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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…