S|W: The SaaS Weekly – Need a Lyft?

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Lyft confirms Toronto expansion by end of year

The expansion is the company’s first outside the US.

SaaS North

SAAS NORTH RECOMMENDS: Voice of the North video playbook

The on-demand video library for SaaS, startups, and entrepreneurs. Access the full video playbook from SAAS NORTH 2016.


Unubo makes it easy to track what you or your startup spends on subscription service

Unubo allows users to track the cost of SaaS and other subscription-based products or services they are signed up to.


SaaS financial software proves to be right-size ERP replacement

A SaaS analytics vendor itself, Market6 decided the cloud technology enabled it to add the revenue recognition and financial management features it needed without ERP.

Enterprise Innovation

Oracle startup cloud accelerator program begins in Singapore

Selected startups will have access to technical and business mentoring by Oracle and industry experts, state-of-the-art technology with free Oracle Cloud credits, and full access to a co-working space within Oracle’s premises.


Viviplan receives $65,000 from BMO-DMZ FinTech accelerator Demo Day

Viviplan’s platform automates high-end financial plans.

BW Disrupt

Matrix Partners India invests in B2B travel SaaS startup Itilite

Through its cloud software, Itilite allows travellers to complete bookings under a minute, and aims to help companies reduce their travel costs by up to 30%.


LeanTaaS raises $26M to build up iQueue appointment software

LeanTaaS, which has developed a platform that optimizes templates for scheduling, schedule, and volume projects, raised the funding from Insight Venture Partners.


Salesforce Essentials welcomes SMBs back into the CRM fold

For the first time in several years, Salesforce has an entry-level offering that’s designed to appeal to small and mid-sized businesses, yet runs on exactly the same technology platform that Salesforce provides to its larger customers.


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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