The Top 10 SaaStr Videos of the Week: Zoom CEO, Whereby, Snowflake, Point9, Twilio, Hubspot and More!!

So what’s the SaaStr community catching up on, on YouTube, this week?

Let’s take a look what’s trending there:

#1.  “From Freemium to Explosive Growth in a Crowded Market – 8 Years of Learnings with CEO of Zoom”.  This SaaStr classic is a great one to catch up, right around when Zoom finally had really pulled ahead of the pack … but before the Covid Boost changed everything.  Back when it was a normal unicorn 🙂

#2. “How To Collaborate, Manage & Work With Developers With Jeff Lawson, CEO Twilio”.  A great deep dive on what makes for a truly great dev team.

#3. “How To Raise Your Next Round- What Does it Take to Really Raise Capital with Point Nine Capital”.  Christoph Janz updates his annual “funding napkin” on how VC looks in SaaS in 2021.  A great real-time take from one of the top SaaS seed investors.

#4. “How to Do ABM Campaigns (For Real) in 2021 with Snowflake”. This session was great, and in fact we sort of ran out of time, so we’ll do a v2 at a future SaaStr event this year!

#5.  “Dharmesh Shah of HubSpot – From Day 0 to IPO: What Went to Plan, What Most Certainly Didn’t”.  Hubspot announced it crossed 10,000 customers and $1B in ARR this year.  A look back at the earlier days.

#6. “The Things Nobody Tells You About An $8B Acquisition with Ryan Smith from Qualtrics”.  This SaaStr Classic from ’19 Annual is a favorite, but also is eerily dated in terms of price.  Since then, Qualtrics IPO’d and now is worth $23 Billion!  Take a look back at the decision process behind selling for $8B the first time.

#7. “7 Common Enterprise Marketing Mistakes from Google’s Head of Global Marketing”.  A great deep dive on what marketing really means in bigger deals.

#8. “David Sacks (Yammer) & Stewart Butterfield (Slack): Unicorns or Bust”.  Oh boy, this is a classic from the first SaaStr Annual.  Take a look back at Slack when it was just taking off, had no sales reps, and how it contrasted to Yammer.

#9. “Fireside Chat: Jyoti Bansal, harness.io & Dev Ittycheria, MongoDB”.  A great chat between two iconic Unicorn CEOs.  Jyoti will be back at SaaStrBuild.com Mar 9-10 so join us there!

#10. “The Current State of SaaS Companies, Subscriptions and Retention with ProfitWell”.  Patrick Campbell joined SaaStr for a terrific update from his prior data and report from 2020.

Published on February 14, 2021

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