Archive: price inflation
Startup Price Inflation Signals Danger for Investors
By Andy Gordon on March 30, 2022
Price inflation in the startup world is running rampant. This isn’t new. But I do wonder when it’s going to peak. We’re not there yet. If anything, it’s getting worse. I’ll give you a recent example. I was talking to a founder yesterday who heads a seed-stage company whose software improves workflow. It achieved $250,000 annual recurring revenue (ARR) last year. It’s projecting $480,000 ARR for this year. It sells mostly to small companies…
Why We’re Looking for More Series A Startup Investments
By Andy Gordon on September 16, 2019
The First Stage Investor team is on the lookout for more Series A companies to recommend. And we’re also keeping an eye on escalating valuations.