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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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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.

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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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Vroozi Raises $4M For Procurement Software

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Los Angeles-based Vroozi , a developer of cloud-based, B2B procurement software, has raised $4M in a funding round, the company said this morning. cloud saas growth expansion capital venture software procurement vrooziThe funding was led by Ally Holdings. READ MORE>>.

Classy Captures $18M For Nonprofit Software

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

Impact Radius Gets $30M For Affiliate Marketing Software

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Santa Barbara-based Impact Radius , which develops digital marketing and affiliate marketing software, has raised $30M in a funding round, according to the company. advertising leads saas capital venture petterson software affiliate marketing radius impactThe funding came from Silversmith Capital partners. READ MORE>>.

Qualcomm Backs Ravello For Virtualization Software

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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 developing software which allows VMware virtual machines to run under Amazon Web Services (AWS). Ravello is based in Palo Alto. READ MORE>>.

ServiceTitan Scores $18M For Home Services Management Software

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Glendale-based ServiceTitan , a developer of cloud-based software used by home services business management, has raised $18M in a Series A funding round. servicetitan venture capital home services management cloud saas hvac operationsServiceTitan said the funding round values the company at $100M. READ MORE>>.

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. Featuring panelists from  SOA Software ,  Edgecast  and  Bitium , we’ll discuss: Top priorities and challenges for today’s CIO. PANELISTS.

Evisions Buys Education Software Firm

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Irvine-based Evisions , a developer of software for higher education institutions, said this morning that it has acquired Cayuse , a developer of web-based software for grant proposal development. cayuse evisions merger acquisition higher education grant saas softwareFinancial details of the deal were not announced.

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.

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.

Quest Software Backs Middleware Developer

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Aliso Viejo-based Quest Software , the developer of enterprise software tools, has backed a maker of SOA middleware. According to WSO2 , a Silicon Valley-based developer of middleware software, it raised $6.5M in a growth funding round, led by Quest. WSO2 develops cloud-enabled middleware software used by enterprises.

SOA Software Launches New Product

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Los Angeles-based enterprise software developer SOA Software has rolled out a new product this morning, focused on management of application programming interfaces (APIs). The company said it snew product, LIfecycle Manager for APIs, helps enterprises manage the development use of APIs, services, and software assets.

MindBody Software Raises $9.0M More

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MindBody's software-as-a-service handles business management, merchant account processing, mobile, and other aspects for its clients.

RightScale Launches Hybrid, Private Cloud Management Software

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The firm has linked with fellow Santa Barbara cloud computing firm Eucaalyptus, as well as private cloud provider Cloud.com to offer up the software. rightscale hybrid private cloud management software saas zynga eucalyptusREAD MORE>>.

MindTouch Picks Up $12M For Customer Self Service Software

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San Diego-based MindTouch , a developer of software-as-a-service tools to help companies create self-service, customer support sites, has raised $12M in a Series A funding. MindTouch's software provides customer support search tools, product information, and more to end users. READ MORE>>.

Shopatron Updates Ecommerce Software

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San Luis Obispo-based Shopatron , which develops e-commerce software for retailers, said today that it has made a major upgrade to its software. shopatron ecommerce software saasThe firm said that Shopatron 3.0 provides an upgraded customer experience, targeted at increasing sales for its customers. READ MORE>>.

CrowdStrike Raises $100M From Google, Others

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Irvine-based CrowdStrike , the developer of security software led by George Kurtz, said this morning that it has raised $100M in a Series C financing round, which was led by Google Capital, and also included Rackspace, Accel, and Warburg Pincus. The company says it has now raised $156M in funding for its software. READ MORE>>.

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

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Ashton 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. saas celebrity kutcher ashton design development software ondemand capital venture gigsterREAD MORE>>.

Interview: Mark Faggiano On TaxJar's Sales Tax Savvy Software

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Mark Faggiano is the CEO and founder of the company, and spoke to us about what the big deal is about sales tax software compliance. Thanks!

