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

Finding Go-to-Market Fit with Frederik Groce, Storm Ventures

Frederik Groce is a Principal at Storm Ventures and a co-founder at BLCK VC. Storm Ventures is an early stage B2B focused venture firm that specialises in building enterprise leaders. BLCK VC was formed to connect, engage, empower, and advance Black venture investors by providing a focused community built for and by Black venture investors….

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From product / market fit to business model / market fit with Mikael Johnsson, Oxx

Mikael Johnsson is General Partner at Oxx. Oxx backs Europe’s most promising B2B SaaS companies at the scale-up stage. In this episode of The SaaS Revolution Show he joins SaaStock’s Alex Theuma to give a detailed look at the types of companies Oxx invests in, the one common theme he sees in companies that have…

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Patrick Arippol: The global fundraising landscape is changing: Communicate the metrics that matter

Patrick Arippol (Founding Partner, Alexia Ventures) leads an informative conversation with Thomas Preuss (Partner, DTCP), Michiel Kotting (General Partner, Northzone) and Pascale Diaine (Principal, Storm Ventures). This talk was recorded at SaaStock Remote. Watch now or listen to the audio-only version below: As more and more investors look into SaaS than ever before, especially in…

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How Cleanshelf achieved 650%+ ARR growth and $8M Series A—all in one year

This is a guest post by Farlan Dowell, VP of Sales at Cleanshelf. Cleanshelf is the leading enterprise SaaS management platform focused on tracking, controlling, and benchmarking SaaS applications. On March 12, 2020, in the midst of one of the worst market meltdowns in history,  Cleanshelf announced that we’d secured an $8 million Series A…

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SaaStock Sessions: Stories and tips to help you get through this

In the run up to SaaStock Remote in June, we’ve been thinking about ways we can help our incredible SaaS community with the challenges they’re facing right now. From this week we’re teaming up with some of the most influential and experienced leaders in the SaaS community – people who have faced previous challenges, tackled…

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90+ VCs and investors backing SaaS founders through the COVID-19 crisis

We know how essential it is for SaaS companies to have healthy access to capital – to continue to grow, innovate – and right now, survive. To try and help our community of SaaS founders and execs in this challenging time, I reached out to the investor and VC community, to find out who’s still…

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Scaleup lessons at Series D and beyond with Eric Santos, CEO, Resultados Digitais

Eric Santos, CEO and founder of Resultados Digitais (RD) is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. He shares his learnings from raising their series C and D rounds of funding, including how the company’s growth strategies have developed during that time. Listen on to learn: What the CEO role is like at a…

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Lessons from building and scaling 4 Sequoia-backed businesses with Andy Byrne

Andy Byrne, CEO and founder of Clari is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. Clari is his fourth Sequoia-backed business, and has just raised its Series D. Andy shares his lessons from building and scaling four Sequoia-backed businesses, right from the early stage of getting from $0-1M, all the way up to scaling…

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19 Investors and VCs Fuelling the SaaS Superstars of Australasia

One of the main contributors to a healthy, flourishing SaaS ecosystem is the availability of capital. As we showed you in this list of SaaS companies coming out of Australasia, the region has no shortage of SaaS talent. Which suggests there’s also plenty of SaaS investors and VCs to help those companies grow. We’ve put…

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SaaS pricing and building a sales team with G2 co-founder Godard Abel and Accel partner Philippe Botteri [Live from SaaStock19]

This week’s episode of the SaaS Revolution Show is a live recording from SaaStock 2019. In this episode Philipe Botteri, partner with Accel, interviews G2 cofounder and chairman, Godard Abel. It was a really interesting conversation that followed Godard’s entrepreneurial journey from his first startup BigMachines, to founding and scaling G2. As an experienced entrepreneur…

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