East Coast

A look at who the SaaS players, companies, VCs, and startups on the East Coast of North America are, including what it takes to succeed, which are the hotspots, and what SaaStock events are happening.

The top SaaS companies ruling the East Coast

As we looked into where the top SaaS companies on the East Coast are, some obvious and some not so obvious pockets surfaced. Boston, Atlanta, and Toronto were no surprises. However, Charlotte, NC, Reston, VA, and Fredericton, NB were unexpected discoveries. As we built our list, there were some big names we couldn’t omit. However, we made sure we put some previously hidden treasures in there as well.

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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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How to build a killer B2B brand to achieve hyper growth

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

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 a step back and, in…

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How to move from Marketing Qualified Leads to Product Qualified Leads

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 was in getting people to…

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

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 initial heart palpitations, the team…

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5 strategies to become a great SaaS CEO

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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3 key strategies of hiring for hypergrowth

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 Datadog and the journey has…

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How to run a growth-minded team with Kieran Flanagan

Every company hits growth ceilings. Scaling is about breaking through them. And it often comes down to the people on your team. In his talk at SaaStock18, Kieran Flanagan, VP Marketing/Growth at HubSpot, shares how he hires growth-minded people by using Linkedin in a smart way, how he plots initiatives in a graph to decide what to do, and how he divides his time between channels that grow and those which don’t.

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