Product Managers can learn a lot from startup pitch decks. A pitch deck essentially tells a story of why a company should be funded. Product managers face similar challenges every day. We’ll explore the anatomy of a pitch of a pitch deck and review a few legendary pitch decks.
A recent report by Alix Partners highlighted a surprising number of disconnects between CFOs and their private equity sponsors. The results are interesting, but not too surprising.
The Software Equity Group has published their second quarter 2019 SaaS M&A update. It includes information about transaction volume, valuation multiples, and a host of other topics
An insider’s view of the merger integration story of when a $40 million company bought a $165 million software company.
Senior product management professionals (Directors, Vice Presidents, Chief Product Officers) should learn how to pitch M&A candidates.
Software Equity Group’s Q1 2019 SaaS M&A update provides insights into EV/Revenue trends
A guide and calculator for estimating the enterprise value of private companies. Includes links to free resources to help estimate private company revenues and industry median Enterprise Value/Revenue multiples
The Software Equity Group (SEG) has published their 2019 Annual Report that analyzes 2018 software M&A transactions. SEG consistently publishes comprehensive, free, analytical research on M&A transactions. The 93 page report is chockfull of stats and trends including EV/Revenue, EV/EBITDA multiples, revenue growth, margin growth, and EBITDA growth and trends over the past three years. […]
Pitchbook and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) collaborated on a recently published study on VC and PE activity in 2018. The highlights cover 18 key trends. Here are a couple illustrative findings: Private Equity involvement in VC deals has risen to a 10 year high $25M+ Deals Now Represent the Majority of Early Stage […]
Accounting Goodwill has to be one of the more boring and esoteric financial topics. There are situations where product managers can benefit from having a basic working knowledge of it. Goodwill could impact their future bonuses and level of funding for their product lines. Goodwill Basics Investopedia defines goodwill as: “Goodwill is an intangible asset […]