State of the Cloud 2018

Why cloud startups should track their ARRG multiple

In 2017, the cloud industry may have gone through some growing pains, but all signals pointed to continued velocity. After all, we’re still living in a world where the top publicly traded companies are technology-based that also offer booming cloud businesses.

In Bessemer’s 2018 State of the Cloud, leading SaaS and cloud investors Byron Deeter, Kristina Shen, and Anna Khan explain the ups-and-downs of the cloud market, a new valuation framework for startups, and emerging predictions for 2018.

In this report, you’ll also learn:

  • Cloud market trends and factors that led to a 4x growth in venture funding
  • A framework for valuation across Series A and B financing
  • Bessemer’s annual recurring revenue to growth multiple (ARRG)
  • Eight new predictions for 2018