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Designing for quiet – in product and in business with Mathilde Collin, Front

By Alex Theuma | July 16, 2020

This extra-special episode of The SaaS Revolution Show comes straight from the online stage at SaaStock Remote. Join Mathilde Collin, CEO and co-founder of Front,…

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Designing for quiet – in product and in business with Mathilde Collin, Front

By Alex Theuma | July 16, 2020

This extra-special episode of The SaaS Revolution Show comes straight from the online stage at SaaStock Remote. Join Mathilde Collin, CEO and co-founder of Front, in conversation with Alyssa Newcomb, technology reporter for Today.com and NBC News, as they discuss designing for quiet in product and in business. Watch the video of this episode, or choose the audio-only version below: There’s a huge amount of ‘noise’ in our working lives: emails, slack notifications, calendar reminders, social media alerts… With companies…

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Introducing the SaaStock Asia Startup Program

By Gabriel Pizzolante | March 5, 2019

The Startup Program will return to our flagship event in Dublin, plus we have decided to extend its reach to each of our global series events. Here is what to expect from the Startup Day and Pitch Competition during SaaStock Asia, taking place May 14-16 in Hong Kong.

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Who are Asia’s SaaS VCs?

By Tom Dwyer | March 1, 2019

After singling out 38 brilliant SaaS stars, we had a suspicion we were going to find some notable fuelers of growth. After all, the mighty SoftBank and Tencent both come from the region. Below is a list of what we found, using the same search filter logic – countries within 3-4 hour flight from Hong Kong: Singapore, Southern China, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, South Korea, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia.

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How to build a killer B2B brand to achieve hyper growth

By Alex Theuma | February 28, 2019

On the latest episode of the show, we host with Dave Gerhardt, VP Marketing at Drift, and talk about the importance of brand in B2B and how to go about creating an awesome one.

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Scale with fellow founders at SaaSociety

By admin | February 26, 2019

In what can be rightfully deemed the era of the entrepreneur, we often gravitate towards glorifying founders; their successes and lifestyles. Yet it is becoming increasingly clear that in a lot of cases, the life of the founder is anything but spectacular. Their struggles are often unspoken and largely remain…

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Introducing SaaStock Local

By Alex Theuma | February 21, 2019

Today I am happy to announce that we come full circle launching SaaStock Local, our global initiative to help build and nurture regional SaaS ecosystems around the world. SaaStock Local aims to build pockets of SaaS ecosystems in cities around the world through regional small scale meetups and events.

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The fundamentals of repeatable SaaS success

By Ana Gutierrez | February 21, 2019

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…

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Calling all SaaS Visionaries: Speak at SaaStock 2019

By Emma Pearce | February 18, 2019

SaaStock is built on compelling stories and the SaaStock 2019 Call for Content is now open. This is your chance to join our tribe by submitting your speaker proposal. It’s your opportunity to join your peers and industry thought leaders to help shape the future of the SaaS community. It’s your platform to ensure your voice is heard by our captive audience of SaaS superstars.

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The 18 Outstanding Speakers at SaaStock LatAm 2019

By Emma Pearce | February 14, 2019

Latin America is undergoing a digital transformation, and the SaaS community is exploding as a result. We conducted intensive market research with SaaS practitioners across LatAm to dig into the reasons behind the region’s hypergrowth, and worked with the progressive global VCs who are fuelling the SaaS boom to understand…

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How to be global from day 1 with Max Armbruster

By Alex Theuma | February 14, 2019

On the latest episode of the SaaS Revolution Show, we host Max Armbruster,  Founder of Talkpush, about being truly global from day 1. It’s a topic that fits Max all too well as he would easily qualify as a global citizen of the world. Having lived pretty much everywhere around…

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38 Bright Asian SaaS Stars

By Bruno Cunha | February 13, 2019

We looked to see where we could find the Asian SaaS trailblazers and what they were doing to be successful. We focused our search on ten neighboring to Hong Kong countries, all within a 3-4 hour flight range. Here is our selection of 38 amazing SaaS companies from Hong Kong, Singapore, Southern China, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, South Korea, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia that shine brightly in the Asian SaaS sky.

