Get Funded, Stay Funded

Get Funded, Stay Funded

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This show is for entrepreneurs who want to learn the in’s and out’s of raising capital in today’s marketplace.


Clarus R+D on Key Tax Advantages to Get Up to $250K Back for Your Business
Feb 14 • 28 min
On this episode we speak with Jeff Haskett, President of Clarus R+D, on the Path Act, key tax advantages you can be getting to help you stay funded and extend your capital. Having raised multiple rounds of funding themselves, Jeff has helped hundreds of…
3 Strategies that Led to an Acquisition for Co-founder of Scribe Software of 7x ARR
Feb 6 • 31 min
In this episode, we speak with Peter Chase, co-founder and EVP of Scribe Software that was acquired by TIBCO for 7x SaaS arr, had 160% net retention and a 3% churn rate. Now the founder of AccelARRate, he is helping B2B SaaS companies achieve similar…
Lessonly VP of Finance & Operations, Brian Montminy on the Why More Capital Isn’t Always the Best for Your Business
Jan 25 • 24 min
On this episode we talk to VP of Finance & Operations Brian Montminy about what Lessonly has been up to, the 3 rounds of funding they have raised, how Lessonly’s executive team prepared for each round of funding, the things the rest of the company doesn’t…
Metrics That Matter: ARR/MRR. What’s the difference and who cares?
Dec 30, 2019 • 12 min
On this episode we cover: Differences between ARR/MRR. What goes into the calculation? How do you set it up? When do you use one vs the other? What are pain points of each? What your investor is looking for?
How first time Founder and CEO, Peter Ord raised $2M capital for Beynd
Dec 13, 2019 • 18 min
On this episode we chat with Peter Ord, forder VP of Sales at Dealer Socket and Founder & CEO of Beynd. 1. Being a first time founder, how Ord learned to navigate the waters of raising capital? Where to look who to turn to? Did he have mentors that helped…
Founder of CompuServe & CEO of FMX Jeff Wilkins shares the good, bad and ugly of an IPO
Dec 5, 2019 • 21 min
What We Cover on This Episode: How CompuServe paved the way for software and B2B SaaS 30 years later. What it was like for Wilkins to take 2 companies public? What would he do differently if you had to go back and do it again? Why he decided to become the…
The One Thing You’re Probably Doing That Could Hurt Your Valuation In the Long Run
Nov 22, 2019 • 10 min
On this episode we cover: Why using recognized revenue isnt enough? What other metrics you should be looking at? Why waiting to make the change could be a costly mistake in your valuation? What story are you seeing in your business? How to make the change…
3 Things to Consider That Led to a $12M Series B with CEO Tim McCormick
Nov 18, 2019 • 19 min
On this episode, we sit down with Tim McCormick, CEO of SaaSOptics. Tim has 30+ years in the software business - leading sales and marketing teams. He has been apart of 2 successful exits - 1 with Internet Security Systems (ISS) in 2006 sold to IBM for…
Metrics That Matter: CAC/CLV Ratio
Nov 11, 2019 • 9 min
What we cover in this episode: What is CAC and CLV? What divisions of the business care about it? What makes up the calculation? Why are they important for the entirety of a SaaS business to look at? What is an optimal ratio you should be achieving? What…
When A Seed Round Makes Sense for Your Business with CEO & Co-founder of Chili Piper, Nicolas Vandenberghe
Nov 6, 2019 • 23 min
Nicolas Vandenberghe began his career selling newspapers in the streets of Paris in high school, studied Maths at Ecole Polytechnique and then received his MBA from Stanford GSB. He started and sold 3 tech companies with up to 65 employees and $11M in…
Churn Profiles: Segmenting Your Customer Base the Right Way with CCO and Co-Founder of SaaSOptics, Clayton Whitfield
Nov 6, 2019 • 17 min
Clayton Whitfield is the Chief Customer Officer and Co-Founder of SaaSOptics. Having served more than 800 customers over 10 years in business, SaaSOptics is an affordable, cloud based Subscription Management software for B2B SaaS businesses. Prior to…
Capital Raising Timeline…How to know you are ready for each round of funding with Clayton Whitfield
Nov 6, 2019 • 17 min
What we cover in this episode: How to understand the lifecycle of a startup and the benchmarks to be aware of when raising each round of funding? What should your ARR be when you start seeking out a seed round vs. series A? The difference between $0-$500K…
Metrics That Matter: Renewal Rates
Nov 6, 2019 • 7 min
Thomas Bass, SaaSOptics head of Customer Success Managers, joins us to talk about the metrics that matter for your SaaS business. As he has launched CSM programs at other startups and currently launching the CSM program at SaaSOptics, he dialogues with…
Getting Into the Mind of an Investor & Red Flags They Look for In Your Pitch with Chad Hooker, VP of Fulcrum Equity Partners
Nov 6, 2019 • 15 min
Chad Hooker is the VP of Fulcrum Equity Partners. Prior to FEP, Chad was a VP of strategy and development and has spent time as an investment banking analyst. What we cover in this episode: The current landscape of capital raising. Chad’s thoughts on…
Welcome to Get Funded, Stay Funded
Oct 28, 2019 • 1 min
We are finally launching something we have been wanting to do for a long time. With a mix of conversations, inside content and SaaS metrics. We are going to dive deep on topics such as how to think like an investor, churn profiles, MRR vs. ARR, how to…