Finance & Accounting Glossary

A 409A valuation, also known as a Section 409A valuation, is a specific type of appraisal or valuation performed
An accredited investor is an individual or entity that meets certain financial criteria set by securities regulators, wh
Amortization is the process of spreading out the cost of an expense or an investment over a period of time.
An angel investor, often referred to simply as an “angel,” is an individual who provides
Annual Contract Value (ACV) is an average annual value from each contract. It’s basically your revenue per contract.
ARRR is ARR plus income that isn’t assigned to a recurring subscription.


ARR is a fundamental business metric for subscription-based companies.
The duration of the relationship between a customer and the company.
Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) is a metric used by companies to measure how much revenue they are generating.
A balance sheet is one of the three primary financial statements used to assess a company’s financial health and its fin
The term “billings” is the total amount of customer invoices or bills generated by a company during a specific period…
The term “bookings” is the value of confirmed orders or sales made by a company during a specific period.
Bookkeeping is the process of recording, organizing, and maintaining a systematic and accurate record of a company’s…
A burn multiple is a relatively new capital efficiency metric
Burn Rate is the rate at which a company is spending its cash reserves to fund its operations.
Capital expenditures, often abbreviated as CapEx, are funds that a company or organization spends to acquire
Chart of Accounts is a structured list of all the accounts used to record financial transactions within an organization.
Churn, in a business context, refers to the rate at which customers or subscribers discontinue their
Cohort Analysis is a type of analysis that groups customers or users based on a specific characteristic…
Contribution margin is a financial metric that represents the profitability of a product, service, or business segment.

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