Corent Technologies Finds $3.0M For SaaS Enablement

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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. corent saas software enterprise enable microsoft READ MORE>>.

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Chrome River: Building An Enterprise Software Leader In LA, with Dave Terry

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A few weeks ago, Los Angeles-based enterprise expense reporting software maker Chrome River (www.chromeriver.com) took a significant venture funding round--worth $100M--to help expand the company's growth in the enterprise software market. What does Chrome River's software do? Dave Terry: We've been very fortune. Thanks!

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PacketSled Raises $5M for Automated Cybersecurity Monitoring System

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Two other small funds, Blu Ventures and JHS Ventures joined in the round. The company also has an office in Seattle.

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. Gustavson was similarly involved at 5 Desks, One Cloud, Fastpoint, and SOA Software. READ MORE>>.

How Kaleo Is Tackling Enterprise Knowledge Sharing

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How has it been building an enterprise software company in Southern California? think that, because of software-as-a-service and the cloud, companies no longer have to invest $50,000 or $100,000 in software, that geographically, you don't have to be as close to Bay Area companies. What is Kaleo? How did the company start?

Servoy Upgrades SaaS Software

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Thousand Oaks-based Servoy , a developer of software for developing software-as-a-service applications, said Monday that it has upgraded its namesake platform. Tags: development saas software servoy

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 Startup

SaaS/Software Revenue Workshop

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Thursday, June 17, 2010 -- SaaS/Software Revenue Workshop. 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. SDSIC. See [link] (more

Monet Software Gets Debt Financing

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Los Angeles-based Monet Software , a developer of workforce management software for managing call centers, has raised a round of debt financing. According to Agility Capital, the debt facility will go towards working capital at Monet Software. monet software venture capital debt financing workforce management saas call center

TZ Presents: ‘Nice Guys’ DO Finish First In Business | Fireside Chat With Clay Collins

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TechZulu is excited to invite you on  February 7, 2013 at 7pm , to a fireside chat with  Clay Collins , Co-Founder of  LeadBrite. Want To Sponsor?

AuditFile, Started At UCLA, Raises $3M For Auditing Software

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AuditFile , a developer of cloud-based auditing software for CPAs, has raised $3M in a funding round, the company said Thursday. auditfile venture capital cloud software auditing accounting saas ucla dorm room student The company was founded by Kevin Bong, who started the company in his dorm room at UCLA as a senior.

Nimble Links Contact Records, Web Pages

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Nimble , 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. nimble contact management software saas

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CrownPeak Rolls Out Major CMS Software Upgrade

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Los Angeles-based CrownPeak , the developer of software-as-a-service, web content management tools headed by Jim Howard, said today that it has rolled out a major upgrade to its platform. crownpeak saas content management tool softwareREAD MORE>>.

LiveTime Software Gets Debt Funding

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Newport Beach-based LiveTime Software , a provider of Web 2.0 service desk software, has raised a round of debt funding, according to funding provider Agility Capital. LiveTime provides ITIL service management and help desk software via software-as-a-service. Financial details of the debt funding were not disclosed.

Procore Technologies Wins Big Construction Client

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

SOA Software Debuts New Product

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Los Angeles-based SOA Software said this morning that it has launched a new product. SOA Software said its new product, the SOA Software Datacenter API Platform, is aimed at the "software-defined datacenter", and helps its customers abstract data center resources from applications. READ MORE>>.

Bitium Gets $6.5M For Enterprise Software

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Bitium''s software is used for managing software-as-a-service apps. amplifyla amplify accelerator capital venture software saas cloud enterprise bitium Santa Monica-based Bitium announced Friday that it has raised $6.5M in a Serie A funding, to go towards its app management, single sign-on, and analytics tools.

Kareo Raises $10M For Medical Billing Software

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Irvine-based Kareo , a developer of cloud-based practice management and medical billing software, announced today that it has raised $10M in an equity investment round. kareo venture capital saas cloud practice management healthcare medical billing physician office smallREAD MORE>>.