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The Official SaaStr Podcast: SaaS | Founders | Investors

The Official SaaStr Podcast is the latest and greatest from the world of SaaStr, interviewing the most prominent operators and investors to discover their tips, tactics and strategies to attain success in the fiercely competitive world of SaaS. On the side of the operators, we center around getting from $0 to $100m ARR faster, what it takes to scale successfully and what are the core elements of hiring. As for the investors, we learn what metrics they hone in on when examining SaaS business, what type of metrics excites them and what they look for in SaaS founders.
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Now displaying: February, 2021
Feb 26, 2021

In today's SaaStr insider episode, SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin shares 5 interesting learnings about Wix as they cross $1 billion ARR.

 

Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/5-interesting-learnings-from-wix-at-1-billion-in-arr/

Feb 25, 2021

Want to accelerate your SaaS growth? Start by prioritizing your Net Revenue Retention (NRR). In this episode of the SaaStr podcast, Tim Kopp, the CEO of Terminus, shares his playbook for boosting net retention to fuel your business growth.

 

Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/the-playbook-to-boosting-net-retention-quickly-with-terminus/

Feb 19, 2021

In today’s SaaStr insider episode, SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin catches up with Brian Halligan, CEO and Co-founder of HubSpot. Together they discuss: why partners are a moat, why HubSpot avoided going more enterprise, building vs. buying, and building an eco-system. 

 

Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/brian-halligan-ceo-and-co-founder-at-hubspot-the-secrets-to-1b-arr-and-beyond/

Feb 18, 2021

In this episode, ProfitWell Founder & CEO Patrick Campbell shares benchmarks from over 23,000 companies and offers a helpful framework to re-evaluate your retention strategy and increase your CLV (Customer Lifetime Value) between 10 and 60%.

This episode is an excerpt of Patrick’s session from SaaStr University: Spring Semester conference. Watch the full video here: https://youtu.be/-hybaFIV964

Transcript: https://www.saastr.com/saastr-podcast-429-with-profitwell-founder-ceo-patrick-campbell-the-current-state-of-saas-companies-subscriptions-and-retention-in-2021/

 

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Feb 12, 2021

In today's SaaStr insider episode, SaaStr SVP and GM, Amelia Ibarra sits down with Naomi Rozenfeld, VP of Revenue @ Wix Answers. Together they discuss how to execute a winning self-service strategy, including when to launch, cross-functional implications, and how to find the right balance between self-service and customer support.

Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/how-to-execute-a-winning-self-service-strategy-with-wix-answers/

Feb 11, 2021

Internships have sparked millions of successful careers, and they can be a valuable talent pool from which companies can eventually hire full-time employees. But it’s critical to build your internship program the right way. Farhan Thawar, the VP of Engineering at Shopify, has dedicated years to perfecting his internship program and shares his insider tips for launching a successful initiative of your own.

 

Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/how-to-build-a-great-intern-program-from-scratch-with-shopify/

Feb 8, 2021

In today's SaaStr insider episode, Harry Stebbings sits down with Ryan Bonnici, Chief Marketing Officer at Whereby to chat about how to market at scale.

Together, they cover how to hire marketers at scale and how to use marketing to set your brand above the rest.

Video and blog post: https://www.saastr.com/how-to-market-at-mass-scale-with-whereby/

Feb 5, 2021

Atlassian has always done things a bit differently.  With a relatively small sales team and a huge investment in R&D since inception, Atlassian is proof that you can build a decacorn from anywhere.

Listen in to the 5 Interesting learnings we can take away from Atlassian at $2B in ARR.

Video and blog post: https://www.saastr.com/5-interesting-learnings-from-atlassian-at-2b-in-arr/

Feb 4, 2021

Each year, Point 9 Capital surveys founders and investors to explore what it takes to raise capital for SaaS companies. In this episode, Christoph Janz, a Founding Partner at Point 9 Capital, gives his data-backed insight into what investors are looking for in the year ahead. 

Video and blog post: https://www.saastr.com/what-it-takes-to-really-raise-capital-in-2021/

Feb 1, 2021

When you’re ready to take your enterprise marketing to the next level, you may run into some common pitfalls that hinder optimal performance. In this episode, Menaka Shroff, the Director of Global Marketing at Google, shares her observations of the misunderstandings she has seen during her career and how to avoid them.

Video and blog post: https://www.saastr.com/7-common-enterprise-marketing-mistakes/

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