Traction

Foundational, practical advice on all that it takes to gain the initial SaaS traction, from the product-market fit, through to the first sale, all the way to the initial customer onboarding

Lessons on traction from 4-time founder Hannah Chaplin

On this month’s episode of The Struggle, we speak with Hannah Chaplin, Co-Founder, and CEO of Receptive, a SaaS company that helps other SaaS companies make the most of the product feedback they get and turn it into insights that can help them grow. Receptive is Hannah’s fourth company, the second which is SaaS. She has…

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Calling all SaaS Visionaries: Speak at SaaStock 2019

SaaStock is built on compelling stories and the SaaStock 2019 Call for Content is now open. This is your chance to join our tribe by submitting your speaker proposal. It’s your opportunity to join your peers and industry thought leaders to help shape the future of the SaaS community. It’s your platform to ensure your voice is heard by our captive audience of SaaS superstars.

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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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Folding with grace: the story of WeDelight

The Struggle is a new subseries of the SaaS Revolution Show where we aim to tell the part of the SaaS journey often not told: the struggle to get traction. A struggle which sometimes ends in success but other times in failure.  The guest on this month’s episode is Rory Codrington, founder of WeDelight,…

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AgoraPulse: An 18-year, epic struggle to $5m ARR

Our guest on the second episode of the Struggle is Emeric Ernoult, CEO and Co-founder of social media platform AgoraPulse. In this segment of the show, we aim to tell the part of the SaaS journey often omitted: the struggle to get traction. A struggle which sometimes ends in success and other times in failure. His…

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Cancer, hardship, and the f*ckery of being a SaaS founder

Known mainly for his super actionable talks on pricing and metrics, in this talk from SaaStock18 Patrick Campbell focuses on two rarely talked about topics: the dilemmas and pitfalls of having part-time SaaS co-founders and dealing with a serious illness. This is a short write up from his session.

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The Struggle: Bootstrapping from $0 to $50 in MRR in just 4 years

The first guest on our new series, The Struggle, is Clay Smith, CEO and co-founder of Akita. Started five years ago as part of the Launchpad program at NDRC in Dublin, the company earned its first 50 dollars in revenue last year. As Clay puts it, they became ramen profitable. The instant kind.

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10 key lessons SaaStock18 attendees picked up

This year we have a particularly great roster of write-ups about SaaStock18, all filled with lessons, experiences and kind words. Thanks for everyone who took the time to write their impressions and share with the community. Here are 10 lessons we extracted from them.

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We are uniting the community of SaaS trailblazers in more ways in 2019

Fostering an ambassador program to fuel SaaStock Local events, a full-blown roster of SaaStock conferences on 5 continents and a video-on-demand product are all in the works for the next 12 months when SaaStock19 returns to Dublin on October 14-16, 2019. Ticket already available.

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SaaStock Live: Day 2

SaaStock Day 2 Wednesday 17 October You can’t be everywhere at once. That’s why we’ve created SaaStock Live, our on-the-go recaps of key sessions throughout SaaStock 2018. Our reporters, Annie and Despina, will keep you up to date and fill you in on exciting SaaS you might have missed. You can also follow along on…

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