Diving Deep with Subscript

A video series where we dive deep and explore SaaS metrics with leading investors, CEOs, and finance leaders
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July 30, 2022

A conversation with Alka Tandan, CFO at Gainsight

In this episode of Diving Deep, we’re joined by Alka Tandan, CFO at Gainsight. Alka discusses the key levers for increasing NRR, the increased importance of customer success when times are tough, and a lot more!
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July 16, 2022

A conversation with Todd Gardner, Managing Director at SaaS Advisors

In this episode of Diving Deep, Subscript's CEO, Sidharth, has an engaging conversation with Todd Gardner, Managing Director at SaaS Advisors. They discuss the pros and cons of usage-based pricing, why you need to look at retention by product line, and a lot more!
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July 25, 2022

A conversation with Mike DePaschalis, Head of Finance at Postal.io

In this episode of Diving Deep, we’re joined by Mike DePaschalis, Head of Finance at Postal.io. Mike discusses the downsides of keeping your subscription metrics in Excel, what you can learn by looking at cohorts of your customers, and more!
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July 14, 2022

A conversation with Chitra Balasubramanian, CFO at CircleCI

In this episode of Diving Deep, Subscript's CEO, Sidharth, is joined by Chitra Balasubramanian, CFO at CircleCI. They discuss why strategic finance leaders need to double-click into their SaaS metrics, one critical piece of advice for companies adding usage-based pricing, and a lot more!
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June 15, 2022

A conversation with Kyle Poyar, Operating Partner at OpenView

In this episode of Diving Deep, Subscript's CEO, Sidharth, has an engaging conversation with Kyle Poyar, Operating Partner at OpenView. They discuss what finance teams need to know about usage-based pricing, two mistakes to avoid when calculating LTV:CAC, how to pick the right NDR benchmark, and a lot more!
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June 15, 2022

A conversation with Frank Bien, former President and CEO at Looker

In this episode of Diving Deep, we’re joined by the brilliant Frank Bien, former President and CEO of Looker. Frank discusses concrete advice for operating in an economic downturn, tips for avoiding a “data brawl,” and a lot more!
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May 20, 2022

A conversation with Tien Anh Nguyen, former CFO at UserTesting

In this episode of Diving Deep, Subscript's CEO, Sidharth, is joined by Tien Anh Nguyen, former CFO and Chief Business Officer at UserTesting. They discuss advice for presenting subscription metrics to VCs, the #1 pain point for all CFOs, and a lot more!
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May 18, 2022

A conversation with Kristina Shen from Andreessen Horowitz

In this episode of Diving Deep, Subscript's CEO, Sidharth, is joined by Kristina Shen, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. They discuss the dangers of measuring LTV, why The Rule of 40 isn't good enough, and a lot more!
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May 18, 2022

A conversation with Tomasz Tunguz from Redpoint Ventures

In this episode of Diving Deep, Subscript's CEO, Sidharth, has an engaging conversation with Tomasz Tunguz, Managing Director at Redpoint Ventures. They discuss the key SaaS metrics Tomasz needs to see when evaluating a company, why NDR might be even more important than you first thought, and a lot more!
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