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Virtual Data Rooms: The Unsung Hero of Biotech Financing

Andreessen Horowitz

But how can biotech teams effectively communicate to investors and partners how they will, with each round of financing, incrementally reduce the risks of discovering and developing successful new drugs? How much of the total financing is allocated towards the lead program? Don’t overshare irrelevant corporate information.

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The Most Popular Financing Round in 2022

Tom Tunguz

Across financing rounds, dilution from capital has fallen by 30-50% in that decade. In the last 12 years, mean seed round dilution has dropped from 25% to 12.5%. Series A has dropped from 30% to 20%; Series B from 22.5% to 12%; and Series C from 18% to 11%. Cumulative Dilution Points.

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The Pilgrims Raised 4 Rounds of Financing

Tom Tunguz

The Pilgrims who journeyed across the Atlantic to colonize America raised four rounds of financing sent via ship each year during the summer. The second round of financing, the Series A, was the hardest to raise because the colonists missed plan : pirates pillaged their beaver pelts. Understanding history is a competitive advantage.

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The Top 10 Important Finance Mistakes First Time Founders Make

SaaStr

Take a read if you are still running finance yourself, or just have an part-time outsourced resource. In the old days, we didn’t have to worry about finance too much. SaaS accounting and finance has gotten pretty complicated, and the impacts of getting it wrong have gone up substantially. Accounting and Finance.

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People, Passion & Perfection: The Key Ingredients for an Awesome Product

Fast-track your journey with Tech Accelerator: Agile and Cloud-Native for flexibility & scalability AI-powered innovation for faster results Quality at every step for a flawless user experience See real impact across industries: Healthcare: Empower patients and medical professionals with intuitive solutions Education: Transform classrooms and engage (..)

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The Secrets to Aligning GTM Teams & Finance to Scale by 10X with Subskribe Founder Prakash Raina and Okta VP Finance Leslie Hui (Video)

SaaStr

What is the secret to aligning go-to-market teams and finance teams? Prakash Raina, Co-Founder of Subskribe, and Leslie Hui, VP of Accounting Operations and Finance Transformation at Okta, break down the secrets to unifying SaaS teams, processes, and systems. The secret to aligning GTM & finance teams. Prakash Raina.

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Strategic Finance in Today’s Market: A Tactical Guide to Building & Scaling Your Team with IVP

SaaStr

The role of finance in SaaS is changing. No longer are finance teams the traditional “bean counters” of ages past. IVP Partner Michael Miao explains, “The role and the scope of the modern finance team has changed dramatically in the last decade. SaaStr Workshop Wednesdays are LIVE every Wednesday. Sign up for free.

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Growing your Startup? Find the Right Startup Financing for Your Capital Needs

Download Lighter Capital's Startup Finance Playbook to learn more. The capital choices you make will have a lasting impact on the trajectory of your company. Knowing the right questions to ask and how to compare your options is vital to making the best decisions.

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Connected Commerce & Payments Trends: Everything You Need to Know

Speaker: Diana Mehochko

Our guest, Diana Mehochko, COO of NCR Payments, joins us to talk about payment trends – including connected commerce, embedded payments, and embedded finance – and how they fit together.

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SaaS & Embedded Finance: From 101 to $1 Trillion

Speaker: Simon Torrance, Embedded Finance Expert & Advisor

Simon is a globally recognized expert in the field of embedded finance, and he currently serves as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Digital Platforms & Ecosystems working group.

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Debt Financing Fuels Your Growth - on Your Terms. Zero Dilution.

The landscape of startup financing is changing. One of the most important job requirements for a startup CEO is being diligent about financing growth while navigating the ebbs and flows of business. Learn why SaaS founders are turning to debt capital options like revenue-based financing.

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Achieving a Single Source of Truth: A New Standard for CFOs and Finance Teams

Is your finance data becoming increasingly siloed and prone to human error? Learn the 5 key steps to building a reliable single source of truth to improve planning, forecasting, and decision-making across your finance practice.

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Preparing for SaaS Funding: Evaluating your Funding Options

Speaker: Jon Steinberg, Co-founder of Mountside Ventures, and Clayton Whitfield, Co-Founder and SVP of Revenue Programs at SaaSOptics

While it may seem that more and more SaaS companies are taking the bootstrap approach to financing, it’s encouraging to know that there are many other viable funding options on the market.

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B2B SaaS Financial Operations Trends Report 2021

From the economy to funding to the downstream impacts of ASC-606 adoption, we explore what finance teams and founders alike are most concerned about in 2021 in our report. Like anything in life, a new year brings new challenges. B2B SaaS financial operations are no different.