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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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

Why SaaS is Exploding: A whitepaper

Technology Council

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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Servoy Upgrades SaaS Software

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

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

SoCal Tech Calendar

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

SoCal Tech Calendar

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

SoCal Tech Calendar

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

Tech Zulu Event

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

Tech Zulu Event

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

SoCal Tech Calendar

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

TechCrunch LA

” 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

TechCrunch LA

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.

ResMed To Add To Software Offerings With $750M MatrixCare Acquisition

Xconomy

Medical device maker ResMed has agreed to acquire Minnesota-based MatrixCare, which makes software for long-term care providers, for $750 million. San Diego’s ResMed (NYSE: ticker[[RMD]]) announced its intention to buy the privately held tech company on Monday.

San Diego's Seismic Snags $100M, Joins Unicorns

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cloud saas software marketing sales unicorn capital venture seismicSan Diego-based Seismic , a developer of sales and marketing software, has raised $100M more in a funding round, which values the company at $1 billion, the company said on Tuesday. The funding round came from Lightspeed Venture Partners, T. Rowe Price, plus General Atlantic, JMI Equity, and Jackson Square Ventures.

IQMS Acquired By Dassault For $425M

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iqms dassault systemes merger acquisition manufacturing software saas cloudIn another big, software acquisition for California's Central Coast, Paso Robles-based IQMS , a developer of ERP software for the engineering and manufacturing industry, has been acquired by French software giant Dassault Systemes. Dassault said that it is paying $425M in cash for IQMS, in order to extend its solutions to business operations for small and midsized manufacturers.

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

Putting the band back together, ExactTarget execs reunite to launch MetaCX

TechCrunch LA

Our founding team includes world-class engineers, designers and architects who have been building billion-dollar SaaS products for two decades,” said McCorkle, in a statement. “We

The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far

TechCrunch LA

The SaaS VC gap: China & other markets trail the US. Early-stage SaaS VC slip snaps recovery as public software stocks soar. Jason Rowley. Contributor. Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor.

Procore Collects $75 Million More, Now Worth $3 Billion

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procore venture capital unicorn investment software cloud saasCarpinteria-based software developer Procore has raised $75M more in a funding round, bringing its valuation to a heady $3 billion, in a round led by Tiger Global Management, the firm said Thursday. According to Procore, the funding will go towards product development, partner platform expansion, plus hiring. The company--which has rumored to be prepping for an IPO--has raised somewhere north of $250M now in total funding.

NationBuilder's Founder, Jim Gilliam, Passes Away

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saas software cloud political entrepreneur death gilliam nationbiulderLos Angeles-based NationBuilder , which develops software that helps groups, political campaigns, nonprofits, and others manage their their supporters, donors, and members, reported on Friday that its founder, Jim Gilliam , has passed away. The company said that Gilliam had learned earlier in the year that he had cancer, and despite radiation and chemo, recently acquired an infection which led to his death on Friday.

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ServiceTitan Snags Netflix Vet As New CFO

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servicetitan david burt executive netflix software saas merger acquisition unicornGlendale-based ServiceTitan , the developer of home service business management software, says this morning that it has named David Burt, former NetFlix Vice President of Content Planning & Analysis and Co-Head of Corporate Development as its new Chief Financial Officer--as the appears poised for an IPO. According to ServiceTitan, Burt had previously worked at J.P.

Clearlake Capital Buys symplr

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risk compliance healthcare software saas acquisition merger equity private capital clearlake symplrSanta Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital Group has acquired Houston, Texas-based symplr , a provider of healthcare governance, risk, and compliance software. Financial details of the buy were not announced. Clearlake acquired symplr from its existing set of private equity investors, Pamlico Capital and The CapStreet Group.

$100M Round Turns San Diego’s Seismic into Region’s Newest Unicorn

Xconomy

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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.

Fundraising Startup Classy Surpasses $1B Raised on Its Platform

Xconomy

It took six years for Classy, a software-as-a-service company that targets nonprofit organizations looking to fundraise online, to facilitate $500 million in donations. But the next $500 million took just 14 months.

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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