The Crypto Price-Innovation Cycle

Andreessen Horowitz

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SaaS, Flexibility & Office Furniture

Practical Advice on SaaS marketing

This is a bivi table made by Turnstone , a division of Steelcase that specializes in office furniture for small, innovative organizations. Their research shows that small, innovative organizations are trying different things all the time, which means they're constantly re-arranging their working relationships. I learned something recently about software-as-a-service (SaaS) from a table. This isn't just any table.

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How Innovative SaaS Companies Leverage Pricing And Packaging To Beat The Competition

Chargify

Innovative SaaS companies are recognizing a shift in customer demand and offering their products and features “à la carte,” and are tailoring specific offers to target sets of customers rather than offering all customers the same generic packages. Founded in 2011, Intercom went live with a free public beta in 2012: According to Konrad’s article, Jason Fried advised the fledgling company to embrace a flat fee structure. Want fries with that?

Nate Schmidt Joins Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator as Managing Director

TechStars

It drove me to take a leadership role in the Birmingham startup ecosystem where I’ve been one of its most active startup mentors since returning from Seattle in 2011. I was blown away by their corporate attitude towards innovation.

ChurnZero Shortlisted for 2021 SaaS Awards

ChurnZero

Now in its sixth year of celebrating software innovation, the Software-as-a-Service Awards program accepts entries worldwide, including the US, Canada, Australasia, EMEA and UK. The SaaS Awards is a sister program to the Cloud Awards, which was founded in 2011.

Founders from Warby Parker, Plated, and The Muse to Speak at LaunchPad Propel

TechStars

The Blackstone Charitable Foundation and Techstars have announced headline speakers for its annual convening called Propel, an innovative program that brings together more than 200 exceptional student entrepreneurs from across the LaunchPad network. Warby Parker was previously named the most innovative company in the world by Fast Company. Leading Student Entrepreneurs to Pitch and Meet Founder Mentors at 3rd Annual Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars Convening.

The top SaaS companies ruling the East Coast

SaaStock

As a testimony to the quality of their service, Forter was recently again included in Forbes 50 “Most Innovative Fintech Companies In 2019” list. Recently, Recorded Future were honored with the 2018 CRN Tech Innovator Award. Founded: 2011. Founded: 2011. Founded: 2011. Founded: 2011.

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29 Latin American SaaS Superstars

SaaStock

Founded : 2011. Founded : 2011. Founded : 2011. Founded : 2011. It offers innovative software, relationship and management support. Examples include a complete e-commerce platform, integrated with ERP, allowing traditional retailers to take advantage of this new channel of sales and communication with customers, and an innovative CRM software focused on tools that maximize efficiency in retailer-customer interactions.

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ChurnZero Named Finalist for 2020 SaaS Awards

ChurnZero

Now in it’s fifth year of celebrating software innovation, the Software-as-a-Service Awards program accepts entries worldwide including US, Canada, Australia, Asia, EMEA, and UK. . The SaaS Awards is a sister program to the Cloud Awards, which was founded in 2011.

The 18 Awesome Women of SaaS in Asia

SaaStock

In 2011, she co-founded Grab (previously known as MyTeksi) together with fellow Malaysian and Harvard graduate Anthony Tan. In 2016, she moved to Hong Kong to head Innovation at HSBC. It’s SAP’s innovation university and community, united around the company’s commitment to sustainable development. Anita is passionate about change and innovation and is a driving force behind campaigns with a purpose, impact investing, and global sustainable projects.

Two years into investing out of our first Impact Fund: here’s what we’re learning

TechStars

Of these companies, Zipline , which builds drones to deliver life-saving medical supplies and went through our 2011 Techstars Seattle program, was recently valued at $1.2B. On October 3rd, our ten newest investments out of our impact fund will take the stage in Austin, TX to showcase how they are leveraging innovative technologies to drive social and environmental impact around the world – from Ghana, to Nigeria, to Mexico, to right here in the United States. .

18 investors fueling Latin America’s SaaS superstars

SaaStock

Founded: 2011. Monashees Capital is the largest Brazilian VC that makes investments in innovative solutions worldwide, but with a strong focus on Latin America. Founded: 2011. Currently, it manages the São Paulo Innovation Fund (FIP), focusing on funding agriculture, IT, health tech and FinTech companies in the state. To date, it has supported 1,544 innovative companies in 57 countries.

Who are Asia’s SaaS VCs?

