Fri.Jan 08, 2021

5 Interesting Learnings From Snowflake at $600,000,000 in ARR

SaaStr

Snowflake was one of the hottest IPOs in Cloud ever in 2020, rocketing to an $85B+ market cap today! It’s earned it. While ARR is still “only” $600m, the growth numbers seem to justify the incredible revenue multiple: 115% YoY growth at $600m ARR (wow!) and 162% NRR (wow!):

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Best Construction Estimating Software

The Daily Egg

In the construction industry, you need accurate estimates to win work. Without the speed and accuracy of construction estimating software, you’re stuck spending hours crunching numbers only to land on something close. Despite all that time and effort, guessing isn’t good enough.

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Imagine a World With Unlimited Capital, and See Where It Takes You

SaaStr

There’s an exercise BigCos do, that I was asked to do, that at first, I thought was a waste of time. The exercise is: “How would you run your business if short-term revenues didn’t matter?” ” I thought (and still think) in that context it was a bit of a trick question.

InsightSquared + Revenue Collective

InsightSquared

InsightSquared + Revenue Collective: Elevating the partnership between CROs, RevOps and the entire GTM team. Big news for revenue leaders!

"I Love Filling Out 12-Page Applications and Waiting Weeks For a Response,” Said No Merchant Ever

Learn how becoming a payment facilitator can improve a merchant’s experience and your revenue.

How Sales and Product Really Should Work Together with MongoDB

SaaStr

When you’re trying to grow your SaaS business, the challenges can stack against you. How can you optimize your market reach while pushing product innovation to carry you into the future?

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ChurnZero’s 10 Customer Success Leaders to Watch in 2021

ChurnZero

Against the backdrop of wild economic uncertainty, Customer Success has been the failsafe of SaaS businesses that were blindsided by pandemic-induced churn and contraction.

It’s not about video. It’s about always-on triage.

Andreessen Horowitz

The video visit has been one of the gifts of the otherwise merciless pandemic. As a physician, I’ve loved seeing patients access care so conveniently: Elderly patients who don’t have to waste two hours commuting and finding parking; brand new … The post It’s not about video.

Twitter for SEO: How To Use Twitter to Boost Your Brand

Neil Patel

Twitter is has a massive audience, making it a great platform for advertising products and services, or sharing your content. If you aren’t using Twitter to boost your brand, you’re seriously missing out. According to Statista , Twitter has amassed more than 330 million active monthly users.

What is a Bio Platform For?

Andreessen Horowitz

Virtually every company in biotech claims to have a platform. But historically, platforms weren’t particularly productive when it came to producing multiple new therapeutics.

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

You've finally done it: You've won over C-Suite and your DevSecOps team is up and running. But how do you monitor your new program? Join Shannon Lietz, Leader and Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and learn to lead your DevSecOps team to the top.

The Secret to Global Sales Expansion in Uncertain Times

Sales Hacker

Believe it or not, right now is the perfect time to double down on expanding globally. As we continue to weather the impact of COVID-19 and as countries open and close at different intervals, global expansion allows your team to minimize risk by not putting all your eggs in one basket.

The New Tech Stack for Virtual-First Care

Andreessen Horowitz

The next generation of digital health companies needs a new operating system… and providing that new tech stack is a large and rapidly growing opportunity.

Why You Should Audit Your YouTube Channel

Neil Patel

How do you ensure your YouTube channel is reaching the right audience and helping you achieve your marketing objectives? By performing a YouTube audit. With over 2 billion active users , YouTube is among the world’s most popular social media platforms.

Evaluating AI in Bio: How to Know Whether it is Worth the Work

Andreessen Horowitz

Given its immense potential utility, AI is now a part of every link on bio’s value chain, from drug discovery, to diagnostic development, to healthcare delivery technologies.

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The Complete Guide to SaaS Revenue Modeling

In today’s climate, it’s more important than ever for SaaS companies to build rock-solid financial models on which they can operate and make key business decisions. The teams at SaaSOptics and Burkland have teamed up to create a comprehensive guide to the most difficult aspect of financial modeling: revenue forecasting.

14 SaaS Leaders Share Their Favorite Interview Questions

OpenView Labs

What’s your biggest weakness? For many folks, the answer might be… asking job candidates good questions. If that feels like a burn, know that we’re right there with you—especially early in our career, we’re guilty of asking questions for the sake of asking questions on more than one occasion.

Our SaaS Start-up’s Expenses, Equity Allocation, & Marketing Results After Four Years

Outseta

By Geoff Roberts · 10 min read Today is January 10, 2021—exactly four years since I published the first post on this blog, announcing to the world our intent to start building Outseta. It feels a bit crazy to be writing that and it also feels like we’re at a point of transition.

Platform-Disease Fit: why you need it and how to find it

Andreessen Horowitz

In biotech, platforms — the combination of technology and scientific expertise — are the product engines that generate novel drug candidates.

7 effective strategies for selling on Amazon

SaaS Metrics

It is a new year, and it promises a new beginning. 2020 has been a challenging time for many of us, and retail was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, while regular brick and mortar stores struggled to adapt to changing consumer behavior, e-commerce came out the clear winner.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Building Clinical Rigor into Virtual Care

Andreessen Horowitz

2020 was the year virtual care went mainstream. Given this new visibility — and the confluence of strong regulatory, behavioral and technical tailwinds — it is easier and more attractive than ever to stand up a virtual clinic. .

The Fundamentals of Role-Based Access Control

BetterCloud

A layperson might (and often does) assume that the biggest SaaSOps challenges are fairly straightforward, especially when it comes to granting access to your company’s data. If someone should have access, you should give it to them. And if they shouldn’t, then don’t. Right?

7 of 2021’s Top Mobile Phones

SaaS Metrics

Around the world, more than 5 billion people are using mobile phones with 3/4ths of those using smartphones. Smartphone use is growing at a rate of 8% annually. There’s a huge difference in smartphones with purchasing options that range from phones costing hundreds of dollars to thousands of dollars.

Best Free Web Hosting

Neil Patel

Disclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. You want a quick and easy way to start a website yet have no clue how web hosting works. Or perhaps you know how it works but don’t have the budget or urgency to invest in one.

The Five-Finger Approach to Onboarding

As a group who provides the software tools necessary to manage the contracts to cash process, Aysling onboards users and projects daily, and has learned some important tips if you want to be successful when onboarding new clients and/or projects.

Freemium Vs Free Trial: What’s Better

SaaS Metrics

When it comes to making a choice between free trial or premium go-to-market strategy , decisions made are always unexpected. This is why it is advised to be cautious at all times “Free” methodologies have become a fundamental feature of SaaS businesses.

9 Tips On How To Build A User-Friendly eCommerce Website

Nimble - Sales

eCommerce, or online stores, are already part of our daily lives now. All those small and local businesses that earlier considered online stores as something specific to large retail brands now are coming out of this mindset and embracing online marketplaces.

8 White Hat Strategies for Combating Search Engine Bias

Neil Patel

While you may view search engines as a neutral tool for querying, in actuality, search engines are created by company-affiliated individuals and operate much like any product. They’re designed to satisfy the consumer and financially benefit the producer.