Last week, SureSwift CEO James DeGreef and COO John Austin attended SaaStr Annual, a three-day gathering of Cloud and SaaS Founders, VCs, and Execs in the San Francisco Bay Area. James put together some thoughts on the event, including big takeaways for SaaS founders and operators.
Since 2015, SureSwift Capital has acquired over forty businesses. While not all of those businesses are in our portfolio today, over the last seven years, we’ve refined our ideal acquisition target and perfected our growth strategies.
Opportunities for remote work have surged in recent years, with recent data suggesting that remote work is here to stay at many companies. SureSwift has been all-in on remote operations since we got our start in 2015, and we’ve learned a lot about running a remote, global organization since then.
At Tradervue, the team uses analytics both in their product and internally to make decisions about how to best grow and support users.
As a tech entrepreneur, it’s easy to get caught up in the fast-paced and global nature of the industry. While we embrace that at SureSwift (with a truly global and remote-first hiring strategy), we’ve also learned that there are huge benefits to getting involved in your local community, even if your work is largely remote or online.
SureSwift was fortunate to send a representative to Ireland for the Dublin Technology Summit this year, with the goal of gaining valuable insights into the latest tech advancements and connecting with dedicated professionals who share our passion. In this blog post, we will attempt to synthesize some of the highlights of the event for a review of the current innovations, industry trends, and capital markets.
Founded in 2013, LeadDyno was a pioneer in the affiliate marketing space. With a loyal customer base that includes many users from its original launch, LeadDyno has proved that it’s more than one of the first products on the market – it’s one of the best. Once SureSwift acquired the business in 2021, the team found gaps and applied SureSwift’s method to grow, transform, and see what a sustainable future looked like for the product. Keep reading to learn more.
SureSwift is the proud owner and operator of many exceptional SaaS businesses, including Mailparser and Docparser, a pair of products we acquired from Founder Moritz Dausinger that you’ll often hear us refer to as “The Parsers”. Join us for an interview with Jason Good, CEO of Mailparser and Docparser, to learn more about how we’ve grown the products and what we have planned for them next.
Ethical business practices are immensely important and have numerous benefits for companies, including building a positive reputation, averting legal issues, increasing employee engagement, appealing to socially conscious consumers and being the preferred choice for investors, even in a rising interest rate environment when risk tolerance is generally low. By prioritizing ethics throughout operations, companies can create a more sustainable and successful business that benefits all stakeholders involved.
Taster’s Club is a B2C alcohol subscription service that provides users with access to a bottle shop and ten different monthly clubs. As SureSwift’s only traditional ecommerce company, Taster’s Club doesn’t focus on SaaS growth in the same way as other SureSwift businesses. However, we’ve found that some key growth lessons can be applied to ecommerce from SaaS (and vice versa). Keep reading to learn how Taster’s Club made the journey from apartment startup to market tastemaker.