Top SaaStr Content for the Week: Showpad Co-Founder, Brex CEO, Atomico Partner, Tapestry VC and more!

Each week, we round up our most popular content so you can catch up on anything you may have missed. Check out this week’s top blog posts, podcasts, and videos:

Top Blog Posts This Week:

  1. The Ultimate Guide for Hiring a Great VP of Sales.  Our #1 rated guide to hiring a VP of Sales remains quite popular!  Download it for FREE here.
  2. 5 Interesting Learnings from Toast at Almost $800,000,000 in ARR.  Toast is one of the relatively rare SMB public SaaS companies that is growing like crazy.  Here’s how.
  3. Don’t Fire Your “Worst” Customers. Hire Them a Psychiatrist Instead.  A classic SaaStr post, updated.  Don’t get rid of a segment of customers, necessarily.  Maybe hire them a small team instead.  And watch them stay, and be happier.
  4. Fenwick: Down Rounds Aren’t Really Happening Much. But Later Stage Prices Have Fallen Quite a Bit.  What’s really happening in venture, from the lawyers closing the actual deals.
  5. Why We Had to Let Our Smallest Customers Go at SaaStr (But Why You Probably Shouldn’t.  In post #3 above, we said keep your smaller customers.  But SaaStr itself couldn’t, even though we wanted to.  Here’s why.

 

Top Podcasts This Week:
1. SaaStr 586: Scaling From $10M-$100M ARR: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly with Showpad Co-Founder Pieterjan Bouten

2. SaaStr 587: The 7 Tips to Setting Yourself Apart During the Venture and Growth Stages with Atomico Partner Irina Haivas and Principal Hillary Ball

3. SaaStr 585: The Answers to Scaling, Hiring, and Everything Else: A SaaStr Europa AMA with SaaStr CEO Jason Lemkin

4. SaaStr 584: More Than Revenue: Why Choosing Your First Customers Matters More Than You Think with Pigment Co-Founder & Co-CEO Eléonore Crespo

5. SaaStr 583: Scaling Faster, Part 2: An AMA with SaaStr Founder & CEO Jason Lemkin

Top Videos This Week:

1. 6 Things No One Tells You about Raising a Seed Round with the SaaStr Software Community

2. Designing a Product Your Customer Can’t Live Without  with Brex Co-Founder/CEO Henrique Dubugras and Mutiny Founder/CEO Jaleh Rezaei

3. Scaling From $10M-$100M ARR: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly with Showpad Co-Founder Pieterjan Bouten

4. Why Choosing Your First Customers Matters More Than You Think with Pigment Co-Founder Eléonore Crespo

5. The Answers To Scaling, Hiring, And Everything Else: An AMA With Saastr Founder & Ceo Jason Lemkin

Published on September 4, 2022

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