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Monday, November 12, 2018

Companies

JPMorgan Offers Its Trading Platform As A SaaS Platform

Taking a page from the software as a service market, JPMorgan Chase has started selling access to software that up until now was only available to its trading desk. Known as Athena, after the Greek goddess of wisdom, the trading software enables customers to run analytics on their investments...

Funds

New Women Led VC Firm Seeks To Raise Up $200M To...

Software startups have another avenue to raise funding: a new venture capital firm led by female investors. Full In Venture Partners, based in New York, is aiming to raise $150 million to $200 million to invest in software startups...

People

Bpm’online’s Kostereva Wants More Than Tech Skills From Her Employees

Bpm’online has been on a fast growth trajectory and it has its Chief Executive Katherine Kostereva, to thank. Under her charge, the software company has grown from a five-person startup to a formidable player...

Features

Asia Has A Piracy Problem Unearthed By Microsoft

Asia has a software piracy problem that Microsoft shone a light on with a recent PC purchasing test across the region. The Redmond, Washington software giant found that more than four in five or 83% of brand new PCs in targeted countries in Asia came preinstalled with pirated software...

Popular Articles

The SaaS Report’s Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018

It gives us great pleasure to announce The SaaS Report’s Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018. These CEOs were selected largely based on the...

Top 25 Women Leaders in SaaS

The SaaS Report is pleased to announce 2017’s list of Top 25 Women Leaders in SaaS. These accomplished executives are some of the most influential in their field and command the respect of their peers both inside and outside their companies. Those who made the list were carefully selected based on their professional achievements and key factors including current and prior positions, company performance, industry recognition and influence as well as impact on organizations where they've held leadership roles. Research was conducted using a broad set of industry and company specific information.

The SaaS Report’s Top Women Leaders in SaaS of 2018

The SaaS Report (“TSR”) is pleased to announce The Top Women Leaders in SaaS of 2018. Today, more than ever, it is important that...

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...

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 – company growth, work culture, product technology, financial performance, and professional experience. Research was conducted using a broad set of data including information from reported financials (where available), company press releases, Glassdoor, LinkedIn, and other sources.

Why Adam Miller, CEO of $2.4 Billion Cornerstone OnDemand, Might Just Be The Coolest...

Before cloud computing was called cloud computing, Adam Miller, the President and CEO of now multi-billion-dollar enterprise software provider Cornerstone On Demand, founded the company in his one-bedroom apartment...

The SaaS Companies Set to IPO in 2018

As a shift to software-as-a-service continues to drive growth and earnings at unicorn software providers, initial public offerings (IPO) are possible from high-flying companies including Anaplan, Slack Technologies, Cloudflare, Docusign, Smartsheet and Qualtrics...

Jennifer Tejada: Behind One of the Most Powerful Women in the SaaS Space

Jennifer Tejada is the Chief Executive Officer of PagerDuty, a San Francisco, Calif.-based company which provides software intended to help its customers manage digital operations and quickly resolve incidents. She is a star figure in the SaaS world, and in Silicon Valley at large, bringing with her about two decades’ worth of experience in leading software companies as both a board director and a C-suite level executive...

Can Any Other Software Private Equity Firm Hold a Candle to Vista Equity?

Vista Equity Partners, a middle-market Austin-based private equity firm focused on investments in software, data and technology companies, was years ahead of its peers executing its now famous 'playbook' for nearly a decade before others caught on. Now they're on to a new strategy, one in which their competitive advantage is likely to last a whole lot longer...

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...