It’s been a little over a month since we unveiled our SaaS Success Database, a 66-company list of private, public and acquired SaaS-company standouts.
The reaction to this list, and the accompanying data we revealed about each company and its founders, was very gratifying. We heard from scores of people who said they learned a lot from our analysis and gleaned lessons that may help them as their build their own SaaS enterprises. Which is great!
More millennials than you might think are abstaining from social media, though Facebook– thought by some to be losing younger users to newer social networks—actually boasts significantly more engaged, younger users than newer outlets like Snapchat, Instagram, and Pinterest.
There are so many monitoring products that it’s hard to keep track of them all. And the scale of information that these tools generate can be difficult to keep up with.
When you’re a startup CEO, how do you pick a venture capitalist? What qualities should you look for? AppDynamics CEO Jyoti Bansal discusses this topic, and others, in the final segments of his recent video interview with Battery Ventures’ Neeraj Agrawal. You’ll also hear from Jyoti about product-market fit and even his thoughts on immigration policy.
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What does it take to build a billion-dollar SaaS enterprise-software company? We gave a 30,000-foot answer to this complex — and fascinating — question in a recent TechCrunch post, The SaaS Adventure.
To recap: We’ve observed seven key phases in most SaaS companies’ go-to-market success. Most of the phases center around a mantra we call “triple, triple, double, double, double” (T2D3 for short), referring to a company’s annualized revenue growth. Read More
There is a common thread running through many of Israel’s most innovative tech startups, and some of the venture-capital firms that fund them: an elite Israeli military group called Unit 8200.
It’s never a completely seamless process. And there’s been plenty written about whether this transition is even a good idea in the first place: Read More