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The Official SaaStr Podcast: SaaS | Founders | Investors

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he 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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In part two of this series, Klaviyo CEO Andrew Bialecki discusses the nitty-gritty details of the journey from the company’s origins to its incredible $9.5 billion valuation.
What does success look like for SaaS founders? Whatever the answer is, it rarely happens overnight. Meet Klaviyo –– a heavyweight industry player in the next generation of eCommerce and customer communication. In this podcast, Klaviyo CEO Andrew Bialecki discusses the nitty-gritty details of the journey from the company’s origins to its incredible $9.5 billion valuation.
Join ServiceNow’s Chief Customer and Partner Officer, Lara Caimi, and VP of Strategic Operations for the Customer and Partner Organization, Aneesa Sayall, as they discuss how hitting the gas on how they deliver partners is fundamental to how ServiceNow scales to $10B and beyond.
Zig Serafin, CEO @ Qualtrics shares his lessons in scaling with Julia Laroche, Correspondent @ Yahoo Finance. Hear how Zig focuses on building the right team, simplifies organizational design, and scales from the ground up. Video and episode notes: https://www.saastr.com/qualtrics-ceo-zig-serafin-on-high-growth-and-scale/  
In this episode, get ready to learn from Carilu Dietrich, Advisor at 1Password, Isabelle Papoulias, CMO of Mediafly and VP of Product Marketing and Demand Gen, Katrina Wong of Segment on both the importance and effective tactics in building the ideal customer profile.   Full video: https://youtu.be/7dsouVBpYr8  
In today's SaaStr podcast, SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin shares 5 interesting learnings from ServiceNow, Palantir, and Snowflake.  Video and episode notes: https://www.saastr.com/5-interesting-learnings-with-servicenow-palantir-and-snowflake/  
This dynamic duo from Duo Security share best practices on how they transformed the go-to-market motion by simplifying the customer experience to help build Duo Security to $100M ARR.
The VP of Product is a critical hire to drive the product strategy, road-mapping, and execution across the organization. Shiven Ramji, the Chief Product Officer at Auth0, has dedicated years being a VP, Product himself and has hired and mentored others into this role. In this session, he will share tips on what to look for and expect out of a great VP+ of Product.   Full video: https://youtu.be/9sT5wp_HUvo  
Serial entrepreneur, Jyoti Bansal founded AppDynamics, a company sold to Cisco in 2017 for $3.7 billion but didn't stop there. He went on to launch Harness which gained Unicorn status this year. Hear from Jyoti about the lessons he's learned from building not one but two unicorn companies. Full video: https://youtu.be/LMAxG-ddDkU  
In today's SaaStr podcast, SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin shares 5 interesting learnings from Squarespace at $700M ARR.   Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/5-interesting-learnings-from-squarespace-at-700000000-in-arr/  
Partnerships can fuel company growth. Co-founder and CEO of Gorgias.io, Romaine Lapeyre, and Axelle Heems, Growth Ops Manager at Gorgias will share how they built a partnership program that powered incredible growth for Gorgias. Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/how-leveraging-partnerships-can-double-your-saas-growth/  
Sandi Lin, CEO of Skilljar, shares how she successfully hired her first CRO. Then we will take an inside-out view and hear from Kathy Lord, CRO of Skilljar, about being the first CRO and what it really means. Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/how-to-hire-your-first-chief-revenue-officer/
Two years ago, Notion was just 10 people building a product that had a few dozen diehard fans. In conversation with Hustle Crew's Abadesi Osunsade, Ivan will share how he thinks about community as one of Notion's unfair advantages, and why this has been a game-changer for the business.   Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/notion-saas-community-building/
In today's SaaStr podcast, SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin shares 5 interesting learnings from Slack at $1B ARR. Find notes for this episode on our blog: https://www.saastr.com/5-interesting-learnings-from-slack-at-1b-in-arr/
As Head of Experience Research at Asana, Beth Toland will share different ways to make customer insights a deep part of product development and strategy from ideation to delivery. Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/asana-product-development-strategy/
In today's SaaStr podcast, SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin shares 5 interesting learnings from UiPath at $600m in ARR.   Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/5-interesting-learnings-from-uipath-at-600000000-in-arr/
In this episode of the SaaStr podcast, Joe Thomas, CEO of Loom, shares how a focus on user experience helped Loom build its flywheel and grow to 10 million users without paid marketing.   Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/loom-ceo-joe-thomas-on-how-speed-simplicity-can-fuel-your-flywheel/
Jeff Lawson, Twilio CEO and the author of  “Ask Your Developer: How to Harness the Power of Software Developers and Win in the 21st Century,” shares secrets on bridging the gap between your technical team and leadership team to maximize success. This episode is an excerpt of Jason and Jeff’s session from SaaStr Build. You can watch the full video here: https://youtu.be/WPvjG-44zJ4
Denise Persson, the CMO of Snowflake, shares the five secrets to a winning marketing strategy to grow your company’s revenue and cement customer loyalty.   Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/building-your-marketing-to-100m-with-snowflake-cmo-denise-persson/
In today's SaaStr podcast, SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin shares 5 interesting learnings from MongoDB as they accelerate past $700M ARR.    Video + blog post: https://www.saastr.com/5-interesting-learnings-from-mongodb-at-700000000-arr/
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Kate Hess

major audio issues with this episode. difficult to listen to .

Aug 6th
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Anand Sheth

it's very hard to understand some people who are obviously on speaker phones... even with my volume at 80%. And Harry, speak slowly and clearly please.

Feb 11th
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