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Case Study: Second-time founder on launching Akoova with Osvaldo Spadano (Akoova)

By Koyal Makwana | November 25, 2021

This episode’s guest is Osvaldo Spadano, Founder & CEO of Akoova. Osvaldo discusses becoming a second-time founder and launching Akoova with Alexander Theuma, CEO of…

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Case Study: Second-time founder on launching Akoova with Osvaldo Spadano (Akoova)

By Koyal Makwana | November 25, 2021

This episode’s guest is Osvaldo Spadano, Founder & CEO of Akoova. Osvaldo discusses becoming a second-time founder and launching Akoova with Alexander Theuma, CEO of SaaStock. A learning that Osvaldo shares is not to keep your eyes on the prize and be so caught up in what the results are going to be – they are just by-products of your hard work that you do on a daily basis. Listen to the full episode for Osvaldo’s story, watch the video…

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Fireside Chat and AMA on Company Culture with Nicolas Dessaigne, Algolia

By Ana Maria Gutierrez | January 21, 2021

Nicolas Dessaigne is the co-founder of Algolia. He joins Stephen Cummins, CEO at AppSelekt, on The SaaS Revolution Show to discuss raising seed and Series A funding, as well as how to seed world-class company culture. Watch now, or listen to the audio-only version below: Listen now:

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An Introduction to Venture Debt with Donatella Callegaris, Flashpoint Venture Capital

By Emily Byford | January 14, 2021

Donatella Callegaris is managing partner at Flashpoint Venture Capital. She joins Alex Theuma on The SaaS Revolution Show to talk about venture debt – a topic that many first-time SaaS founders are unfamiliar with. Learn about: What is venture debt? When should a startup founder look at venture debt, compared…

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Boost retention for your SaaS in 2021 with customer success

By Ana Maria Gutierrez | January 14, 2021

In the early days of building your SaaS company, it’s tempting to put all your attention on acquiring new customers. However retaining and delighting existing customers is just as important for future growth. For many growing SaaS companies, 2020 showed just how important our existing customers are. We saw many…

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SaaS marketing as you scale to $10M: Dave Gerhardt in conversation with Stephen Cummins

By Emily Byford | January 7, 2021

Dave Gerhardt is CMO at Privy, and former VP of Marketing at Drift. In this special episode of The SaaS Revolution Show he joins Stephen Cummins in an exclusive fireside chat. He shares his learnings on marketing organisation structure for companies scaling to $10M. This was recorded as part of an…

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Five ways to avoid burnout as a SaaS founder

By Emily Byford | December 23, 2020

Being a first-time startup founder can be a lonely journey, especially if long-time friends and peers have taken a more conventional career path. And 2020 has been particularly demanding: in May 2020 Blind found that 73% of surveyed tech workers are burnt out, thanks to a combination of working longer…

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Real SaaS Revolutionaries: Kristi Faltorusso and Jeff Breunsbach

By Emily Byford | December 18, 2020

We’re championing the Real SaaS Revolutionaries. The leaders and experts building the SaaS companies today that’ll shape our industry and community tomorrow. Each week we’ll be profiling some of the SaaS champions, nominated by their peers. Know someone who deserves the spotlight? They could be our next Revolutionary! Today we…

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8x Growth in 2020: Scaling at an Exponential Pace with Gilles Bertaux, Livestorm

By Emily Byford | December 17, 2020

Gilles Bertaux is the CEO and co-founder of Livestorm. Livestorm is a video conferencing software, and in November 2020 Gilles and the Livestorm team raised a $30M Series B round to create a video conferencing ecosystem. He joins Alex Theuma on The SaaS Revolution Show to talk about scaling a…

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Real SaaS Revolutionaries: Carole Mahoney and Philipp Wolf

By Emily Byford | December 11, 2020

We’re championing the Real SaaS Revolutionaries. The leaders and experts building the SaaS companies today that’ll shape our industry and community tomorrow. Each week we’ll be profiling some of the SaaS champions, nominated by their peers. Know someone who deserves the spotlight? They could be our next Revolutionary! Today we…

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The top mistakes first time founders make when scaling – and how to avoid them, with Shelley Perry, Scalelogix Ventures

By Emily Byford | December 10, 2020

Shelley Perry, Managing Director of Scalelogix Ventures, joins Alex Theuma on The SaaS Revolution Show. Shelley is an investor, board director, and advisor and specializes scale-up stage – a unique growth stage for any SaaS company. She joins The SaaS Revolution Show to share the top mistakes she sees first-time…

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How to build your SaaS sales process (without the founder)

By Emily Byford | December 8, 2020

In the early days of any SaaS business, the founder is the first (and only) salesperson. But as your startup grows, you’ll start to build out a dedicated sales team, and the founder will step away from front-line sales activities.  According to Steli Efti, founder-driven sales is stage 1 of…

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Real SaaS Revolutionaries: Scott Cowley and Ben Murray

By Emily Byford | December 4, 2020

We’re championing the Real SaaS Revolutionaries. The leaders and experts building the SaaS companies today that’ll shape our industry and community tomorrow. Each week we’ll be profiling some of the SaaS champions, nominated by their peers. Know someone who deserves the spotlight? They could be our next Revolutionary! Today we…

