• Advice From A Veteran SaaS Investor
    Advice From A Veteran SaaS Investor

    I recently talked to an investor who has spent more than 20 years investing in and working with early-stage SaaS companies. This VC has made more than 50 investments in software companies, has more than $250 million under management, and has a cumulative market cap well into the double-digit billions. Here are a few takeaways from our call that can help any software company looking to raise money and scale.

  • Test Automation Trends & Adoption Rates
    Test Automation Trends & Adoption Rates

    There is a great deal of content around the topic of software test automation, the topic of the third survey in LogiGear’s State of Software Testing Survey series. The sectors are numerous; tool choice, jumpstart platforms, cross platform, services, cloud. With all of this great test automation innovation comes great change.

  • Event Preview: Software CEOs On Pricing And Raising Capital
    Event Preview: Software CEOs On Pricing And Raising Capital

    Ask yourself: Do you really want to raise money? Raising money puts you on the track of OWING money. The payback comes in different forms: debt payments, dividends, or climbing equity. But there is payback. You have a boss; you have someone who can demand answers; you have set expectations. Now this is not a bad thing if you think your company has a big enough market, a good enough product and a strong enough team to (1) raise money and (2) give back a nice return.

  • Software’s Only Constant: Disruption

    In the software world, “disruption” has become one of the most well-worn marketing phrases, to the point where it’s almost laughable to use it as something other than a punchline. But laugh all we want, disruption is still happening. It didn’t stop with the cloud; it didn’t stop with consumerization of IT; and it’s not stopping after all the innovations of today.

  • ISV Insights Philadelphia 2017 Agenda Update

    The Business Solutions Network is excited to announce the agenda for its Philadelphia event, ISV Insights. The conference is scheduled for October 12, 2017 at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue.

  • Scaling Your Culture When Your Headcount Grows 200%

    Cloud-based restaurant software company Toast Inc. was founded in 2012 and has already grown to more than 500 employees. This kind of growth requires much more than finding a bigger office. Toast co-founder and CEO Steve Fredette explains how this growth has required a conscious effort to continually adapt the company’s culture. He’s studied how companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon have adapted their culture and has networked with other fast-growing companies nearby in Boston. Fredette also relies on examples his executive team has observed at their past companies.

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