Evan Armstrong

@ItsUrBoyEvan

Reformed venture capitalist and strategist. Now slinging words for a living.

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Pricing Strategy is Product Strategy

How Technology Enables Companies to Charge More

Jul 9, 2021 by Evan Armstrong

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In Practice: My Newest Beta Product

Come take an early peak at the future

Jul 2, 2021 by Evan Armstrong

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Finance is Broken But Don’t Worry, This Has Happened Before

Net Income and the Refactoring of Our Financial Ideology

Jun 17, 2021 by Evan Armstrong

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Product-Led Growth’s Failure

How a Scrappy Utah Software Company Ignored Every Silicon Valley Heuristic and Won Anyway

3 Jun 3, 2021 by Evan Armstrong

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ITDA: The Gamification of Financial Statements

How governments and companies are engaged in mutual manipulation

1 May 28, 2021 by Evan Armstrong

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You Probably Shouldn’t Work at a Startup

It’s overrated—both financially and emotionally

4 May 20, 2021 by Evan Armstrong

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In Defense of WeWork’s Community-Adjusted EBITDA

Clarifying the murky middle ground between Gross Profits and Net Income

1 May 13, 2021 by Evan Armstrong

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Gross Margin: An Indicator of Market Power

What America's Oldest Jeweler Can Teach Us About the Value of Bling

1 Apr 29, 2021 by Evan Armstrong

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Am I getting ripped off writing at Every?

Screenshots of my contract and the financial model I used to decide

Apr 22, 2021 by Evan Armstrong

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COGS: How I Bankrupted MoviePass

An Intuitive Explainer for How To Lose Money and Win Anyway

9 Apr 15, 2021 by Evan Armstrong

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Announcing Napkin Math Fiscal Year 2021

After a short break, Napkin Math returns with a new writer

🔒 Apr 13, 2021 by Evan Armstrong and Adam Keesling

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Revenue: It’s Simple, Until It Isn’t

Finally, a clear explanation of bookings, billings and revenue

5 Feb 5, 2021 by Evan Armstrong