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What if you knew data behind the fastest growing SaaS companies today? Each morning join Nathan Latka as he spends 15 minutes interviewing SaaS founders. You'll learn how SaaS CEO's launched their startup and grew it into a real SaaS business. SaaS Founders range from bootstrapped to funded, MVP to 10,000 customers, pre revenue to pre IPO.

SaaS Interviews with CEOs, Startups, Founders Nathan Latka

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.5 • 465 Ratings

What if you knew data behind the fastest growing SaaS companies today? Each morning join Nathan Latka as he spends 15 minutes interviewing SaaS founders. You'll learn how SaaS CEO's launched their startup and grew it into a real SaaS business. SaaS Founders range from bootstrapped to funded, MVP to 10,000 customers, pre revenue to pre IPO.

    She Hit $12m in Revenue, Raised $5m in VC, Then Just Bought Out Investors, How?!

    She Hit $12m in Revenue, Raised $5m in VC, Then Just Bought Out Investors, How?!

    Jessica Rovello is the CEO and co-founder of Arkadium, which provides interactive content to the world's most well-known brands and publishers, including CNN, Comcast, Microsoft, The Washington Post and USA Today. Jessica is the winner of the American Business Award for Executive of the Year, the Stevie Award for Entrepreneur of Year, was named one of SmartCEO's Future 50 and is a Crain's New York "40 Under 40" winner.

    • 22 min
    OrderDesk Does $60k Monthly, Profits $10k, Growing Via Shopify App Exchange

    OrderDesk Does $60k Monthly, Profits $10k, Growing Via Shopify App Exchange

    David Hollander is the founder of Order Desk, an app that helps merchants save time on their ecommerce order management. He started Order Desk as a side-project six years ago, and it’s now grown into a bootstrapped company employing six people and grossing $60K/month.

    • 20 min
    LetsChat Helping Outbound Sales Initiate Chat with Prospects Starting with Email

    LetsChat Helping Outbound Sales Initiate Chat with Prospects Starting with Email

    Ankesh, was born in India, educated in London, based in Silicon Valley. ATSystems, 0-$22m in 4 years. Sold to TMP/Monster. Personic, 0- $25m in 4 years. Raised $50m, Personic sold to Kronos. Sold patents to Google for "Sharing as a Page Ranking Mechanism," prior to Facebook's "Like button"

    • 14 min
    Perx Hits $27m Valuation

    Perx Hits $27m Valuation

    "I’ve had the privilege of experiencing the best of both worlds, 5 startups and 3 MNCs in the last 20 years in the enterprise software space solving mission critical business problems.
    After 12 years in San Francisco and working with some of the brightest entrepreneurs, engineers, VCs, and tech leaders, I transitioned what a 2 year contract to Asia has now turned into 10 years, having mostly based in Singapore and Japan. The excitement continues, especially now that I’m leading my own startup in Singapore and expanding rapidly across geographies.
    Currently, we are experiencing pent up demand for consumer engagement and loyalty solutions from SMEs to large enterprises, trying to meet their customers' rising digital expectations and also to solve their direct to consumer data play.
    Perx Technologies is addressing the B2B2C space where the business stakeholders are more pressured to deliver revenue than ever before. I’ve worked with traditional IT leaders and stakeholders for many years and now we see a trend where business stakeholders are driving more tech spend with new SaaS and agile plug n play data platforms to help transform revenue models to differentiate their journeys to become lifestyle and content rich companies, improve customer experience and real time engagements, measure marketing spend with real ROI, and can rapidly go-live with zero to little integration.
    Perx is regarded as Asia's first fully integrated AI enabled customer engagement & loyalty SaaS platform. Our configurable dashboard unifies real time customer data and interaction and empowers marketers to manage loyalty, campaigns and rewards in a much more dynamic and automated manner, producing rich analytics and real time insights on campaign performance. By gamifying the experience for end users and powered by the personalization engine that delivers smart products and offers to smart customers, businesses can see an immediate increase on conversion and retention rates. We have re-defined what next generation of loyalty means in the digital economy! 

    • 19 min
    ToucanToco Raising Right Now $10m on $50m+ Pre with $5m in Revenue

    ToucanToco Raising Right Now $10m on $50m+ Pre with $5m in Revenue

    I'm passionate about data, design and pedagogy. I started Toucan 5 years ago, Previously I cofounded tldr.io. I'm 32 years old and father of three.

    • 18 min
    Front End As a Service, I Predict They'll Be $100m Within 3 Years

    Front End As a Service, I Predict They'll Be $100m Within 3 Years

    Matthew Hager began writing code at the age of 8. At 20 he started Poetic, one of Houston’s leading technology agencies. Now, as CEO of Clutch, he is working towards his lifelong passion of making building software faster and easier than ever before. When he’s offline, he spends time with his wife of 11 years, 4 kids, 17 chickens and 2 dogs.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
465 Ratings

465 Ratings

Commander Of Light ,

Inspiring, Valuable, Factual, Real

I have Netflix for entertainment, Spotify for music, Evernote for note keeping and now “Nathan Latka” for everything tech entrepreneurial education and inspiration. I absolutely love the factual side of everything Nathan produces: Not just stories and some fluffy blurry shallow content, but Facts, Numbers, Metrics

WillCordes ,

Fantastic Content / Worth A Listen

Whether you are a SaaS veteran or just dipping your toes in for the first time, Nathan does a fantastic job of cutting to the point and covering a lot of content in a short timeframe. Would highly recommend for those who want to learn how the best SaaS companies win!

kdawidowicz ,

Great interviewer

Nathan is an excellent interviewer, and gets right into the nuts and bolts of the business. No fluff, all content.

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