SaaStock

Founded: 2011. Ceyuan Ventures selects entrepreneurs who show promise in crafting leading technologies, backed by powerful teams and innovation. It finances innovative tech companies across the globe, supporting them also via the Group’s resources and knowhow. It’s also running the Capital Innovation Accelerator Fund targeted at cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile and e-commerce startups. Founded: 2011. Vietnam Innovative Startup Accelerator.

38 Bright Asian SaaS Stars

SaaStock

Founded : 2011. It is a logistics and multi-selling platform which innovates how e-commerce can grow in the region. Founded : 2011. Based in Shenzhen, YoPoint manufactures innovative vending machines and is a provider of equipment for retail terminals. from 500 Startups, World Innovation Lab, and others. Founded : 2011. Founded : 2011. Urbanbase innovates architecture and interior design with its VR and AR tools.

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Intercom turns 10: Highlights from our first decade

Inside Intercom

It’s in our nature to look forward, to focus on shipping , to keep innovating and providing value. Sensing an opportunity, they switched their focus and Intercom was born – the app was released in private beta in July and the company was founded in August, 2011.

The 18 Outstanding Speakers at SaaStock LatAm 2019

SaaStock

In 2012, Patrick co-founded ProfitWell (previously known as Price Intelligently), it offers an innovative price setting tool that helps businesses price their products and services according to their true value. In 2011, he co-founded Rock Content, the top provider of content marketing solutions in Latin America. Latin America is undergoing a digital transformation, and the SaaS community is exploding as a result.

The Future of Hybrid Work: A New Strategic Partnership with VMware

BetterCloud

This validated what we at BetterCloud had been hearing directly from customers for years since our inception in 2011: MDM Tamed the Explosion of Mobile Devices. Very few companies have gained the trust, adoration, and innovation expectations of IT teams like VMware has.

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The SaaS superstars of the East Coast

SaaStock

As a testimony to the quality of their service, Forter was recently again included in Forbes 50 “Most Innovative Fintech Companies In 2019” list. Recently, Recorded Future were honored with the 2018 CRN Tech Innovator Award. Founded: 2011. Founded: 2011. Founded: 2011. Founded: 2011. As we wrote in our launch post about expanding SaaStock New York into SaaStock East Coast , our main aim is to foster a SaaS community that spans from Florida to Quebec.

The decade software ate the world

Inside Intercom

It was in August 2011 that Marc Andreessen coined the famous phrase “ Software is eating the world ” in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. In China, WeChat, which launched in 2011, sends about 45 billion messages every day.

Top 10 Tools to Get Your App PLG-d

Frontegg

This innovative software tool is a proven and tested customer engagement booster. Founded : 2011 Known customers: Facebook, IBM, Microsoft, AWS, Unity, Udemy, Shopify Price starts at: $38/month per user. #2

Meet your first wave speakers for Customer Success Summit 2018

Totango

With more than 20 years in customer-focused leadership and management, Krista is an innovative leader passionate about engaging customers and creating excellence in customer experience across industries. Prior to joining Google in 2011, Dante has held several roles in higher education, consulting, and in software development. Customer Success Summit brings together the best and brightest minds in Customer Success.

The Blockbuster Software M&A Market of 2018

Tomasz Tunguz

The pace of innovation within software. 2018 is a blockbuster year for software M&A multiples. The prices companies fetch relative to their revenues surpass any of those in the past 7 years. Billion-dollar plus acquisitions in 2018 have commanded a median 17.7x trailing enterprise value to revenue multiple. Nothing in the past seven years is close. In fact, there is not a single acquisition in that range.

5 Genius Examples of QR Codes in Marketing

Neil Patel

However, several businesses have found innovative and unique ways to not only get you to scan their code but boost their brand awareness in the process. Back in 2011, 14 million Americans scanned a QR code.

PODCAST 157: Bootstrapping, Building & Scaling Startups with Lloyed Lobo

Sales Hacker

automates access to billions in R&D tax credits and innovation incentives so companies can fuel their growth while preserving equity and avoiding red tape. Lloyed Lobo : So we started the company many moons ago in late 2011, early 2012.

A Brief History of SaaSOps (And Why it Matters)

BetterCloud

We’ll explore just how rapidly SaaS became a driver of innovation, the external threats against it, and how the benefits of SaaS helped IT discover a need for a more centralized way to manage all of the products its employees use in this latest installment of SaaSOps 101.

