High NRR Can Scale Infinitely. Invest More There.


But the vast majority of the top SaaS and Cloud companies have shown top-tier NRR can scale forever. The post High NRR Can Scale Infinitely. Blog Posts Customer Success ScaleTwilio’s NRR since 2019. Pretty consistent.

SaaStr Scale Sneak Peek


As a kick-off to SaaStr Scale (upcoming on Dec 8-9 ), we’re hosting an interactive webinar with a SaaS expert as a sneak peek of what’s to come. Sign up today for access to this session and we’ll automatically register you for a free pass to SaaStr Scale! Emilia D’Anzica.


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Four Steps to Scaling to $250M from Stack Overflow


Prashanth Chandrasekar, CEO @ Stack Overflow recently shared with our community the four key pillars he feels are necessary to propel a company to scale upward. Is your product sound, and does it solve a big problem for customers, enough for you to scale?

6 Things in SaaS That Are Only Obvious At Scale


A good overview of the learnings of scaling from $1m to $250m in ARR with Aaron Levie of Box here: View original question on quora. (an The post 6 Things in SaaS That Are Only Obvious At Scale appeared first on SaaStr.

Build vs Buy: 10 Hidden Costs of Building Analytics with UI Components

Many teams, as a logical first step, choose to build their own analytics with the help of UI components. But eventually you’ll find that doing it yourself and at scale has hidden costs. Consider these 10 factors when deciding whether you should build analytics features with UI components.

The Channel Maturity Scale: How Do You Measure Up?


By doing so effectively, you can unlock a path to scaling profits. To assist you with this all-important self-assessment, CloudBlue is introducing our Channel Maturity Scale. ——— Blog post brought to you by: The post The Channel Maturity Scale: How Do You Measure Up?

Lessons from scaling 0-1M, 1-10M, and 10-20M+

Predictable Revenue

The post Lessons from scaling 0-1M, 1-10M, and 10-20M+ appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Lessons in Scaling a Low Code Platform with Airtable


How do you scale a company based that can be collaborative for everyone in your org — from finance to marketing? The post Lessons in Scaling a Low Code Platform with Airtable appeared first on SaaStr. Blog Posts Featured Videos Growth Leadership Product Scale Videos

We are 14 days away from SaaStr Scale – meet our sponsors!


Check out the low down on our sponsors for SaaStr Scale who are helping to make this event happen. Grab your seat for their 12:30 PM PST workshop on Scaling with Speed: How to Streamline Your Revenue Operations with Conga. Blog Posts SaaStr Events Scale

Speaker Submissions are OPEN for SaaStr Scale 2020!!


Scale particularly focuses on helping founders scale to $1B ARR … and beyond. We are now taking speaker submissions, so if you want to lean or join a session or workshop, please apply here: The post Speaker Submissions are OPEN for SaaStr Scale 2020!!

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

can’t be customized or scaled. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features. may feel optional—until suddenly it’s not. Watch for these 5 signs. that you’re at risk for an analytics emergency. Early Indicators. Your Embedded.

How to Market at Mass Scale with Whereby


In today’s SaaStr podcast episode, Harry Stebbings sits down with Ryan Bonnici, Chief Marketing Officer at Whereby to chat about how to market at scale. ” # 3 How to market at scale . ” The post How to Market at Mass Scale with Whereby appeared first on SaaStr.

The Secret Sauce to Scaling to $1B with Zendesk


The post The Secret Sauce to Scaling to $1B with Zendesk appeared first on SaaStr. Blog Posts Featured Podcasts Featured Videos Growth Podcasts Sales Scale VideosLet’s say you’re in good standing in the market. But good isn’t enough. You want great.

From the Desk of Totango: How to Scale Customer Success For Growth With Totango and Zoom


This is a positive trajectory, but it presents a challenge for your customer success efforts: How can you scale your support and CS while still delivering a memorable, quality customer experience? According to the Totango report, 77% of respondents said that scale was their top challenge.

3 CEO Lessons in Scaling Enterprise CX with HubSpot’s CEO: SaaStr Podcast 475 and Video


In the age of the customer, how can growing companies scale their CX efforts over time and through expansion? Truly successful CX involves your entire organization, particularly when you prepare to scale.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

the feature positions in your Packaging Decision Framework, noting where on the value scale (x-axis) each feature falls. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue.

