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The subscription pie is getting bigger: How to leverage usage-based billing

Subscriptions are not dying; they are just evolving.

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Use a scalpel when cutting startup expenses, not an axe

Experienced sailors know that if they turn the wheel too hard, they will soon need to compensate by turning it in the other direction, or they will...

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The road map for building the Uber of climate tech

The world needs a climate tech startup that’s like an early-days Uber, a company that won’t take no for an answer.

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With $40M in new funding, Frontegg looks to expand its B2B user management service

Frontegg, the popular user management service for developers who build B2B SaaS apps, today announced that it has raised a $40 million Series B round...

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Fintech Guava raises $2.4M to provide banking services to Black small-business owners

Founded last year, Guava aims to reduce the racial wealth gap by providing financial services to Black small businesses.

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How e-commerce brands can outlast this market downturn

For e-commerce brands, the wave of bad economic news is a shot across the bow heralding a major change in consumer spending. Bleak times are ahead,...

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As regulation heats up, will gaming studios’ gamble on loot boxes pay off?

Loot boxes, a way for players to receive random in-game rewards in exchange for real money, have been disparaged for a while now, and they’re now...

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Right-size your tech stack to withstand the downturn

It’s tempting to over-invest in best-in-class technologies to drive efficiencies and stand out, but that technological desire to keep up with the...

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The OpenInfra Foundation launches ‘directed funding’ as a new way to support open-source projects

The OpenInfra Foundation, the open-source foundation that used to be the OpenStack Foundation until it expanded its scope beyond its flagship project...

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8 IT spending trends for the post-pandemic enterprise in 2022

For our latest survey, we polled 1,200 IT leaders, representing roughly $570 billion in annual IT spending.

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Tech giants pledge $30M to boost open source software security

The goal is to find and fix open source vulnerabilities faster in an effort to better protect the U.S. from malicious cyberattacks.

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Paddle, the company that wants to take on Apple in IAP, raises $200M at a $1.4B valuation to supercharge SaaS payments

Software as a service has become the default for how organizations adopt and use apps these days, thanks to advances in cloud computing and...

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Fundid’s injects first funding into providing capital, credit for small businesses

Fundid has a three-pronged approach to simplifying access to capital for small businesses with fewer than 10 employees.

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Slope brings on new CFO, customers, capital as it rises to offer businesses buy now, pay later

Its API technology can approve businesses for the BNPL in seconds so they can begin offering the installments.

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Antimatter raises $12M Series A to help SaaS companies keep their customer data secure

Antimatter provides SaaS companies with the cryptographic infrastructure that can guarantee a service meets their residency, governance and tenancy...

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Wing Security launches its end-to-end SaaS security platform, raises $26M

As businesses increasingly rely on an ever-growing number of SaaS products, it has become imperative for security teams to get a better understanding...

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Cloud providers’ default retention policies are not enough: You better back your SaaS up

Despite the rapid growth and countless benefits of SaaS, there are significant challenges associated with managing and protecting SaaS data.

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Loveseat gets comfy with new funding to expand its returned home goods marketplace

Husband-and-wife co-founders started Loveseat back in 2013 as a vintage furniture business that they pivoted into an auction marketplace.

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Netflix says an ad-supported tier still isn’t in its plans, despite the Disney+ announcement

Disney last week announced plans to introduce an ad-supported subscription tier to its Disney+ streaming service, but Netflix says a similar option...

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Topsort, an auction-based advertising startup, now valued at $110M after seed round

When Regina Ye was in college, she was a Shopify seller and recalls being so fed up with advertising solutions that she spent finals week staying up...

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German construction tech startup Cosuno raises $30M Series B by Avenir Growth

Germany-based construction tech startup Cosuno has raised a $30 million Series B led by U.S. growth equity firm Avenir Growth. Spark Capital and...

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Customer referral platform Mention Me raises $25M Series B led by Octopus Ventures

Mention Me, a platform to generate customer referrals, has raised a $25 million Series B round, led by London’s Octopus Ventures. Eight Roads...

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Mayfair Equity Partners aquires UK adtech platform LoopMe for $120M

Founded back in 2012, the LoopMe adtech/martech startup focused on brand-based mobile advertising, using AI to deliver measurable outcomes for its...

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Lawtrades aims to change how your company utilizes legal resources

Its technology enables legal professionals and companies to create profiles and be matched to available work, monitor projects and pay through the...

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Europe lays out a plan to flip the odds on gig economy exploitation

EU lawmakers have formally proposed legislation for the gig economy they hope will improve conditions for platform workers across the bloc —...

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Usage-based pricing is a company-wide effort

Usage-based pricing (UBP) has quickly gone from fringe to mainstream in SaaS. Converts to UBP are drawn to the promise of accelerated revenue growth...

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UK High Court deals huge blow to Uber-style ride-hailing contracts

In a landmark court decision against Uber, the U.K. High Court has ruled that its business model is unlawful. The decision — which reboots the...

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Chainguard lands $5M to help companies secure their software supply chains

By late last year, the alarm bells were just starting to ring. Researchers discovered that Russian spies had months earlier burrowed deep into the...

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