Value SaaS Series – The Beginning…
This video is first in the Value SaaS Series. Prasanna Krishnamoorthy and Shekar Nair of Upekkha Accelerator talk about what is Value SaaS? And why is it relevant at this point of time. Its the beginning of Value SaaS Series in the World,
We also have snippets where Kalyan Varma and Varun Jain talk about different aspects of SaaS Business. A beginning of the Value SaaS.
Value SaaS Series focus on businesses surviving in their path to first million. They bootstrap or raise tiny external investments. During this period they iterate rapidly to create a growth engine for scaling to $10Mn and beyond. By accessing & deploying founder-ownership friendly capital, they grow rapidly and thrive.
Organization that are able to make $1 of revenue through less than $1 of spend is a Value SaaS Business. Veeva, Zoho, MailChimp, Atlassian, BrowserStack, even SalesForce, are all Value SaaS startups – they made more than $1 Mn Annual Recurring Revenue with less than $1Million in spend.
Software ate the world and today SaaS is eating Software. And Indian Value SaaS will eat Vanity SaaS world-wide.
Within this generation there are a select few founders who are building global brand of software products that are Made in India. Sridhar Vembu of Zoho is one of the earliest trailblazers.
These select Indian founders are becoming torch bearers of Value SaaS. They are rejecting the path of chasing growth at any cost and are focussing on getting to unit economics before pushing the growth pedal. They strive to keep their fate in their own hands.
The Value SaaS Series with Prathibha Sastry will dig into these founders on their Why’s and How’s.