Christoph Janz from Point Nine Capital developed their pricing matrix and named the different products by the animals they represent: Elephants – Large enterprise products worth 6 or more figures. You need 10 clients to have your first million. Moose – Upper market B2B products where an account is worth around 10K. You would need to get a hundred of these customers to get to the first million. Example: HubSpot. Rabbits – The majority of SaaS tools and software priced between $ 49 and $ 249 per month.
Example: Most email ghost mannequin effect service managers like Mailchimp. Mice – A small B2C tool worth a couple of dollars per year. Think of Shopify subscriptions or The New Yorker paid content. Flies – Small B2C tools only worth about $ 100 per year. These are companies that get a tiny fraction of revenue. Example: BuzzFeed. pricingmatrix sauce Depending where your products are in the Animal Pricing Matrix dictates the market. Are you going to hunt the big corporate / enterprise deals? You only need a couple of them. Slack's default product is the rabbits — small- (2-20) to medium-sized (up to 150) teams where they can quickly earn a decent revenue. Since they earn per user, the price can stack up quite fast.
For that reason , Slack held a record of earning one million ARR (annual recurring revenue) every 11 days. That was especially impressive because this occurred in the first year of their launch. If you draw a line across the “animals”, you get the Model Market Fit Threshold: on the line and to the right you have a Model Market Fit, while everything to the left is not: Pasted image 09 Here's how you calculate your Model Market Fit Threshold: Pasted image 08 Start with the total number of customers in the market that you have already done at the Market Product Fit stage .