What are characteristics of a tech company that would be invested in by a GE Firm? (E.g., ARR, growth YoY, retention)

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Depends on many variables of the target (e.g., industry, product, how long they’ve been operating, etc.). It’s very difficult to answer this question because GE firms all have very different investment strategies.

Rule of thumb could be: ARR exists (ie they’re not pre-product); growth likely 20-100%+ YoY (depending on stage of company); retention should be high (90%+ NDR and logo retention) though retention is mostly relevant for SaaS.

I suggest you read through the strategies of firms you’re interested in and look at their portfolios to get a sense of the parameters they look for.


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