SaaStr Europa 2019 promises to be chock-full of stimulating presentations from some of the top minds in the SaaS space. But these thought leaders aren’t the only reason to head to Maison de la Mutualité in Paris on June 12-13, 2019. You also have the chance to network with over a dozen sponsors who can supercharge your business.
Here’s what you need to know about the awesome companies sponsoring SaaStr Europa this year. Be sure to check out their exhibits if you like what you read.
Ingram Micro is the world’s largest distributor of computer and technology products, offering services for business-to-business needs and integrated supply chain management.
With over 2 million active seats on their cloud marketplace, Ingram Micro’s customer-driven approach is aptly applied to the world of SaaS. Tom Peck, executive vice president, chief information and digital officer at Ingram Micro, believes it is essential that businesses move from being “customer-aware” to “customer-led” in order to create a seamless experience.
CEO Krish Subramanian pioneered the subscription management platform Chargebee which powers end-to-end recurring billing for SaaS and ecommerce businesses with its unique fully-automated SaaS payment solution.
Chargebee offers elegant simplicity for enterprise-class subscription management. Its customers, including Doodle and Knewton, get solutions to the complexities of SaaS spaghetti billing. See how Chargebee can streamline your subscriptions at their exhibition stand.
Cognism is an AI-powered sales acceleration platform that helps businesses transform their lead generation, offering clean, compliant data and the tools to successfully engage with new business-to-business prospects.
CEO James Isilay sees the efficacy of using AI to accelerate B2B growth in a SaaS context. He hasn’t just built a successful company, Isilay has also created a great place to work. Cognism was named one of the top 10 UK SaaS companies to work for by Sales Confidence.
2checkout is an all-in-one monetization platform that maximizes revenues, making global digital sales easier for businesses. Trusted by over 17,000 industry leaders worldwide such as Bitdefender and White Shark Media, 2checkout is a big player for optimizing digital leads.
President and COO Erich Litch recently spoke of the importance of having an effective e-commerce engine to hold a SaaS product catalog. Make sure to drop by the 2checkout exhibit to learn what’s next for the company.
Want more flexibility with subscription billing? Chargify provides elastic billing for SaaS businesses. The company offers fundamental and advanced models with huge success, netting over $3 billion in recurring revenue for companies such as Formswift.
CEO Tom Rotem sees the need to adapt billing models to fuel growth for SaaS firms. Chargify achieves this by enabling a new set of controls and capabilities to seamlessly build hierarchies by organizing customers through their user interface or API services.
Cloudfare can help if you’re looking to protect the internal resources of your SaaS startup with a reliable service. It’s one of the leading providers of CDN, DNS and DDoS protection security. CEO and cofounder Matthew Prince sees the bigger picture of protecting users of Cloudfare’s services by installing Unmetered Mitigation protection against every kind of DDoS hack.
With add-on features such as Argo Smart Routing to match the specific needs of your SaaS platform, Cloudfare provides comprehensive security for your data needs.
For those big projects, every SaaS business could use an extra team member to deliver expert advice. Distributed provides this service with dedicated project managers and elastic team functions to oversee workloads at every step of the journey.
Using rich data sets and AI technology, cofounder and CEO Callum Adamson has worked with the likes of Mastercard and Channel Mum to enhance their digital outcomes.
Many SaaS startups require greater connectivity in the cloud. This is where Elastic.io comes in, allowing firms to optimize the handling of data between various systems by mapping incoming data into smarter connections.
The result? As Elastic.io’s Jacob Horbulyk notes, their services reduce the resources required to detect data changes. For an SaaS provider, this means generating more leads and user engagement.
G2 helps millions of businesses make better buying decisions working with giants like Ford, Adobe and Nike. The company functions as a B2B review platform where users can access real reviews about software in order to make more informed technology buying decisions.
Thanks to the vision of cofounder and CEO Godard Abel, G2 provides invaluable feedback through user reviews of software. With the help of G2, you can leverage the crowd, limit the risk and get what works for your SaaS business by accessing its 740,000 strong authentic review database.
Interested in how top investment firms decide who to fiscally support in the SaaS field? With the mantra growth equals opportunity, Insight Partners are software experts who invest in growth. With more than $20 billion of assets under management, Insight Partners has the power to skyrocket a SaaS start-up to the big time.
Insight Partners’ managing director Deven Parekh is a firm believer in building a strong consumer brand in order to resonate with users and generate more leads. Head over to Insight Partner’s sponsor stand to talk about investment opportunities.
Jiminny delivers intelligent web conferencing designed for sales and success. Readily accessible from your calendar, inbox or smartphone, Jiminny automates your CRM and identifies areas in the sales process that can be improved to drive performance.
CEO and founder Tom Lavery says staying connected increases sales. “Staying connected with your prospects and customers will help you learn quick and increase sales. When you listen to them you understand their needs, concerns, and business issues. You keep current with what’s happening in the market and you close more business.”
This year, Leaseweb celebrates 20 years of connecting people with the right technology, the best team and global opportunities to empower you to reach a greater world.
Former airline pilot and current Leaseweb CEO Con Zwinkels sees many “commonalities between cloud hosting and aviation.” As one of the largest SaaS hosting providers in the world with more than 80,000 dedicated servers, one way to take your SaaS business to the skies is to head over to the Leaseweb and see how they can help.
Are you looking for trustworthy investors for your SaaS company? Notion is making a big impact as investors in the future of European enterprise.
Chris Tottman, a general partner at Notion, likes to invest with “imagination rather than critical analysis,” so no SaaS concept is exempt from potential investment. With $350 million assets under management and over 50 investments in European B2B SaaS and enterprise tech companies, talk to Notion about supercharging your SaaS startup.
Pendo offers robust product analytics to capture SaaS user activity without coding while providing high-quality user feedback and personalized guidance. Founder and CEO Todd Olson regards the product as being the gateway to customer loyalty. And his methods work: Cisco saw a 20 percent increase in NPS as a result of Pendo’s services.
Pendo was just named the top rated private cloud computing company to work for by Battery Ventures. It might have made the list last year, but it was too small: private cloud companies must have more than 200 employees to qualify for the list.
Every SaaS wants to focus all its energies on the service it provides. Sometimes, however, day-to-day infrastructures can steal attention away from where it’s needed. This is where Platform.sh comes in.
The brainchild of cofounder and CEO Fred Plais, Platform.sh saves developers time so they can realize their vision while greatly expanding customer bases. Offering an average 90 percent reduction in DevOps time and the capacity to provision and manage sites in regions around the world, Platform.sh is a real game changer for SaaS firms looking to go to the next level.
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