Our blog

News & Articles

Featured Content​

Capital Provider Market Sentiment Survey​

All Posts

Announcing Our Participation in ProfitWell’s Subscription Stimulus Package

By Brian Parks, Founder & CEO If you’re a SaaS operator, you best know Profitwell. I’ve been a fanboy for years.  They’ve got a top-notch SaaS metrics product (for free!) and are masters in their space. They also come up with some pretty cool ideas… Their latest is the Subscription Stimulus Package launching today, and…

Read article
Inside the SaaS Business Model: A Blueprint

Inside the SaaS Business Model: The subscription-based service business model is growing fast. SaaS was a $227.8 billion industry in 2019 and is expected to grow as much as 17% in 2020 to total $266.4 billion, according to Gartner. SaaS is attractive for customers because they only need to pay a small monthly fee or annual membership fee…

Read article
The Pros and Cons of Series A Funding vs. Revenue-Based Financing

Although attaining funds to advance your startup can be pivotal to its success, you can bet that securing financing will take more time than a simple trip to the bank. There are lots of non-traditional financing options available and not all terms are the same. Understanding which type of financing will best meet your startup’s…

Read article
Don’t #@!% the Customer: 5 SaaS Lessons from Atlassian

It’s possible to have a great SaaS product and never make it big. Without a strong company culture, in particular, your business can end up turning down the wrong road and never finding its way to success.  But, what exactly is company culture?  According to Ben Horowitz, co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm in…

Read article
The Secret to Employee Retention
The Secret to Employee Retention for Startups

The Secret to Employee Retention? Turnover in the tech industry is sky-high at 13.2 percent. This is the highest of any industry, including retail.  Sadly, tech industry leaders don’t offer startups much to model in the way of happy employees. Apple has the highest median tenure, just two years. They lead Amazon and Google, where the average…

Read article
The Power of Partnerships
The Power of Partnerships: Shopify’s Secret to SaaS Growth

The Power of Partnerships? It’s the dream of many SaaS startups to be the fastest-growing SaaS company in history to reach $1 billion in revenue. For the ecommerce platform Shopify, it’s a reality. And, growth doesn’t look to slow down anytime soon. Shopify is planning to open a new office in Toronto, doubling its Toronto-based employees to 1,500 by…

Read article