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Unpacking Zoom's Unheard of Growth

Unpacking Zoom's Unheard of Growth

 

 

Plenty of companies turn a profit.

Many companies experience high growth.

Some companies are able to accelerate growth even after they reach massive scale.

But it is the rare company indeed that somehow manages to accomplish all three at once. Only the best of the best are able to remain efficient while growing rapidly at massive scale.

Zoom is one of those companies. A few months ago, the teleconferencing giant filed its S-1 and the SaaS community could not contain its astonishment at the data. 

Zoom grew from $150M in revenue to $330M? While being profitable?! With a 9-month payback period!?! Now those are metrics that will make startup founders, executives and investors envious.

Two such people are Mike Volpe and Rebecca Morrison, Lola.com’s CEO and VP Finance & Operations, respectively. They sat down a few weeks ago to comb through Zoom’s financials and explain what exactly makes the figures so enviable.

Put another way: They geek out over Zoom’s beautiful numbers.

You can listen to the whole episode here.


About the Author: Mike Baker
Mike is Director of Marketing for Lola.com and a former journalist, farmer and teacher.