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BESSEMER’S 10 LAWS OF CLOUD COMPUTING
2016
BYRON DEETER
www.bvp.com/cloud
@bdeeter
Source: HBO/iStock 2www.bvp.com/cloud
Source: Microsoft 3www.bvp.com/cloud
LAW 10: ONDEMAND EVERYTHING
Source: Flickr/AJ LEON 4www.bvp.com/cloud
Source: PCWallart.com 5www.bvp.com/cloud
LAW 09: GROW (EFFICIENTLY)
…OR DIE
TOP TIER $10M ARR COMPANY SHOULD GROW 300% YOY
0%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
120%
140%
160%
T-4 T-2 T+0 T+2 T+4 T+6 T+8 T+10 T+12
Pre IPO Post IPO
1 Yr IPO 1 Yr 2 Yrs 3 Yrs
Top Quartile 91% 61% 42% 36% 33%
Median 72% 47% 35% 34% 24%
Bottom Quartile 42% 34% 26% 28% 22%
Source: SEC fillings. BVP Cloud Index public companies. T = quarters 6
@ $10mm ARR
@ $100mm ARR
@ $300mm ARR
% YoY
Growth
300%
100%
30%
(Starting From Four Quarters Prior to IPO)
Public Cloud Company YoY Growth Best-In-Class Growth
FASTER GROWTH IS REWARDED – 10% GROWTH = +1.0X
IN REVENUE MULTIPLE
Appfolio, Inc.
Atlassian Corporation
Bazaarvoice
Benefitfocus
BroadSoft
Castlight Health
Constant Contact
Cornerstone OnDemand
Cvent
Demandware
HubSpot
Instructure
Intralinks
Jive Software Lifelock
LinkedIn
LivePerson
LogMein
Marin Software
Medidata Solutions
Mindbody, Inc
Mobileiron
NetSuite
New Relic
Proofpoint
Qualys
RealPage
Salesforce
ServiceNow
Shopify
Textura
The Ultimate Software Group
Veeva
Wix
Workday
Xactly
Xero
Zendesk
-1.0x
0.0x
1.0x
2.0x
3.0x
4.0x
5.0x
6.0x
7.0x
8.0x
9.0x
10.0x
45 Public Cloud Companies
+10% growth results in +1.0x Rev Mult
10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60%
y = 10.181x + 1.1297
R2 = 0.36068
’15-’16 Revenue Growth
2016RevenueMultiple
Source: 45 companies in BVP Cloud Index. CapIQ www.bvp.com/cloud 16
Source: iStock 8www.bvp.com/cloud
LAW 08: SALES EFFICIENCY IS
YOUR OXYGEN
Source: iStock 9www.bvp.com/cloud
www.bvp.com/cloud
CAC PAYBACK PERIOD
=
(Months)
TOTAL SALES & MARKETING COSTS
OF PRIOR QUARTER
NEW CMRR ADDED IN PRIOR QUARTER X
GROSS MARGIN % OF THE BUSINESS
CUSTOMER ACQUISITION COST - CAC PAYBACK
19
11
$10 $15
$23
$34
$51
($16)
($24)
($36)
($54)
($81)
($8)
($12) ($18)
($27)
($41)
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
EFFICIENT CAC PAYBACK = MORE FOUNDER OWNERSHIP
Resulting P&L for 3 companies growing at 50% new bookings with different CAC paybacks
Total cash burn: $106M
New Bookings
S&M Costs
Cash Flows (Gross Profit – S&M)
1 Yr CAC Payback 1.5 Yr CAC Payback 2 Yr CAC Payback
$10 $15
$23
$34
$51
($8) ($12) ($18)
($27)
($41)
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
$10 $15
$23
$34
$51
($12)
($18)
($27)
($41)
($61)
($4) ($6) ($9) ($14)
($20)
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Total cash burn: $0M Total cash burn: $53M
Note: Assumed 50% growth in new bookings every year, 80% gross margin, and other expenses equal 80% of prior year’s bookings. 11
Source: iStock 12www.bvp.com/cloud
LAW 07: CUSTOMER SUCCESS =
COMPANY SUCCESS
1% IMPROVEMENT IN CHURN = $100M+ IN VALUATION
Note: Assumes monthly new bookings increases by $5k per month.