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Eoghan McCabe on the importance of authenticity in leadership

Inside Intercom

When I was raising our seed round in 2011, and all the way into 2013, actually, when I was raising our Series A, I was told you cannot build a hundred million dollar software business selling to SMB. The art, again, is to weave the creativity and innovation in with the process.

Now’s the Time to Revisit Your Pricing

OpenView Labs

There has never been a better time to test innovative pricing and monetization models to outmaneuver slow or legacy competitors. This post will guide you through 10 innovative pricing plays you should consider along with high-profile examples of companies who are testing them.

Meet your first wave speakers for Customer Success Summit 2018

Totango

With more than 20 years in customer-focused leadership and management, Krista is an innovative leader passionate about engaging customers and creating excellence in customer experience across industries. Prior to joining Google in 2011, Dante has held several roles in higher education, consulting, and in software development. Customer Success Summit brings together the best and brightest minds in Customer Success.

The Best of SaaS at YCombinator: A Deep Dive with the CEOs of Gusto, Amplitude and Plangrid (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

Since 2011, over 500,000 projects have been built with PlanGrid. It’s a chance for folks to try ideas, iterate, perhaps fail, and that’s a lot of good innovation. Copy that playbook, and keep your creativity to where you’re innovating.

What is Comparative Advertising?

Neil Patel

Criticism encourages brands to up their game and innovate, which benefits all consumers. Comparative advertising encourages product improvement and innovation, and can lead to lower prices in the marketplace. Did you know that the average American sees over 5,000 ads per day ?

SaaStr Podcast #388 with Okta CMO Ryan Carlson

SaaStr

I came back two different times that day, and that finally cinched the deal, and that was back in 2011. In Steve Blank’s terminology, are you a disruptive innovation or are you a sustaining innovation?

Is Strategy Dead in Tech? The Winners Don’t Think So

OPEXEngine

Growth is what moves the valuation needle and growth depends on innovation, speed and agility, not annual planning processes. These “asset-light” strategies use win-win partnerships to build scale, add capabilities and accelerate innovation. At a Glance.

What Is Dogfooding (or Eating Your Own Dog Food)? Examples, Pros, and Cons in SaaS

SmartKarrot

In 2011, employees tested how the commercial licensing worked on all Youtube videos before it became public. There can be an increase in innovation, bugs can be caught, and new solutions can be devised for problems that exist internally.

The Ultimate SaaS Pricing Resources Guide

OpenView Labs

This post will guide you through 10 innovative pricing plays you should consider, along with high-profile examples of companies who are testing them. In 2011, Netflix unveiled a change in pricing that put them in trouble.

The World of XaaS (Anything-as-a-Service) is Now Live!

SmartKarrot

In the year 2011, a resounding statement, ‘software is eating the world’ was predicted by Marc Andreessen. The XaaS developers felt that the new way of doing business was entirely innovative.

What Are The Top 50 SaaS Companies in 2020?

SmartKarrot

Ever since its inception in the 1960s, SaaS has evolved from a mere time-sharing system to innovative and efficient applications that can be accessed on multiple computers. Transforming the design landscape since 2011, Sketch continuously upgrades itself for the newest technical environments.

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Meet the Pros Making Waves in the SaaS World

Saasler

The rise of cloud-based services and software innovations has reinvented the industry and opened up a completely new line of business for up-and-coming entrepreneurs in the tech space. This new pool of innovators is raising the bar for new generations and bringing a renewed sense of excitement to the industry, which is perfect for all of us techies out there.

PODCAST 99: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and Flourishing at Work w/ Stephanie Blair

Sales Hacker

Stephanie founded her executive coaching and consultancy company focused on grooming and growing innovative talent within sales centric and growth focused teams. A 2011 study said that 70% of people will experience it at one time in their life.

What we learned moving sales and product upmarket together

Inside Intercom

In 2011 Marc Andreessen declared that software is eating the world. Our magic as a company has always been our innovative approach to problem-solving and by being too prescriptive and then too broad, we prevented Product from playing to their strengths. As Intercom’s customer base moved upmarket, it became increasingly obvious to us in Sales that what worked well in our product for early-stage startups didn’t for larger companies.

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Why the Time to $1B in Valuation for Startups is Decreasing

Tomasz Tunguz

We haven’t yet allowed enough years for the companies founded in 2011 that require five years to reach a billion dollar value to mature, which depresses the average value. Enterprises pursue technology innovations and adopt them at earlier phases of product development, to gain a competitive advantage. In addition, open source software is a big driver of infrastructure innovation. Are startups growing much faster than they have in the past?

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