Key Lessons from a $5B SaaS Category Leader (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

The company was founded all the way back in 2006, amazingly. The first is just literally funding the company in 2006. But back in 2006 they were fighting conventional wisdom and the conventional wisdom at that time was that you could not make money selling software to marketers.

8 Tough Lessons from Closing 12,000 Customers at WebPT (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

The WebPT store starts in 2006. We started building in 2006. It included this thought leadership, hey we need to put this out there because in general, physical therapists are not recognized for their expertise in the greater health care industry landscape.

A Decade of Learnings from Y Combinator (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

Twitch started as an online reality TV show, and if you look at the story, it started in 2006, and by 2012 it was worth $24. Blog Posts Career Growth & Advice Early Leadership Marketing Other SaaStr Events Scale Videos michael seibel saastr saastr annual series a startup y combinator

5 Key Steps to Evolving Your Offering Into a Platform with Eventbrite and Stripe (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

We started in 2006, so it shows you that you can go a long way without having a great developer experience, except that expectations have changed a lot. How can a simple offering be transformed into its own platform?

Why Is Your Customer Success Role Incredibly Important?

TriTuns

Since 2006, Tri Tuns has been solely focused on helping SaaS vendors and buyers, all over the world, learn how to drive, accelerate and sustain adoption of technology. .

Why Is Your Customer Success Role Incredibly Important?

TriTuns

Since 2006, Tri Tuns has been solely focused on helping SaaS vendors and buyers, all over the world, learn how to drive, accelerate and sustain adoption of technology. . Why is your Customer Success role incredibly important?

How Fast Does a SaaS Startup Have to Grow to Survive?

Tom Tunguz

Large market; logical revenue model; rapid-adoption; stealth/secrecy; proper compensation of the leadership team. To cite one critical counterexample, Concur’s rapid revenue growth in 2006 and 2007 occurred after nearly a decade of tepid expansion. McKinsey released a study of high growth software companies entitled Grow Fast or Die Slow. One salient conclusion: If a software company grows at 20% annually, it has a 92 percent chance of ceasing to exist within a few years.

Subscription Rockstars: How HubSpot Went From Zero to $500+ Million in Annual Revenue

Chargify

In 2006, Brian and Dharmesh started HubSpot with the aim of helping people grow their businesses through a less intrusive, more human approach to marketing. How to start a cult like HubSpot” , using the Internet to promote your product wasn’t a new idea in 2006.

STEPHANIE COPELAND JOINS TECHSTARS’ BOARD OF DIRECTORS

TechStars

Copeland brings breadth of corporate, government, higher education and startup leadership experience to growing board. To learn more about the Techstars leadership team and Board of Directors, please visit: [link]. ###.

How to Make Deal Support Your Sales Organisation’s Secret Weapon

Sales Enablement, SaaS and Growth

First up, while HubSpot’s Dublin office opened in 2013, we have been selling into EMEA since the company was founded back in 2006. For the most part, sales enablement is poorly defined and often misunderstood.

Benchmarking Netsuite's S-1 - How 7 Key SaaS Metrics Stack Up

Tom Tunguz

In 2006, according to the company’s S-1, the business shifted from longer term contracts to one year contracts. The company’s leadership position in SaaS ERP is undeniable and it’s a great example of how operational discipline can generate enormous businesses, even if the sales efficiency of the business isn’t at the top of the heap

10 sureshot practices to supercharge your DevOps effectiveness

Audacix

Talk to the people at the coalface Senior leadership in large and small organisations often fails to comprehend the nature and scale of the challenges and frustrations faced by those at the coalface.

How to Become a VP of Sales by the Time You’re 30

Sales Hacker

Are you ready to create predictable revenue based solely on your leadership skills? I joined the ranks of Prime Point Media in 2006 selling national accounts, and by 2008 I had built the entire Midwest territory. Don’t just hit your numbers, exhibit leadership.

PODCAST 58: Evolution of Scaling a Business and Shaping the Future of Modern Organization w/ Jake Dunlap

Sales Hacker

A lot of the work that we do is with executive leadership down to the front line teams. I worked at CareerBuilder where I got put through formal leadership development that I think a lot of startup leaders never get.

PODCAST 58: Evolution of Scaling a Business and Shaping the Future of Modern Organization w/ Jake Dunlap

Sales Hacker

A lot of the work that we do is with executive leadership down to the front line teams. I worked at CareerBuilder where I got put through formal leadership development that I think a lot of startup leaders never get.

Advice for the New Sales Ops Leader

InsightSquared

In nearly every introductory conversation, the discussion quickly turns to the path each person took that brought them to Sales Operations leadership. . Originally posted on SOPSA.org. Can you Identify?

HubSpot’s Michael Redbord on staying in touch with your customers as you scale

Inside Intercom

In a company’s early days as a lean, mean, business machine, it’s fairly easy for leadership to stay in sync with their users. We coined the term way back in 2006 when we founded the company, and a lot of our story, historically speaking, has been around marketing.

Run Less Software

Inside Intercom

Since 2006 the era of “Everything as a service” has advanced quickly. by Rich Archbold, Senior Director of Engineering at Intercom. It’s hard to win a battle you don’t realise you’re in.

38 Most Dynamic Women in Sales (The 2019 Edition)

Sales Hacker

There I transitioned into sales leadership. I feel like I’ve been in and around sales since I was a kid, but my first real ”sales” job was while I was in college, back in 2006. My greatest achievement has been promoting 67 different people into leadership. .