After e-signatures, Tomorro believes e-contracts will be the next big thing

You might not be familiar with the name Tomorro, but it is actually not a new startup. Tomorro is a French contract management platform that originally started as Leeway. And today, the company is ann

The most important metrics for SaaS funding in 2024

Today we're focusing on metrics and business environments that apply to most SaaS companies — not the unicorn outliers.

It’s time for a heat check on the subscription economy and its proposed value to customers

Companies employing subscription licensing have grown between three and four times faster than the S&P 500 over the past 12 years.

South African startup GoMetro gets £9M for its fleet management optimization software

GoMetro, a South African tech company that operates in the fleet management space, has raised £9 million (~$11.4 million) in a Series A funding round led by Zenobē Energy, a strategic investor renow

Generative AI is fueling the recovery of European SaaS

Generative AI has been the trend to watch. It's transforming the software paradigm and unleashing previously unimaginable opportunities.

Will 2024 be a bounce-back year for startups?

Enterprise startups were hit hard in 2023, but VCs are a little more optimistic about their portfolio companies heading into 2024.

7 SaaS resiliency lessons for doing business in a volatile market

Cloud leaders will inevitably experience up and down markets depending on the market cycle. We reflect on seven lessons about resilience.

Three go-to-market tactics every founder needs to thrive in today’s market

Implementing a new SaaS product into a company often requires a shift in workflows and behaviors, and such change can be met with resistance.

Coperniq raises $4M seed round to bring SaaS to solar installers

The startup’s solution takes over where project proposal software leaves off, from the first site visit until the solar array is running and on the grid.

Capturing spread is a powerful but less understood business model available for some startups

The product needs to be great, but without sales, the business doesn't generate those nosebleed valuations.

SaaS follow-on rounds see a slowdown, but it won’t last forever

The exit market for SaaS dried up in the second half of 2022, which saw the lowest exit activity since 2016.

Zygon helps startups avoid data breaches from SaaS providers

Last week, cloud computing company Shadow confirmed a data breach involving customers’ personal information. The hacker claims to have access to the data of more than 530,000 customers. According to

Mercury Fund closes largest fund to invest in SaaS startups between the coasts

Mercury Fund closed on $160 million in capital commitments for its fifth fund to invest in founders building transformational SaaS and data platforms.

Atlassian CTO: We were late moving to the cloud, on the ball with AI

The goal of Atlassian's CTO, Rajeev Rajan, and that of the two CEOs is to create one of the top tech companies at the world.

Inside Kinhub’s plan to democratize employee wellness

Kinhub, a B2B SaaS platform powered by AI, seeks to democratize access to coaching and wellness support for employees.

Front goes beyond the unified inbox with a Zendesk-style knowledge base

Customer operations platform Front is better known for its omnichannel inbox that lets you aggregate all customer conversations in a single view — emails, chat conversations, SMS, social media messa

6 surveys that will get you prepped for Disrupt

Just in case you're wondering what's happening in the sectors that we're going to talk about at Disrupt, we've put together a handy primer of surveys.

The 6 most important things to know about SaaS+ product architecture

Being aligned on these concepts will drive product roadmap, core technical architecture, pricing strategy and product marketing.

‘All-in-one’ sales tech platform FlashIntel raises $10 million

As businesses brace for a slowing global economy, they are seeking avenues to streamline budgets, including trimming their SaaS expenses. Sales tech, in particular, is known for being fragmented with

Bad CTOs mean startups have millions of dollars’ worth of cap table dead weight

Welcome to Startups Weekly. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Friday. This week, I’ve been looking at the evolution of tech startups. The journey from two or three co-founders to an exit or
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