0% Churn
(100% renewal + upsell)
1%Monthly Churn
(-1% growth)
1% Monthly Upsell
(+1% growth; Net Negative
Churn)
~$95M
~$75M
~$115M
ARR in Y6
5x
5x
5x
Mult
$475M
$375M
$575M
Equity Value
$95
$75
$115
$0
$20
$40
$60
$80
$100
$120
$140
Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6
$ARR
ARR of 3 Different Businesses
ARR (0% monthly churn) ARR (1% monthly churn)
ARR (1% net negative monthly churn)
1% Churn = $20M ARR = $100M in Valuation
www.bvp.com/cloud 13
CUSTOMER SUCCESS MANAGEMENT
14www.bvp.com/cloud
Source: iStock 15www.bvp.com/cloud
LAW 06: CONTROL YOUR OWN
DESTINY… CASH IS KING
(40%)
(20%)
0%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
120%
140%
160%
180%
200%
220%
1/1/2011 1/1/2012 1/1/2013 1/1/2014 1/1/2015 1/1/2016
BVP Cloud Index Nasdaq Index S&P Index Dow Jones
BVP Cloud Index
45 Publically Traded Companies
Indexed as of Jan. 2011 | @ 2/5/2016
12/31/2015
BVP Cloud Index
45 Publically Traded Companies
Indexed as of Jan. 2011 | @ 12/31/2015
25
v
www.bvp.com/cloud
(40%)
(20%)
0%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
120%
140%
160%
180%
200%
220%
1/1/2011 1/1/2012 1/1/2013 1/1/2014 1/1/2015 1/1/2016
BVP Cloud Index Nasdaq Index S&P Index Dow Jones
BVP Cloud Index
45 Publically Traded Companies
Indexed as of Jan. 2011 | @ 2/5/2016
BVP Cloud Index
45 Publically Traded Companies
Indexed as of Jan. 2011 | @ 2/5/2016
17
$63BN MARKET CAP LOST IN 5 WEEKS
www.bvp.com/cloud 18
12/31/2015,
$202
2/4/2016, $167
2/5/2016, $138
$130
$140
$150
$160
$170
$180
$190
$200
$210
12/31/2015
1/1/2016
1/2/2016
1/3/2016
1/4/2016
1/5/2016
1/6/2016
1/7/2016
1/8/2016
1/9/2016
1/10/2016
1/11/2016
1/12/2016
1/13/2016
1/14/2016
1/15/2016
1/16/2016
1/17/2016
1/18/2016
1/19/2016
1/20/2016
1/21/2016
1/22/2016
1/23/2016
1/24/2016
1/25/2016
1/26/2016
1/27/2016
1/28/2016
1/29/2016
1/30/2016
1/31/2016
2/1/2016
2/2/2016
2/3/2016
2/4/2016
2/5/2016
BVP Cloud Index - Market Cap YTD
($ in bn)
PRIVATE CLOUD MULTIPLES ARE TRADING AT A PREMIUM
TO PUBLIC CLOUD MULTIPLES… BUT IT CANT LAST
Source: 45 companies in BVP Cloud Index as of 2/4/2016. CapIQ.
Note: Private cloud transactions based on 69 private transactions. In the last 6 months, the average ARR multiple
paid was 14.0x. BVP Cloud Index multiple and Legacy software multiples are both NTM GAAP revenue.
