10 key business metrics every startup founder needs to know
If you ever find yourself stuck in an elevator with an angel investor, these are the key business metrics you need to know.
From seed to Series E: Understanding funding rounds
Your ultimate guide to funding rounds. Learn how to identify and impress investors and successfully raise funds for your business.
Net revenue retention and 3 things every venture capitalist looks for
If you run a SaaS business, net revenue retention (NRR) is a key indicator of customer success and may be a deciding factor for investors. Here’s how to calculate and optimise your NRR to secure funding.
Venture capital vs crowdfunding: What’s the right call for your business?
Looking to fund your start-up? You have a couple of options available. Read on to compare the benefits of venture capital vs equity crowdfunding.
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.
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.
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.
July release notes 2022: Shopify integration, Borderless Cards and Payment Links
July might be holiday season for some, but we’ve spent most of this month indoors working feverishly on some great new features that will help you scale your business globally.
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.
How to sell on Amazon US from Hong Kong
Amazon is growing exponentially, and there are still physical limitations around selling from country to country. As a Hong Kong business, you might be wondering how to sell on Amazon US from Hong Kong...
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.
Opening a business account in Hong Kong
Understand how to open a business bank account in Hong Kong — and the powerful alternative that lets you avoid the banks altogether.
June release notes 2022: Transfers, Global Accounts and digital wallets
This month, we've made some small but significant improvements to help you cut back on admin and needless fees. Take a look at what’s new for Airwallex in June.
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.
May Release Notes 2022: bank feeds, invoices and workflows
You told us which features you wanted most, and we’ve been dropping hints about some nifty integrations for some months now. Today the time has finally come to roll a few of these out.