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How to reach your first $1M investment: Tips from someone who’s actually done it

On Jan 28, 2021
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It’s easy to assume that securing a round of funding is a signal that you're on your path to success, but you may find the reality to be a lot different.

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On Jan 28, 2021
@thenextweb shared
How to reach your first $1M investment: Tips from someone who’s actually done it https://t.co/xSRAnJ4C9m
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How to reach your first $1M investment: Tips from someone who’s actually done it

How to reach your first $1M investment: Tips from someone who’s actually done it

It’s easy to assume that securing a round of funding is a signal that you're on your path to success, but you may find the reality to be a lot different.

To measure sales efficiency, SaaS startups should use the 4×2

To measure sales efficiency, SaaS startups should use the 4×2

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SaaS Businesses Weather Hard Times by Focusing on Efficient Growth

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In a volatile market, SaaS businesses should focus on efficiency, before growth. For businesses that are already generating revenue and that have found product-market fit, leaders should ...

How to Raise Money – It’s a Journey Not An Event

How to Raise Money – It’s a Journey Not An Event

Every year I teach classrooms full of students who leave class understanding the basics of how to search for product/market fit—and thinking their next goal is to “get funded.” That’s a ...

How to raise money – it’s a journey not an event

How to raise money – it’s a journey not an event

Guest Every year I teach classrooms full of students who leave class understanding the basics of how to search for product/market fit — and thinking their next goal is to “get funded.” ...

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Choose a recurring billing platform that offers a lot of catalog and pricing flexibility so that your business can bring comprehensive products and services to market.

Why is Traction So Squishy?

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If a startup cannot show that what got them to where they currently are will continue to get them where they need to go, their traction is less impressive than it otherwise might be.