Funding & Investment

Advice on raising funds for every stage of the SaaS journey, the best way to spend the investment and keep VC relationships healthy and fruitful

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SaaStock EMEA 2021: Our Top Highlights

SaaStock EMEA Online was a great success this year, with: Invaluable learnings and strategies shared by 60+ incredible experts in the SaaS field Two days of jam-packed content sessions One day of actionable and hands-on workshops Here are some of our key highlights from the event… Day 1: People, Runway & Retention Accel Euroscape 2021:…

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How to prepare for internationalisation

If you are not subscribed, join the community by subscribing here and share it with your fellow SaaS enthusiasts. “Thinking through what kind of company you are and your motivations for why you’re expanding will give you a lot of good pointers as to when you should be making the leap“, said Ari Helgason, former…

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3 Hurdles to Fundraising as a Founder

It’s no news to anyone, SaaS has been thriving!  The pandemic and the shift towards remote work has forced a lot of companies to move away from on-premise working and adopt cloud-based tools to keep business running as usual.  …And it looks like SaaS is here to stay. Bessemer’s State of Cloud report showed that…

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How to build a massive SaaS business selling to SMEs

If you are not subscribed, join the community by subscribing here and share it with your fellow SaaS enthusiasts. “Churn is the single most important metric in any recurring revenue business. That applies to enterprise, consumer, and SME”, said Mark MacLeod, Coach, Advisor and Investor, on SaaStock’s Dublin stage. Just take a cohort of 100K of…

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Deconstructing the Raise with Andy Bruckschloegl, CEO of Ryte

If you are not subscribed, join the community by subscribing here and share it with your fellow SaaS enthusiasts. “Fundraising isn’t about scaling… it’s about building a good relationship“, said Andy Bruckschloegl, CEO of Ryte, in SaaStock’s Deconstructing the Raise Show. Sending an extensive extended pitch deck, as a follow up to your initial ‘teaser’…

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How to approach the right VCs

How to Approach the Right VCs

If you are not subscribed, join the community by subscribing here and share it with your fellow SaaS enthusiasts. “Don’t speak to investors too early”, said William McQuillan, Partner at Frontline Ventures, in SaaStock’s How-To Series. You often see founders approaching investors way before they are ready to fundraise. Shift the odds in your favour….

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What makes a great startup pitch?

If you are not subscribed, join the community by subscribing here and share it with your fellow SaaS enthusiasts. “We want to understand what the product is solving and that it’s generating the benefit to the customer, but we don’t need to know all the bells and whistles”, said Jennifer Vancini, General Partner at Mighty…

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Bootstrapping vs. VC Funding. Which is the Best Path to Scale? – with Nathan Latka, Chris Savage, Mads Fosselius

To get your SaaS company off the ground, you need financing. Yet, whilst VC funding can accelerate growth, it comes with expectation – and giving too much equity away reduces your freedom. Equally, although bootstrapping gives you more decision-power and profit-focus, it can be a lonely, slow road. So, should you raise, or not raise?…

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Charting the Journey of Paddle from Zero to $10mill ARR, with Christian Owens, Paddle

Christian Owens, CEO of Paddle, is this week’s guest on our Zero to Ten series, on The SaaS Revolution Show. In this episode of our podcast, Christian shares his journey to achieving $10mill ARR, and more. Watch now, or listen to the audio-only version below: Listen now:

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Charting the Journey of Dixa from Zero to $10mill ARR, with Mads Fosselius, Dixa

Mads Fosselius, CEO of Dixa, is this week’s guest on our brand new series, Zero to Ten, on The SaaS Revolution Show. In this series, we chart the journey of a company or a founder from zero to ten million in ARR. In the first episode of this series, Mads shares his journey from a…

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