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TAM, technology, team, and timing. There are the four ‘Ts’ that Ankit Sarwahi, Managing Director of Middle East Venture Partners looks for in a startup when investing in them. In our latest episode, we catch up with Ankit the MD of MEVP, one of the biggest venture capital firms in the MENA region whose portfolio companies include Anghami, Rain, and…
 
In this episode we talk to Charlie Locke, sales leadership expert and Co-Founder of the SDR community, SDR Nation. We explore the key skills that SDRs need to succeed. When founders should hire SDRs, and how they can incentivize them to retain their top sales talent, and the ways in which the industry is changing. Charlie also breaks down the eight…
 
In this episode of The Orbit Shift Podcast hosted by Founder Insititute; Ryan Micheletti, Head of Global Operations at Founder Institute talks to Lucas Fox, Head of Relationship Management, Brex, and Pradeep Rathinam, Chief Customer Officer, Freshworks about how founders can build a customer-centric startup. They talk about how to define a customer…
 
"Revenue is vanity, profit is sanity, but cash is king" is the mantra that Alex Theuma repeats to us when quizzed about some of the learnings he has had as the founder of SaaStock — one of the largest SaaS conferences in the world. Join us as Alex talks to us about why building a community is important for startups. He also walks us through his car…
 
Revenue operations or RevOps is a key growth engine that a startup needs to put into place to become a scale up. The RevOps engine helps companies streamline their sales processes and their commission and incentives payouts. In this episode, we talk to Siva Rajamani the Founder and CEO of Everstage. Siva tells us about when startups should look to …
 
A lot is talked about fundraising and billion-dollar exits. But those are rare. How should startups get more realistic about building companies and look for meaningful exits? What’s the right way to approach an M&A so it makes sense both for the buyer and the seller? In this episode, we unpack startup exits for founders with Andrew Gazdecki, the fo…
 
With experience across multiple geographies including India and the US; and with experience across some of the biggest startups in the world including Uber and Airbnb, Carson Drake knows what it takes to build modern sales teams that grow revenue across different markets. In this episode we talk to Carson about his journey, launching Uber Eats in I…
 
Today companies not only want to focus on profitability but also create a positive social impact. With consumers identifying strongly with brands that are committed to the greater good, profitability and positive social impact have become intertwined. In this episode, we speak to Rebekah Bastian, CEO, and Co-Founder of OwnTrail and an award-winning…
 
When he was 18 years old, Iddo Gino founded RapidAPI, a platform that allowed users to find, connect and manage APIs. Today the platform is the largest API hub in the world, where almost 3 million developers can discover, test, and connect to thousands of APIs. In this episode, we sit down with Iddo to talk about his journey into the world of progr…
 
Pitch, plays, proof, and plans are the four Ps of product marketing that Kevin Murray, VP of Product Marketing at Freshworks uses to elevate a brand’s marketing. In this episode of The Orbit Shift Podcast Kevin walks us through each of these four Ps and how companies can leverage them. He talks about how companies can perfect their pitch with the r…
 
Sara Varni has spent more than a decade scaling marketing organizations for various enterprise SaaS companies. Currently, as the chief marketing officer of cloud communications platform Twilio, she looks after all of marketing including growth, brand, and product marketing, public relations, developer relations, and events. In this episode of The O…
 
Jscrambler has announced the completion of a $15M Series A funding round led by Ace Capital Ventures. The funds will be used to augment marketing and sales resources in the United States and Europe and strengthen and accelerate the product roadmap. DataDome, a SaaS bot protection solution for e-commerce and classifieds businesses, has released an u…
 
Huobi Technology Holdings Limited (Huobi Tech) has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the DIAE. Both parties intend to pool their resources and enter into definitive agreements regarding the potential business collaboration contemplated by the MOU. VETRO Inc joins hands with Tilson to leverage its broadband intelligen…
 
Clearhaven Partners closes an oversubscribed debut private equity fund, Clearhaven Fund I, to invest in software and technology companies and focus on the lower middle-order market software and technology inputs. Quantifind has joined forces with Matrix-IFS. Quantifind’s Graphyte platform complements Matrix-IFS’ comprehensive KYC/CDD/EDD, transacti…
 
Bigeye raised $45M in Series B to scale its data observability platform, continue building its product, trust and save expensive engineering hours by assisting data teams in preventing customer-centric outages. Ocrolus raises $80M in Series C at $500M valuation. It said it would use the proceeds from the funding to aggressively build products for t…
 
Content automation company Turtl raised $17M in Series A funding from Octopus Ventures to expand its team and double its headcount. This Series A funding is Turtl's first institutional raise and stated that with this, the startup would double its headcount using the proceeds from the fund. Osano raises $11M in funding from Jump Capital to support i…
 
Data integration software Fivetran acquires data replication technology HVR. Customers of Fivetran now have access to a broader set of high-performance data replication solutions, including HVR’s change data capture connectors. Fivetran also raised a funding round of $565M. Business Canvas, the company document management SaaS behind Typed, has ann…
 