The public /
private gap
will converge
Public cloud
multiples
are cheap
3.8x
2.8x
0.0x
2.0x
4.0x
6.0x
8.0x
10.0x
12.0x
14.0x
16.0x
1/1/2011 1/1/2012 1/1/2013 1/1/2014 1/1/2015 1/1/2016
NTM Multiples Over Time
BVP Cloud Index Legacy Software
14.0x
Private Cloud Transactions
Average 10-17x
28
Source: iStock 20www.bvp.com/cloud
LAW 05: 5 C'S OF CLOUD FINANCE
Gross Burn Rate
Net Burn Rate
Free Cash Flow
Committed
Annual
Recurring
Revenue
(CARR)
Annual
Recurring
Revenue (ARR)
Customer
Acquisition Cost
Payback Period
Logo Churn
MRR Gross
Churn
MRR Net
Churn
Customer
Lifetime Value
(Gross Margin
Affected)
CARR & ARR CAC PAYBACK CHURN CLTV CASH FLOW
1 2 3 4 5
5 C’s OF CLOUD FINANCE
www.bvp.com/cloud
30
BUILD YOUR DASHBOARD TO FLY YOUR ROCKETSHIP…or RIDE YOUR UNICORN
www.bvp.com/cloud 22
$10 $10 $10 $10
$0
$8
$16
$24
($8)
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
MULTIPLE WAYS TO BE SUCCESSFUL:
KNOW YOUR MODEL AND NAIL IT
Revenue
S&M Costs
Cash Flows (Gross Profit – S&M)
1 Yr CAC Payback, 100% Retention 2 Yr CAC Payback, 115% Retention
Note: Assumed 80% gross margin, and no other expenses.
$10 $12 $13
$15
($8)
$1
$12
$24
($16)
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Results in same cash flow
after 4 years
www.bvp.com/cloud 23
TAKEAWAY: GUARDRAILS FOR VALUATION
Representative SaaS Business ($15mm ARR)
CARR
% Fwd Growth
1
Good
Better
Best
50-100%
50%
100%+
CAC PAYBACK
(Mos)
2
12 - 24
24
<12
CHURN
(Monthly)
3
<1%
1-3%
Net
negative
CLTV / CAC
4
3-5x
3x
5x+
CASH FLOW
(New ARR/Mo Burn)
5
1x
<1x
>1x
www.bvp.com/cloud
33
1x 1% 1yr
<-1% MONTHLY
GROSS CHURN
>+1% NET CHURN
CAC PAYBACKNET NEW ARR
NET BURN
POST SERIES A: THE 1-1-1 RULE!
www.bvp.com/cloud 25
Source: iStock 26www.bvp.com/cloud
LAW 04: THE BEST PRODUCT IS
FINALLY STARTING TO WIN
Source: docs.oracle.com
Source: iStock 28www.bvp.com/cloud
Source: Slack
29
Source: New Relic
LAW 03: THE ASCENDANCY OF DEVELOPERS
31
$0.0
$5.0
$10.0
$15.0
$20.0
$25.0
$30.0
2013 2014 2015 2016
Source: Reuters.
Uber Growth
Global bookings, in billions
Mapping
Payments
Communication
(Messaging/Voice)
Email
SSO
Customer Engagement
Storage$0.6
$2.9
$10.8
$26.1
www.bvp.com/cloud
APIS TO ACCELERATE YOUR BUSINESS
41
LAW 02: INSPIRE (AND HIRE) WITH
VISION
Source: iStock 33
Vision - The dream; a team's true north. Primary
objective is to inspire and create a shared sense of
purpose throughout the company.
LinkedIn’s Vision:
Create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce
“
”
www.bvp.com/cloud
INSPIRE (AND HIRE) WITH VISION
43
Source: iStock 35www.bvp.com/cloud
LAW 01: MOBILE IS EATING THE WORLD
....WIDE WEB!
