Portfolio Metric Formulas

Investors can now create calculations directly in app and across the portfolio with the formula builder. 

This helps reduce the portfolio company reporting burden and will also give you the chance to create deeper insights. 

Metric insights are supported in the formula builder as well. The above example is taking cash burn and applying the 3 month average insight. This helps remove any lumpiness that might exist in month to month cashflow to give a better barometer for months of runway. 

Tear Sheets

Investors now have the ability to create Tear Sheets for their portfolio. Think of these as one-pagers that can be fully automated across the portfolio. Great for regular portfolio review meetings as well as LP reporting.  

Read more in the official announcement here

You'll be able to build as many tear sheet templates as you'd like. All pages are exportable to PDF and designed to fit on an A4 page. 

Each template will generate tear sheets for respective portfolio companies and you'll be able to make any specific customizations on a per portfolio company basis. 

Visible Connect

Visible Connect is our curated investor database and now live. Read the full announcement on our blog

An example of some of the queries a founder can perform: 

  • Filter an investors by stage 
  • Check Size Range
  • Geographic focus
  • Industry & Section
  • If the data is verified (submitted by the investors and vetted by Visible) 
  • much more! 

Audit & Change Log

We now expose an audit log of how data values of metrics change. When you click the change log icon we will expose: 

  • The name of the user who changed the date or if the data came via a request and link directly to the request of the company
  • The previous value
  • The data the value was change as well as time


Dependent Metrics

Dependent Metrics allow for an investor to nest forecasts, budgets and re-forecasts for any of their portfolio metrics. 

Dependent metrics will help create reports, variance metrics and more even faster. 

New Metric Insights

We launched new insights for any of your metrics in Visible. We now help calculate: 

  • Previous period change (great for finding the change between balances. e.g Cash in Bank paired up with previous period change gives you change in cash)
  • Trailing 3, 4, 6 and 12 periods

These new insights are supported in the formula builder, metric alerts and soon to be in the chart builder as well. 

HubSpot Merged Deals

HubSpot updated their app to allow users to merge deals but did not update their API accordingly. We now make sure to de-dupe any deals that are merged in HubSpot to make sure they do not show up twice in Visible. 

Request Linking - Lite Plan

Companies who are completing requests from our investor platform can now sign up to use Visible Lite for no cost (there is a paid cost for Lite if you are not connected to an investor). 

The Lite Plan will provide companies with the following features: 

  • View all historical request responses
  • Save progress of existing requests
  • Send investor updates
  • Manage a fundraise through our fundraising pipeline
  • Create metrics and chart them in the update editor
  • Manage all of their stakeholder contacts
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