Torii announces $10M Series A to automate SaaS management

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Certainly any modern tooling is going to be SaaS, and as companies and employees add services, it becomes a management nightmare. Enter Torii , an early stage startup that wants to make it easier to manage SaaS bloat. We were all early adopters of SaaS.

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Why do SaaS companies with usage-based pricing grow faster?

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Subscription-based pricing is dead: Smart SaaS companies are shifting to usage-based models. Net revenue retention was near 70%, a far cry from the 100%+ that most SaaS companies aim to achieve. Kyle Poyar. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Kyle Poyar is VP of Growth at OpenView.

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Extra Crunch roundup: 500 Startups’ demo day, smart SaaS pricing and much more

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The valuations of these companies aren’t rising at the same rate as SaaS or fintech startups, but “where edtech lacks in impressive valuations, investors see it gaining in exit opportunities,” writes Natasha Mascarenhas.

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Frontegg raises $5M to help SaaS companies build SaaS faster

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Frontegg , a Tel Aviv-based startup that helps SaaS companies build their products faster by giving them access to a set of enterprise-ready building blocks for often-used features like authentication and notifications, today announced that it has raised a $5 million seed round.

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How should SaaS companies deliver and price professional services?

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Should SaaS founders be raising capital now? The global software as a service (SaaS) industry is sustaining its steep growth trajectory, but developing and pricing professional services is oftentimes a difficult proposition for SaaS companies. Cloud Column SaaS Startups

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Extra Crunch roundup: Optimized SaaS pricing, recruiting growth experts, VC surveys, more

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Why do SaaS companies with usage-based pricing grow faster? So, why do public SaaS firms with usage-based pricing see faster growth ? Why do SaaS companies with usage-based pricing grow faster?

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DataJoy raises $6M seed to help SaaS companies track key business metrics

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The company has decided to concentrate its efforts for starters on SaaS companies and their requirements. Enterprise Funding Recent Funding SaaS Startups TC data DataJoy machine learning

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Should your SaaS startup embrace a bottom-up GTM strategy?

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Many of today’s most successful software companies, from Atlassian and Datadog to Zoom, subscribe to the bottom-up SaaS go-to-market model. For all these reasons, more and more SaaS startups are choosing to adopt the bottom-up go-to-market model. Caryn Marooney. Contributor.

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Katana raises $11M Series A to be the SaaS powering ‘manufacturing entrepreneurs’

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Europe Fundings & Exits Recent Funding Startups TC Atomico Katana SaaSKatana , an Estonian startup that has built manufacturing-specific enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for SMBs, has raised $11 million in Series A funding.

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Proptech startup Knock secures $20M to grow SaaS platform for property managers

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The startup — which operates as a SaaS business — has seen an uptick in growth, quadrupling its revenue over the past two years. In recent years, the U.S.

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Telemedico gets $6.6M to grow the reach of its digital health SaaS

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” He also says the “plug and play” style SaaS platform supports a modular approach — enabling the target B2B users to zero in on the most useful aspects of its platform for their particular customer case (be it telemedicine, drug ordering or automated triage).

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Bottom-up SaaS: A framework for mapping pricing to customer value

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Should your SaaS startup embrace a bottom-up GTM strategy? Should your SaaS startup embrace a bottom-up GTM strategy? In a bottom-up SaaS world, pricing has to be transparent and standardized (at least for the most part, see below). Caryn Marooney. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

Use DRR to Measure the Health of Your SaaS Business

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startup entrepreneurship saas sales product-managementEnsure you have a fighting chance at survival and growth Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ».

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Qatalog, the ‘virtual workspace’ rebundling SaaS tools to help teams function better, raises $15M

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Qatalog , a London-based startup that has developed a “virtual workspace” that brings together disparate SaaS tools to help teams function better, is disclosing $15 million in Series A funding. Recent Funding SaaS Startups TC Atomico Qatalog workspaces

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Salto raises $27M to let you configure your SaaS platforms with code

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Salto , a Tel Aviv-based open-source startup that allows you to configure SaaS platforms like Salesforce, NetSuite and HubSpot with code, is coming out of stealth today and announced that it has raised a $27 million Series A round. ” 3 VCs discuss the state of SaaS investing in 2020.

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Cledara, the SaaS purchase and management platform, raises $3.4M funding

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Cledara , the SaaS purchase and management platform that helps bring greater viability and control over a company’s sprawling software subscriptions, has raised $3.4 Cledara picks up pre-seed funding to help companies manage their SaaS spending.

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3 tips for SaaS founders hoping to join the $1 million ARR club

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Building a SaaS company from the ground up is never easy. Column SaaS Startups TC Drift entrepreneurship growth marketing product marketing software as a serviceDavid Cancel. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

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The Definitive Guide To a Successful SaaS Controlling Setup

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We’ve spent years perfecting our SaaS controlling setup. controlling business saas startup entrepreneurshipHere’s how you can copy what we’ve built, incl. KPIs and templates. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ».

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SailPoint is buying Saas management startup Intello

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SailPoint , an identity management company that went public in 2017 , announced it was going to be acquiring Intello today, an early stage SaaS management startup. Yesterday, another SaaS management tool, Torii, announced a $10 million Series A.

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Maple launches with $3.5 million in funding to become the SaaS backoffice for the family

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Much of our daily lives have been transformed in one way or another by technology – and often through intentional efforts to innovate thanks to the advent of new technology.

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Mambu raises $135M at a $2B+ valuation for a SaaS platform that powers banking services

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Mambu , a Berlin-based startup that describes itself as an SaaS banking platform — providing, by way of APIs, technology to banks and others to power lending, deposit and other banking products — has closed a round of €110 million (about $135 million at today’s rates).

