As the premier SaaS conference, SaaStr Annual’s ability to attract top-tier investment firms and the best SaaS Founders creates unparalleled Founder <> Investor networking and learning opportunities.  

The overwhelming participation by both Founders and Investors at the upcoming SaaStr Annual 2021 exemplifies this.

You can still buy tickets here before we sell out. If you submit to “Meet A VC” by midnight September 19, we will ensure your Company is shown to investors. Email us here if you have questions.  

Our Wednesday is kicked off by our headliner “Founder Confidential” session: 

Featuring 3 prominent Founders – from Calendly, Coda and LaunchDarkly – that have achieved scale, at “Founder Confidential” you will hear about the highs and lows of fundraising, working with a VC board, and real talk about what it really is like to be a true Founder. 

No VCs are invited. Just the straight scoop and one of our most popular sessions!

After “Founder Confidential” ends, emerging SaaS startups network in person with leading VCs in our CoWorking area as part of our “Meet A VC” program. 

With over 100 firms participating, here are just some of the leading investors participating in the “Meet A VC” program:

  • 3one4 Capital
  • Active Capital
  • Advaita Capital 
  • Alliance Venture
  • Alpha Square Group
  • Altos Ventures
  • Arali Ventures
  • B Capital Group
  • BAM Elevate
  • BGV
  • Bloomberg Beta
  • Blue 9 Capital
  • Blue Cloud Ventures
  • Blume Ventures
  • Bow Capital
  • Brighton Park Capital
  • Brookfield Technology Partners
  • Chisos
  • Corsair Capital
  • Costanoa Ventures
  • Craft Ventures
  • DNX Ventures
  • DraperU/DraperU Ventures
  • Elsewhere Partners
  • Escalate Capital
  • f7
  • Fintech Next
  • First Ascent Ventures
  • FTV Capital
  • Fulcrum Equity Partners
  • General Catalyst
  • Generation Investment Management
  • Georgian
  • Glade Brook Capital
  • H.I.G. Growth Partners
  • Hepco Capital Management
  • High Alpha
  • How Women Invest
  • Hyde Park Venture Partners
  • ICONIQ Growth
  • Insight Partners
  • JMI Equity
  • KKR
  • Level Equity
  • Lighter Capital
  • Long Ridge
  • Lunar Ventures
  • Megeve Investments
  • Menlo Ventures
  • MGV (Maschmeyer Group Ventures)
  • Monta Vista Capital
  • MWest Ventures
  • Nanban Ventures
  • National Grid Partners
  • New Capital Partners
  • NewView Capital
  • Next47
  • Norwest Venture Partners
  • Okapi Venture Capital
  • Omega Venture Partners
  • OpenView
  • Panoramic Ventures
  • Pender Ventures
  • PHARUS Investment Partners
  • PJC Ventures
  • Plug and Play Ventures
  • PruVen Capital
  • Quid
  • Radicle Impact
  • Reach Capital
  • Republic
  • Sageview Capital
  • Sahil Lavingia  – Angel Investor + CEO of Gumroad
  • Salesforce Ventures
  • Santa Barbara Venture Partners
  • Foundry
  • Sapphire Ventures
  • Scale Venture Partners
  • Sequoia
  • Shasta Ventures
  • SRI International
  • TCV
  • TDF Ventures
  • Telescope Partners
  • The Community Fund
  • Threshold
  • Tola Capital
  • Top Corner Capital
  • Top Tier Capital Partners
  • TZP Growth Equity
  • UL Ventures
  • Unbundled Capital 
  • Vertex Ventures
  • World Innovation Lab (WiL)


We are thrilled by the participation of over 200 emerging SaaS companies, some of which are highlighted here:

And our “Meet A VC” networking is complemented by expert sessions led by leading VCs like:

  • Jules Maltz, General Partner – IVP – presenting “Run Better Board Meetings: A VC Hierarchy of Needs”
  • Casey Renner, Partner – OpenView – presenting “How to Build an Effective Community Program” 
  • SC Moatti, Founding Partner – Mighty Capital – presenting “The Playbook for The Age of Product: Winning Against Tech Giants”
  • James Green, Principal – CRV – presenting “How to Run A Successful Fundraise” 
  • Edith Yeung, General Partner – Race Capital – “Launching Your Startup From $0 to $10M in Revenue. Startup Advice”
  • Liam Mulcahy, Director, GTM – Unusual Ventures – presenting “Revenue as a Byproduct: A Systematic Approach To Nailing Sales at the Seed Stage”
  • Yousuf Khan, Partner – Ridge Ventures – presenting “Selling to the Modern CIO”
  • Natalie Luu, Partner –  Lightspeed Venture Partners – presenting “Partnerships: How to talk to Banks and Fintech Companies”
  • Mark Kraynak, Founding Partner – Acrew Capital – presenting “Getting Started with Security or Privacy Programs”
  • Sheila Vashee, Partner – Basis Set Ventures – presenting “Early Growth Channels”


Here’s what some of our participating investors have to say:

“The first time I attended SaaStr was as a founder.  The opportunity to meet VCs was invaluable.  Now as a GP it’s the perfect opportunity to meet SaaS and Cloud founders.  SaaStr does it right.” — Jason Wells, MWest Ventures

“SaaStr is the nexus point of the start-up and VC community for best in class software businesses.” — Sohum Daftary, Long Ridge Equity Partners

“SaaStr is the best place to learn the hottest trends and meet with startup CEOs.” — Tatako Kunz, DNX Ventures

“SaaStr is the most productive conference I attend every year. The density of software expertise is remarkable and opportunities are around every corner.” — Seth Corder, High Alpha

Here’s what past SaaS start-up participants say:

“After officially kicking off our Series A fundraising effort at the SaaStr Annual, we had three term sheets land within 36 hours of each other!” Nathan Wenzel, CEO, Simple Legal

“We raised our $2.8m seed round at SaaStr from the top 3 investors!” Jordi Romero, CEO, FactorialHR

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