MOBILE IS A GAME CHANGER FOR THE ENTERPRISE
85%
Americans between 18-29
>50%
Internet usage on mobile vs desktop
80%
Workforce are non-desk workers
~EVERYONE IN ENTERPRISE B2B
NOW HAS A SMARTPHONE
INTERNET USAGE TIPPED TO
MOBILE
REACHES AN UNTOUCHED
WORKFORCE
Source: Pew Research Center, April, 2015, “The Smartphone Difference”. Source: eMarketer 9/14 (2008-2010), eMarketer 4/15 (2011-2015). Note: Other
connected devices include OTT and game consoles. Mobile includes smartphone and tablet. Usage includes both
home and work. Ages 18+; time spent with each medium includes all time spent with that medium, regardless of multitasking. KPCB Internet trends, 2015
Global Mobile Penetration 1995 - 2014
GLOBAL PENETRATION
1 –> 73%
36
kk
USE CASES THAT SPEND >50% AWAY FROM A DESKTOP
Healthcare Education Retail
Construction Field Services Field Sales
Events Agriculture SMBs
VERTICAL
Paper Replacement (Forms/Invoicing)
Collaboration
HORIZONTAL
www.bvp.com/cloud 37
2010 2015 2020
CONTENT
CONSUMPTION
CONTENT
CREATION
The mobile version of the cloud app
Paper replacement
Collaboration/Communication
In the field working
???
WAVE 1 = CONTENT CONSUMPTION
WAVE 2 = CONTENT CREATION
www.bvp.com/cloud
47
LIMITED REAL ESTATE = CONTEXTUAL AWARENESS IS THE FUTURE
DOWNLOAD NOW @ www.speakeasy.co
48
MESSAGING IS THE KILLER MOBILE EXPERIENCE
• The average Millennial (18-24)
exchanges an average of 67 text
messages per day1
• Text messages have a 98% open rate,
while email has only a 20% open rate2
• Over 80% of people use text messaging
for business, and 15% said that more
than half their messages are for business
purposes3
• First example of success – Slack4
• 2M DAU
• 570M paid users
• 800M+ messages sent a month
• 4k platform apps
Source: (1) Business Insider. (2) Velocify., (3) eWeek. (4) Slack.
40www.bvp.com/cloud
BESSEMER’S 10 LAWS OF CLOUD COMPUTING
10
OnDemand
EVERYTHING:
09
GROW
(efficiently) or
die.
08
Sales
efficiency is
your oxygen.
07
Customer
SUCCESS =
company
success.
06
Control your
own destiny…
CASH is king.
05
5 C's of cloud
finance.
04
Best
PRODUCT is
finally starting
to win. .
03
The
ascendancy of
Developers
02
Inspire (and hire)
with vision
01
MOBILE is
eating the
world...wide
web
www.bvp.com/cloud
42 51
@bdeeter @kshenster @ bessemervp
Available for Download:
www.bvp.com/cloud
© 2016 Bessemer Venture Partners

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Bessemer's 10 Laws of Cloud Computing

  • 1. BESSEMER’S 10 LAWS OF CLOUD COMPUTING 2016 BYRON DEETER www.bvp.com/cloud @bdeeter
  • 4. Source: Flickr/AJ LEON 4www.bvp.com/cloud
  • 5. Source: PCWallart.com 5www.bvp.com/cloud LAW 09: GROW (EFFICIENTLY) …OR DIE
  • 6. TOP TIER $10M ARR COMPANY SHOULD GROW 300% YOY 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% 120% 140% 160% T-4 T-2 T+0 T+2 T+4 T+6 T+8 T+10 T+12 Pre IPO Post IPO 1 Yr IPO 1 Yr 2 Yrs 3 Yrs Top Quartile 91% 61% 42% 36% 33% Median 72% 47% 35% 34% 24% Bottom Quartile 42% 34% 26% 28% 22% Source: SEC fillings. BVP Cloud Index public companies. T = quarters 6 @ $10mm ARR @ $100mm ARR @ $300mm ARR % YoY Growth 300% 100% 30% (Starting From Four Quarters Prior to IPO) Public Cloud Company YoY Growth Best-In-Class Growth
