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Monday, September 25, 2017

Deals

TrueCommerce Acquires Inventory Management Software Company Datalliance

Private equity-backed electronic data interchange (EDI) solutions company TrueCommerce Inc. has agreed to purchase cloud-based technology provider Datalliance...

Funds

Do Growth Equity Funds Produce Good Returns?

As a sub segment of the private equity space, growth equity investments focus on relatively mature firms that are looking to expand, enter new markets, restructure operations, invest in R&D, new product development, and act upon other growth initiatives without losing control of their businesses...

People

Meet Kirsten Maas Helvey, COO of $2.3 Billion Cornerstone OnDemand

Kirsten Maas Helvey is Chief Operating Officer at Cornerstone OnDemand, a $2.3 billion talent management software company based in Santa Monica, Calif...

Features

Edtech Investment Could Reach $252 Billion by 2020, If The Industry...

Edtech is set to bounce back from a slight deceleration in 2016 after investment in the segment hit record highs in 2015. In a Techcrunch article entitled “Edtech is the Next Fintech,” David Bainbridge, the CEO and founder of Knowledgemotion, suggests the market presents a startling $5 trillion opportunity globally per annum...

Popular Articles

The SaaS Report’s Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2017

The SaaS Report is pleased to announce this year's list of Top 50 SaaS CEOs. These CEOs were selected based on five primary factors...

The SaaS Industry [An Overview]

OVERVIEW The rise of the SaaS industry has continued to captivate the business community at large given the impressive growth rate it has sustained over...

Do Growth Equity Funds Produce Good Returns?

As a sub segment of the private equity space, growth equity investments focus on relatively mature firms that are looking to expand, enter new markets, restructure operations, invest in R&D, new product development, and act upon other growth initiatives without losing control of their businesses...

Marketo CEO Steve Lucas: The Engagement Economy Will Replace the Outdated CRM Model

Steve Lucas is the Chief Executive Officer of San Mateo, Calif.-based Marketo, Inc., a Vista Equity Partners-backed provider of marketing software solutions. Prior to joining Marketo in November 2016, Lucas had a long run in the enterprise software space, with a breadth of experience leading multi-billion dollar businesses within...

Major SaaS Trends in 2017

As cloud computing turns the traditional tech industry on its head, a growing number of businesses are adopting SaaS models. A recent IDC forecast estimates cloud spending to boom almost 25% in 2017 to over $122 billion, seven times faster than the rest of the IT space...

The Incomparable Clara Shih, CEO of Hearsay and Pioneer of the Social Business App...

Clara Shih is a thought leader, author, founder and Chief Executive Officer of social enterprise company Hearsay Social. When the Chinese immigrant landed in Chicago, she became accustomed to sticking out in a homogeneous group...

How Gail Goodman Led Constant Contact From Pre-Product to an Over-Billion-Dollar Success Story

Gail Goodman, the former Chief Executive Officer of Constant Contact, is a marketing guru, author, public speaker and accomplished female tech executive with about 30 years of experience in the enterprise software space...

Edtech Investment Could Reach $252 Billion by 2020, If The Industry Can Solve a...

Edtech is set to bounce back from a slight deceleration in 2016 after investment in the segment hit record highs in 2015. In a Techcrunch article entitled “Edtech is the Next Fintech,” David Bainbridge, the CEO and founder of Knowledgemotion, suggests the market presents a startling $5 trillion opportunity globally per annum...

IBM’s Ginni Rometty Hopes to Turn 21 Quarters of Decline into a Transformation Success

When Virginia “Ginni” Rometty became the CEO of global information technology giant IBM in early 2012, she inherited her predecessor’s goal to double the company’s earnings within five years. As IBM continued to struggle to revamp its business, Rometty scrapped the old plan and went full force with her vision to transform IBM into an all-cloud “solutions provider.”

Coupa Software CEO’s Value-as-a-Service Vision Propels the $1.6 Billion Company to Success

Rob Bernshteyn is the CEO and Chairman of Coupa Software, a leading provider of spend management solutions for the cloud. With multiple decades of experience in enterprise software, the tech executive believes in a future wherein SaaS turns into VaaS, or Value-as-a-Service...