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

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Even entrepreneurs that already sold on SaaS should stake note of new research from the SalientGroup : SaaS gets funded - Nearly 50% of SaaS-based startups are getting successfully funded—a rate of funding success no other sector can match. This is where SaaS gets sexy.

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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% Forester predicts SaaS will account for 26% of the package software market by 2016, while Deloitte forecasts that only [.]. saas cloud cloud strategies Dave Key report SaaS software

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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. At approximately $600 million in recurring, annual revenue, the new GoTo Company will rank as one of the largest pure SaaS companies on the planet.

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SaaS Subcriptions Are Great – TranSaaSional Pricing Is Better

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Software as a service (SaaS) is a popular business model because it facilitates the delivery of incremental value to customers, while allowing the vendor to adjust their prices over time. A hybrid of the SaaS model is emerging. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes.

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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% Forester predicts SaaS will account for 26% of the package software market by 2016, while Deloitte forecasts that only […]. saas cloud cloud strategies Dave Key report SaaS software

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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. SaaS Funding's Santa Monica office is led by Charlie Perer. saas funding santa monica debt financing finance venture capital software investment

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. SaaS Funding's Santa Monica office is led by Charlie Perer. saas funding santa monica debt financing finance venture capital software investment

Servoy Upgrades SaaS Software

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Corent Boosts Funding For SaaS Tools

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Corent CEO Feyzi Fatehi confirmed the round, saying that the firm is seeing lots of traction from firms looking to "SaaS"-ify their software. corent saas software service venture capital

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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. Essentially a business model where software is licensed and distributed from a central location, SaaS companies can now be found in telecoms, human resources, and 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). The software itself is hosted by a third party, SAAS service provider, which is responsible for maintaining software or hardware associated with the application.

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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. This Workshop is designed for executives who are looking for a proven and capital efficient way to consistently grow their revenue without costly marketing and sales experimentation.

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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? Corent Technology, the emerging leader in Software to SaaS transformation is offering a complimentary and informative breakfast session hosted by IBM at IBM La Jolla office on Nov.

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Parallax Capital Partners Buys SaaS Firm Daptiv

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Laguna Hills-based Parallax Capital Partners , an investment group which acquires and operates software companies, said today that it has acquired Seattle-based Daptiv , a provider of online software-as-a-service for project and portfolio management. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Parallax said that Daptiv operates a profitable business with recurring revenues of nearly $20M.

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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? Corent Technology, the emerging leader in Software to SaaS transformation is offering a complimentary and informative breakfast session hosted by IBM at IBM La Jolla office on Nov.

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CallFire Extends Its Leadership in Cloud Telephony With Launch of Next-Gen SaaS Communications Platform

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Built from the ground up using technologies leveraged by Internet giants like Facebook, and the feedback of hundreds of customers over a five-year period, the new CallFire is a cross-datacenter SaaS platform with no single point of failure.

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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. The post Above the Cloud with Dave Linthicum | Shifting Perspectives on SaaS and Enterprise IT appeared first on TechZulu.

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Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) $160 Billion Market Opportunity

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 -- Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) $160 Billion Market Opportunity. software as a service", "SaaS" or "on-demand") is a popular way to access, use and pay for business support software and provides a viable business model in this emerging field of cloud computing. MIT Enterprise Forum of the Central Coast. Cloud computing is estimated to be a $160 billion market opportunity by 2011 (Merrill Lynch).

Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform

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” It finances (or part financies) the deployment of its sensors on the vehicles of fleet partners — with Aclima’s business model focused on monetizing the interpretation of the data provided by its SaaS platform.

With $40 million for AuditBoard’s risk and compliance toolkit, LA’s enterprise startups notch another win

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Daniel Kim and Jay Lee, the two founders of AuditBoard , a Los Angeles-based provider of a risk and compliance software service for large businesses, grew up middle school friends in Cerritos, Calif.

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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technology computing algorithm saas softwareSouthern California is often criticized for having too many startups which only revolve around brand, celebrity, ecommerce, and.

Central Desktop Gets $5.0M In Credit Line

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line of credit from SaaS Capital, SaaS Capital said Thursday morning. Saas Capital provides alternative financing to SaaS businesses. central desktop saas cloud collaboration software venture capital lending credit Pasadena-based Central Desktop , which develops cloud-based collaboration software, has scored a $5.0M

Bonfire Backed Kittyhawk Finds New Funding

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boeing software saas flight vehicle aerial unmanned drone capital venture kittyhawk ventures bonfireKittyhawk , a drone software developer backed by Santa Monica-based Bonfire Ventures, has scored new funding from insurance company Travelers, the company said today. The startup, based in San Francisco, says it has now raised $9.5M in total from such investors as Travelers, Bonfire Ventures, Boeing HorizonX Ventures, Freestyle Ventures and The Flying Object.

