The 20 Trending VC Sessions at 2020 SaaStr Annual!!


A bunch of sessions aren’t even up yet — for example, we just added David Wadwani, ex-CEO of Appdynamics, now the newest partner at Greylock — so take these trends with a grain of salt. I’m glad to see it is trending.

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Four Trends in Consumer Tech

Andreessen Horowitz

With so much technology in our everyday lives, it’s easy to wonder: Are … The post Four Trends in Consumer Tech appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. This is a written version of a presentation I gave live at the a16z Summit in November 2019.

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5 Key SaaS Trends for 2019


Having been involved in a number of SaaS companies over the last decade, we’ve noticed a series of recurring trends where growth is concerned. We recently attended SaaStr Annual with 14,000 other SaaS executives to discuss the latest trends in SaaS.

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State of Play: Six Trends Revolutionizing Games

Andreessen Horowitz

Since then, games have grown from … The post State of Play: Six Trends Revolutionizing Games appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. Games have come a long way since Pong.

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Enterprise SaaS Spending Statistics and Trends for 2019


Software as a service, also known as SaaS, is a highly cost-effective software solution that offers a lot of agility for businesses. More companies are increasingly adopting SaaS solutions as they realize what a reliable option it can be for numerous business models and industries.

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7 B2B Marketing Trends for 2020

OpenView Labs

Let’s have a look at the trends that you need to follow in order to dominate B2B sales in 2020. The adoption of customer data platforms (CDPs) is going to be one of the biggest B2B marketing trends in 2020. The post 7 B2B Marketing Trends for 2020 appeared first on OpenView

The most overlooked trends in enterprise tech in 2019

Andreessen Horowitz

Subscribe to the a16z enterprise newsletter and stay on top of the latest tech and trends. This post first appeared in the a16z enterprise newsletter.

Essential CRM Trends of 2019

Nimble - Sales

The post Essential CRM Trends of 2019 appeared first on Nimble Blog. Currently, the CRM software market is the fastest-growing segment of the entire software development. According to Grand View Research, it will reach $80 billion by 2025! It’s pretty logical.

7 Biggest Trends in Content Marketing You Shouldn’t Ignore in 2019


In digital marketing, content dominates and acts as the main selling point. Content is king in the digital world as we can't do without it. But content marketing requires proper planning, after which it will be able to provide the desired results. Other

10 Business Trends That Defined the 2010s

Entrepreneur - SaaS

From the rise of bitcoin to women taking the reins, a look back at the decade that was. Innovation Now

The SaaS Trends You Need to Know for 2020

OpenView Labs

The post The SaaS Trends You Need to Know for 2020 appeared first on OpenView As you race to close the books on a hopefully successful 2019, it’s worth stepping back and considering what the future will hold for B2B software.

Top Global SaaS Trends You Should Know with Google Cloud and Zenoss (Video + Transcript)


Eyal Manor: Yes, so one trend I’ve been observing in the past two years is first of all is the rise of containers and the rise of Kubernetes. So one trend is just containers, Kubernetes and how that auto scales in a very seamless way wherever you are.

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SaaS Trends: What’s Coming Up Ahead in 2020

Sujan Patel

As a SaaS company owner and an investor through Ramp Ventures, I’ve always got my ear to the ground when it comes to future trends. And although there’s no way to predict with 100% accuracy what the upcoming year will bring, the following are a few of the trends I’m keeping an eye on in […]. The post SaaS Trends: What’s Coming Up Ahead in 2020 appeared first on Sujan Patel.

Q1 2016 Startup Investment Trends

Tom Tunguz

Rather than analyzing the trends by named rounds (Seed, Series A, Series B) whose definitions of fluctuated over the last six years, this analysis cuts the data using round sizes. If we examine the number of rounds, the trends are similar. With these nontraditional investors contributing close to 25% of dollars, we should expect that the total amount of venture capital investment to decline by summer between 15 to 20% this year, if the trend continues.

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8 Email Marketing Trends to Follow in 2020

Nimble - Sales

We’ve compiled a list of email marketing trends you as an email marketer should […]. The post 8 Email Marketing Trends to Follow in 2020 appeared first on Nimble Blog. Email marketing is dead. That’s what some people think.

4 Sales Recruiting Trends to Be Ready for in 2020

OpenView Labs

And every year, they’ve agreed that hiring sales leaders is getting harder: With the economy where it is, this trend will likely either stay the same or get worse in 2020. The post 4 Sales Recruiting Trends to Be Ready for in 2020 appeared first on OpenView

Startup Investment Trends in 2015

Tom Tunguz

The red line indicates the monthly data point, the thin blue line shows a linear regression trend line, and the shadow around the blue line is the area of standard error. If we compare the seed investment patterns to the growth investment patterns, a few other trends pop out of the data. In the last six months, VCs have invested more than $57B according to Mattermark data , which puts 2015 on pace to exceed 2000 as the year the most venture capital will be deployed, ever.

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Cisco: 5 hot networking trends for 2020

IT World

Hot trends in networking for the coming year include SD-WAN , Wi-Fi 6 , multi-domain control, virtual networking and the evolving role of the network engineer into that of a network progrmmer, at least according to Cisco. They revolve around the changing shape of networking in general, that is the broadening of data-center operations into the cloud and the implications of that change, said Anand Oswal, senior vice president of engineering in Cisco’s Enterprise Networking Business.

Gartner: Top 10 strategic technology trends for 2020

IT World

Looking ahead just on year, Gartner created the “Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020,” which the consulting firm released at its IT Symposium/XPO 2019 here this week. ORLANDO – The pace of technology change is accelerating rapidly, augmented by factors that IT pros need to study-up on, things they never had to deal with before like hyperautomation, multiexperience, and human augmentation that Gartner says will have a significant impact on enterprises.

