S|W: The SaaS Weekly – 10 SaaS companies that shone in 2018

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Montreal’s TrackTik Software receives APPEALIE SaaS Award(BETAKIT)

TrackTik won the award in the SaaS Customer Success category.

Indian edtech startup Byju’s raises $540 million to expand globally(VENTUREBEAT)

On the Byju app, tutors use real-world examples and objects to explain various topics to students.

Sophia Genetics bags $77M Series E, with 850+ hospitals signed up to its ‘data-driven medicine’(TECHCRUNCH)

The Series E was led by Generation Investment Management.

CDW announces agreement to acquire Scalar Decisions Inc.(BETAKIT)

CDW Canada said Scalar will enhance the company’s technical capabilities and expertise in areas such as professional and managed services, infrastructure, security, and cloud.

OneLogin raises $100 million to help enterprises manage access and identity (VENTUREBEAT)

The round was led by Greenspring Associations, with contributions from existing investors Charles River Ventures and Scale Venture Partners.

Vancouver’s Jane Software raises $2 million in debt financing from CIBC(BETAKIT)

Jane, operating out of North Vancouver, offers partnered health clinics online appointments, scheduling, and billing on an integrated platform.

Crew, a Workplace and Slack messaging rival for shift workers, raises $35M, adds enterprise version(TECHCRUNCH)

The funding comes from DAG Ventures, Tenaya Capital, and previous backers Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Harrison Metal Capital, and Aspect Ventures.

10 SaaS Companies That Shone in 2018 (ENTREPRENEUR)

There were winners and losers in the world of SaaS last year. Here are the companies that outperformed.

OpenText’s acquisition of Liaison now complete(BETAKIT)

OpenText said the acquisition would help it target sectors like life sciences and healthcare, and enter emerging markets like integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) with a managed services approach.

SaaS startup ZynBit bags $1 million in venture debt to accelerate its sales intelligence platform and grow its sales and marketing teams(TECHSTARTUPS)

ZynBit’s mission is to provide sales enablement solutions which help sales professionals, sales leaders, and their companies consume better sales activity data insights and increase Salesforce adoption.


Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi is a staff writer and content creator at BetaKit with a strong interest in Canadian startup, business, and legal tech news. In her free time, Amira indulges in baking desserts, working out, and watching legal shows.

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