Wipro has launched Wipro-Google Cloud Innovation Arena with a partnership with Google Cloud. This collaboration will aid in in-residence technical information, assist in seamlessly adapting to the cloud, and enhance innovation. F5, a cloud edge security software, has acquired the cloud security monitoring software Threat Stack for $68M. F5’s applic…
 
As Co-Founder and Partner at Jjellyfish, a sales consultancy with experience guiding 120+ early-stage startups, Jen Abel has seen how early-stage sales teams can fail. In this episode of The Orbit Shift Podcast Jen talks about why the onus lies with founders to make the early sales and get direct feedback from their customers about their product. S…
 
RateGain Technologies, a company offering solutions for the hospitality and travel industry, recently launched Demand.AI, a SaaS solution leveraging AI to help businesses track hyper-local city demand Explorium launches Explorium Starters to help businesses start analytics programs from scratch, enable small and medium-sized businesses, looking to …
 
Kolide, a user-centric endpoint security system, has raised $17M in a Series B round to help with its go-to-market strategy and hiring more engineers and developers. Kolide presently manages 250 customers, thousands of users, and 23,000 devices with an eight-person staff. eShipz raised $700K in funding led by Indian Angel Network. The company provi…
 
Mirantis launches Mirantis Flow to integrate numerous open-source technologies flexibly and package them as subscription services. It can also utilize existing computing hardware and includes Mirantis Container Cloud for providing deployment and lifecycle management of Kubernetes clusters across different infrastructure platforms. Ketch, a data con…
 
Limelight Networks Inc., a provider of content delivery services, has completed its acquisition of Layer0. The acquisition will help clients use the edge platform to sample content and install apps without compromising security. Data Center Inc. (DCI), a developer of core bank processing software, has announced a partnership with DataVisor, an AI-p…
 
strongDM, an infrastructure access platform, revealed a US$54 million increase in Series B fundraising round led by Tiger Global. Authentication, permission, networking, and observability are included in the strongDM platform itself. The Netherlands-based startup Sendcloud stated that the Series C fundraising round of the Softbank Vision Fund 2 had…
 
Trustmary, a testimonial marketing platform, has raised $2.2 million in funding to support the company’s marketing and development teams, as well as market entry initiatives. Trustmary began as a global video testimonial service in 2016, but by 2020, it had evolved into a SaaS startup. STORD a cloud supply chain services provider, has announced tha…
 
R3 Score has entered a partnership with Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC), enabling the BDC to extend its commitment to Baltimore’s lending ecosystem using R3 Holdings’ SaaS technology. ALLO Communications has announced the launch of a 10 Gigabit fiber-to-the-premises project valued at $50M in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. After finalizing the r…
 
A founder is often someone who recognizes a gap in the market and looks to address this gap. Our latest guest is one such founder who has spotted a gap in professional social media networks and is looking to provide a solution to it. As the founder of Polywork, Peter Johnston is looking to change the way professional social media networks operate. …
 
Freshworks, a SaaS customer interaction solutions provider, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States that could raise $912 million. Freshworks claims to have over 52,000 customers and generated $308 million in revenue last year, a 40% increase despite a $10 million net loss. BitSight will acquire VisibleRisk, a Moody’s and …
 
Fin, a work insights platform, has announced a $20M Series A funding round led by Coatue to accelerate its expansion into new countries by investing in sales, marketing, and R&D. Fin employs technology to evaluate critical staff workflows and find more efficient ways for operations teams to work. Freight Tiger, a SaaS-based digital freight network …
 
Accruit launches the SaaS version of its Exchange Manager Pro(SM) software to simplify and centralize the administrative functions and challenges of processing 1031 exchanges. Amagi Media Labs, a cloud-based SaaS technology startup specializing in broadcast and connected TV, has raised more than $100 million in funding. With distribution in 40 coun…
 
Novi Connect, a B2B marketplace that helps firms create and manufacture transparent products, has raised $10.3 million in funding. Novi is a data-rich marketplace for transparent sourcing and purchase of ingredients, fragrances, and packaging. Delaget has teamed up with Payactiv, a financial wellness software company. Payactiv and other Delaget par…
 
SingleStore raises $80M in Series F to innovate and expand its footprint and team to offer customers more resources and a better choice. The company revealed a 150 percent increase in cloud revenue and a 300 percent growth in customer acquisitions for its cloud service. Zeotap, a SaaS customer intelligence platform, announced a second extension of …
 
Hi there, and welcome to the SaaS news round up by SaaS Industry. My name is Thomas, and I'll be sharing with you the latest from the SaaS world. Microsoft announced that it acquired Clipchamp, an in-browser video creation startup founded in Brisbane, Australia. While the terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, Chris Pratley, CVP of Microsoft’s office…
 
Kissflow Inc., a work management SaaS business, is the first to move into Chennai’s World Trade Centre (WTC). Kissflow’s 350 employees who have accepted the company’s industry-first Remote+ hybrid work style will be housed at WTC Chennai. IHL Group, a retail and hotel research and advising organization, has partnered with Content Catalyst, a techno…
 
