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Growing your SaaS to $1M ARR with B2B SaaS Lead Generation

Growing your SaaS to $1M ARR with B2B SaaS Lead Generation

We’ve acquired nearly 40 SaaS businesses over the years, and spoken with thousands of bootstrappers, so we have a good grasp on how to establish an efficient lead generation strategy. To assist Founders and their teams, we’ve created this guide on B2B SaaS lead generation.

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How Elon Musk Is Giving SaaS Founders a Lesson on Retrading

How Elon Musk Is Giving SaaS Founders a Lesson on Retrading

While you may never have even heard the term, retrading has never been more relevant with Elon Musk’s offer to buy Twitter and both his and the media’s play-by-play coverage of the potential deal.

So, what is retrading? Simply put, it’s making an offer to a buy a business at a specific valuation (say, Elon’s $44B offer to buy Twitter) and then trying to significantly restructure or revalue the deal during due diligence.

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SureSwift Acquires Reference Automation SaaS Vitay

SureSwift Acquires Reference Automation SaaS Vitay

Vitay is the latest SaaS to join the SureSwift portfolio. This reference checking automation software helps HR leaders, recruiters, and staffing agencies save time, find better candidates, and increase employee retention rates.

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6 Tips to Evaluate an LOI When You’re Selling Your SaaS

6 Tips to Evaluate an LOI When You’re Selling Your SaaS

When you’re selling your SaaS, you’ll likely receive offers from potential buyers in the form of letters of intent (LOIs). An LOI is a document that outlines the key terms of the proposed deal. While an LOI is not a legally binding document, it’s important to evaluate any offer that comes your way carefully.

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Podcast: SaaS Acquisitions Stories

Podcast: SaaS Acquisitions Stories

SureSwift Founder & CEO, Kevin McArdle chats with MicroAcquire Founder & CEO Andrew Gazdecki on SaaS acquisitions and how honesty, preparedness, and failure can all serve entrepreneurs.

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Webinar: What Bootstrapped Founders Should Know About SaaS Valuation and Marketplaces

Webinar: What Bootstrapped Founders Should Know About SaaS Valuation and Marketplaces

Maybe you’re ready to move on to your next project — or you’re just curious about what kind of opportunities are out there as you grow your business. Regardless of which category you fall into, the valuation and acquisition process can feel confusing and stressful, especially if you’ve never sold a business before. We’re launching a new free, live webinar on SaaS valuation each month to demystify the topic and help you plan.

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How Your Tech Can Help You or Hurt You During a SaaS Exit

How Your Tech Can Help You or Hurt You During a SaaS Exit

When you sell a SaaS business what you’re typically selling is the code base that runs your product, the cash flow from your current customers, and potential future growth.So the code base of your product is obviously a super important part of what a potential buyer will review before they make you an offer. Here’s what we think Founders should know about technical due diligence before a sale.

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What Is a Data Room and How Can It Help Your SaaS Startup Get Acquired?

What Is a Data Room and How Can It Help Your SaaS Startup Get Acquired?

You already have everything you need to sell your SaaS. The problem is, it’s spread across different files, folders, systems, and departments. Consolidating all this data will take hours (perhaps days), but if you prepare it in advance, you’ll help your startup get acquired. How? You can respond to buyers’ requests quickly and easily and resolve issues before they arise.

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Laura Roeder is the Entrepreneur We All Want to Be

Laura Roeder is the Entrepreneur We All Want to Be

MeetEdgar Founder, Laura Roeder, talks to us about her founding story, the hard parts of running a business, what no one tells you about SaaS metrics, why she loves bootstrapping, and what she’s teaching her kids about entrepreneurship.

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