5 VCs discuss the future of SaaS and software after Pfizer’s vaccine breakthrough

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Yes, the high-flying SaaS and cloud stocks that have been such a key narrative in 2020 thanks to the pandemic and low interest rates, fell sharply while other sectors rallied off the vaccine tidings. SaaS, vaccines and the future of work.

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SaaS Fundraising in 2017

Tomasz Tunguz

When I analyzed the SaaS fundraising market in 2016 , three trends emerged. The number of SaaS companies raising rounds had stalled, while the total number of dollars plateaued. A year later, those trends have continued to converge, and SaaS valuations have resurged, reaching their highs of the 2014-2015 boom. In contrast to these seemingly monotonic increases in round sizes, the total amount of SaaS fundraising peaked in 2015 at $4.2

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SaaS Content Marketing Strategy: Top Trends to Consider for 2021

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Here is what will make your SaaS business stand out in 2021 and beyond. content-marketing saas-marketing marketing-strategies business saasContinue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ».

Has SaaS Become Commodified?

Tomasz Tunguz

A founder asked me if we had reached the point that SaaS is commodified. “Can you build a venture scale SaaS company anymore?” First, the technology barriers to starting a SaaS company continue to fall. Whether it’s Predictable Revenue written by Aaron Ross or Mark Roberge’s The Sales Acceleration Formula, or others, authoritative texts describe step by step how to structure, manage and measure a SaaS sales team.

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The Rising Stakes in SaaS

Tomasz Tunguz

Last week, I participated in two discussions about the changes in the SaaS world. The level of competition in many core SaaS segments is intense. The SaaS era is about 20 years old. Over that 20 year period, annual SaaS investment has increased 20x, peaking in 2014 at $7B. This sea of SaaS startups have reshaped the market. SaaS company formation has fallen by 44% in the last 3 years. I’m using SaaS seed rounds as a proxy metric.

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How a Merger of Salesforce and Slack Would Change the SaaS Landscape

Tomasz Tunguz

Microsoft has amassed the most extensive channel for SaaS companies, and each of these vendors pushes teams to current customers, many of whom are moving to the cloud and relying on Microsoft for guidance. If the merger does happen, it would reshape the SaaS landscape The rumor mill churns with whispers Salesforce will acquire Slack. This combination would be strategic for both involved for three reasons.

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Unpacking Chamath Palihapitiya’s SPAC deals for Latch and Sunlight Financial

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Latch, an enterprise SaaS company that makes keyless-entry systems, has raised $152 million in private capital, according to Crunchbase. ” Finance Fundings & Exits SaaS Startups TC Chamath Palihapitiya EC Newsletter Latch SPAC The Exchange

Aflorithmic nabs $1.3M for AI-driven personalized audio-as-a-service

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London and Barcelona based audio-as-a-service SaaS startup Aflorithmic has scooped up $1.3 ” On the business model he also told us: “We use a SaaS model similar to Twilio or Messagebird.

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What is the Structure of the Typical SaaS Company as it Scales?

Tomasz Tunguz

This post is part of a series leading up to SaaS Office GTM Edition on June 24 in which we’re reviewing the results of the 2020 Redpoint GTM survey. CMOs in SaaS companies head 35% of companies in the $20-50M ARR range, 40% at $50-100M and 53% at $100M+. Today, we’re answering the question: how do teams grow as a startup scales? We can derive the table above if we look over the entire respondent base and bucket headcount by ARR.

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7 Predictions for SaaS in 2018

Tomasz Tunguz

Several landscape altering SaaS acquisitions will come to fruition because of cash availability from repatriation and because there are enough public SaaS companies at scale to add material revenue and market cap to buyers. The SaaS fundraising market remains ebullient through 2018 as vibrant M&A and an open IPO window trigger substantial liquidity for shareholders. Below are 7 predictions about the startup software ecosystem. How many of them do you agree with?

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In public and private markets, cloud earnings and valuations heat up

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And they bode well for startups working on SaaS and API-delivered software, which are keeping the climate for cloud venture investment warm and valuations stretched by historical norms. This was visible in SaaS company Smartsheet’s earnings this quarter.

Salesforce leads $15M investment in Asian HR tech platform Darwinbox

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“In HR tech and SaaS space, we are now only behind SAP and Oracle in India in terms of revenue,” he said. Asia Enterprise Funding Recent Funding SaaS Startups Darwinbox human resource management india Salesforce Ventures

After 80% ARR growth in 2020, Saltmine snags $20M to help employees return to a ‘new normal’ office

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Saltmine claims to have a 95% customer retention rate and in 2020 saw 350% year over year growth in monthly active users of its SaaS platform. What is working in the office going to look like in a post-COVID-19 world? That’s something one startup hopes to help companies figure out.

Make Your First Customer Success Team a Well Oiled Machine

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SaaS businesses thrive on adoption, upsell and renewal — with the right Customer Success engine under the hood. saas customer-success startup entrepreneurship sales

Extra Crunch roundup: Edtech VC survey, 5 founder mistakes, fintech liquidity, more

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Enterprise SaaS company Latch makes keyless entry systems; Sunlight Financial helps consumers finance residential solar power installations. Edtech is so widespread, we already need more consumer-friendly nomenclature to describe the products, services and tools it encompasses.

Box acquires eSignature startup SignRequest for new content workflows

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Cloud Enterprise Exit Fundings & Exits M&A SaaS Startups TC Aaron Levie Box content management Mergers and Acquisitions SignRequest