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Kyle Poyar is a partner at OpenView.

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OpenView’s Kyle Poyar shares how to build a standout software company in the 2020s

The best software companies of the 2020s will be built over the next 12 months. But the way to build and scale a standout company in the 2020s doesn’t look like it did in the past.

Usage-based pricing is a company-wide effort

Usage-based pricing (UBP) has quickly gone from fringe to mainstream in SaaS. Converts to UBP are drawn to the promise of accelerated revenue growth and a more efficient land-and-expand business model

Inside the rapid rise of usage-based pricing

SaaS companies have been ditching traditional subscription pricing in favor of usage-based models that better align with modern buying behavior and the value delivered by their products.

Freemium isn’t a trend — it’s the future of SaaS

The merits of launching a free plan should no longer need to be debated. Instead, more companies should be asking: Are we giving enough away?

How to overcome the challenges of switching to usage-based pricing

The shift from pure subscription to usage-based pricing is nearly as complex as going from on-premise to SaaS.

Why do SaaS companies with usage-based pricing grow faster?

Public SaaS companies that have adopted usage-based pricing are better at landing new customers, growing with them and retaining them. 

Subscription-based pricing is dead: Smart SaaS companies are shifting to usage-based models

Out of nine SaaS IPOs in recent years that had the best net dollar retention, seven employ usage-based models.