5 key metrics that help edtech startups improve profitability

A good product, a great marketing team and a stellar sales team are no guarantee that you'll make money in edtech. You need a failproof strategy.

TechCrunch+ roundup: Deep tech fundraising, negative trade secrets, 3 metrics investors love

You can’t create a magic plan to save your startup — there are simply too many factors outside of your control.

Product-led growth and profitability: What’s going on?

There are some reasons why PLG companies would be less profitable now that could turn into reasons why they might be more profitable in the near future.

How to go from popular to profitable during a downturn

Even the best PLG products don’t propel their own viral popularity forever. All companies eventually face a similar challenge: To keep growing, sales teams must be hired, and a pipeline must be buil

Airbnb is buying trust during the COVID-19 travel slowdown

Demand will return to the world travel market in time -- how much, no one knows -- and Airbnb wants to be a well-liked participant in the return to form.

Uber losses expected to hit $3 billion in 2016 despite revenue growth

Uber’s losses are growing from $2.2 billion last year to an expected $3 billion this year, according to multiple reports this week from The Information and others. It’s hard to fathom Ube

How to estimate a company’s health without really trying

Within the past few months, NetSuite, Marketo, LinkedIn, FleetMatics and LogMeIn have each been acquired or merged for a combined value of more than $50 billion. At this rate, public SaaS companies ma