That’s a wrap on SaaStr Money 2021! Here’s what you missed:
Ringing the Bell on Competition with Chime’s CEO
Chris Britt, CEO @ Chime & Satya Patel, Partner @ Homebrew
Chime wasn’t the first digital bank, but it has become the largest one in the United States. Come hear from Chris Britt, co-founder, and CEO, about Chime’s journey in a highly competitive market and what it took to win.
From $50k ARR to $10m+ ARR with No Dilution: Supercharging Growth with Smart Cash Management with Capchase
Cecily Sackey, Senior Customer Success Manager @ Capchase & Alex Pedraza, Head of New Business @ Capchase
Emerging Insurance Disruptors: Are they Really SaaS? with Notion Capital
Itxaso del Palacio, Partner @ Notion Capital & Josh Hart, Co-Founder and CPO @ YuLife
Secrets to Aligning Marketing and Revenue Strategies with Marqeta’s CMO
Vidya Peters, CMO @ Marqeta & Amy Chang, Board Member @ Marqeta, Disney, and P&G
The Non-Obvious things about the Future of Fintech with Plaid’s COO
Eric Sager, COO @ Plaid & Kate Rooney, Technology Reporter, CNBC
The financial services industry – banking, lending, insurance – has long benefited from deep competitive moats that limited competition and stifled innovation. Now with digital finance, innovation is occurring at lightning speed. New developments are popping up so quickly that it’s hard to keep track of what’s out there, and what isn’t. In this session, Eric Sager, COO of Plaid will make clear what digital finance has enabled thus far, and what else is to come.
An IPO Mindset – How It Can Help Companies at Any Stage with Airbase’s CFO and Harness’ CFO
Emma Dunstone, VP Marketing @ Airbase & Aneal Vallurupalli, Chief Financial Officer @ Airbase & John Bonney, CFO @ Harness
How to Move Upmarket and Serve Multiple Customer Segments at the Same Time with Square’s Global Head of Sales
Ashley Grech, Global Head of Sales @ Square
In this session, you’ll hear from Square’s Global Head of Sales, Ashley Grech, on the challenges and learnings of Square’s work to move upmarket and serve multiple customer segments at once. Additionally, attendees will hear about what Square learned larger customers are looking for, and how single-job SaaS providers can better position themselves to move upmarket.
4 Secrets to Using Data Security and Compliance as a Competitive Advantage with Very Good Security’s CEO
Mahmoud Abdelkader, CEO @ Very Good Security & Christina Monets, Senior Director of Operations @ Very Good Security
Fundraising for a Startup vs Fundraising for Banks with Treasury Prime’s CEO and Piermont Bank
Chris Dean, CEO @ Treasury Prime Wendy Cai-Lee, CEO @ Piermont Bank
Fintech founders are experts on their business and target audience, but they generally don’t know nearly as much about banking especially when it comes to compliance, fraud, and risk. Explore how fintechs and other companies embedding banking services can leverage their bank and tech partner relationships to build thriving, compliant businesses fast.
The Future of InsureTech: What InsurTech will look like in 2030 with Metromile’s CEO
Dan Preston, CEO @ Metromile
Traditional insurance is unprepared for the modern world. Learn how Metromile embraces this future with technology to: – Adapt prices to focus on actual use to be more fair and dynamic for consumers.- Invent a new type of auto insurance called fractional insurance to meet changing consumer needs and mobility methods, such as car-sharing.- Partner with auto manufacturers to create new insurance products for connected vehicles and Internet of things-powered data.
The Hidden Costs of Scaling with Guru’s CEO and Airtable’s CMO
Rick Nucci, CEO & Co-Founder @ Guru & Archana Agrawal, CMO @ Airtable
3 Ways Payments Drive Growth for SaaS Companies with Adyen’s SVP
Emily Villani, Director of Business Development @ Adyen & Gary Yang, SVP Global Head of Account Management and Partnerships @ Adyen
Investor Insights for Scaling from Seed to Growth Stage with Sage Intacct’s Head of SaaS
David Appel, Head, SaaS Vertical, Sage Intacct & Laura Lenz, Partner, OMERS Ventures
Phew!! Quite a day!
Next up — SaaStr Annual 2021 in SF Bay Area, Sep 27-29!