  • 7. FASTER GROWTH IS REWARDED – 10% GROWTH = +1.0X IN REVENUE MULTIPLE Appfolio, Inc. Atlassian Corporation Bazaarvoice Benefitfocus BroadSoft Castlight Health Constant Contact Cornerstone OnDemand Cvent Demandware HubSpot Instructure Intralinks Jive Software Lifelock LinkedIn LivePerson LogMein Marin Software Medidata Solutions Mindbody, Inc Mobileiron NetSuite New Relic Proofpoint Qualys RealPage Salesforce ServiceNow Shopify Textura The Ultimate Software Group Veeva Wix Workday Xactly Xero Zendesk -1.0x 0.0x 1.0x 2.0x 3.0x 4.0x 5.0x 6.0x 7.0x 8.0x 9.0x 10.0x 45 Public Cloud Companies +10% growth results in +1.0x Rev Mult 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% y = 10.181x + 1.1297 R2 = 0.36068 ’15-’16 Revenue Growth 2016RevenueMultiple Source: 45 companies in BVP Cloud Index. CapIQ www.bvp.com/cloud 16
  • 8. Source: iStock 8www.bvp.com/cloud LAW 08: SALES EFFICIENCY IS YOUR OXYGEN
  • 10. www.bvp.com/cloud CAC PAYBACK PERIOD = (Months) TOTAL SALES & MARKETING COSTS OF PRIOR QUARTER NEW CMRR ADDED IN PRIOR QUARTER X GROSS MARGIN % OF THE BUSINESS CUSTOMER ACQUISITION COST - CAC PAYBACK 19
  • 11. 11 $10 $15 $23 $34 $51 ($16) ($24) ($36) ($54) ($81) ($8) ($12) ($18) ($27) ($41) Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 EFFICIENT CAC PAYBACK = MORE FOUNDER OWNERSHIP Resulting P&L for 3 companies growing at 50% new bookings with different CAC paybacks Total cash burn: $106M New Bookings S&M Costs Cash Flows (Gross Profit – S&M) 1 Yr CAC Payback 1.5 Yr CAC Payback 2 Yr CAC Payback $10 $15 $23 $34 $51 ($8) ($12) ($18) ($27) ($41) Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 $10 $15 $23 $34 $51 ($12) ($18) ($27) ($41) ($61) ($4) ($6) ($9) ($14) ($20) Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Total cash burn: $0M Total cash burn: $53M Note: Assumed 50% growth in new bookings every year, 80% gross margin, and other expenses equal 80% of prior year’s bookings. 11
  • 12. Source: iStock 12www.bvp.com/cloud LAW 07: CUSTOMER SUCCESS = COMPANY SUCCESS
  • 13. 1% IMPROVEMENT IN CHURN = $100M+ IN VALUATION Note: Assumes monthly new bookings increases by $5k per month. 0% Churn (100% renewal + upsell) 1%Monthly Churn (-1% growth) 1% Monthly Upsell (+1% growth; Net Negative Churn) ~$95M ~$75M ~$115M ARR in Y6 5x 5x 5x Mult $475M $375M $575M Equity Value $95 $75 $115 $0 $20 $40 $60 $80 $100 $120 $140 Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 $ARR ARR of 3 Different Businesses ARR (0% monthly churn) ARR (1% monthly churn) ARR (1% net negative monthly churn) 1% Churn = $20M ARR = $100M in Valuation www.bvp.com/cloud 13
  • 15. Source: iStock 15www.bvp.com/cloud LAW 06: CONTROL YOUR OWN DESTINY… CASH IS KING
  • 16. (40%) (20%) 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% 120% 140% 160% 180% 200% 220% 1/1/2011 1/1/2012 1/1/2013 1/1/2014 1/1/2015 1/1/2016 BVP Cloud Index Nasdaq Index S&P Index Dow Jones BVP Cloud Index 45 Publically Traded Companies Indexed as of Jan. 2011 | @ 2/5/2016 12/31/2015 BVP Cloud Index 45 Publically Traded Companies Indexed as of Jan. 2011 | @ 12/31/2015 25
