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How to Value a Bootstrapped SaaS Business

How to Value a Bootstrapped SaaS Business

SureSwift is in the business of acquisitions, so you might think a post on SaaS valuation from us is a conflict of interest. A founder obviously wants to sell for the highest number possible, and a buyer wants to buy for the lowest reasonable number possible. But there’s a sweet spot where the founder gets a dream exit — not just a good number, but also a good outcome for their customers and team — and the buyer gets a fair price. With 30+ acquisitions under our belts, we’re confident that we know a thing or two about that. We also get asked by a lot of people how we value a bootstrapped SaaS, so today we’re sharing the basic terms you should know, and things to consider if you’re thinking about selling your SaaS now or in the future.

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How a Startup-Addicted Engineer Turned His Side Project Into a Profitable SaaS Business Sale

How a Startup-Addicted Engineer Turned His Side Project Into a Profitable SaaS Business Sale

Kishin Manglani’s resume reads like a “Who’s Who” of the startup world. He’s been an early employee at tech startups like Venmo, Bustle, Hatch/Tinder, and others. So it was pretty natural that his passion for startups extended into his personal life. In 2016 he founded the ChargeStripe app. This is the story of how he grew the business to a sale in 2 short years, and how he knew it was time to sell. Plus, our Product Manager Radu Irava talks to us about the future of the app at SureSwift.

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What Do You Think of Our New Website?

What Do You Think of Our New Website?

Growth at SureSwift has always been swift, but this season things have kicked into a whole new gear with a new look for our website, two new leadership hires, new job openings, and new events on the horizon. Here’s the latest on what’s happening with us this winter.

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When It Comes to Your SaaS Tech Stack, Keep It Simple

When It Comes to Your SaaS Tech Stack, Keep It Simple

When you’re starting a software business from scratch, there are a ton of options for how to build it. Acquiring and running more than 30 online businesses, we’ve learned a lot about what to do and what not to do when it comes to your SaaS tech stack.

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What Makes a Great Startup Founder?

What Makes a Great Startup Founder?

Great leaders come in many different forms, with different backgrounds, strengths, and areas of expertise. But some patterns do start to emerge when you look at a big sample of successful founders — especially in the bootstrapped business model. Being in the acquisition business we’ve had the distinct advantage of purchasing more than 30 companies and reviewing hundreds more from behind the scenes. These are a few things we’ve noticed along the way.

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