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Braindates Are Open for SaaStr APAC 2023!

SaaStr

Tips: to manage OKRs, and KPIs with ease with Kashinath Kadaba Shrish, Cofounder & CTO at Fitbots Leveraging new age AI technologies(GPT and NLP) to increase Organic Traffic using Scalenut with Saurabh Wadhawan, CoFounder at Scalenut What are the best marketing channels for SaaS B2B businesses?

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Dear SaaStr: What Are The Chances of a Startup CEO Getting Fired?

SaaStr

So, if you don’t raise money and bring on any outside Directors, there is usually no one who can fire the CEO , unless the other cofounders get together, vote themselves the majority of the board, and then fire the CEO. So the other cofounders can sometimes fire you, but that’s about it. That’s different, and more common.

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11 Signs To Predict If a Venture Investment Will or Won’t Work Out

SaaStr

5+ cofounders can work (I think of that as too many cooks, but now I see it can work). Cofounder conflict. But now I’ve seen many unicorns make it even with significant cofounder conflict in the early and middle days. Great CEO But Mediocre CTO. A mediocre CTO can’t keep up. It works for Atlassian.

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4 Key Takeaways from the AI Panel at Saastr 2023

Tom Tunguz

Last week at Saastr 2023, I had the privilege of hosting a panel with Maggie Hott , GTM leader at OpenAI, Sharon Zhou , cofounder & CEO of Lamini, & Jordan Tigani , founder & CEO of MotherDuck talking about the implications of AI for the software industry broadly. Four themes resonated throughout the session.

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Business Disputes: You Always Lose

SaaStr

I’ve had cofounders and VPs walk out the door and make mlliions. And it just scales. What To Do When a Customer Doesn’t Pay? Let it Go and Move On. Finally, I’ve been doing this long enough to tell you there is no karma. What goes around does not come around. I’ve made folks millions that never said thank you.

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Meet the SaaStr Europa 2022 Speakers!

SaaStr

Lloyed Lobo, Cofounder @ Boast.AI. Elaine Zhou, CTO @ Change.org. Take a look at our amazing lineup of speakers: Matthew Jacobson, Partner @ Iconiq Capital. Andrey Khusid, CEO @ Miro. Dave Kellogg, Principal @ Dave Kellogg Consulting. Eléonore Crespo, Co-Founder and Co-CEO @ Pigment. Phil Fernandez, Co-Founder @ Marketo.

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Right Co-Founder … Wrong CEO. Could That Be You? Be Honest.

SaaStr

This happens with some regularity in SaaS, I’ve learned (and to be clear: I’m not talking about any company I’ve invested in, am an advisor to, board member of, etc – Because when it’s still a very small team, with no true management team … co-founders can kind of hack it to $1m-$2m in ARR together.