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How to raise your Seed funding round with Sarah Nöckel, Northzone

By Emily Byford | December 3, 2020

Sarah Nöckel, Seed Investment Manager at Northzone joins Alex Theuma on The SaaS Revolution Show. Sarah is responsible for Northzone’s Seed investments, and previously she was a B2B SaaS investor at Dawn Capital. She joins The SaaS Revolution Show to talk all things relating to Seed funding: how to reach…

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Four Steps to Attract, Identify and Hire A Players for your SaaS Startup

By Emily Byford | December 2, 2020

One of the biggest barriers to startup growth is hiring: “The Series A crunch may be tough but the talent crunch is brutal. I talk to high-growth startups every day and I keep hearing versions of “compared to recruiting, fundraising was easy”. Just like fundraising, it’s very competitive. It takes…

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Real SaaS Revolutionaries: Mike Robinson and Veronika Vebere

By Emily Byford | November 27, 2020

We’re championing the Real SaaS Revolutionaries. The leaders and experts building the SaaS companies today that’ll shape our industry and community tomorrow. Each week we’ll be profiling some of the SaaS champions, nominated by their peers. Know someone who deserves the spotlight? They could be our next Revolutionary! Today we…

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The Blueprint to building a successful SaaS company: Insights from Godard Abel & Jacco Van Der Kooij

By Emily Byford | November 26, 2020

Jacco Van Der Kooij, CEO of Winning by Design, and Godard Abel, CEO of G2 join Alex Theuma on The SaaS Revolution Show. Jacco and Godard are two of the speakers at SaaStock’s brand new Blueprint event, taking place on December 15, to provide the Blueprint to help SaaS CEOs…

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Brand-building, category creation and AMA with Anthony Kennada, CMO, Front

By Emily Byford | November 23, 2020

SaaStock offers a membership for SaaS Founders to connect with peers, learn from experts, and supercharge your growth. Membership includes regular online events led by SaaS subject matter experts, functional leaders, and fast-growing CEOs. We were delighted to welcome Anthony Kennada – CMO at Front and previously CMO at Gainsight…

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Real SaaS Revolutionaries: Benjamin Dell

By Emily Byford | November 20, 2020

We’re championing the Real SaaS Revolutionaries. The leaders and experts building the SaaS companies today that’ll shape our industry and community tomorrow. Each week we’ll be profiling some of the SaaS champions, nominated by their peers. Know someone who deserves the spotlight? They could be our next Revolutionary! Today’s Real…

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Moving your company upmarket with LB Harvey, Front

By Emily Byford | November 19, 2020

LB Harvey, CRO at Front joins Alex Theuma on The SaaS Revolution Show to talk about moving from a bottoms-up adoption model to up-market growth. She also shares her journey from Intercom to Front: she led the customer-facing teams that grew Intercom from $40 million to $200 million in revenue…

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Getting started with growth marketing in the Asia-Pacific region

By Emily Byford | November 17, 2020

A 2020 report by Salesforce Datorama (Marketing Intelligence Report: Asia-Pacific) found that approximately 94% of respondents have shifted priorities to focus on marketing-led growth within the last year. “While traditional marketing continues to play an important role within Asia-Pacific, there is an overwhelming sense that marketers are embracing a growth…

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‘And the winner is…’ The SaaStock EMEA Startup Pitch Competition 2020

By Gabriel Pizzolante | November 17, 2020

SaaStock’s Startup Pitch Competition is the perfect opportunity for up-and-coming startups to get in front of SaaS experts and big-name VCs. And while we haven’t been able to get together in person this year, the Startup Pitch Competition at SaaStock EMEA Online proved a huge success. How does the Online…

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What makes a great startup pitch: Fundraising FAQs with Jennifer Vancini

By Emily Byford | November 12, 2020

Jennifer Vancini, General Partner at Mighty Capital joins Alex Theuma on The SaaS Revolution Show to talk all things startup fundraising. Mighty Capital invests in ‘early growth’ companies, at Series A and Series B stages—that is, after companies have already achieved some level of product-market fit, and are looking to…

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How to prepare your SaaS company for global expansion

By Emily Byford | November 10, 2020

As SaaS companies grow, it becomes increasingly important to identify expansion opportunities and develop strategies and scalable processes to support them. Some companies move upmarket and start selling to the enterprise where they’d previously sold to SMBs. Some take the opposite approach and move downmarket. Others move into new verticals. …

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Building your SaaS company’s growth function with Elena Verna

By Emily Byford | November 5, 2020

Elena Verna (Growth Advisor, EIR at Reforge and previously interim CMO at Miro) joins Alex Theuma on The SaaS Revolution Show. She talks to Alex about building out a growth function within startups and scale-ups, and how growth teams fit in to the wider business. Elena shares her experiences based…

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Why Choose AWS for your SaaS Platform?

By Emily Byford | November 3, 2020

This is a guest blog post by Jon Topper, Founder and CEO at The Scale Factory, a cloud infrastructure consultancy based in London, UK and AWS Advanced Consulting Partner. Jon Topper delivered a lightning talk at SaaStock Remote 2020, which you can watch now. If you’re building a new SaaS…

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