If you’re a founder and are wondering how to really get sales right, or if you’re a sales leader and want to figure out how to hire people, help them level up and really propel your company into the next orbit, you must listen to Joe Manuele, the SVP of Corporate and Business Development at cloud communications company Dialpad. For several years no…
 
Spotshare, a new parking solution from ParkOffice, a parking software for smart offices. On a supply-demand basis, Spotshare analyses the needs of other tenants and allows businesses to swap parking spaces. Simba Chain raised $25M in Series A from Valley Capital Partners. The company provides a cloud enterprise platform to help universities, indust…
 
Platform9 recently joined Intel’s Open Retail Initiative and launched a new software-defined store solution to help retailers accelerate the rollout of store applications, simplify store IT infrastructure and application management. Clootrack, a customer experience company, just raised $4M in a Series A investment led by Inventus Capital India. Clo…
 
Botify raised $55M in Series C to fuel its product innovation in organic search automation, grow its global presence specifically in APAC and other regions, and support its partner ecosystem development. CareAR, a Xerox company, raised $10M from ServiceNow at a post-money valuation of $700M. Xerox, with the acquisition of CareAR, announced that Car…
 
Skit raised $23M in Series B funding from WestBridge Capital and others to expand in markets like the US and enhance its voice technology. The company provides a suite of speech and language solutions that enable enterprises to automate their call center operations. Constant Contact completed the acquisition of SharpSpring, initially announced in J…
 
Revenue Grid, an AI-based Guided Selling platform for sales teams, raised $20 million in a Series A funding round led by W3 Capital to transform the B2B sales process through AI-based revenue insights and its Guided Selling strategies. Code Climate raised $50M in a Series C funding round led by PSG to further its vision of helping engineers align i…
 
Databricks has raised $1.6B at a valuation of $38B from Counterpoint Global and others. The company aspires to build on its lead by investing in innovations that simplify AI and establish lakehouse as a modern replacement for traditional data warehousing. Walnut, a company helping sales teams manage their demo experience and reinvent sales experien…
 
Launch, Lift, Locate, and Level Flight. These are the four stages that Ken Lundin, Founder of sales consultation group Ken Lundin & Associates, prescribes to early-stage startups to attain high growth. On this episode of The Orbit Shift Podcast, we caught up with the sales leader to talk about 🚀How the selling process, sales teams, and sales talent…
 
Marketing has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. Today data empowers marketers to understand where their dollars are going and what their return on investment is. Heather Zynczak, a board member at DemandBase and ex-CMO of Pluralsight, has had a firsthand view of this change in the field. In this episode, she talks to us about the changes…
 
Dave Kellogg, known as the ‘Yoda of SaaS metrics,’ is our latest guest on The Orbit Shift Podcast. We talk to the SaaS veteran about 🚀The two essential SaaS metrics - ARR and ARR growth 🚀The importance of picking a big enough TAM 🚀Importance of measuring NDR 🚀CAC vs NDR, when to use what 🚀The limitations of an NPS 🚀Why startups shouldn’t become met…
 
With Melissa Sargeant, the chief marketing officer of email marketing company Litmus, we explore the role of a chief marketing officer, how they’re hired, why they last the least in the c-suite, and e-mail marketing, one of the most powerful channels for marketers. Get $10,000 free credits to use Freshworks products (including the brand new Freshwo…
 
HackerU, a cybersecurity technology solutions, services, and knowledge transfer company, has acquired Cybint. The combined entity’s global reach will expand following the purchase, and it will be known as ThriveDX, which stands for digital transformation. Dataiku, a platform for everyday AI, raised $300M in a Series E round led by Tiger Global, val…
 
Rapyd, a Fintech-as-a-Service company, has closed a $300M Series E round led by Target Global. Rapyd intends to use the funds to undertake a number of strategic acquisitions to assist growth in important sectors. Rapyd is currently valued at $8.75B, according to reports. Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV), a VC firm based in Silicon Valley that was…
 
Nektar.ai, a B2B productivity startup, has raised an additional $6 million seed funding round led by B Capital Group, 3One4 Capital, and Nexus Venture Partners. Several well-known Go To Market players in the US-Asia cross-border SaaS ecosystem took part in the round. McAfee Enterprise has announced the launch of MVISION Private Access, an integrate…
 
When you sell subscriptions to a SaaS product that needs to be renewed frequently, it is necessary to prove the value of your product to customers every day. This not only prevents them from churning but also eventually makes them evangelists for your product. This is the essence of value SaaS. In our latest episode of The Orbit Shift Podcast, we t…
 
Cloud identity solutions provider Saviynt has announced that its risk analytics, identity governance and other technologies would now be available as a managed service via Deloitte’s Identity+ Platform as it expands its strategic partnership with the latter to offer cloud identity solutions to enterprises. Square, a payments software firm, has boug…
 
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