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Can’t Make SaaStr Annual IRL This Year? It’s Time to Book FREE Digital Day Sessions!!

SaaStr

VPCS Verifone. VPE Freshworks. CMO Tipalti. CMO Atlassian. VPM Workato. CEO Treasure Data. CEO PartnerStack. COO Dataiku. GM Dropbox. and much much more!! Register for FREE now here !! The post Can’t Make SaaStr Annual IRL This Year? It’s Time to Book FREE Digital Day Sessions!!

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Dear SaaStr: I’m Bootstrapped. How Can I Afford to Hire Any VPs?

SaaStr

ARR VPCS: $2m ARR VPP: $3m-$4m ARR VPE: $5m-$6m ARR CFO: $10m ARR COO: $20m ARR. And no excuses not to have a fully built management team by then. And thus the next level C-level hiring process ends up being about the same, bootstrapped or not. IME, rough order to make hires in: VPM: $0.2m ARR VPS: $1-$1.5m More here: [link].

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Dear SaaStr: When should a bootstrapped startup hire a (CFO, COO, CMO)?

SaaStr

ARR VPCS: $2m ARR VPP: $3m-$4m ARR VPE: $5m-$6m ARR CFO: $10m ARR COO: $20m ARR. But after that, you’ve built an engine. Even if you don’t have quite as much fuel as if you’d raised venture capital. IME, rough order to make hires in: VPM: $0.2m ARR VPS: $1-$1.5m More here: [link].

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Big Switch targets shadow IT, hybrid cloud growth with fortified software family

IT World

Big Switch has rolled a variety of new software packages aimed at simplifying customer networks and helping them manage on-premises and hybrid-cloud data-center growth. VPCs provide the on-demand access to a pool of shared cloud-computing resources.

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You *know* your exec team desperately needs an offsite. We’ve got the easiest (and best, and cheapest) solution

SaaStr

Karen Tang, VPCS @ Active Campaign. Toni Tiffany, VPCS @ Orum. How to Make Product Plans in an Ever-Changing World. 10x Your Best PMs – How to Find Your Weakest and Train Them Like Your Strongest. Your Success leaders get the playbook from OneTrust, Active Campaign, ChurnZero and MORE! Emily McEvilly, CCO @ OneTrust.

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The Top 5 Things Everyone Should Know Before Starting a SaaS Company

SaaStr

VPS, VPM, VPP, VPCS, VPE, etc. But What Really Matters is That You Believe You Can Hit $100m ARR in 7 Years. You have to love, or at least commit to, recruiting constantly. You have to hire so many functions in SaaS?—?VPS, If you’re not willing to constantly recruit cross-functionality … you’ll never attract the talent.

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Do Your VPs Have a Mentor Budget?

SaaStr

But what would be even better would be to also have an experienced peer that is a true VPS or VPM or VPCS. I do this myself for a handful of VPs of Sales and Marketing at companies I work with. I’m the informal mentor, and I think it’s helps them. So here’s my simple suggestion: When you hire a VP, add an extra line item.