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What SaaS investors want: Welcome to Investock 2.0

By Tom Dwyer | August 23, 2019

From its inception, SaaStock has always been a gathering that welcomes and serves all. We have always put equal effort in making sure founders, executives…

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How to organise your company for effectiveness and productivity

By Alex Theuma | August 22, 2019

On this week’s episode of the SaaS Revolution Show, we talk with Natalie Nagele, Co-founder and CEO of Wildbit about how she and her co-founder and husband, Chris Nagele have run the company for the past nearly 19 years and have created both an effective and calm environment. During those 19 years, Natalie and Chris have built a lot of products and have shut down many of them. The ones that have stood the test of time have often been…

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How Michael Litt adjusted company culture while keeping core values

By Irina Dzhambazova | April 18, 2018

The first big shift in the life of a CEO hits around employee 50, as Michael Litt found out. Up until this point, founders act more like operators, doing all that needs to be done. But at employee 50 all that somehow changes. The operator has to figure out how…

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Become a global SaaS tour de force in 5 steps

By Irina Dzhambazova | April 17, 2018

According to Florian Douetteau, CEO of Dataiku, a French SaaS company has 2 options. One is to remain French for as long as possible, steadily growing up to €5 — €10 million. Not a bad outcome at all. However, if it then decides it wants to be a global SaaS…

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Northern Lights: 27 Nordic SaaS Companies Shining Bright

By Irina Dzhambazova | April 12, 2018

The Nordic countries are no strangers to the explosive development of SaaS. While previously the region was often connected with consumer-focused businesses, more and more startups focus on crafting enterprise and B2B solutions. The categories that get the most attention are development, collaboration and productivity, and marketing tools. Similarly to the French…

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Growing from a line of script to 350,000 users with Simon Grabowski, GetResponse

By Alex Theuma | April 12, 2018

The SaaS Revolution Show is a weekly podcast that brings insights and tactics from leading SaaS entrepreneurs and operators across the world. Hosted by Alex Theuma, the show is brought to you by SaaStock. You can subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast. The year was 1996, Simon Grabowski was just 16 and the entrepreneurial…

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The 23 Superb Speakers at SaaStock on Tour Paris

By Irina Dzhambazova | April 10, 2018

Brace yourselves for an insider-wisdom-packed SaaStock on Tour Paris on May 3rd. With 23 speakers from all corners of the SaaS world — from the founders and investors all the way to the marketing and sales operators, we promise we’ll keep your brains busy and your SaaS growing. Some of…

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How to conquer the US market from Europe with Florian Douetteau, Dataiku

By Alex Theuma | April 5, 2018

The SaaS Revolution Show is a weekly podcast that brings insights and tactics from leading SaaS entrepreneurs and operators across the world. Hosted by Alex Theuma, the show is brought to you by SaaStock. You can subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast. A Math PhD dropout, Florian Douetteau, was only 20 when he first…

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The 24 Hottest French SaaS Companies to Watch

By Irina Dzhambazova | April 3, 2018

France, like most other European countries, has been swept by the power of SaaS. Already established global SaaS contenders such as Front and Algolia lead the way. However, hundreds of new companies are coming to life in the Silicon Sentier neighborhood in Paris, and across the French land. French SaaS is predominantly focused on marketing,…

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16 Bon French VC Funds

By Irina Dzhambazova | March 29, 2018

From Venture Capital mutants to small boutique companies, the French market is filled with exciting funders that make fantastic partners to any SaaS company in the country of love, wine and baguettes, and Europe as a whole. Ahead of the second leg of SaaStock on Tour, taking place in Pan…

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From Zero to IPO: Lessons in Scaling Mimecast

By Alex Theuma | March 29, 2018

The SaaS Revolution Show is a weekly podcast that brings insights and tactics from leading SaaS entrepreneurs and operators across the world. Hosted by Alex Theuma, the show is brought to you by SaaStock. You can subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast. Back in 2003, tech wasn’t exactly having its most glorious days. The…

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How to go global from the early stages

By Alex Theuma | March 22, 2018

The SaaS Revolution Show is a weekly podcast that brings insights and tactics from leading SaaS entrepreneurs and operators across the world. Hosted by Alex Theuma, the show is brought to you by SaaStock. You can subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast. Bjoern Zinssmeister, CEO and co-founder of Templarbit, started programming when he was…

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From Freemium to Enterprise: Growing to over 10 million users

By Alex Theuma | March 15, 2018

Dave Grow always considered himself an operator. When he joined Lucidchart seven years ago, shortly after co-founders Karl Sun and Ben Dilts had built the product, he was there to take care of the business side of things. From answering customer support tickets and doing digital marketing to hiring and…

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Who will break out of the UK to be the next SaaS IPO?

