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Pilot: 57% of Venture Startups Will Need to Raise More In 2024

SaaStr

SaaS products and services like Pilot track the finances of 1,000s of SaaS and other startup so they’re an interesting source of hard data. Something that’s both not surprising but also pretty impactful: 57% of venture-backed startups will have to go “back to market” in 2024 to raise more capital. Carpe Diem.

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How Much Should You Expect Your Startup to Slow in 2022?

Tom Tunguz

AWS announced earnings earlier today and reported 33% growth. AWS’s growth rate is the slowest of the three largest public infrastructure clouds. With about 39% market share, AWS reigns supreme as the largest provider. With about 39% market share, AWS reigns supreme as the largest provider. Q/Q Growth Rate Change.

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How to Win Big by Serving High-Growth Startups with Zendesk’s Head of Startups

SaaStr

ARR, Zendesk today gets 14% of new business from startups. On top of that, if you look at their top accounts globally, 33 of the top 50 customers by ARR are startups. This is where they started, but startups weren’t adopting the product as much with a discount, and there was a lot of conflict with the sales team. A free term.

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The Critical Question Facing Web3 Infrastructure Startups

Tom Tunguz

That’s much more work than the automatic credit card payment with AWS. Perhaps this dynamic drives consolidation in the market, paralleling the web2 infrastructure hypermarts of AWS, GCP, and Azure. How this quandary resolves will determine the most attractive places to build new infrastructure startups.

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Session Registration Open for SaaStr Build 2022: Sign Up to Hear HubSpot’s GM, Amplitude’s CEO, AWS’ Head of Customer Success and CircleCI’s CEO

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From seed funding to going public, Spenser Skates, CEO, and co-founder of Amplitude will discuss his journey building Amplitude’s Digital Optimization System from the ground up and empowering organizations of all sizes — from startups to Fortune 100 companies — to build better products. Why Customer Success and Product Should be Best Friends.

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The 4 Questions Startups Should Ask Themselves about Building with Generative AI

Tom Tunguz

There are 4 questions a startup should ask themselves about building a startup that uses generative AI. There are 4 questions startups should ask themselves about building with generative AI. Startups have negative time to launch in many markets with Adobe, Microsoft, & Salesforce launching Gen AI enabled software in weeks.

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Dear SaaStr: I’m an Early Employee and Have a Chance to Sell Some of My Startup Shares. Should I?

SaaStr

Dear SaaStr: I’m an Early Employee and Have a Chance to Sell Some of My Startup Shares. Note: an updated SaaStr Classic answer) The post Dear SaaStr: I’m an Early Employee and Have a Chance to Sell Some of My Startup Shares. Congratulations on the change for some liquidity. It’s both exciting — and confusing.

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