  • 17. v www.bvp.com/cloud (40%) (20%) 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% 120% 140% 160% 180% 200% 220% 1/1/2011 1/1/2012 1/1/2013 1/1/2014 1/1/2015 1/1/2016 BVP Cloud Index Nasdaq Index S&P Index Dow Jones BVP Cloud Index 45 Publically Traded Companies Indexed as of Jan. 2011 | @ 2/5/2016 BVP Cloud Index 45 Publically Traded Companies Indexed as of Jan. 2011 | @ 2/5/2016 17
  • 18. $63BN MARKET CAP LOST IN 5 WEEKS www.bvp.com/cloud 18 12/31/2015, $202 2/4/2016, $167 2/5/2016, $138 $130 $140 $150 $160 $170 $180 $190 $200 $210 12/31/2015 1/1/2016 1/2/2016 1/3/2016 1/4/2016 1/5/2016 1/6/2016 1/7/2016 1/8/2016 1/9/2016 1/10/2016 1/11/2016 1/12/2016 1/13/2016 1/14/2016 1/15/2016 1/16/2016 1/17/2016 1/18/2016 1/19/2016 1/20/2016 1/21/2016 1/22/2016 1/23/2016 1/24/2016 1/25/2016 1/26/2016 1/27/2016 1/28/2016 1/29/2016 1/30/2016 1/31/2016 2/1/2016 2/2/2016 2/3/2016 2/4/2016 2/5/2016 BVP Cloud Index - Market Cap YTD ($ in bn)
  • 19. PRIVATE CLOUD MULTIPLES ARE TRADING AT A PREMIUM TO PUBLIC CLOUD MULTIPLES… BUT IT CANT LAST Source: 45 companies in BVP Cloud Index as of 2/4/2016. CapIQ. Note: Private cloud transactions based on 69 private transactions. In the last 6 months, the average ARR multiple paid was 14.0x. BVP Cloud Index multiple and Legacy software multiples are both NTM GAAP revenue. The public / private gap will converge Public cloud multiples are cheap 3.8x 2.8x 0.0x 2.0x 4.0x 6.0x 8.0x 10.0x 12.0x 14.0x 16.0x 1/1/2011 1/1/2012 1/1/2013 1/1/2014 1/1/2015 1/1/2016 NTM Multiples Over Time BVP Cloud Index Legacy Software 14.0x Private Cloud Transactions Average 10-17x 28
  • 20. Source: iStock 20www.bvp.com/cloud LAW 05: 5 C'S OF CLOUD FINANCE
  • 21. Gross Burn Rate Net Burn Rate Free Cash Flow Committed Annual Recurring Revenue (CARR) Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) Customer Acquisition Cost Payback Period Logo Churn MRR Gross Churn MRR Net Churn Customer Lifetime Value (Gross Margin Affected) CARR & ARR CAC PAYBACK CHURN CLTV CASH FLOW 1 2 3 4 5 5 C’s OF CLOUD FINANCE www.bvp.com/cloud 30
  • 22. BUILD YOUR DASHBOARD TO FLY YOUR ROCKETSHIP…or RIDE YOUR UNICORN www.bvp.com/cloud 22
  • 23. $10 $10 $10 $10 $0 $8 $16 $24 ($8) Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 MULTIPLE WAYS TO BE SUCCESSFUL: KNOW YOUR MODEL AND NAIL IT Revenue S&M Costs Cash Flows (Gross Profit – S&M) 1 Yr CAC Payback, 100% Retention 2 Yr CAC Payback, 115% Retention Note: Assumed 80% gross margin, and no other expenses. $10 $12 $13 $15 ($8) $1 $12 $24 ($16) Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Results in same cash flow after 4 years www.bvp.com/cloud 23
  • 24. TAKEAWAY: GUARDRAILS FOR VALUATION Representative SaaS Business ($15mm ARR) CARR % Fwd Growth 1 Good Better Best 50-100% 50% 100%+ CAC PAYBACK (Mos) 2 12 - 24 24 <12 CHURN (Monthly) 3 <1% 1-3% Net negative CLTV / CAC 4 3-5x 3x 5x+ CASH FLOW (New ARR/Mo Burn) 5 1x <1x >1x www.bvp.com/cloud 33
  • 25. 1x 1% 1yr <-1% MONTHLY GROSS CHURN >+1% NET CHURN CAC PAYBACKNET NEW ARR NET BURN POST SERIES A: THE 1-1-1 RULE! www.bvp.com/cloud 25
  • 26. Source: iStock 26www.bvp.com/cloud LAW 04: THE BEST PRODUCT IS FINALLY STARTING TO WIN
