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Why GoToMeeting’s SaaS Playbook Wouldn’t Work Today

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During the early 2000’s, my team grew the company to one of the largest SaaS businesses of its day, with sales of $70 million. Don’t despair.

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SaaS Funding Targest Software Companies With New Santa Monica Office

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SaaS Funding , a new provider of debt funding to software-as-a-service companies, said it has set up an office in Santa Monica. The company, which provides senior and junior debt capital, says it is targeting Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), digital media and tech enabled service companies who are bootstrapped or backed by angels.

3 Reasons SaaS Savvy Entrepreneurs Don’t Build Their Own Portals

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Overall, according to Gartner, the SaaS market will top $22 billion by 2015. This is where SaaS gets sexy. Time to market.

Four Innovative SaaS To Get Excited About

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SaaS – or Software as a Service – platforms are all the rage. RelinkLabs is a pioneering HR SaaS tool based in Scandinavia.

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SaaS Subcriptions Are Great – TranSaaSional Pricing Is Better

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hybrid of the SaaS model is emerging. It combines transaction pricing with a standard SaaS subscription price. Give First, Then Take.

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SaaS Funding Targets Software Companies With New Santa Monica Office

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SaaS Funding , a new provider of debt funding to software-as-a-service companies, said it has set up an office in Santa Monica. The company, which provides senior and junior debt capital, says it is targeting Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), digital media and tech enabled service companies who are bootstrapped or backed by angels.

Why SaaS is Exploding: A whitepaper

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Dave Key and Technology Council of Southern California Virtually everyone agrees the SaaS market is growing incredibly quickly; Gartner predicted cloud growth would be 21% in 2011. IDC predicts SaaS growth at 25.3% saas cloud cloud strategies Dave Key report SaaS softwareCAGR through 2014.

Above the Cloud with Dave Linthicum | Shifting Perspectives on SaaS and Enterprise IT

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Join us for a special evening with InfoWorld’s  Dave Linthicum  as he delves into global enterprise software trends with some of LA’s most successful SaaS and cloud computing companies. The opportunities cloud computing and SaaS afford management. Paths to SaaS and cloud computing that will work for your enterprise. PANELISTS.

Why SaaS is Exploding: A whitepaper

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Dave Key and Technology Council of Southern California Virtually everyone agrees the SaaS market is growing incredibly quickly; Gartner predicted cloud growth would be 21% in 2011. IDC predicts SaaS growth at 25.3% saas cloud cloud strategies Dave Key report SaaS softwareCAGR through 2014.

Ashton Kutcher, Sound Ventures Back Gigster In $10M Funding

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saas celebrity kutcher ashton design development software ondemand capital venture gigsterAshton Kutcher and his Los Angeles-based venture firm, Sound Ventures , are one of the backers of a new startup which says it can offer up on-demand, software development and design services. READ MORE>>.

BlackLine Soars In IPO Debut

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blackline systems merger acquisition finance accounting software saas close financial fintechWoodland Hills-based BlackLine Software , the developer of accounting close software, soared in its IPO debut on Friday, and was trading up more than 45 percent in morning trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. BlackLine is now trading as BL.

MaxCDN Acquired By StackPath

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maxcdn stackpath content delivery network telecom saas security merger acquisitionLos Angeles-based content delivery network operator MaxCDN has been acquired by security-as-a-service startup StackPath , StackPath revealed today as part of a big launch. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. READ MORE>>.

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Corent Technologies Finds $3.0M For SaaS Enablement

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corent saas software enterprise enable microsoft Aliso Viejo-based Corent Technologies , the developer of software which helps turn corporate applications into software-as-a-service, has raised another $3.0M in funding, according to a regulatory filing from the firm Wednesday. Details on the funding have not yet been announced by the company.

Enterprise Software Is Back: SoCal Sees Surge In Software Deals

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CrowdStrike Raises $100M From Google, Others

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crowdstrike google capital venture investment rackspace endpoint saas software foundstone mcafee cybersecurity securityThe company develops endpoint protection software-as-a-service, which is used to protect computers against cyber attacks. The company says it has now raised $156M in funding for its software. READ MORE>>.

Servoy Upgrades SaaS Software

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Bitium Raises $2.4M

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Bitium said it is developing a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) operating system, offering up everything from authentication and authorization of cloud-based software to features like consolidated messaging for apps. authentication system operating amplify software saas capital venture bitium READ MORE>>.

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SaaS/Software Revenue Workshop

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Thursday, June 17, 2010 -- SaaS/Software Revenue Workshop. SDSIC. If you are a Software, Cloud-Computing or technology company and want to grow your revenue predictably and profitably, you should attend our 5 hour Revenue Acceleration Workshop. People who can benefit from this workshop are Chief Executives, Marketing and Sales professionals.

Classy Captures $18M For Nonprofit Software

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salesforce cloud saas software fundraising nonprofit capital venture stayclassy classySan Diego-based Classy , which develops cloud-based software used by nonprofits for fundraising, disclosed that it has raised $18M in a new funding round. The funding came from Mithril Capital Management and Salesforce Ventures. READ MORE>>.

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MediaPlatform Picks Up $12M

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training software saas enterprise corporate webcast streaming stream video capital venture mediaplatformLos Angeles-based MediaPlatform , a startup developing enterprise video and webcasting software aimed at corporate customers, has raised $12M in a growth equity funding. MediaPlatform is led by Jim McGovern. READ MORE>>.

