Surviving the SaaS tsunami: Optimize your tech stack to reduce risk and free up cash flow
The SaaS buying sprees of 2020 and 2021 have led to tech-stack fatigue, and IT departments are feeling the pressure of managing a complex and diverse set of tools and justifying ROI.
Cloudera launches its all-in-one SaaS data lakehouse
Cloudera, the Hadoop-centric big data company that IPO’d in 2017 and then went private again in a $5.3 billion deal in 2021, is now putting its emphasis on becoming the unified data fabric for h
The subscription pie is getting bigger: How to leverage usage-based billing
Subscriptions are not dying; they are just evolving.
With $40M in new funding, Frontegg looks to expand its B2B user management service
Frontegg, the popular user management service for developers who build B2B SaaS apps, today announced that it has raised a $40 million Series B round led by Stripes and Insight Partners. This new roun
Right-size your tech stack to withstand the downturn
It’s tempting to over-invest in best-in-class technologies to drive efficiencies and stand out, but that technological desire to keep up with the Joneses can come at a significant cost.
8 IT spending trends for the post-pandemic enterprise in 2022
For our latest survey, we polled 1,200 IT leaders, representing roughly $570 billion in annual IT spending.
Paddle, the company that wants to take on Apple in IAP, raises $200M at a $1.4B valuation to supercharge SaaS payments
Software as a service has become the default for how organizations adopt and use apps these days, thanks to advances in cloud computing and networking, and the flexibility of pay-as-you-use models tha
Antimatter raises $12M Series A to help SaaS companies keep their customer data secure
With SaaS becoming the standard for most business software, the security demands on SaaS companies are constantly increasing. Add users who need their data sandboxed from others or kept in a specific
Wing Security launches its end-to-end SaaS security platform, raises $26M
As businesses increasingly rely on an ever-growing number of SaaS products, it has become imperative for security teams to get a better understanding of which applications a company’s employees
Cloud providers’ default retention policies are not enough: You better back your SaaS up
Despite the rapid growth and countless benefits of SaaS, there are significant challenges associated with managing and protecting SaaS data.
Grip Security raises $19M Series A for its SaaS security platform
Grip Security, a Tel Aviv-based startup that helps enterprises protect their data in SaaS applications, today announced that it has raised a $19 million Series A funding round led by Intel Capital. YL
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.
SaaS in 2021: How prodigious growth changed the startup landscape permanently
Learn more about OpenView's annual Financial & Operating Benchmarks report, which looks into numbers and best practices behind top of class SaaS performance.
The consequences of SaaS sprawl: A real-world study
SaaS sprawl is a natural consequence of the SaaS revolution. An analysis of Okta’s 2020 customer database revealed that companies with over 2,000 employees maintained 175 SaaS apps on average.
Check out what’s happening tomorrow at TC Sessions: SaaS 2021
It’s officially TC Sessions: SaaS 2021 eve, and tomorrow is a big, busy day for everyone involved with or interested in building the next generation of SaaS startups. Top-line industry experts will
Partner sessions are going all out at TC Sessions: SaaS 2021
TechCrunch events always offer a compelling mix of main stage presentations and smaller breakout sessions that allow more time for lots of questions and deeper discussions. Expect nothing less at TC S
Network your way to opportunity at TC Sessions: SaaS 2021
TC Sessions: SaaS 2021 kicks off in just five days on October 27. Attendees from around the globe will be in the virtual room ready to connect with founders, investors, engineers and journalists. Are
Announcing the startups exhibiting at TC Sessions: SaaS 2021
You have less than a week to go before you dive headlong into TC Sessions: SaaS 2021. Expect a full day packed with presentations, panel discussions breakout sessions, Q&As, networking … and dem
Announcing the final agenda for TechCrunch Sessions: SaaS 2021
TechCrunch Sessions is back! On October 27, we’re taking on the ferociously competitive field of software as a service (SaaS), and we’re thrilled to announce our final packed agenda, overflowing w
Five days left to save $100 on passes to TC Sessions: SaaS 2021
We’re in countdown mode, folks. With just one month to go before TC Sessions: SaaS 2021, the early-bird pass is living on borrowed time — five days to be precise. Take advantage of full event acce