AI Day is Coming Digitally to SaaStr on March 27 2024!

AI Day is Coming Digitally to SaaStr on March 27 2024!

Building off the popularity of our AI Day at last September’s SaaStr Annual, we’re bringing it back online this March on Wednesday, March 27th for a completely live, digital event that will bring the global SaaStr community together with the brightest innovators in Artificial Intelligence for a day of digital content. (And don’t worry we’ll be bringing it back to the Annual this September too.)

An AI Deep Dive with Lightspeed and Typeface: Embracing the Potential, Addressing the Challenges

An AI Deep Dive with Lightspeed and Typeface: Embracing the Potential, Addressing the Challenges

Alex Kayyal and Julie Kainz, Partners at Lightspeed, shared at SaaStr Annual a framework they developed around how to think about this new era of Artificial Intelligence in SaaS, what opportunities are out there for startups, and how to think about incumbents. Together with Abhay Parasnis, founder and CEO of Typeface, they chat about what it looks like to be a builder at the forefront of Generative AI.

How Enterprise Companies are Buying AI (or Not) with ContextualAI, Anthropic, Glean, and Unusual Ventures

How Enterprise Companies are Buying AI (or Not) with ContextualAI, Anthropic, Glean, and Unusual Ventures

While AI seems to have gone mainstream for consumers and smaller SaaS companies, but what about the big guys? While the first generation of Generative AI is great, it’s not quite ready to solve Enterprise problems. So, where are we now in the adoption cycle for the Enterprise world? 

We brought together an Enterprise SaaS panel with:
Douwe Kiela, CEO of ContextualAI
Benjamin Mann, co-founder of Anthropic
Arvind Jain, CEO of Glean
and Sandhya Hedge, General Partner at Unusual VC, 

To help us figure out how to sell GenAI software to some of the biggest organizations in the world. 

Is AI the Only Thing in SaaS that Anyone Cares About Anymore? Ask-Me-Anything Part 1 with SaaStr CEO and Founder Jason Lemkin

Is AI the Only Thing in SaaS that Anyone Cares About Anymore? Ask-Me-Anything Part 1 with SaaStr CEO and Founder Jason Lemkin

In the first part of this open Ask-Me-Anything (AMA), Jason shares his thoughts on the current state of sales and marketing, if anyone really cares about anything other than AI anymore, how to hire great partners, and breaking out of a crowded ecosystem.

How IBM Sees AI Changing the Game for Companies of All Sizes with IBM’s VP of Technology and Director of Startups

How IBM Sees AI Changing the Game for Companies of All Sizes with IBM’s VP of Technology and Director of Startups

AI adoption has grown exponentially over the past year and it has likely doubled from its more than 2.5x growth in the last few months alone. At SaaStr Annual, IBM’s VP of Software and Technology Raj Datta and Director of Startups Kylie Rutherford share how AI is changing the game for companies of all sizes. 

The Where, When, and How of AI with Theory Ventures, Open AI, MotherDuck and Lamini

The Where, When, and How of AI with Theory Ventures, Open AI, MotherDuck and Lamini

Hear the latest insights on AI from leading investor and SaaStr fan-fave, Tomasz Tunguz of Theory Ventures. At SaaStr Annual, he was joined by Jordan Tigani, Founder and CEO of Mother Duck Maggie Hott, GTM at OpenAI, and Sharon Zhou, Co-Founder and CEO of Lamini to discuss the new architecture for building Software-as-a-Service applications with data and machine learning at their core. Together they explore the transformative role of data, which has become an integral part of the production stack, and delve into the implications of this shift and explore how leveraging data within the architecture empowers developers to create more robust, intelligent, and scalable SaaS solutions.

Who Will Win the GTM AI Race — Startups vs. Incumbents? With Stage 2 Capital Co-founder and Managing Director Mark Roberge

Who Will Win the GTM AI Race — Startups vs. Incumbents? With Stage 2 Capital Co-founder and Managing Director Mark Roberge

As AI continues to reshape the way businesses operate, it has become a critical differentiator in gaining a competitive edge. Stage 2 Capital Co-founder and Managing Director Mark Roberge dissects the advantages and challenges faced by both startups and incumbents in leveraging AI for Go-to-Market strategies. Uncover the unique capabilities that startups bring to the table and how they disrupt established players with their agility, innovation, and ability to adapt to changing market dynamics.

How Generative AI Will Turn Traditional SaaS Models On Their Head with AWS VP of Generative Builders Adam Seligman

How Generative AI Will Turn Traditional SaaS Models On Their Head with AWS VP of Generative Builders Adam Seligman

Even though Legal and Sales can have different interests, creating a positive working relationship is possible. In an enlightening SaaStr Annual session, G2 General Counsel Eunice Buhler and VP of Enterprise Sales Colin Danaher share how they have found ways to forge a collaborative, respectful, and productive relationship between the revenue and legal teams.

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