  • 31. LAW 03: THE ASCENDANCY OF DEVELOPERS 31
  • 32. $0.0 $5.0 $10.0 $15.0 $20.0 $25.0 $30.0 2013 2014 2015 2016 Source: Reuters. Uber Growth Global bookings, in billions Mapping Payments Communication (Messaging/Voice) Email SSO Customer Engagement Storage$0.6 $2.9 $10.8 $26.1 www.bvp.com/cloud APIS TO ACCELERATE YOUR BUSINESS 41
  • 33. LAW 02: INSPIRE (AND HIRE) WITH VISION Source: iStock 33
  • 34. Vision - The dream; a team's true north. Primary objective is to inspire and create a shared sense of purpose throughout the company. LinkedIn’s Vision: Create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce “ ” www.bvp.com/cloud INSPIRE (AND HIRE) WITH VISION 43
  • 35. Source: iStock 35www.bvp.com/cloud LAW 01: MOBILE IS EATING THE WORLD ....WIDE WEB!
  • 36. MOBILE IS A GAME CHANGER FOR THE ENTERPRISE 85% Americans between 18-29 >50% Internet usage on mobile vs desktop 80% Workforce are non-desk workers ~EVERYONE IN ENTERPRISE B2B NOW HAS A SMARTPHONE INTERNET USAGE TIPPED TO MOBILE REACHES AN UNTOUCHED WORKFORCE Source: Pew Research Center, April, 2015, “The Smartphone Difference”. Source: eMarketer 9/14 (2008-2010), eMarketer 4/15 (2011-2015). Note: Other connected devices include OTT and game consoles. Mobile includes smartphone and tablet. Usage includes both home and work. Ages 18+; time spent with each medium includes all time spent with that medium, regardless of multitasking. KPCB Internet trends, 2015 Global Mobile Penetration 1995 - 2014 GLOBAL PENETRATION 1 –> 73% 36
  • 37. kk USE CASES THAT SPEND >50% AWAY FROM A DESKTOP Healthcare Education Retail Construction Field Services Field Sales Events Agriculture SMBs VERTICAL Paper Replacement (Forms/Invoicing) Collaboration HORIZONTAL www.bvp.com/cloud 37
  • 38. 2010 2015 2020 CONTENT CONSUMPTION CONTENT CREATION The mobile version of the cloud app Paper replacement Collaboration/Communication In the field working ??? WAVE 1 = CONTENT CONSUMPTION WAVE 2 = CONTENT CREATION www.bvp.com/cloud 47
  • 39. LIMITED REAL ESTATE = CONTEXTUAL AWARENESS IS THE FUTURE DOWNLOAD NOW @ www.speakeasy.co 48
  • 40. MESSAGING IS THE KILLER MOBILE EXPERIENCE • The average Millennial (18-24) exchanges an average of 67 text messages per day1 • Text messages have a 98% open rate, while email has only a 20% open rate2 • Over 80% of people use text messaging for business, and 15% said that more than half their messages are for business purposes3 • First example of success – Slack4 • 2M DAU • 570M paid users • 800M+ messages sent a month • 4k platform apps Source: (1) Business Insider. (2) Velocify., (3) eWeek. (4) Slack. 40www.bvp.com/cloud
  • 41. BESSEMER’S 10 LAWS OF CLOUD COMPUTING 10 OnDemand EVERYTHING: 09 GROW (efficiently) or die. 08 Sales efficiency is your oxygen. 07 Customer SUCCESS = company success. 06 Control your own destiny… CASH is king. 05 5 C's of cloud finance. 04 Best PRODUCT is finally starting to win. . 03 The ascendancy of Developers 02 Inspire (and hire) with vision 01 MOBILE is eating the world...wide web www.bvp.com/cloud
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