Magazine Article | May 31, 2019

The Four Vital Signs Of SaaS

Source: Software Executive magazine

“Vital signs don’t cure patients, doctors do. SaaS vital signs don’t fix companies, management teams do. But realistic benchmarking metrics do what ER vital signs do: pinpoint issues, provide actionable context, and allow you to get to work.” – Rory O’Driscoll, partner at Scale Venture Partners

The Scale Venture Partners’ “Scale Studio” tool gives SaaS companies benchmarks based on 20 years of data from more than 300 public and private SaaS companies, some of which have become public, many of which have not, and most of which have raised at least some venture capital. Here are “The Four Vital Signs Of SaaS,” which originally appeared in a February 26, 2019 Medium blog post.


Source: Scale Venture Partners