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


And so we funded it in 2006 that full product didn’t come out until 2008. And ironically, Eloqua came out a few years later after we had launched our product in 2008 with something that they actually described in the market as a Marketo killer. Want to see more content like this?

From Slooooow Growth to Hypergrowth with Collibra and Insight Partners (Video + Transcript)


How does a startup that launched during the financial crisis in 2008 become a unicorn company in 2019? So we started in 2008 June, 2008 I think and in three days we would celebrate our 11th birthday.

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


From that point on, we built a product and we launched it in February of 2008 out of a back of a coffee shop with one employee. So we launched the company in February of 2008. We launched the company in 2008.

“7 Tips and Tricks to having happy customers at Scale” New Relic EVP, Roger Scott (Video + Transcript)


The company started back in 2007, 2008. I think the people that you hire, it’s a combination of the organization that you create, it’s the leadership that you hire and the service delivery mentality that you think about.

From Product Market Fit to Scale – Perspectives from Founder & Investor (Video + Transcript)


We founded the company in 2008, which many of you who were around then know was a pretty difficult time to start a company. But, the fundraising in 2008, 2009 was pretty difficult.

SaaStr Podcasts for the Week with Chargebee and Glassdoor — November 1, 2019


As for Krish, under Krish’s leadership the team has grown to over 300 people and over 5,000 clients making it one of the next generation in truly global SaaS businesses started in India. Billion story from its launch in 2008 to its 2018 acquisition by Recruit Holdings.

Crushing the Pivot: Lessons Learned from a Product Reboot with TaskRabbit (Video + Transcript)


What you need to know about this story is that I founded the company back in 2008. In 2008, I founded TaskRabbit. Blog Posts Career Growth & Advice Early Leadership Marketing Other SaaStr Events Scale Videos Leah busque saastr saastr annual taskrabbit

State of the Cloud 2019 from Bessemer Venture Partners (Video + Transcript)


And this goes back to ten years ago, which was 2008 and we released the ten laws of cloud computing at a CEO conference that we had that was meaningfully smaller than this.

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From Idea to Billion Dollar Business: the RingCentral Journey (Video + Transcript)


Career Growth & Advice Early Exit Strategy Leadership Other SaaStr Events Videos saastr annual

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


Blog Posts Engineering Exit Leadership Metrics Role / Function SaaStr Events Videos eventbrite Renaud Visage Romain Huet saastr saastr annual saastr europa 2019 StripeHow can a simple offering be transformed into its own platform?

SaaStr Podcasts for the Week: May 24, 2019


In Dec 2008, Vista Equity Partners acquired a majority stake in Wrike for a deal reportedly valuing the company at $800m. In December 2008, Vista Equity Partners acquired a majority stake in Wrike for a deal reportedly valuing the company at eight hundred million dollars.

The Rules You Can Break, The Ones You Can’t With Tradeshift (Video + Transcript)


Exited to Semantic in 2008 and had a good exit for the early SaaS businesses then set up Notion and we focus on SaaS companies, mainly in Series A in the European market. All of that is true, but in San Francisco you have four generations of leadership that has done software IPOs.

SaaStr Podcasts for the Week with Zylo and TaskRabbit — July 26, 2019


In 2008 Leah founded TaskRabbit, the leading on-demand service marketplace in the world. Company Culture Early Hiring Leadership Podcasts Product Sales252: Eric Christopher is the Founder and CEO @ Zylo, the software management system built for the cloud pioneering a new standard in software management. To date, Eric has raised over $12m for Zylo from some of the best in the business, including Byron @ Bessemer, Salesforce, GGV, Semil @ Haystack, and the team at High Alpha.

The Things Nobody Tells You About An $8B Acquisition with Ryan Smith from Qualtrics (Video + Transcript)


Ryan Smith: Well, GitHub, we raised a series A in 2012, it was the largest series a since 2008, GitHub came out a month later and raised 100 million, and that was then the largest series A and then all hell broke loose in fundraise-.

