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The importance of revenue operations with Krish Subramanian, Chargebee

By Emily Byford | February 20, 2020

Krish Subramanian, founder and CEO of Chargebee, is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. Krish talks about revenue operations, and the importance of…

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The importance of revenue operations with Krish Subramanian, Chargebee

By Emily Byford | February 20, 2020

Krish Subramanian, founder and CEO of Chargebee, is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. Krish talks about revenue operations, and the importance of the operations function for scaling SaaS businesses. He also shares how his role as CEO has changed as the company has scaled – from what he’s learned about hiring and team building to how his day-to-day role has changed. Krish will be speaking at SaaStock North America in June – find out more about the…

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The importance of revenue operations with Krish Subramanian, Chargebee

By Emily Byford | February 20, 2020

Krish Subramanian, founder and CEO of Chargebee, is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. Krish talks about revenue operations, and the importance of the operations function for scaling SaaS businesses. He also shares how his role as CEO has changed as the company has scaled – from what…

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SaaS Marketing: a guide to marketing your SaaS business

By Emily Byford | February 19, 2020

This post is an excerpt from SaaS Marketing: A guide to marketing your SaaS business. Read on, or click here to download the full guide. For growing SaaS companies, marketing is one of the most important ingredients fuelling your growth. Every company needs customers. And no matter how good your…

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SaaStock LatAm: Bringing 600 SaaS leaders together for 3 days, 60 hours of content, countless opportunities

By Emily Byford | February 18, 2020

Latin America’s most actionable conference for B2B SaaS founders, executives, and investors is back. We’re excited to announce that SaaStock LatAm 20 is returning to Sao Paulo on May 11th-13th 2020. We’ll bring 600+ SaaS founders, executives, and investors together for three days of intensive knowledge and networking, all in…

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How to Make Your First Technical Hire (If You’re A Non-Technical CEO)

By Emily Byford | February 18, 2020

This is a guest post by Richard Howard, AWS Startup Business Development. AWS Startups were one of the sponsors at SaaStock 2019. This article was originally published on the AWS Startups Blog. Photo by NESA by Makers on Unsplash When I founded my startup in 2014, I was the very…

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Lessons from bootstrapping to $25m ARR with David Darmanin, Hotjar

By Emily Byford | February 13, 2020

David Darmanin, founder and CEO of Hotjar, is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. At the time of recording, Hotjar has 100+ team members across 20+ countries. David shares his learnings from scaling a fully-remote, bootstrapped company to $25m ARR, from navigating burnout to understanding the changing role…

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Top Marketing Sessions from SaaStock 19

By Emily Byford | February 12, 2020

SaaStock’s mission is to help SaaS companies to gain traction, grow, and scale. Our conferences bring together the best and brightest minds in SaaS – the leaders who are driving real change within the industry. We pride ourselves on delivering provocative opinions alongside hard metrics, implementable strategies, and actionable content.…

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Can software make work feel less like work? with Rahul Vohra, Superhuman

By Emily Byford | February 6, 2020

Rahul Vohra, founder and CEO of Superhuman, is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. At the time of recording, Superhuman had over 250,000 people on its wait list. The secret of their success? Game design. Rahul talks about how most of us treat emails as ‘work’, but at…

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The Power of Events for Growing SaaS Startups with Jói Sigurdsson, CrankWheel

By Emily Byford | January 30, 2020

Jói Sigurdsson, founder and CEO of CrankWheel, is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. Events have always been an important customer acquisition channel for CrankWheel, and Jói talks about why other SaaS startups should add events into their sales and marketing strategy. Additionally, CrankWheel was the winner of…

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4 lessons from building my first startup [guest post]

By Emily Byford | January 28, 2020

This is a guest post from Lloyd Yip, founder of LWY Consulting. It was originally shared in SaaS Revolutionaries, a curated group for SaaS founders, executives, and investors that connects SaaS leaders on a global scale, fostering opportunities to learn and grow. LWY Consulting helps early-stage SaaS founders scale their…

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The Unicorn Hiring Trajectory with Maddy Cross, Notion Capital

By Emily Byford | January 23, 2020

Maddy Cross, Talent Director at Notion Capital, is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. She talks about Notion’s recent research report: The Unicorn Hiring Trajectory. This looks into the hiring trends of SaaS unicorns compared with other high-performing (but not unicorn) businesses. When Notion invests in a startup,…

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How Partnerships Can Help You Scale Your Enterprise Startup

By Emily Byford | January 21, 2020

This is a guest post by AWS Startups, who were one of the sponsors at SaaStock 2019. Jonno Southam, Venture Capital Business Development Manager at AWS, and Matillion CEO Matthew Scullion delivered one of the sessions. This article covers the same topic as their talks: how partnerships can help scale…

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How to retain top talent with Dan Martell

