GMV does not equal revenue

23 May 2017 . category: 3TL . Comments
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This post is part of my series, where I will be writing five days a week on top 3 things I am learning related to VC, startups, social media, etc.,

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The term GMV is used around marketplace companies. The numbers are glossy when a high priced item is sold with low margins compared to low priced item with high margins. Revenue is usually a fraction of GMV.


Annual Contract Value is the annual revenue paid by a customer based on contract per product. It is also used to show trends of growth numbers.


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Abhinaya Konduru is VC at M25 Group. She loves startups, data, and videos.