Posts by Irina Dzhambazova

10 key lessons SaaStock18 attendees picked up

This year we have a particularly great roster of write-ups about SaaStock18, all filled with lessons, experiences and kind words. Thanks for everyone who took the time to write their impressions and share with the community. Here are 10 lessons we extracted from them.

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What do growth investors look for?

On the latest episode of the SaaS Revolution Show, we take you back to the SaaStock18 stage for a panel discussion on what growth investors look for. Jos White, General Partner at Notion Capital, moderates the panel featuring Nicola McClafferty, Investment Director at Draper Esprit, Michael Brown, General Partner at Battery Ventures, and Tom Mendoza,…

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The 18 Awesome Women of SaaS in Asia

We want to think of International Women’s Day as a day to celebrate women – their power and glory – rather than their difficulties in navigating a male-dominated world. We would like you to meet a few extraordinary women who have the impressive task of driving tech in Asia, a part of the world that…

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The fundamentals of repeatable SaaS success

Today we bring you the first of our extended podcast episodes, where Alex gets to ask the nitty-gritty details he usually doesn’t have time for. These hour-long episodes offer a well-rounded insight into the workings of some of the most successful SaaS founders and their companies. Our guest is John Thompson, a Co-Founder and a…

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Creating the next East Coast SaaS mafia

We are super excited to announce that SaaStock East Coast 2019 taking place in New York on June 4-6, is now open for registration. Limited early bird tickets are now available – grab them before they are gone. Building on last year’s event we held in the city that doesn’t sleep, as well as the success of…

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18 investors fueling Latin America’s SaaS superstars

As we showed you in the list of SaaS companies coming out of Latin America, the region has no shortage of SaaS superstars. How did this come about, though? What are the ingredients required to help foster such an ecosystem? A healthy availability of capital is one. There is no shortace of SaaS investors in…

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We are landing in Hong Kong for SaaStock Asia 2019

We are super excited to announce that SaaStock Asia, taking place in Hong Kong on 14-16th of May, is now open for registration. Building on the success of three flagship conferences in Dublin, as well as numerous smaller conferences around Europe and US that have brought together thousands of SaaS founders, execs and investors, we’re…

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How to effectively hire and create a culture in a remote organisation

On this week’s podcast, we talk with Liam Martin, Co-founder of Time Doctor and staff.com and organiser of Running Remote, a conference devoted to leaders and executives from companies with remote work culture. We chat about hiring well and creating a healthy and strong culture remotely.  Time Doctor measures remote employee productivity and staff.com…

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Why Diversity and Inclusion matter to every SaaS business

In December of last year, we attended the first ever SaaS E[quality] unconference, organised by the Women’s Work Institute and held in Toronto, Canada. In a room of about 100 D&I champions and leaders, we had a day of fascinating stories, provocative ideas and discussions around Diversity and inclusion challenges in SaaS. On the day…

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