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The Road to IPO: CFO Greg Henry on Steering Couchbase Through its IPO

The Road to IPO: CFO Greg Henry on Steering Couchbase Through its Public Debut

November 8th, 2021 by

Couchbase CFO Greg Henry offers advice on building buy-side and sell-side relationships, gathering the right people, honing processes, and preparing to lead as a public company CFO.

The Road to IPO: CFO Greg Henry on Steering Couchbase Through its Public Debut

November 8th, 2021 by

Couchbase CFO Greg Henry offers advice on building buy-side and sell-side relationships, gathering the right people, honing processes, and preparing to lead as a public company CFO.

5 Annual Planning Strategy Hacks for CFOs

October 6th, 2021 by

CFOs in The Circle share strategies and advice for annual financial planning, including: balancing growth and spend, benchmarking, and managing board and internal communications.

The Road to IPO: Insights on Public Market Readiness from Robinhood’s Finance Leaders

September 10th, 2021 by

Fresh off their public market debut, Robinhood CFO Jason Warnick and VP, Treasurer Shiv Verma shared their IPO experience with The Circle, including the key factors and principles guiding their decisions and the lessons learned along the way.

Pricing and Packaging Paradox: Consumption, Subscription or Both?

August 16th, 2021 by

Many companies are actively exploring a shift from a subscription-based pricing model to a consumption-based model, or hybrid of both. Here are some of the key considerations as you think through the transition, and tips for how to prepare your customers and internal teams.

Navigating the Shift from Options to RSUs: The Why, When and How

August 10th, 2021 by

Transitioning from granting options to restricted stock units (RSUs) is a common practice among late-stage private companies approaching a liquidity event. Learn more about the key benefits, considerations, and best practices for making the transition.

Transitioning Your Board of Directors From Private to Public

July 30th, 2021 by

As a CFO, how do you help manage the transition of your board of directors from a private company to a public company? Four battle-tested CFO’s shared their experience and advice with The Circle Community.

The CFO Software Stack: Picking the Best Software

June 24th, 2021 by

The Circle Community gathered to dive deep into CFO Software Stack for the five of the most requested business activities in more detail — Enterprise Resource Planning, Business Intelligence, Contract Management, FP&A, and HRIS — recommending strategic considerations and specific systems for each function.

8 Tips for Re-Imagining Your Office

May 27th, 2021 by

As the world slowly emerges from a pandemic-induced work-from-home era and businesses move to adopt hybrid work plans, employees and employers alike have the opportunity to reconsider the role of their physical office spaces.

Hybrid Work – Getting it Right

May 14th, 2021 by

After over a year of pandemic-induced remote work, businesses across the country are preparing for employees to return to in-person offices in some form. Spoiler alert: no one has this figured out quite yet, and getting it right will take a lot of trial and error.

Community as Capital: Why We Invest in People-Building

April 26th, 2021 by

Founders Circle Capital is delighted to announce the closing of Fund III at $355M. Now, we’re even stronger in our ability to invest in the people building today’s fastest-growing companies who find themselves navigating the unique challenges of transitioning from startup to hyperscale. We believe, to our core, in the organizing principle of community as capital and that no company can be built if its people aren’t built first. Though funding in its various forms is essential, an investment in you is the most valuable currency we can offer.