Evite Names Tech Veteran Pucino As CFO

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evite paul pucino chief financial officer executive invitations saasLos Angeles-based online invitations service Evite has named Paul Pucino as the company's new Chief Financial Officer, the firm said today. Evite said Pucino will be responsible for all accounting, finance, financial reporting, and financial systems at the company.

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ServiceNow Launches Its Own Venture Investment Arm, ServiceNow Ventures

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servicenow venture capital investment finance startup entrepreneur group software saas services managementServiceNow , the developer of service management software led by Frank Slootman--and which started in San Diego--has launched its own venture capital arm, ServiceNow Ventures. READ MORE>>.

Nimble Links Contact Records, Web Pages

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nimble contact management software saasNimble , the developer of web-based, contact management software, said Thursday that it has enhanced its software to allow users to link any web page to contact records in the product. The firm has been looking to bring contact management into the web-based, social age with its software. READ MORE>>.

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Procore Technologies Wins Big Construction Client

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procore technologies construction cloud software saas mortensonCarpinteria-based Procore Technlogies , which develops cloud-based, construction management software, said it has signed its largest deal to date, with construction company Mortenson Construction. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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Interview with Damir Davidovic, NEOGOV

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When we first started, back in the day, government were very shy about implementing SaaS. What is Neogov? How did you come across the market?

Qualcomm Backs Ravello For Virtualization Software

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software saas cloud amazon disk vmdk vmware investment capital venture qualcomm systems ravello San Diego-based Qualcomm has made an investment in virtualization software developer Ravello Systems , Ravello said this morning, as part of a $28M funding round. Ravello is based in Palo Alto. READ MORE>>.

How Kaleo Is Tackling Enterprise Knowledge Sharing

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knowledgebase sharing knowledge cloud saas software enterprise startup entrepreneur interview phil kaleoPhil Hui-Bon-Hoa , the CEO of El Segundo-based Kaleo (www.kaleo.com), is a serial entrepreneur who has previously built and sold four companies, including one acquired by IFILM, and another by Sun Microsystems. What is Kaleo? READ MORE>>.

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Replicated Gets $5M

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replicated venture capital container software saas enterpriseLos Angeles-based Replicated , a company that uses container technology to encapsulate software-as-a-service applications into on-premise runnable instances, has raised $5M in a Series A, according to the company. READ MORE>>.

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Vertical Management Systems Acquired By NewSpring Holdings

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vertical management systems newspring holdings financial technology software reconciliation account saas cloudPasadena-based Vertical Management Systems , a developer of financial technology and software for managing fiduciary risk, fee transparency, and revenue reconciliation, has been acquired by NewSpring Holdings. READ MORE>>.

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Cornerstone OnDemand Extends Alliance With ADP

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cornerstone ondemand talent management human resources saas cloud small businessThe two said they will make Cornerstone's learning and performance management solution for small businesses, Cornerstone Growth Edition, available to ADP's clients in early 2016. Financial details of the strategic alliance were not announced. READ MORE>>.

CallFire's FireText Integrates with Freshdesk

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callfire firetext freshdesk text marketing customer support texting software saasFireText , the UK-based SMS marketing service whici s now owned by Santa Monica--based CallFire, said this week that it has integrated its software for customer support software provider Freshdesk , allowing companies to interact with their customers via texting.

ServiceNow's Slootman Ventures Into Big Data Startup

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bluedata data software venture capital cloud saas vmware servicenow frank slootman Frank Slootman , the CEO of San Diego-based ServiceNow , has invested in a big data startup, as he continues to expand out his angel funding activity. Slootman has also backed such companies as ScaleIO and PureStorage. READ MORE>>.

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PatientPop Raises $10M More

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patientpop venture capital healthcare software saas cloudSanta Monica-based PatientPop has raised another $10M in its Series A funding, bringing the amount raised in its first round to $20M, the company said Monday. The funding came from Toba Capital, athenahealth, and Silicon Valley Bank. READ MORE>>.

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Turn Your Software App into SaaS in Days

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012 -- Turn Your Software App into SaaS in Days! How do you turn your software application into a fully operational, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), without investing a lot of time, programming resources, and money into the effort? See [link].

Turn Your Software App into SaaS in Days

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Thursday, November 1, 2012 -- Turn Your Software App into SaaS in Days! How do you turn your software application into a fully operational, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), without investing a lot of time, programming resources, and money into the effort? See [link].

How ContractSafe Wants To Help You Get Your Legal Docs In Order, With Ken Button

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button contractsafe legal contracts saas storage cloud management startup entrepeneur interviewFor a lot of companies�and their management and legal teams-- managing the reams of paperwork involved with legal contracts is a big, disorganized mess. What is ContractSafe? Ken Button: ContractSafe is a new kind of contract management solution.

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CrowdStrike Targets Ransomware, Breaches With New Release

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crowdstrike ransomware breaches cybersecurity software cloud saasThe company said it has added new machine learning capabilities to block malware and adware, among many other enhancements. The updates also include a new API for connecting with third party intelligence and SIEM systems. CrowdStrike is led by security veteran George Kurtz.

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Kareo Integrates With DoctorBase

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kareo doctorbase practice management medical office software saas cloudIrvine-based Kareo , the developer of cloud-based, medical practice management software led by Dan Rodrigues, said Thursday that it has integrated its software with its newly acquired product, DoctorBase. READ MORE>>.

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What SAAS Companies Need to Know About Network Management?

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We’ve even created an acronym for these kinds of services: software as a service (SAAS). Business Data Development Network Saas Startups