By Irina Dzhambazova | March 13, 2018

Entering into our third year and with a dozen events behind us, at SaaStock we have had the rare chance to observe how the SaaS industry in Europe is developing. The SaaS Revolution is in full throttle, and we are fortunate to be centre stage to watch it grow. As,…

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Finding talent: How Nikos Moraitakis hires for the company of his dreams

By Irina Dzhambazova | March 9, 2018

The first quality that strikes you about Nikos Moraitakis is his directness. There is no sugar-coating or unnecessary political correctness with this SaaS CEO. “No one ever came to work because of the ping pong tables. Even less so, stayed for them,” he tells me early in our conversation. My…

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People Power: Hiring and Developing Your Success

By Alex Theuma | March 8, 2018

The SaaS Revolution Show is a weekly podcast that brings insights and tactics from leading SaaS entrepreneurs and operators across the world. Hosted by Alex Theuma, the show is brought to you by SaaStock. You can subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast. On this week’s episode, we take you back to one of the…

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly — Lessons from Scaling Marketing at LinkedIn and Pipedrive

By Irina Dzhambazova | March 6, 2018

This is a guest post by Laurence Bret-Stern, CRO of Pipedrive. Laurence is one of a dozen speakers we are bringing to SaaStock on Tour London on March 21st. Grab a ticket while we still have them. Every good story involves a conflict or challenge that needs to be overcome. Without obstacles or a climax, there…

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How to get SaaS pricing right with Kyle Poyar, OpenView

By Alex Theuma | March 1, 2018

The SaaS Revolution Show is a weekly podcast that brings insights and tactics from leading SaaS entrepreneurs and operators across the world. Hosted by Alex Theuma, the show is brought to you by SaaStock. You can subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast. Kyle Poyar is a self-professed pricing and growth nerd. The latest guest…

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10 Dream Speakers at SaaStock on Tour London

By Irina Dzhambazova | February 27, 2018

SaaStock on Tour London is well stocked. We have ten exciting speakers all gathering to help you learn how to scale, stay aligned as you do, grow despite the odds, build successful marketing teams, and not go crazy on the journey. Building and funding unicorns left and right, these ten…

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Nine VCs you can meet at SaaStock on Tour London

By Irina Dzhambazova | February 23, 2018

Meeting investors and scheduling back to back meetings with them in the same day is one of the priceless parts of SaaStock. We are bringing that same experience at each and every of the 12 SaaStock on Tour events we are organising the next 12 months. Below are 9 of…

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How to be a customer-centric company and stay on the long journey

By Alex Theuma | February 22, 2018

The SaaS Revolution Show is a weekly podcast that brings insights and tactics from leading SaaS entrepreneurs and operators across the world. Hosted by Alex Theuma, the show is brought to you by SaaStock. You can subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast. Few people grow up deciding sales will be their career. Matthew Bellows,…

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How to spend money as a bootstrapped SaaS company

By Alex Theuma | February 15, 2018

The SaaS Revolution Show is a weekly podcast that brings insights and tactics from leading SaaS entrepreneurs and operators across the world. Hosted by Alex Theuma, the show is brought to you by SaaStock. You can subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast. Bridget Harris, CEO and co-founder of youcanbook.me, had initially assumed she would be…

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Making Confident Product Decisions with Giles Palmer, CEO Brandwatch

By Irina Dzhambazova | February 9, 2018

In his first attempt to build and sell a product, Giles Palmer failed pretty badly. It was 2005, and he had just released Magpie Search and Alert, a vertical search engine product for law firms and banks to find specific for them documents such as patents, court rulings, financial statements, etc.…

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How to maintain customer relationships as a company scales

By Alex Theuma | February 1, 2018

The most obviously striking thing about the latest guest on the SaaS Revolution Show, Christian Owens, is his age. Only 23, Christian is the CEO of Paddle. He started the company when barely 18 years old. Paddle was his third company. He had been meddling with the Internet since age 11.…

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SaaStock is going around the world in 2018

By Irina Dzhambazova | February 1, 2018

You can start a SaaS company anywhere in the world. You can grow and scale it even from your bedroom. Which is great but it creates a slight problem — the ecosystem is very fragmented. This has been very much the case in Europe. Building a community and bringing the…

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A first look at SaaStock18

By Alex Theuma | January 25, 2018

As we enter the new year with 12 more months of learning, growth, hustle and so much reward under our belts, we start 2018 with a bang and the launch of SaaStock18. We’ve been a global event and community since year 1. Delegates from 34 countries attended SaaStock16. Even more countries…

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