Actionable insights include a) why you should disregard conventional advice about VC associates, b) building cultures that scale, c) how to run an effective fundraising process, and d) habits of high-performing CEOs.
Join us for a candid interview with Pat Grady, Partner at Sequoia Capital.
A great standalone resource for the Self-Taught Founder. Highlighted OpenCloud 2021 slides include “Top of Funnel Conversion Rule of 20s” and “PQL:MQL Ratios”
SaaStr’s analysis of the KBCM SaaS Survey highlights CAC and churn as key underlying drivers of “Rule of 40” and capital efficiency. However, high revenue multiples and abundant VC funding have potentially changed whether the “Rule of 40” is worth optimizing for.
Headliner talks on product in SaaS from CXOs like Henrique Dubugras (CEO at Brex), Aaron Levie (CEO at Box), Anique Drumright (VP Product at Loom), Tamar Yehoshua (CPO at Slack), and Anu Bharadwa (CPO at Atlassian).
5 Great Marketing Sessions From SaaStr Annual 2021 with CMOs of Datadog, G2, BlackLine, Marqeta and Dave Kellogg
Headliner talks on SaaS marketing from Amanda Malko (G2), Alex Rosemblat (Datadog), Dave Kellogg, Vidya Peters (Marqeta), and Andres Botero (Blackline).
SaaS is not the right industry to aim for incremental, low single-digit revenue growth. This is an industry where stories of 17x growth – like ClickUp scaling from $4 million to $70 million of ARR – are surprisingly common. We’ve curated 6 popular SaaStr Annual 2021 sessions from leaders that have navigated the proverbial rocketship to scale:
The State of the Cloud 2021, How to Build a Cloud Unicorn with Bessemer Venture Partners (Podcast #484 and Video)
BVP partners Byron Deeter, Mary D’Onofrio, and Elliott Robinson share a state of the cloud economy, tactical lessons and case studies for early-stage founders, private market analysis, alongside key predictions and trends driving innovation in SaaS around the globe.
Getting customer success right is one of the most powerful levers in SaaS. Unsurprisingly, sessions focused on SaaS customer success were once again very popular at SaaStr Annual 2021. If you could not attend SaaStr Annual 2021, here are just five of the customer success talks from the conference.
Product Led Growth (“PLG”) is one of the dominant themes of the SaaS marketplace today. Unsurprisingly, Product Led Growth was one of the most popular discussion topics at SaaStr Annual 2021. If you missed out on attending SaaStr Annual 2021, or just want to understand PLG better, here are 6 sessions to study: