Tech-driven subscription models are turning the automotive industry upside down


This story was originally published in the November/December issue of Smart Automotive Magazine. The post Tech-driven subscription models are turning the automotive industry upside down appeared first on Zuora It was written by Iman Ghodosi, VP […].

Subscription Economy: Added Value in the Car By Subscription


This Q&A with Zuora’s Frank Föge was originally published by Irina Hübner in Elektronik Automotive Subscription services are a […].

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3 Predictions for the Subscription Economy in 2020


Across the board, industries – from automotive to media to retail […]. Subscription business models extend far beyond the software industry. The post 3 Predictions for the Subscription Economy in 2020 appeared first on Zuora

Why Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) will revolutionise the traditional car dealership’s business model


This article was originally published in Automotive World by John Phillips, GM of EMEA, Zuora. Mobility-as-a Service (MaaS) has […]. The post Why Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) will revolutionise the traditional car dealership’s business model appeared first on Zuora

Events-Based Billing is the Future, Just Ask Elon Musk


With the launch of Tesla’s Autopilot Full Self-Drive feature subscription service coming by the end of 2020, this could be the start of a shift in the way the automotive industry does business. Thus far, subscription billing models have not crossed over into the automotive industry. Consumers have not seen much change in the automotive industry over the years.

Techstars and Cox Enterprises announce second accelerator, focused on social impact


Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and Cox Enterprises, the global company dedicated to building a better future through leading communications, automotive services and media companies, today announced the launch of the Cox Enterprises Social Impact Accelerator powered by Techstars.

The Kindle and the Fire

Casey Accidental

For example, I spoke with an automotive startup that hacked SEO to get answer box results for their content to get initial users. Entrepreneurs ask me about how to grow all the time. They ask about SEO, about virality, and about increasing conversion, about onboarding.

Give First Wherever You Go: One Founder’s Journey from Mexico to Detroit


If you’re a startup that does business with automotive or manufacturing, you need to get to Detroit. The land of opportunity for the automotive industry”. “Detroit is the land of opportunity for the automotive industry.”

Community Leader Spotlight: Kristopher Riley


Tell us a little about yourself. Who are you? I’m a creative problem solver and servant-leader. My name is Kristopher Riley, born and raised on the East Coast, educated in the Midwest and now expanding my career here in the Bay Area.

Why Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods Matters for Startupland

Tom Tunguz

How would the world change if Apple bought Tesla to pursue the automotive industry? Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods is notable for many reasons. Of course, there’s the magnitude $13.7B. The second is the shockwaves reverberating through the grocery industry. Costco fell 10% and Kroger almost 25% on the news. Third, the acquisition underscores the importance of physical retail even to the largest American ecommerce giant. Those are all remarkable in their own right.

The Hottest Startup Sectors

Tom Tunguz

More interestingly, though, there are a few surprises: Automotive, ECommerce, and Fashion. But Automotive and Fashion didn’t garner large enough Series A share to surface in this analysis. There’s a cyclicality to fundraising. Certain sectors rise quickly and become competitive while others decline. I’ve been wondering about the state of the market. First, which sectors are in vogue now in Seed investing and Series A investing?

18 investors fueling Latin America’s SaaS superstars


The sectors of interest for Qualcomm Ventures include AI, automotive, data center, digital health, IoT, and mobile. As we showed you in the list of SaaS companies coming out of Latin America, the region has no shortage of SaaS superstars. How did this come about, though?

Successful Seven-figure Funding Round for Provider of SaaS Customer Loyalty Platform

The SaaS Garage

Loyalty Prime Intensifies Its International Growth. By Loyalty Prime , December 29th, 2018. . The Loyalty Prime Group, a leading provider of SaaS-based loyalty platforms, has completed another seven-figure funding round.

Techstars Includes Diverse LEADers: Carrie Shuler, Creator, Communicator, Fighter, Founder


Stark Mobility is now part of Startup Autobahn powered by Plug and Play and running a pilot program with a large German automotive. Techstars Includes Diverse LEADers is our series highlighting diverse members of the Techstars Network.

Complete Guide to Market-Based Pricing


The Automotive Industry. Whether your organization is a seasoned veteran or at a very early stage, your pricing strategy is one of the most difficult, yet incredibly important things you need to have in place before entering the market space.

How SaaS is Like Monty Python and 6 Other Things I Learned at SaaStock 2019

Chart Mogul

will create an opportunity for even more companies to disrupt large incumbents in traditional industries such as automotive and others. It’s not every day that you can hear a Monty Python reference at a conference like this.

PODCAST 111: Prospecting and Researching in Today?s Brave New World with Peter Wooster

Sales Hacker

Well, you could say to yourself, “Man, the automotive vertical completely hands off.” ” Why would we call on automotive right now? But if you go one level below that, digital retailing in automotive is actually doing quite well right now.

Beyond the Downturn: Recession Strategies to Take the Lead


In the automotive industry, shared mobility services and the shift to autonomous and electric vehicles could gut the economic returns of many manufacturing plants and assets in six to eight years—just one product cycle. It’s overdue.

38 Bright Asian SaaS Stars


Dropee is useful for a range of industries, including food and beverage, automotive, household, and many more. When we announced a few weeks ago that we would be bringing our leading SaaS conference to Asia, and running it in Hong Kong, many locals thanked us for choosing the city.

8 Incredible App Landing Pages (and How You Can Create Your Own)


Carly (Industry: Automotive). Crash Detech (Industry: Automotive Safety). Have you looked at your iPhone’s App Store lately? How about Google Play? I’ve seen landfills with better curation.

How to Make the Whole World Love Your Product from Bevy, Atlassian, Salesforce and Slack (Video + Transcript)


We’re not the experts in how it’s deployed in automotive and with certain ISO standards, but they are and when they connect together, they’re getting more benefit out of it and their engagement is higher. Join Derek Anderson, Co-Founder of Bevy alongside Atlassian Sr.

PODCAST 97: How To Approach Changing Trends In The Global Economy w/ Tameka Vasquez

Sales Hacker

This week on the Sales Hacker podcast, we speak with Tameka Vasquez , AVP of Global Marketing for the High-Tech and Manufacturing division at Genpact. Tameka is a Marketing and Business Development Strategist and educator with nearly a decade of experience in the tech industry.

Demand-Side Platform vs Ad Network: Which One Is Better For Media Buying?

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

For example, topic-specific ad networks sell traffic for particular kinds of offers such as business-oriented ads, automotive ads, or even fashion ads. The duopoly of DSPs and ad networks explained The landscape of digital advertising is always undergoing continuous changes.

12 High-Converting Landing Pages (That’ll Make You Wish You Built ‘Em)


Industry: Automotive. Don’t get us wrong: we love good-looking landing pages. The way the colors contrast to draw attention; the striking custom photography and animation; the elegant application of negative space and rule-of-three layouts. Seriously, these things keep us up at night.