SaaS 2020 Planning: Global Market Trends


Cost of revenue is trending down for SaaS companies, leading to higher gross margins. The post SaaS 2020 Planning: Global Market Trends appeared first on OPEXEngine. Blog Cost of Revenue global market trends SaaS 2020 planning SaaS market in 2020As the close of 2019 approaches, with extreme stock market volatility and mixed economic signals, SaaS Finance execs building plans for 2020 and 2-5 years beyond don’t have an easy time.

Subscription-based economy trends: business tips, benefits & examples


If you’re thinking about adopting a subscription business model, here are a few trends you need to be aware of. subscription companies, the average is clearly trending down across both B2B and B2C markets. The subscription universe is taking over.

What are the top marketing automation trends?


Here’s one trend we keep saying seeing at Net-Results Marketing Automation (where we compete with platforms like Pardot and Marketo on a daily basis): a continued focus on features over use case and strategy. The post What are the top marketing automation trends?

How to Identify the Spooky Opportunities in Your Pipeline


Empower your sales managers and reps with a blueprint of a successful opportunity so when they are in their 1:1s reviewing the pipeline, they can spot these trends earlier. Articles halloween opportunities pipelines sales sales opportunities sales pipeline sales trends spooky trends

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10 Most Important Sales Trends That Will Define 2019 (And Predictions)

Sales Hacker

Time for Sales Hacker’s Annual Top 10 Sales Trends and Predictions for the Future of Sales in 2019. Our predictions are made up of the trends we’re seeing in the marketplace and sales ecosystem. Without further delay, here are our predictions of the biggest sales trends in 2019.

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SaaS Cost of Goods Trending Down – By How Much?


Downward trending cost of goods (COGs) benchmarks are improving SaaS gross margins. SaaS COGs have been trending down, while gross margins have been trending up. The post SaaS Cost of Goods Trending Down – By How Much? Competitive service offerings and new technologies are driving down costs to maintain SaaS infrastructures.

A Survival Guide to Global Workforce Trends in 2019

Entrepreneur - SaaS

The workforce is getting both younger and older. Managing Employees

Startup Trends from YCombinator's Demo Day

Tom Tunguz

In addition to the pitches themselves, the types of companies presenting forbear trends in the startup world more broadly. To get a better sense of those trends, I’ve categorized more than 250 startups in 3 recent classes and plotted the evolution of the classes. Looking into consumer YC startups more deeply, a few salient trends emerge. This trend opposes the broader VC market’s investment patterns.

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10 Sales Trends & Predictions for the Future of Sales in 2020

Sales Hacker

Time for Sales Hacker’s annual Top 10 Sales Trends and Predictions for the Future of Sales in 2020. So, without further ado, here are my top 10 sales trends and predictions for the future of sales in 2020. 10 Trends and The Rise of Sales Tech. It’s that time of the year again!

Trends In Startup Acquisition Market in 2015

Tom Tunguz

Two key trends surfaced. As of mid-2015, the first trend continues while the second seems to have faltered. This time last year, I analyzed the state of the startup acquisition market. First, the larger acquisitions were becoming larger. Second, that the total number of acquisitions in 2014 would achieve a 5 year high. The median acquisition price for technology companies in Crunchbase’s data set is plotted above, bucketed by size.

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The Growth of Marketing Trends

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

As the digital world moves forward, what other trends are you embracing to achieve your marketing goals? The Growth of Marketing Trends was originally published in Marketing And Growth Hacking on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

VC investment trends in the consumer web

Tom Tunguz

Fred Wilson’s perspectives on trends in consumer web investment created a big brouhaha over the weekend. Instead, the rise of consumer deals is the trend.

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Trends in the Startup Acquisition Market

Tom Tunguz

See an updated version of this post: Trends in the Startup Acquisition Market in 2015. In particular, how the number and value of startup acquisitions has changed, and more specifically, whether there are any trends in the sizes of acquisitions. To get a better sense of these trends, I’ve analyzed the Crunchbase acquisition data for US tech companies over the last 4.5

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Marketing Trends for 2020: Here’s What Will Happen That Nobody is Talking About

Neil Patel

And there are actually more interesting trends that will affect your marketing that no one is really talking about. So, what are these trends? Trend #1: Companies who rely on Google Analytics will get beat by their competition. Trend #7: Personalization is the new marketing.

Surprising Trends in Startup Founder Equity Stakes

Tom Tunguz

The chart above shows the trends in four graphs. The graphs are broken out by last Series of investment (A, B, C and D) and show the equity compensation trends of CEOs, VP of Engineering and VP of Product. The trend is similar for Series B companies. The much higher variances of equity stakes for these two positions make it difficult to draw a statistically significant conclusion about trends.

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Here’s How the Cartoon Design Trend Caught Fire and Why Every SaaS Is Rebranding


For example, Jimmy Daly, Marketing Director at Animalz , recently called out this design trend on Twitter. Although we’re not alone—custom photography seems to be another growing design trend for SaaS brands.). But design trends in branding aren’t anything new, either.

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The Sales Summit: The trends and challenges shaping the future of sales

Inside Intercom

And the reason I say that is I think there are a couple of real important macro trends that need to be considered versus the pace of innovation. The post The Sales Summit: The trends and challenges shaping the future of sales appeared first on Inside Intercom.

Monthly Subscription Boxes for Food & Drink Are Trending

Subscription DNA

There’s no denying what profound effect subscription boxes have had on consumption trends today. The post Monthly Subscription Boxes for Food & Drink Are Trending appeared first on Subscription DNA. More people admit to choosing a subscription service that delivers products… Read more. Business Solutions