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3 things this CEO learned from Salesforce after selling his startup for $80 million

Indeed, for the next five years, Bard was one of Benioff's top lieutenants, running Salesforce's Service Cloud unit, which is now its second largest business with nearly $2 billion in annual revenue.<p>Bard left Salesforce in 2014 to join a company called Campaign Monitor, an email marketing software …

Startups

3 Digital Start-Ups That That Made it Big

Success and financial freedom are often mentioned.<p>Some feel like they have achieved it but want more and are afraid of losing it tomorrow. They are …

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Razing prices

TALK of hipster beards and three-day stubble is all well and good. But the shaving market might be seeing a far more significant change than that. …

The cloud stack that helped SendGrid scale to 100 billion emails sent | StackShare

Airbrake "Want to know when things go wrong in your app? Want to know why, and for what users? Look no further than Airbrake. Integration is a snap, …

to-cash for a dynamic subscription world

Business Freedom is Here<p>In the Subscription Economy you need to rethink your traditional business model. Business freedom comes from having a …

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A New Breed of CFO

For a group of Silicon Valley CFOs who meet about once a quarter to discuss the challenges they’re facing, the notion that they exemplify a “new …

Neil Bhuiyan on Twitter: "Subscription economy is here & educating the world to thrive is the @Zuora mission. Rethink your biz, #Subscribed13! http://t.co/RPkDwUexas"

Tien Tzuo's answer to Why did Jeff Bezos personally buy The Washington Post?

Jeff Bezos buying the Washington Post is a brilliant move and an innovative step forward. The acquisition might have come as a surprise to many, but …

Dollar Shave Club Goes Beyond Shaving (And Declares Goal To ‘Own The Bathroom’) With One Wipe Charlies

Dollar Shave Club, the subscription razor service incubated by Los Angeles-based Science, Inc. and backed by firms like Venrock, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Andreessen Horowitz, is launching its second line of products today — butt wipes.<p>The idea may seem like something designed to …

Scout Analytics aims to predict subscription revenue, renewal chances

The company made available what it calls a closed-loop Renewal Performance Management engine. In a nutshell, Scout Analytics will use its algorithms …

The Subscription Economy

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Zuora CEO's message to media: Readers are customers too

"Thank God we as the tech industry didn't think the same thing when we launched the SaaS industry!"<p>Tien Tzuo, founder and CEO of Zuora, gave the …

Customers

Zuora CEO on doing paywall 2.0 right - video

Tien Tzuo gives his vision for Paywall 2.0. He says that paywalls that are just a tollbooth without any digital reinvention risk failure. You need to …

Cloud-based Application Integration Gains Momentum with "iApps" - Integration on the Edge: Data Explosion & Next-Gen Integration

Real-time application integration is picking up speed in the Cloud. MuleSoft and Zuora just made a significant announcement on this front - one that …

Old Publishers Dive Into The New: Pearson Inks API Billing Deal With Zuora; Adds Food To The Mix

Pearson, the owners of Penguin, the Financial Times Group and a number of education imprints, has made some significant strides into digital with e-books and apps, but it is always on the hunt for more.<p>So today (Sunday), the publisher is announcing at MWC in Barcelona that it is expanding one of …

Tien Tzuo on paywalls and the subscription economy - video

Tien Tzuo, founder and CEO of Zuora, explains why media organisations need to become more customer focused to effectively monetise their content. …