S|W: The SaaS Weekly – 30 billion views, 60 billion dollars

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BetaKit

Igloo Software raises $60 million from Charlotte-based Frontier Capital

Igloo Software wants to scale its sales and marketing operations.


techcrunch

Salesforce wants to reach $60 billion revenue goal by 2034

Nobody knows what the future brings or what impact positive or negative economic forces will have on Salesforce — and indeed all big tech companies — but the numbers are out there now, and it’s up to them to execute.


bk

BroadbandTV launches business division to build mobile apps for content creators

The company says it has achieved over 34 billion views per month.


your story

User onboarding steps you can focus on for SaaS and startup business models

When looking at goals for your software or app, the first-time experience for the user is one of the most important aspects in on-boarding.


geekwire

Software-as-a-Service in 2018: Artificial intelligence and new apps are reshaping a key cloud sector

First, the bad news when it comes to Software-as-a-Service in 2018: The market is maturing. Growth is expected to cool a bit. And artificial intelligence, according to one report, is threatening a key pricing model that cloud software is built on. But there’s good news, too.


betakit

Uber makes the case for ridesharing to BC government

Previously, the ruling BC NDP party promised to regulate ride-sharing in the province by the end of 2017. The government later went back on its promise.


TechCrunch

Bugsnag snares $9 million Series B, now gives you a software stability score

Investors included GV (formerly Google Ventures), with participation from existing investors Matrix Partners and Benchmark Capital.


TechTarget

VMware SaaS strategy bridges requirements from data center to cloud

VMware’s effort to embrace SaaS tools might seem counterintuitive, but it’s a move that recognizes both the appeal of the cloud and the continued necessity of on-site data centers.


techcrunch

Marlin Equity Partners acquires social listening platform Talkwalker

“Talkwalker’s founders and management team will continue running the business, and Marlin will bring added value and advice based on their many years of experience in the industry,” a company spokesperson said.


betakit

Calgary-based Showpass becomes native ticketing partner with Facebook

Users no longer have to leave Facebook to purchase tickets for events listed on the site.



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Amira Zubairi

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.