Sammy is the Managing Director and Cofounder of Blossom Street Ventures. Connect on LinkedIn or email him directly at, especially founders at all stages.

Cash efficiency is one of the most important metrics in SaaS. Since the revenue at SaaS companies is largely recurring, we measure it as ARR / net investment. Formulaically it’s revenue in the latest year / [equity + debt — cash].

We did an analysis looking at cash efficiency of the 33 most recent publicly traded SaaS companies at the time they went public. Using the equation above (revenue/[equity invested + debt — cash]), we…

Sammy Abdullah

co-founder at Blossom Street Ventures. Email me at

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