Appetize Selected By Tropical Smoothie Cafe

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appetize tropical smoothie cafe casual restaurant chain payment point sale saas cloudPlaya Vista-based Appetize , which develops modern point-of-sale (POS) software and terminals based on tablets, has signed a deal with fast casual restaurant chain Tropical Smoothie Cafe. According to Appetize, it will offer up its cloud-based POS, self-serve, and mobile software to Tropical Smoothie Cafe, which is a franchise that just passed up its 700th store.

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Chrome River Wins ExxonMobil

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chrome river exxonmobil expense invoice automation software cloud saasLos Angeles-based Chrome River , which develops cloud-base expense and invoice automation software, has signed up ExxonMobil as a customer, the company said today. According to Chrome River, ExxonMobil's 70,000 employees will use the company's software, as ExxonMobil's employee expense management solution. Financial impact of the deal were not announced. Alan Rich is CEO and co-founder of Chrome River. READ MORE>>.

Procore Acquires BIManywhere

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procore bimanywhere construction project facilities management merger acquisition saas cloudCarpinteria-based cloud software developer Procore , which develops software used in managing construction projects, has acquired BIManywhere , a developer of software used for construction and facilities management. Financial details of the buy were not announced.

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BlackLine Boosts Board

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blackline financial automation software owen ryan executive deloitte saas cloudLos Angeles-based financial automation software developer BlackLine has added former Deloitte Advisory CEO Owen Ryan to its board of directors, according to the company. According to BlackLine, Ryan has over 30 years of experience in the industry, and currently is Chief Strategy Officer at Geller & Company.

Site1001 Finds $6M

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site1001 venture capital software facilities management maintenance saasSan Clemente, California- and Kansas City, Missouri-based Site1001 , a developer of software for facilities maintenance and management, has raised $6M in a Series A funding, according to the company. The company, which is led by Southern California serial entrepreneur Cleve Adams, has previously raised funding from Flyover Capital, Tifec and Ward Ventures. READ MORE>>.

Toba Capital Backs Grow.com In $16M In Funding

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grow software analytics reporting venture capital saas toba business intelligence vinny smithToba Capital , the venture fund run by former Quest Software founder Vinny Smith, has backed reporting and analytics dashboard software developer Grow.com in a $16M Series B funding round. The funding also included Peterson Ventures, Pelion Venture Partners, Kickstart Seed Fund, and HubSpot. Toba Capital also led Grow.com's SEries A funding.

CapLinked Collects $2.5M As It Shifts Focus To Tokens

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caplinked blockchain document management venture capital software saas cloud token securityLos Angeles-based CapLinked , which develops a range of software used for corporate finance deals and information sharing, has raised a $2.5M in seed funding. The funding came from Alphabit Fund, Translunar One, Kenetic Capital, NextProtocol Ventures, and BKCM. The new funding comes as CapLinked has started focusing on developing a software platform for managing "token" securities, called TransitNet.

AuditBoard Find $40M For Risk, Compliance Software

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cloud saas software auditing compliance risk capital venture auditboardLos Angeles-based AuditBoard , a developer of risk and compliance software used to help auditors streamline their work, has raised $40M in a funding round, the company disclosed this morning. The funding was led by Battery Ventures. Michael Brown of Battery Ventures joins the company's board with the funding. AuditBoard was founded by Daniel Kim and Jay Lee.

Raken Raises $10M For Construction Management

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cloud saas mobile software management construction rakenSan Diego-based Raken , a startup developing mobile software to manage construction projects, has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by U.S. Venture Partners, and also included Tao Capital Partners, plus earlier investors Eniac Ventures, Rincon Venture Partners and Spider Capital.

Teradata Moves to San Diego in Global Rebranding Effort

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Andrian Pawluk was living in San Diego when Teradata hired him this year and tasked him with transforming 65,000 square feet of offices into an alluring workspace for techies, but he had never previously heard of the data warehouse and business analytics company.

Alteryx Rolls Out On Microsoft Azure

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alteryx microsoft azure data analytics software cloud saasIrvine-based data analytics software developer Alteryx is rolling out its Alteryx Server software on Microsoft Azure, the company announced this morning. Alteryx said the software is now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Alteryx develops software used by business analysts for data analytics. The company just had a successful IPO in March. READ MORE>>.

Impact Radius Gets $30M For Affiliate Marketing Software

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advertising leads saas capital venture petterson software affiliate marketing radius impactSanta Barbara-based Impact Radius , which develops digital marketing and affiliate marketing software, has raised $30M in a funding round, according to the company. The funding came from Silversmith Capital partners. Impact Radius--let by startup veteran Per Pettersen--said the new funding will go towards its platform, fund developmentof new products and services, and also to global expansion.