From seed to Series E: Understanding funding rounds
Capital is the lifeline of any start-up. But how do you gain access to it? Learn the start-up funding stages, key terms, and what investors are looking for in our funding guide.
Venture capital vs crowdfunding: What’s the right call for your business?
Most start-ups think that venture capital (VC) is the best source of funding available to them. But it may not always be right for your business. Here, we weigh up VC versus crowdfunding.
Net revenue retention and the 3 things every venture capitalist looks for
Investors consider NRR a key performance indicator for a SaaS start-up. Find out how to measure and improve your NRR, and secure investment for your business.
Choosing your North Star Metric
A North Star metric is a key measurement of your business’s success and ensures everyone on your team is aligned to a singular goal. Learn how to define your North Star metric and push towards sustainable growth.
Net working capital: How to calculate it and why it’s important
Learn how to calculate working capital and use it to measure your business’s financial health.
How to Hire for Success When You’re an Unknown Startup
Employees are your greatest asset, but how can you convince them to join your business? Here are some tips for hiring top talent as an unknown start-up.
Reaching Unicorn Status During a Pandemic with Larry Gadea, Founder and CEO, Envoy
In this podcast episode, Sam speaks to Larry Gadea, Founder and CEO of Envoy, and they discuss his years working in Silicon Valley and how Envoy reached unicorn status during the pandemic.
The Founder's Legacy with Brett Allred, Chief Product Officer, MX
In this podcast episode, Sam speaks to Brett Allred, Chief Product Officer at MX, and they discuss the early days of MX and the legacy of its recently passed Co-founder and CTO Brandon Dewitt.
The Venture Capital Perspective with Kevin Spain, General Partner, Emergence Capital
In this podcast episode, Sam speaks to Kevin Spain, General Partner at Emergence Capital and Founder of atMadison.com, and they talk his experience as a founder and CEO about what VC firms look for in startups.
Differentiating on Culture with Ajeet Singh, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, ThoughtSpot
In this podcast episode, Sam speaks to Ajeet Singh, Co-founder and Executive Chairman at ThoughtSpot, and they discuss the importance of hiring people who will thrive at your company.
How to calculate burn rate (the right way!)
Learn the best way to calculate gross and net burn rate, determine your cash runway, and keep your startup in the black.
The benefits of virtual debit and credit cards in 2022
Virtual payment cards are gaining more traction these days. And there's no end to how your business can use them to enable instant, secure payment access.
The best business bank accounts for Australian businesses in 2022
With so many of the big four and challenger banks claiming to have the best business bank account, it’s not easy finding the right one for your business. So what fees, features and benefits should you look for?
Stripe vs Airwallex: compare on fees, features and benefits
If you're an eCommerce business, you'll need a payment gateway to accept online payments from your customers. But which solution is best, Stripe or Airwallex? Read on to compare both solutions and discover which is right for your business.
What is a sort code and account number?
To collect money into a UK bank account, you need to know your account number and sort code. But what are these numbers and is it safe to give them out?
ABA files: the easiest way to make batch payments in Australia
Save a bunch of time using our batch payments function. Upload a file into Airwallex to make multiple payments all at once.