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Creating the next East Coast SaaS mafia

By Ana Gutierrez | February 12, 2019

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…

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Yesware: Coping with the everyday struggles on the way to $20M+ ARR

By Alex Theuma | February 7, 2019

On this month’s episode of the Struggle, Alex speaks with Yesware co-founder and chairman of the Board, Matthew Bellows. He interviewed him a year ago for another episode of the SaaS Revolution Show where the focus was on the part of the story that showcased Yesware’s success to date. Today they take…

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How to move from Marketing Qualified Leads to Product Qualified Leads

By Ana Gutierrez | January 31, 2019

On this episode of the show, we chat with Kieran Flanagan, VP Marketing at HubSpot, about the essentials of product qualified leads. A software engineer by education, Kieran very quickly figured out that he would be average at best when it came to building software products. Where he got excited…

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18 investors fueling Latin America’s SaaS superstars

By Ana Gutierrez | January 30, 2019

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…

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How HubSpot Broke a Year-Long Traffic Plateau by Upending the Editorial Strategy

By Alex Theuma | January 29, 2019

On this bonus episode of the show, we bring you the keynote that Meghan Keaney Anderson, VP Marketing at HubSpot, gave at last year’s SaaStock on Tour in New York. Meghan goes in great detail on the year-long traffic plateau HubSpot’s blog went through in 2017 and how after the…

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29 Latin American SaaS Superstars

By Bruno Cunha | January 25, 2019

In preparation for SaaStock LatAm, we looked at what the vast continent has brewed beyond hefty IPOs, asked local friends such as Diego Gomes, CEO of Rock Content and Patrick Arippol, Managing Director of Early-Stage Investments in DGF Investimentos which are the companies they are really excited about and came up with a list of 27 Latin American SaaS superstars. Trailblazing through their home continent, venturing successfully onto the world scene and changing from on-premise software to SaaS, these companies could have a postal code in any SaaS hotspot in the world.

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Setting up for early success as a SaaS startup

By Alex Theuma | January 24, 2019

On this week’s podcast, we talk with Cristina Vila, Founder of Cledara, which was crowned the Best SaaS Startup of 2018 during SaaStock18 in Dublin last year.   Cristina grew up in Spain and from a young age enjoyed the dinner conversations with her dad, in which he would speak…

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We are landing in Hong Kong for SaaStock Asia 2019

By Ana Gutierrez | January 23, 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…

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

By Ana Gutierrez | January 17, 2019

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…

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Why Diversity and Inclusion matter to every SaaS business

By Ana Gutierrez | January 10, 2019

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…

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5 strategies to become a great SaaS CEO

By Ana Gutierrez | January 9, 2019

Advice on CEO challenges such as hiring, translating company vision to the team, and retaining great people, all the way to making better decisions as company leaders and staying resilient throughout the journey, taken straight from the popular SaaS.City bootcamp on becoming a great CEO.

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Folding with grace: the story of WeDelight

By Alex Theuma | January 3, 2019

The Struggle is a new subseries of the SaaS Revolution Show where we aim to tell the part of the SaaS journey often not told: the struggle to get traction. A struggle which sometimes ends in success but other times in failure.  The guest on this month’s episode is…

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3 key strategies of hiring for hypergrowth

By Alex Theuma | December 23, 2018

On this short bonus episode, we take you back to our podcast stage at SaaStock18 for a chat with Olivier Pomel, CEO of Datadog. Alex and Olivier talk about how he has been hiring for hypergrowth. Originally French, Olivier moved to the US in 1999. Eight years ago he co-founded…

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The 6 pillars of effective content marketing

By Alex Theuma | December 20, 2018

This week’s guest, hailing all the way from Brazil, is Diego Gomes, CEO of content marketing platform and SaaS-enabled marketplace Rock Content. Alex and Diego talk about the content marketing strategy the company has executed for their blog to reach 2 million unique visits and 50K new subscribers each month. and help the company on the way to $12mm ARR.

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