5 Key Moves that Got a Billion Dollar Exit1 min read

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Tom Lyons, Business Editor, Sunday Business Post chats to Siraj Khaliq, Co-founder of The Climate Corporation, a company he sold to Monsanto for $1.1 billion.

The Climate Corporation brought climate data science to growing crops, using the $3 trillion economic price attached to weather.

Aside from choosing such a lucrative problem to solve, what are the 5 key moves to get to a billion dollar exit and how to execute it? Watch the video recorded at SaaStock 16 to learn:

  • How to sustain a willingness to pivot and actually execute it
  • Why you should wait for the big problem to solve
  • Why you should let the wrong people as early as possible but pay dearly for the good people
  • How to chose your business model to get the most sales and how to swallow your pride
  • Why the best term sheet is not necessarily the best investment opportunity and what else you should look for beyond the money.

Exiting with you SaaS is one of many topics we will be covering at SaaStock 17. Get your ticket now!

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