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Saas District - Akeel Jabber | HoriZen Capital Episode 80, 29th January 2021

#80 Top 10 Challenges SaaS Companies Faced in 2020 (Best of Season 1)

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2020 was so far the year of the Software as a Service (SaaS0 industry because of a complex combination of  factors including political changes that disrupted data processing  agreements in the UK, the ongoing global pandemic that impacted every industry, but validated the cloud-service, value proposition and a record-breaking year for SaaS IPOs that derived in a fertile ground to make this last year a good one for the SaaS industry. 

With a new year on the “HoriZen”, in this episode, we’ll re-cap the top 10 challenges that SaaS Startups and companies have faced in 2020 &  tips from top industry SaaS experts on how to overcome them going into 2021.

During This Episode We Cover:

  1. 01:10 - Go To Market Strategy  
  2. 04:28 - Viable Business Model
  3. 06:50 - Hiring Top Talent
  4. 10:00 - Rising Capital  
  5. 12:50 - Onboarding  Strategy
  6. 14:45 - CX & Support
  7. 18:41 -  Lead Generation
  8. 21:13 - Marketing
  9. 24:56 - Churn 
  10. 37:47 - Exiting

Mentions:

  1. TK Kader
  2. Mike Watts
  3. Gary Swart
  4. Sydney Wong
  5. Jeff Epstein
  6. Peldi Guilizzoni
  7. Matt Wolach
  8. Rand Fishkin
  9. Patrick Campbell
  10. Sujan Patel

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