subscription economy

Zuora’s IPO is another step in golden age of enterprise SaaS

Zuora’s founder and CEO Tien Tzuo had a vision of a subscription economy long before most people ever considered the notion. He knew that for companies to succeed with subscriptions, they needed

Zuora latest cloud company to launch predictive data product

Zuora, the cloud company that helps SaaS companies and others manage their subscription businesses, launched Zuora Insights today, a product designed to help customers understand the nuances of the da

Industrial giants borrow a page from the tech playbook

If you’re an executive at an industrial company, you’ve likely been grappling with the industrial Internet of Things (IoT). The rapid development of technologies that connect every part of our liv

How Prince and Bowie started streaming music services

In the wake of Prince’s untimely death, more and more stories have been revealed about his secret life of good works: anonymous checks, civil rights activism, charity concerts, etc. But I’d like t

Zuora update lets customers mix and match revenue models

Zuora has always been a bit ahead of the curve when it comes to the subscription economy. Company founder Tien Tzuo recognized something in 2008 when he left a comfortable job at Salesforce to launch

IoT And The Rise Of Subscription Marketing

The ties that bind consumers to brands are growing stronger. At the same time, however, they are fading into the background, thanks to the Internet of Things. Today, a slew of devices, from refrigerat

Zuora $115M Investment Round Validates Subscription Approach

Zuora, the company that helps customers manage their subscription models, today announced a massive $115M funding round involving not just Silicon Valley venture capitalists, but also public market in

Zoho’s Latest Service Targets Subscription Economy

Zoho.com has been delivering online applications since 2005. That’s long before most of us were calling it the cloud, and today it has over 30 applications, most of which to this point have b

Scout, Zuora Partnership Could Help Subscription-Based Businesses Soar

Scout by ServiceSource, a company that helps customers maximize subscription revenue, announced a partnership today with Zuora, the subscription billing service. It’s seemingly a sensible partne

Zuora Lands $50M From Next World, Paul Allen, Marc Benioff & More To Help Fuel The Rise Of The Subscription Economy

Over the last few years, Startup Land has played home to the dramatic re-emergence of a tried-and-true, familiar model: Subscription commerce. The rise of smartphones, tablets, “The Cloud,&#8221