13 powerhouse partners you can meet at SaaStock Australasia7 min read
The countdown is on to SaaStock Australasia! We’re bringing a carefully-curated line-up of speakers, and working hard to nurture the SaaS community in Australia and New Zealand by bringing together the brightest minds in SaaS for a full day of talks, networking and connecting.
And none of this would be possible without the support of our incredible partners.
This list walks you through thirteen companies that we’re thrilled to be partnering with. They represent a diverse range of experience and expertise, all bringing something different to the table.
If you’re joining us in Sydney, use this article to plan ahead and make a note of the partners you’ll want to meet in person so you can check out the solutions they offer. Each brings a unique set of opportunities to our audience, and as ever, we’re incredibly excited to see the new connections, partnerships and collaborations that are born at SaaStock this December.
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Learn more about: how subscription businesses can automate recurring recurring billing
Chargebee aims to help companies deliver the best billing experiences to customers across all subscription-based and recurring revenue models. They specialise in SaaS, subscription eCommerce, and membership services, and work with companies across the world. Their end-to-end subscription management capabilities have the power to help companies of all shapes and sizes untangle their ‘spaghetti billing’ challenges.
Learn more about: the easy way to help your team organise, track and manage their projects.
Asana is a powerful, flexible project management tool. It can be used for projects of all shapes and sizes – from small campaigns to big strategic initiatives. Headquartered in San Francisco, Asana helps teams collaborate on projects and individual tasks, making it easy to set priorities and deadlines, and hit deadlines on time. Whether you’re building a remote or co-located startup team, Asana provides you with the tools to collaborate effectively, and maintain visibility into project progress.
Learn more about: the #1 business messaging platform in the world
Built in Dublin and grown in San Francisco, Intercom is a business messaging platform that lets sales, marketing and support teams connect and talk to customers and prospects. It’s best-known for its impressive chatbot functionality that scales real-time experiences and immediately answers questions or turns website visitors into customers faster. Intercom connects tools and workflows and integrates with CRMs and other data sources to make sure your communication flows naturally and productively.
Learn more about: the benefits of a billing and revenue management platform.
For over 10 years, Chargify has enabled thousands of businesses to manage the recurring revenue lifecycle. SaaS businesses run differently to traditional business models, and Chargify’s offerings are specifically designed to address the complexities of growing SaaS businesses. They offer products to use at all stages of the entire subscription lifecycle: recurring billing, subscription management, revenue retention, business analytics and revenue operations.
Learn more about: the Subscription Economy(R) leader
The world is shifting to subscriptions as the business model of choice – and Zuora is at the heart of that transition, enabling business and subscriber freedom worldwide. Zuora’s leading subscription management platform helps businesses in any industry to launch or shift products to subscription, implement new pay-as-you-go pricing and packaging models, gain new insights into subscriber behavior, open new revenue streams, and disrupt market segments to gain competitive advantage. Its applications are designed to automate recurring billing, collections, quoting, revenue recognition, and subscription metrics.
Learn more about: the power of connectivity – on a global scale
It’s not often a cloud-based company can claim to have been founded in the clouds, but that’s exactly the case for Leaseweb. While still working as professional pilots, their founders took the initiative twenty years ago, appreciating, perhaps more than most, the importance of reliable global connections. Today, Leaseweb offers Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions to a wide range of industries, including SaaS and ISVs. Known for their impressive network uptime of 99.999%, their success rests on the three key company pillars of empowerment, connection, and reliability.
Learn more about: the peer-to-peer review site transforming the way people buy software
Software selection and investment can be a drawn out and worrying process. Until recently, it was hard to make an objective decision on which was the best software solution for your needs. G2 provides a platform for users to share business software reviews in real-time, so you can buy with confidence. Leveraging more than 1 million user reviews, they enable companies, investors, and analysts alike to zero in on the best software and services for their unique requirements, based on peer reviews and synthesized social data.
Learn more about: planning, running and managing agile projects and teams
Zoho Sprints is an online project management software for agile teams to plan and track projects and reports. Agile project management is an approach to software development that helps teams cope with requirement changes at any stage of the product development. Its flexibility is one of the biggest reasons it appeals to startups. Zoho Sprints has all the features you need to follow the agile methodology – create user stories, add estimation points, stay on track with personalized scrum boards, and schedule your review and retrospective meetings all in one tool.
Learn more about: the website broker specialising in merger and acquisition advisory services for SaaS and e-commerce businesses
Established for close to a decade, FE International provides merger and acquisition advisory services for mid-market SaaS, e-commerce and content businesses. With a well-deserved reputation for their top class brokering skills, they leverage an extensive network of pre-qualified online investors to ensure that 94.1% of the sites that they list to sell. There’s a strong internal focus on the client experience, with a preference for long-term, profitable relationships that see everyone involved mutually benefitting. If you’re looking to sell or buy a site, seek them out at SaaStock.
Learn more about: the unified, company-wide hub for collaboration
It’s frustrating to constantly go back and forth between team chat and task management tools while you work. Swit’s mission has always been to change the way people work and to help teams realize their potential. To that end, Swit has created a unified work suite to make it easier for teams to collaborate effectively. It combines chat, task management and details, and project timelines in one central hub. If you want to help your team be more productive, and cut down on time lost through context-switching, Swit could be the solution for you.
Learn more about: the power of AI to keep your database current and guard against data decay
Cognism are here to make finding quality B2B leads simple. They are a sales acceleration platform, using patented AI technology, to provide B2B sales teams with a blend of company, people and event data to streamline prospecting and deliver new revenue. They have a global database of 400 million fresh business profiles, spanning 10 million companies, they move beyond simple data to leverage their own patented AI engine, Revenue AI. Machine learning guarantees that the data served up is relevant, or in many cases, even preemptive, for example, accurately pinpointing the kind of leads who are likely to move into decision-making positions or highlighting companies currently changing strategic direction.
Learn more about: all-in-one solution to omnichannel customer support
The ability to create and maintain great customer relationships is the key to ongoing success – especially in SaaS. Zendesk knows how important customer relationships are, and provides a customer support platform that lets you connect with customers on any channel: phone, chat, email, or something else entirely. Zendesk brings all your customer interactions into a single platform, so you can easily keep track of all your support requests, answer questions, and build those all-important customer relationships.
Microsoft for Startups
Learn more about: the most trusted technology partner for startups
Microsoft for Startups is a global program designed to support startups as they build and scale their companies. The program aims to empower startups, regardless of size, stage or location. From technical resources to free cloud hosting, Microsoft for Startups offers help and support – whether you’re looking to build your first app, land your first customer, or scale to a million users. Microsoft works with select accelerators, incubators and VCs to offer this program, providing startups with access to organisations that can really accelerate their growth.
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