Path to 1B Valuation

1. Build a great bottom up SaaS product a. Bottom up SaaS b/c recurring revenue + potential for viral growth 2. Use great product to raise seed funding to extend runway 3. Get 10 people to love the product (do this concurrently with step 2) 4. Focus on retention 5. Focus on growth 6. Get to ~2M ARR 7. Raise series A 8. 3x growth (year 1) ("T2D3") 9. 3x again (year 2) 10. 2x (year 3) 11. 2x (year 4) 12. 2x (year 5) 13. Now you’re at ~100M ARR -> IPO or whatever