By Emily Byford | January 16, 2020

Dan Martell, five-time SaaS founder and founder of SaaS Academy, talks retaining top talent on this week’s episode of The SaaS Revolution Show. This was his keynote session from SaaStock West Coast 2019. He looks at the main reasons employees leave companies, and gives SaaS founders a strategy for keeping…

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Becoming a customer success-focused startup with David Roldan, Google Cloud

By Emily Byford | January 9, 2020

This week David Roldan, Head of Venture Capital & Startup Business Development – Europe, Google Cloud, is chatting to Alex Theuma on the SaaS Revolution Show, live from Slush 2019. Their conversation focused on David’s passion: Customer Success. David offered practical tips to help early-stage startups set themselves up as…

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How your core metrics shift as your company grows with Tina Sharkey, co-founder of Brandless

By Emily Byford | December 19, 2019

This week Tina Sharkey, co-founder of Brandless, is chatting to Alex Theuma on the SaaS Revolution Show, live from Slush 2019. They discussed Brandless’ journey to date, including their expansion from a direct-to-consumer model to incorporating a physical retail presence. They also discussed the importance of identifying and communicating your…

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Why do we quit our jobs with Phil Chambers, CEO of Peakon

By Emily Byford | December 12, 2019

This week Phil Chambers, CEO and co-founder of Peakon, is chatting to Alex Theuma on the SaaS Revolution Show, live from Slush 2019. They discuss Peakon’s latest report looking at why people leave their jobs. They discuss trends and common themes in employee attrition, the importance of your onboarding process,…

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Introducing the top 10 SaaS trends for 2020

By Emily Byford | December 10, 2019

The world of SaaS is constantly changing, so we want to know: what are the key SaaS trends we should expect to see in 2020?  SaaStock brings together the brightest minds in SaaS – so where better to pick their brains about the SaaS trends we should know about for…

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Lessons from scaling Europe’s fastest-growing SaaS company with Avi Meir, Travelperk

By Emily Byford | December 5, 2019

This week Avi Meir, CEO and co-founder of Travelperk, is chatting to Alex Theuma on the SaaS Revolution Show, live from Slush 2019. They discuss Travelperk’s journey to becoming the fastest-growing SaaS company in Europe. Avi shares his insights on building and scaling company culture, and how to maintain that…

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Introducing CrankWheel: The Winner of the SaaStock 19 Startup Pitch Competition

By Emily Byford | December 3, 2019

We all know how competitive the SaaS industry is, and at SaaStock we never shy away from a bit of friendly rivalry. The Startup Pitch Competition is the perfect opportunity for up-and-coming startups to hone their competitive side and get in front of SaaS experts and big-name VCs. In Dublin…

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19 Investors and VCs Fuelling the SaaS Superstars of Australasia

By Tom Dwyer | November 28, 2019

One of the main contributors to a healthy, flourishing SaaS ecosystem is the availability of capital. As we showed you in this list of SaaS companies coming out of Australasia, the region has no shortage of SaaS talent. Which suggests there’s also plenty of SaaS investors and VCs to help…

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The Bumpy Road to Product-Market Fit with Peter Reinhardt, CEO of Segment

By Emily Byford | November 28, 2019

This week Peter Reinhardt, CEO and co-founder of Segment, is chatting to Alex Theuma on the SaaS Revolution Show, live at Slush 2019. They discuss the pivots and challenges Segment faced finding product-market fit – from Segment’s origins as a classroom learning tool to where it is today. As well…

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13 powerhouse partners you can meet at SaaStock Australasia

By Emily Byford | November 26, 2019

The countdown is on to SaaStock Australasia! We’re bringing a carefully-curated line-up of speakers, and working hard to nurture the SaaS community in Australia and New Zealand by bringing together the brightest minds in SaaS for a full day of talks, networking and connecting. And none of this would be…

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Revenue Operations with Jason Reichl, CEO of Go Nimbly

By Emily Byford | November 21, 2019

This week Jason Reichl, CEO of Go Nimbly, is chatting to Alex Theuma on the SaaS Revolution Show. Their conversation focused on revenue operations: how Go Nimbly is working to champion the operators in businesses – the people who influence so much revenue, but never get recognised for the role…

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9 Badass Women SaaS Founders and CEOs in Australasia

By Belinda | November 20, 2019

Meet a few extraordinary women who have the impressive task of driving SaaS in Australia and New Zealand. These 9 women are powerful, relentless and are all making SaaS and tech in general a better place. They have impressive professional achievements, all the way from founding companies through to running…

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Meet the Speakers of SaaStock Australasia

By Emily Byford | November 18, 2019

In just a couple of weeks we’re bringing back SaaStock Australasia: the ONLY event exclusively serving the SaaS community in Australasia.  For many of you, this will be your last conference of the year (no wait, the DECADE). That means it’s time to bid a fond farewell to the 2010s.…

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