software as a service

Growing up enterprise for SaaS startups: 7 lessons on doing it right

A lot of founders make the mistake of thinking that hiring a bunch of highly paid account executives (a fancy name for salespeople) is the same as "going enterprise." It’s not.

As investors focus more on profitability, product-led startups may be sitting pretty

The consensus is that now is a good time for the type of lean growth that product-led growth (PLG) can achieve.

Fighting the ‘copycat’ stigma in SaaS: 3 tricks that work

It always stings to hear a prospect say, "Oh you’re like a cheaper/newer version of [your biggest competitor]." It stings even more when you know you have a superior product.

AppOmni raises $70M to find and secure vulnerabilities in SaaS app stacks

As more enterprises migrate apps and workloads into the cloud, so grows the need for more sophisticated tech to secure that activity. That’s resulted in a strong run of funding rounds for startu

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

TechCrunch+ roundup: Creating financial models, UiPath’s plummet, pitch deck pro tips

Did UiPath's valuation get hit by the same shrink ray affecting other software companies, or are other factors at work?

Lumos wants to build an app store for the enterprise

Lumos, a startup that wants to provide an end-to-end solution for enterprises to manage all of the SaaS apps their employees use, is coming out of stealth today. The company plans to take on the SaaS

SaaS demo platform Demostack raises $34M to expand to new markets

Demostack, a San Francisco, California-based startup creating a “demo experience” platform for software-as-a-service (SaaS) sales teams, today announced that it raised $34 million in a Ser

Beamy lands $9M to help enterprises detect and manage their SaaS apps

Perhaps one of the strongest examples of software “eating the world,” as a prominent VC once put it, is the growth of the software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry. According to Statista, in 2

Amenitiz gets $30M for SaaS it bills as ‘Shopify for hotels’

Barcelona-based Amenitiz, which sells software-as-a-service for streamlining the administration of independent hotels and B&Bs which it shorthands as ‘Shopify for hotels’, has closed a

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

Daily Crunch: EU, US reach ‘agreement in principle’ on trans-Atlantic data flows

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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.

Subskribe revamps quote-to-revenue approach for new ‘post-subscription SaaS’ world

Subskribe is bringing flexibility to a siloed subscription-based billing system that doesn't ebb or flow when customers do.

German construction tech startup Cosuno raises $30M Series B by Avenir Growth

Germany-based construction tech startup Cosuno has raised a $30 million Series B led by U.S. growth equity firm Avenir Growth. Spark Capital and Cherry Ventures, which led the Series A six months ago,

Torii puts your business teams in sync as your tech stack evolves

Torii shows customers which cloud apps they have and which are most appropriate for return on investment.

Verb Data puts $3M to work so companies can build better in-product dashboards

Verb’s customer-facing analytics tools are built specifically to live inside multi-tenant SaaS applications.

3 views: Pay attention to these startup theses in 2022

Natasha Mascarenhas, Alex Wilhelm and Anna Heim explain their perspectives on the startup models we can expect to see in 2022.
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