“The true back-office transactional side is just table stakes,” Nic Malianni says. “But for a startup to succeed, the finance function really has to be strategic. You can live in that land of customer experience and sales strategy, and drive strategic decisions if you want to. I think every accounting and finance person should.”
Praveer Melwani came to Figma when there were fewer than 30 employees as the first biz ops hire. Today, the company has over 1,300 employees and has announced a pending $20 billion sale to Adobe. So, how did Praveer grow in his role as his responsibilities and Figma expanded? Learn how in this month's CF0to1!
What’s the best path to the top finance job at a unicorn? And how does a first-time CFO who guides a company to an $8.2 billion IPO get his start? Ajay Vashee, General Partner at IVP, walks us through his journey in the latest in our CF0to1 series!