SaaS

To DBaaS or Not to DBaaS?

According to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC), total spending on IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, …

As A Service

NuOrder raises $8 million to create a digital catalog for brands

NuOrder, which connects brands and retailers to optimize inventory and orders, today announced funding of $8 million. The round was led by Argentum, with participation from returning investors Upfront Ventures, Greycroft Partners, Cowboy Ventures, Novel TMT, and Box Group.<p>“B2B ecommerce is widely …

Startups

Nuance: Is That A Mirage Of Growth Or The Real Thing?

Nuance announced the results of its 3rd fiscal quarter last week.<p>Much of the announcement was a reprise and an elaboration regarding the malware …

Business

Miami Marlins vs. San Francisco Giants, at Marlins Park, August 14, 2017 Matchups, Tickets, Preview | Baseball

Giants Batters (3.97 RS/G) vs. Marlins Pitchers (4.87 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>Giants Batters (3.97 RS/G) vs. Marlins …

Baseball

Middle East insurance broker migrates backup to the cloud

Sharjah-based Cosmos Insurance Brokers has automated its manual backup and disaster recovery (DR) processes through the cloud.<p>This is part of a wider …

Middle East

Wait To Invest In Wayfair

Wayfair supports a hefty valuation.<p>It can support a higher than industry average valuation by robust revenue growth.<p>The company will need to fund its …

Stocks

Innovus Pharmaceuticals Reports a Quarterly Net Revenue Increase of 99.2% and Net Loss Decrease of 74.1% Compared to the Same Period in 2016

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Innovus Pharma” or the “Company”) (INNV) today announced second quarter 2017 net revenue …

Finance

3 SaaS Applications You Aren’t Using (But Should Be)

StockSnap / PixabayNow that software as a service (SaaS) is commonplace and cloud-based services are practically everywhere, you might think you’ve …

Disaster Recovery

Has anyone seen good examples of templates for startups to provide monthly email investor updates, e.g., KPI?

<b>The #1 key: design a template that is simple enough you can send it out on the first of the month, every month.</b>That way you will actually get it …

Software

Stop the BS behind paid-subscription apps!

If you want to ignite a shitstorm with your customers, announce a sudden change in your economic model, from a paid upfront pricing to a subscription …

Enterprise Software

5 Things to Consider When Trying to Raise Money For Your SaaS Product

Raising money for you SaaS product is a minefield. Regardless of whether you are crowdsourcing, at the seed stage or beyond, it is imperative that …

Venture Capital

SaaStr Podcast #137: Max Yoder, Founder & CEO @ Lessonly On How To Scale A Sales Org The Right Way

<b>Welcome to Episode 137!</b> Max Yoder is the Founder & CEO of Lessonly, the modern learning software used by teams to translate important work knowledge …

Software

Microsoft

<b>Keystone makes the business case</b><p>Your customers are asking for it. Your developers are ready for it. Your operations team is demanding it. What’s …

Software

USA Technologies: Growth, But At What Cost? 40% Downside To Fair Value

While USAT has produced solid revenue growth, gross margins have plunged by 1,350bps over the past three years, thus profitability has remained …

Business

What should founders do to get noticed by an established company’s M&A team?

<b>Probably the most important thing to understand is that in 95%+ of tech companies, the “M&A team” does</b> <b>not</b><b> drive M&A.</b>Instead, they implement it.M&A is …

Software

What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know from public and private cloud to software as a service | ZDNet

An introduction to cloud computing from IaaS and PaaS to hybrid, public and private cloud.<p><b>What is cloud computing?</b><p>Cloud computing is the delivery of …

Software

Quantum's scale-out storage revenues didn't scale out enough

Tape, though? That's one tough mofoQuantum delivered flat results with its business in limbo and awaiting direction and tuning from the new and …

Software

Behind The Scenes of Software Marketing: Guarantees, Math, and Educated Guess

Quite recently our Kraftblick team got an email from one CEO asking “<i>how we can help them in the “promotion part.</i>”<p>When I suggested scheduling a talk, …

Software

Introducing “The Power Law of CRO”—and why it means CRO is the most important activity for your business

Many companies start doing conversion rate optimization (CRO) without realizing its true potential. In this article, you will discover the three …

Digital Marketing

Eric Yuan, Founder & CEO, Zoom: Get to $100m ARR While Burning Almost Nothing: 6 Learnings in 6 Years (Video + Transcript)

It’s no secret that getting a handle on burn rate and having a positive cash flow are constant worries for startup companies. It seems unfathomable …

Startups

Valuing Apple Using 3 Different Free Cash Flow Scenarios

Apple reported an excellent 3rd quarter, which included 7% revenue growth and 17% EPS growth compared to last year.<p>Apple currently trades near …

Stocks

Alarm.com Raises Its Outlook for the Year -- The Motley Fool

The connected-home software company now expects its bottom line to soar this year, adding more good news on top of a solid second …

Stocks

Global Retail Cloud Market 2022- Research Report

<b>“Global Retail Cloud Market Research Report 2017″.</b><p>The convergence of LMR technology with public and private LTE networks is one of the growing market …

As A Service

AWS deal will not diminish smaller partnerships, says Veeam

As Amazon Web Services Inc. continues to hoover up cloud market share, “it’s the best of times and worst of times” for smaller cloud service …

As A Service

Vivint Solar: A Way To Make Money

Vivint Solar reported impressive Q2 results.<p>After we issued our "sell" rating, the stock declined 18%.<p>We are now rating Vivint Solar as a "buy".<p>We …

Business

Francesca's Holdings: Heads I Win, Tails I Win Less

Partially due to the large scale retail selloff, FRAN is currently ~-50% in 2017 and trading significantly below its intrinsic value.<p>Relative …

Business

L Brands- Victoria's Secret -10% July Comps Don't Tell The Entire Story

July total company comparable sales came in at -7%.<p>July comparable sales for Victoria's Secret were -10% or -5% adjusted for the swimwear and apparel …

Stocks

Frontier Communications: Where Is Revenue Headed?

Given high debt levels and recent declining revenue trends, revenue trends in upcoming quarters will play a significant role in the future of …

Business

SaaS Landing Pages in 2017: An Analysis of 100+ Top Businesses

We revisit Chartmogul to take a look at some of the changes and trends in SaaS landing page design in 2017. This expanded analysis looks at the …

Web Design

The new wave of Brazilian SaaS innovators

The SaaS market in Brazil is booming. It mirrors the rapid adoption of SaaS as the dominant cloud computing type in a global public cloud services market that’s forecast to reach more than $122 billion in 2017, per research firm IDC. Earlier this year, we embarked on an inaugural survey of more …

Startups