Someone once told me that successful companies each succeed in their own way, but companies all fail the same way: They run out of cash.

How to grow a SaaS company efficiently in a recession

With rising interest rates, there’s a new sheriff in town for all companies: it's called efficiency.

When Burn Rate Outweighs Enthusiasm

Many business critics of Uber contend that the company is spending “unsustainably.” Despite that nearly all venture-backed startups burn capital unsustainably, Uber’s level of spending is viewe

VC Points Out That VCs Might Have A Burn Rate Problem Of Their Own

Your startup loses too much money, but even worse, the people supplying you with cash might be running a bit light themselves. Following the endless commentary regarding burn rates, and startup 'risk,