MxU builds with laser focus on Equals

MxU builds with laser focus on Equals

Abbey Lauren Minondo | | 2 min read

“Finally, a product that feels like it was made for me. I know SQL, I know spreadsheets, and everything I do needs to happen fast. Now I can optimize our engineering efforts more efficiently and reliably than I could in any other legacy tool (or worse, several platforms stitched together)…

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The Full Build Startup

The Full Build Startup

Ben McRedmond | | 4 min read

Nearly all startup advice is for MVP driven startups. But for a certain type of company you *need* to start with more.…

Exploring Figma's Self Serve Forecast Model

Exploring Figma's Self Serve Forecast Model

Chris Burgner | | 4 min read

Operator’s Dilemma Series Every company runs their business through a shortlist of models. Yet all of those models are private and every operator starts from scratch when building theirs. We're excit…

Zendoor saves 20 hours a week on Equals

Zendoor saves 20 hours a week on Equals

Abbey Lauren Minondo | | 2 min read

“Everyone’s really embraced Equals as our reporting system: our budget, growth, and company OKRs are all in Equals. By the end of Q1 2023 I suspect every report we run will be in Equals. We’ve saved s…

A day in the life of a first finance hire

A day in the life of a first finance hire

Bobby Pinero | | 6 min read

It’s 7:45 a.m. on a Thursday, and you walk into the office with a giant travel mug of coffee in your hand. It’s almost the end of the week, but you still have a million things on your to-do list, and…

Levity centralizes all reporting on Equals

Levity centralizes all reporting on Equals

Abbey Lauren Minondo | | 2 min read

“Equals is our single source of truth. Every analysis is powered directly from our database, enabling me to confidently build reports for our investors and leadership team. The combination of SQL and…

Parkday closes orders 3x faster in Equals

Parkday closes orders 3x faster in Equals

Abbey Lauren Minondo | | 2 min read

> “At Parkday, our secret sauce is in deeply understanding our users’ preferences. Equals gives me instant insight into these choices so that I can A-B test at lightning speed. What was a highly manua…

Equals raises $16M Series A from A16Z to replace Excel

Equals raises $16M Series A from A16Z to replace Excel

Bobby Pinero | | 3 min read

Today, we’re excited to share that we’ve raised a $16M Series A led by Andreessen Horowitz. As part of a16z’s investment, General Partner Kristina Shen will be joining our Board. We’re also thrilled…

Introducing Pivot Tables for Equals

Introducing Pivot Tables for Equals

Ben McRedmond | | 2 min read

Today, we're excited to launch our most requested feature, pivot tables. To mark today's launch we have a short post on the history of pivot tables and how even we were surprised by how different they feel when connected to live data.…

Equals raises $6.6M from David Sacks at Craft Ventures to replace Excel

Equals raises $6.6M from David Sacks at Craft Ventures to replace Excel

Bobby Pinero | | 4 min read

"Regardless of the other tools out there, spreadsheets are the best interface for working with data. We are excited about Equals because they are building a fundamentally better, more connected spre…

A 90s inspiration for our new Equals brand

A 90s inspiration for our new Equals brand

Ben McRedmond | | 2 min read

One of the striking things about the late 90s, the early 2000s, was how limitless software and the early internet felt. You didn’t really run into limitations of the tools you used. They might have b…

Perfecting Your Content Strategy

Perfecting Your Content Strategy

Bobby Pinero | | 2 min read

John Collins is a legend in content marketing. He was first to take on the role at Intercom, starting from a team of one to produce 1,200 blog posts, over 200 podcasts, and 12 full-length books, reach…

How to run your SaaS pricing project

How to run your SaaS pricing project

Bobby Pinero | | 3 min read

Today I had the chance to talk with Abde Tambawala, a good friend, former colleague at Intercom, and one of the leading authorities on software pricing. As a partner at Simon-Kucher, he led over twent…

On when to turn on growth

On when to turn on growth

Bobby Pinero | | 3 min read

Today I had a chance to sit down with Alon Wertheimer, a brilliant mind in early-stage growth. Alon was the first marketing hire at two startups: Aaptiv and Truebill. He shared with us many of the les…

The red streaks report

The red streaks report

Bobby Pinero | | 3 min read

Today I sat down with Darius Contractor, one of the best growth folks in technology. His record speaks for itself: he’s led growth for Dropbox, Facebook Messenger, and Airtable. He’s now the Chief Pro…