Check out the exclusive offers from our SaaStr Scale Sponsors


It is time for SaaStr Scale and some of our sponsors are offering incredible deals and prizes for all Scale Attendees. Take advantage of a free 14-day trial special for SaaStr Scale attendees. Splash – Virtual and in-person event marketing built for scale. .

The Secrets of Scaling to Acquisition

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This week I talk to Thomas Smale of the M&A consulting firm FE International about what it takes to scale companies at any stage of growth and get them acquired. It’s no surprise to founders out there, but hiring is a huge piece of the scaling puzzle.

SaaStr Podcast 459 (and Video): The Role of Partners to Scaling to $15 Billion With ServiceNow


This early phase is where you’re still looking for that perfect product-market fit and scaling the product to market. And remember to scale. Says Caimi: “Phase two for a software company is once you’ve got that product-market fit, it’s all about scale.

SaaStr Podcast 441: Top 5 Do’s and Don’ts of Scaling with Monday.com’s co-CEOs


Scaling your SaaS company isn’t just about hitting the right growth metrics –– it requires a thorough understanding of your business goals, company culture, and leadership dynamic. You own the data, it’s yours, and that was instrumental in our ability to scale.”. #2

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

and scale analytics over time. 2018 STATE OF. EMBEDDED. ANALYTICS. REPORT The Sixth Annual Review of Embedded. Analytics Trends and Tactics | 2018 LOGI ANALYTICS STATE OF EMBEDDED ANALYTICS REPORT TABLE OF. CONTENTS Foreword by Jen Underwood, Principal Consultant, Impact Analytix.1

As You Scale, Most Of Your New Revenue May Well Come from Existing Customers


Yes, especially once you are at scale. The post As You Scale, Most Of Your New Revenue May Well Come from Existing Customers appeared first on SaaStr. Q: Can the majority of a SaaS company’s revenues come from existing customers?

Re-establishing growth: when to scale, and how fast?

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The post Re-establishing growth: when to scale, and how fast? Should we re-establish growth and, if so, when and how fast? Driving revenue growth at your company and what to expect at each stage is quite measurable through a data-driven approach.

SaaStr Podcast 458 (and Video): Qualtrics CEO Zig Serafin on Building the Foundation for High Growth and Scale


It’s been great to have the CEOs of Qualtrics join us multiple times over the years, as it scaled from a late-stage startup to IPO to $8B+ acquisition. This is how Zig focuses on building the right team, simplifies organizational design, and scales from the ground up.

To Really Scale, You Need $1M on Your Balance Sheet for Every $2M in ARR


” Which is, once you are post-Initial Scale, past $3m-$4m in ARR or so, even if you have 80%+ gross margins and a very efficient sales and marketing engine … once your cash dips below 50% of your ARR … you’ll have stress, and importantly — underinvest.

Upgrading Data Security in a Crisis

Speaker: M.K. Palmore, VP Field CSO (Americas), Palo Alto Networks

In most cases, the COVID-19 crisis has sped up the desire to engage in digital transformation for medium-to-large scale enterprises. Roadmaps are rarely implemented without challenges. During this session, MK Palmore, the Field CSO (Americas) for Palo Alto Networks and a former public-sector executive, will walk through the difficulties of crisis planning execution in the midst of an organization's digital changes. He will use a combination of industry insights through statistical observations and direct customer feedback to emphasize the importance of adopting new technologies to battle an ever changing threat landscape.

The Playbook to Scaling High-Performance Teams with Gusto COO Lexi Reese (Video + Transcript)


So a playbook on scaling high performance organizations in 30 bit minutes. So big, big scale. The post The Playbook to Scaling High-Performance Teams with Gusto COO Lexi Reese (Video + Transcript) appeared first on SaaStr.

12 of the Most Common Mistakes Scaling Your First Sales Team


We overindex on the inside information, and how quickly we assume they could scale up … and because of that, we let their other weaknesses slide in candidates we otherwise wouldn’t hire. Sales reps don’t have to scale in a day.

Fintech Scales Vertical SaaS

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By adding … The post Fintech Scales Vertical SaaS appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. Today, about 90% of public SaaS companies and the 2019 Forbes Cloud 100 have subscription-based revenue models.

How to Scale Customer Success Operations


For one thing, how would you scale your customer success operations quickly enough to meet the demand that this type of growth requires? Watch the Webinar: Steps to Scale Your Customer Success Operations Overnight. 8 Steps for Scaling Customer Success. Start Scaling Today.

