Growth

Cutting edge insights from the companies dealing with the growing pains and joys found in the space between $1 – $10M ARR

SaaS sales and distribution in a crowded space with Marcelo Lombardo, Omie

Marcelo Lombardo, CEO and founder at Omie, is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. Marcelo shared his story of growing Omie from a 7 person startup in 2013, to an 800 person company today. He talked about how Omie built out their sales process and completely transformed from a light-touch sales process to…

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Lessons from bootstrapping to $25m ARR with David Darmanin, Hotjar

David Darmanin, founder and CEO of Hotjar, is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. At the time of recording, Hotjar has 100+ team members across 20+ countries. David shares his learnings from scaling a fully-remote, bootstrapped company to $25m ARR, from navigating burnout to understanding the changing role of the CEO as the…

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The Unicorn Hiring Trajectory with Maddy Cross, Notion Capital

Maddy Cross, Talent Director at Notion Capital, is this week’s guest on The SaaS Revolution Show. She talks about Notion’s recent research report: The Unicorn Hiring Trajectory. This looks into the hiring trends of SaaS unicorns compared with other high-performing (but not unicorn) businesses. When Notion invests in a startup, 80% of that capital goes…

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Lessons from scaling Europe’s fastest-growing SaaS company with Avi Meir, Travelperk

This week Avi Meir, CEO and co-founder of Travelperk, is chatting to Alex Theuma on the SaaS Revolution Show, live from Slush 2019. They discuss Travelperk’s journey to becoming the fastest-growing SaaS company in Europe. Avi shares his insights on building and scaling company culture, and how to maintain that as you scale into new…

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Inside the Mind of a Non-technical CEO: The Story Behind Humio’s Success

It’s hard not to feel fired up when engaging in conversation with Geeta Schmidt, CEO of Humio. Her energy and evident enthusiasm for their product, a real-time log analysis platform for on-premises and cloud infrastructures, is infectious. Of course, this dynamism shouldn’t be entirely unexpected from the founder of a company which experienced a 13x…

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How To Grow A Prize Kabbage: Culture, Change and Capital with Kathryn Petralia

Although impeccably polite, you get the impression that Kathryn Petralia might be a little tired of the focus placed on her unconventional path to success at the helm of FinTech giant, Kabbage. The company, which provides AI-powered access to capital, directly to SMBs, has ranked on the Inc. 5000 list as one of America’s fasting-growing…

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Break all the rulebooks: How ActiveCampaign reached $70M in ARR

On this week’s episode of the SaaS Revolution Show, we speak with Jason VandeBoom, Founder and CEO of ActiveCampaign about all the unusual things he has done to reach $70M in ARR and counting. A builder and maker of things from an early age, young Jason thought that the best way to cater for that…

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United Nations of SaaS: 25 International Companies We’re Excited To Meet At SaaStock19

It’s hard to work within the SaaS space and not have a tendency to geek out a little over data. Behind the scenes at SaaStock, we’re no different and always find it fascinating to delve into the stats behind the events we curate. Our handpicked speakers are fantastic, but it’s the atmosphere and insight provided…

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Nathan Latka The top 30m downloads

Take no prisoners: How Nathan Latka got 30M podcast downloads and a few lawsuits

The SaaS space is necessarily full of big characters. It takes a degree of personality and self-belief to survive, let alone succeed, in this fast-paced, innovative space. The ability to take educated risks means that plenty of us have excellent battle stories to tell. With this in mind, it’s always fun to sit down and…

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How to organise your company for effectiveness and productivity

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…

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