The 18 Outstanding Speakers at SaaStock LatAm 2019


Talk: SaaS.City Bootcamp: Sales Leadership. Talk: SaaS.City Bootcamp: Sales Leadership. Talk: SaaS.City Bootcamp: Sales Leadership. However, her path changed in 2008 when she took on a new challenge: an MBA in Business and Management.

SaaStr’s Most Respected Leaders Awards 2019: The Top Ten


His thoughts on leadership in a nutshell? “A From 200-2008 she held leadership positions at Allegis Corporation and Intuit before ultimately joining Intercom in 2017. His tenure at Atlassian began in 2008 where he rose from VP of Sales and Marketing to President.

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


2008: 317 customers. 2008: 42 employees. 2008: $2.2 Most notably, $5 million in VC funding from General Catalyst in 2007, $12 million in VC funding from Matrix Partners in 2008 and $16 million in VC funding from Scale Venture Partners in 2009.

SaaStr Podcast #218: Twilio Founder, Jeff Lawson & SendGrid CEO, Sameer Dholakia on Why Developer First Is A Maturation In The Supply Chain Of Software


Before that, he worked for 12 years at Trilogy, where he held key leadership roles helping the company grow from a start-up to a $300 million business. How do Jeff and Sameer think about what what truly special leadership looks like today? We call them our leadership principles.

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

Tom Tunguz

Netsuite’s revenue per customer averaged $19k in 2008, and $23k in 2009, the last years for which the company provided customer counts. 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

How Twilio nailed a billion-dollar niche by walking in its customers' shoes

Founded in 2008, Twilio reached $100 million in annual revenue in 2014 and $600-plus million in 2018. Twilio takes this literally as their leadership principle of: “Wear the customer’s shoes.”.

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.

The Future Of Work Demands New Organizational Design


More tactically, Enspiral started as a loose collaboration of freelancers supporting one another and sharing resources in New Zealand back in 2008.

Top 10 Resources To Help You Manage Your SaaS Sales Like a Genius


Do you want to grow your SaaS sales team and improve your processes? Here is a collection of 10 resources that will help you: . maintain healthy atmosphere in your Smarketing team, make smart choices regarding your SaaS sales model, strategy, pricing, .

PODCAST 33: How to Grow and Scale a Company in the Digital Age w/ Ilir Sela

Sales Hacker

Leadership Principles from the Pizza Industry [36:37]. Ilir Sela: It was around 2008, 2009, I started getting a lot of these family and friends that were asking for some help in terms of websites and online ordering. Leadership Principles from the Pizza Industry.

How Clio grew from a lifestyle business to a legal tech juggernaut

Point Nine Land

There was only one problem: this was at the end of 2008. Jack found himself playing a thought leadership role, sitting down for interviews, writing blog posts, and speaking at conferences.

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Saastr Podcasts for the Week with Gong and Brex — June 7, 2019


Gong is my fourth company in a leadership position, I’ve been founding team member of Click Software that brought it from zero to an IPO, that was traditional enterprise software product.

Beyond the hype: Practical advice on building a platform

Inside Intercom

“Over time companies that want to dominate certain categories will need to think about building a platform” Over time a lot of companies that want to dominate certain categories or have a category leadership position will need to think about building a platform.

Everything You Need to Know About Choosing the Best VoIP Providers

Sales Hacker

The company has been BBB accredited since 2008, with an A+ rating and 89 positive reviews. stars and complaints about leadership issues. With so many VoIP options , business may have a hard time choosing the best one.

PODCAST 41: Helping Marketo IPO and Achieve Hyper Scale with Bill Binch, CRO of Pendo

Sales Hacker

He’s had sales leadership experiences at Oracle, PeopleSoft, and BEA Systems. In 2008, he joined a little company called Marketo, and he helped them grow from zero in revenue to over two hundred and fifty million.

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