Today’s opportunities in enterprise SaaS

Feb 11 13:02 2020 Print This Article

Enterprise SaaS has seen tremendous growth over the past decade and created many, many large stand-alone companies. Given the current public struggle of tech-enabled services, marketplaces, hardware and DTC companies, enterprise SaaS also feels like VC’s most favourite investment category right now.

The amount of money that has poured into this space has made enterprise SaaS highly competitive. We often see one category filled with dozens of start-ups competing with a similar product for the same customers. Yet even so, there still seems to be quite a runway in this space due to three mega trends:

Every company is discovering that they need to use technology to streamline their business and improve their competitive position. Of course, they don’t have the engineering team to build the technology on their own – and this means that the number of enterprise software customers keeps growing.

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