5 happenings not to miss at SaaStock184 min read

SaaStock 2017 Opening Party and Speakers Dinner

With just 3 days to go until SaaStock18 and what feels like a million things you could be doing for the three days, we made you a handy list of the more unusual things that you shouldn’t miss aside from seeing our 133 incredible speakers, a myriad of SaaS companies exhibiting and attendees from 45 countries.

Do these and you surely won’t feel any FOMO.

Yes, we cannot wait for it all and hopefully, neither can you. If for some reason you are still waiting on buying a ticket, do it now.

Listen to a live podcast

Listen in on live podcast recordings on the Podcast studio we have created with Intercom. Live recordings of SaaS Revolution Show, Inside Intercom, The Top with Nathan Latka, Startup Chats with Steli Efti, Growth Everywhere, BUILD by OpenView Ventures, Open SaaS Mic and 14 Minutes SaaS. See how your favourite shows are recorded, how the interviewees feel behind the mic and be part of the cheer and clap that will then be heard on these podcasts. We have space for a live audience so make sure you pop by the Balcony in Hall 1. You can see the full schedule on the app

Do yoga

Huckletree is a big believer in the importance of finding balance. Inspired by a favourite breakout space at its Dublin location, they are bringing a pop up zen garden, which will feature 15-minute yoga sessions throughout the conference. Your yoga teacher is Huckletree D2 General Manager and certified yoga teacher, Aislinn. Join in a 15-minute seated yoga session with. Think a gentle, accessible flow with moves you can take away and tap into whenever you need to at your desk. No kit necessary! Head down and catch a session on Tuesday 16th at 1:00pm, or Wednesday 17th at 10:00am and 1:00pm in the startup meeting zone. And if you are not into yoga, the area is also suitable for relaxed catchups, catching up on emails and even napping.

Meet, drink smoothies, repeat

And while we are on the health subject, make sure you grab a complimentary smoothie from Iconic’s pop-up space, brought by their in-house café, VANDAL Coffee Co. Their pop-up space is for all attendees, speakers and media to network, interview, collaborate and hot desk in true ‘Iconic’ style. While you are at it, make the most of their chill-out zones and stylish meeting corners as well as grab a goodie bag.

Chit chat with investors

And while you are on the subject of meetings, make sure you get some meetings with investors in our deadly investor zone. Don’t just show up though, arrange them on our app. You have two options to do that:

  1. Use the ‘networking’ feature to swipe right or click to indicate interest in meeting
  2. Use the ‘more’ section>>select ‘Investors’ which will display a list of all attending Investors. By clicking on their profile you’re able to view their investment interests to see whether or not they invest in businesses like yours. Once you are on their profile, you can also directly request a meeting. Select either startup meeting point or investor meeting point and a time and you’ll be allocated a table. If anything changes, you can chat with your meetee to re-arrange.

See who will be crowned the best SaaS Startup for 2018

This year, we are crowing one SaaS startup as the bestie for 2018 and you will want to witness this. We have 18 incredible contenders who will be competing and pitching throughout the duration of the conference at the Startup stage.  The final 6 will be ready to tell judges why they should win the prize in front of a live audience by the end. And only one will be crowned. Well, three actually – we are giving a prize to the runner-up and we also have an audience choice award as voted through social media. The titles come with loads of cool prices and SaaS universe notoriety. Pop by Scale stage on Wednesday at 17:25.

Bonus

Grab a pint of Guinness.

If for some reason you cannot make it to Dublin, while you won’t be able to experience any of these cool happenings, you can still watch our speakers live and on demand. Get live streaming bundle.

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