Scaling to the Masses - Fit Your Product for a Larger User Base

Speaker: Dustin Smith, Sr. Product Manager, Incubator

The classic product story goes like this: A small team puts a great idea to work. Said idea becomes a wildly successful app. Team makes lots of money and attracts talent from all over the globe, quickly dotting the map with international offices. In a matter of years, a very small company becomes a global superpower. Romantic notions aside, the story neglects to mention the most essential variable to product success: scalability. If a product can't withstand a growing user base and diverse team, it'll never leave the think tank. Whether you're running a small startup or trying to get your idea to take off in a large corporation, you'll need the right tools and the perspective to scale your product. Join Dustin Smith, Senior Product Manager of the Innovation Incubator at Indeed, and learn how to scale your product for greatness.

SaaStr Scale is coming to SF! Here is what you need to know.


SaaStr Scale, our one day, San Francisco based event. The Playbook To… Hear from different revenue leaders on the playbooks to revenue growth, scaling, building better teams and more. Learn how to scale from these masters in the art of scaling: The Playbook to 10 Counterintuitive Ways to Get More Customers and Leads with Battery Ventures EIR and Fmr. The Playbook to Scale High-Performance Teams with Gusto COO Lexi Reese.

The Playbook to Scaling Your Team in Hypergrowth with Flexport CRO Ben Braverman (Video + Transcript)


Rely on your success, know you are doing something right and scale faster. We’ve scaled it pretty far pretty quickly. And we’re coming to a scale now where this is starting to break. So you scaled back to scope?

How to build a personalization at scale playbook

Predictable Revenue

In-the-trenches reps no longer have to choose between scale and personalization. The post How to build a personalization at scale playbook appeared first on Predictable Revenue. There are tips and tricks to handle both – and get results!

Apple’s challenge now: innovation at scale

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Apple is the perfect illustration of what happens to a company when it achieves mass-market presence – it’s a problem of scale. Develop, manufacture, supply. More particularly, it’s a problem of delivery. Take the iPhone, for instance. During the first phase of the pandemic, Apple was forced to figure out how to source components for, develop, and manufacture a multitude of new devices.

Preparing for SaaS Funding: Evaluating your Funding Options

Speaker: Jon Steinberg, Co-founder of Mountside Ventures, and Clayton Whitfield, Co-Founder and SVP of Revenue Programs at SaaSOptics

While it may seem that more and more SaaS companies are taking the bootstrap approach to financing, it’s encouraging to know that there are many other viable funding options on the market. Whether you fall into the category of “non-VC compatible,” or just prefer a more non-dilutive option, understanding what alternatives there are and how to evaluate them based on your business and operational goals will pave the way to a successful financing outcome that’ll help scale your business.

Check Out the Latest Speakers for SaaStr Scale!!


On December 8, join @Talend #CMO @LaurenV for a roundtable session at @saastr Scale 2020 "The Five Hardest #Marketing Decisions to Make and How to Get Them Right with Talend." Our next big digital mega-event SaaStr Scale is coming up soon, Dec 8-9!!

Gear Up — And Sign Up — For SaaStr Scale 2020 on Dec 8-9!!


SaaStr Scale is our growth-focused event with the best lessons learned from CEOs, CROs, CMOS, CCOs, and much more on how to scale to $1m, $10m, $100m, $1B ARR … and beyond! The post Gear Up — And Sign Up — For SaaStr Scale 2020 on Dec 8-9!!

SaaS Finance MeetUP – Scaling Finance


About two weeks ago, we invited our customers to a private roundtable, virtual discussion on Scaling Finance. We made an exception to our rule and invited an outside expert on Scaling Finance, Anup Juneja, an Expert Senior Manager at Bain & Company, for part of the meeting.

How B2B Companies Can Leverage Channel Partners To Scale Up Their Sales Internationally

Predictable Revenue

Scaling your business internationally is no easy feat. The post How B2B Companies Can Leverage Channel Partners To Scale Up Their Sales Internationally appeared first on Predictable Revenue. It requires a dedicated team that is in sync with each other and your customers.

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4 Competencies of a Successful Sales Team

Speaker: Collin Stewart, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Predictable Revenue

As you scale your SaaS business, you want to be armed with all the necessary tools to ensure optimal growth, which ultimately stems from how effective your sales team is. After identifying that you have a great product that the market needs, the next step is to determine if you have the proper messaging, if you are using the correct channels, and if you have the most effective tactics in place. Join Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Predictable Revenue Collin Stewart to learn how to use this formula to fast-track your startups’ growth journey.