Funding

Hashicorp, A tempCFO Client, Raises $24M Series B Funding

September 09, 2016

DevOps infrastructure software provider Hashicorp, a tempCFO client, has raised $24M in Series B funding. Hashicorp offers open source tools and enterprise services for the entire application delivery spectrum. The Series B financing round was led by GGV Capital, with additional financing from Mayfield, True Ventures, and Redpoint. It was announced on September 7 at HashiConf 2016 in Napa, California.

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Startup Advice

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Social Media

September 01, 2016

Why should I care about marketing?

Being an entrepreneur is already a very time-consuming job, and your primary focus should always be running your business. When you are constantly busy securing new funders or working on product updates, marketing may be the last thing on your mind. However, your goal as an entrepreneur should be to share your story with as many people as possible in order to gain customers, clients, and funding, and this is exactly where marketing plays a crucial role.

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Accounting

One Approach to Communicating Financial Performance

August 18, 2016

As your business develops, you’ll need to present your actual financial performance alongside your prior and updated estimates from projections, forecasts, and budgets. This post describes one approach to doing so using cumulative revenue as an example. Developing your own methodology and being consistent in its presentation will make your board and investor meetings much more effective and productive.

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