Entries by Maeve Kneafsey

8 simple ways to kill investor reporting

LISTEN (Soundcloud) Because it takes time and money to reach the critical mass of customers that will generate enough revenue to sustain accelerated growth most SaaS companies seek outside funding. Those who know their SaaS know that revenues from monthly subscribing customers, with no upfront payments, makes it difficult to scale a SaaS business at […]

Top SaaS investor metrics

SaaS investor reporting The vast majority of SaaS companies seek outside funding. Here’s what investors are looking for and why different metrics are so important as you go from seed to IPO. Seed round $1-2m   Seed investors look for an exceptional team (almost 44% say team is the top priority at seed stage) plus […]

The Top 15 SaaS Influencers revealed

A small influential group hold sway on an entire industry There’s a small, exclusive and highly influential number of people who are setting the standards and best practice for the entire SaaS industry. So who are they? When we were developing the CloudKPI algorithms, which automatically formulate key SaaS metrics within our solution we engaged […]

CloudKPI down to the last 9 finalist for $5m US fund

VentureClash Announces Finalists for 2018 Global Venture Challenge Nine early-stage IoT, digital health, insurtech and fintech companies to compete for $5 million in investments at Yale School of Management in New Haven on October 18 Rocky Hill, Connecticut – September 17, 2018 – Connecticut Innovations (CI), Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm, today announced the finalists for VentureClash, the […]

CloudKPI Named 2018 VentureClash Finalist  

  SaaS leader CloudKPI down to final 9 for Connecticut’s $5 million global venture challenge San Francisco, California September 7th, 2018 – CloudKPI today announced the company has been named a finalist in the 2018 VentureClash competition. VentureClash, managed by Connecticut Innovations, is a $5 million global venture challenge for early-stage companies in digital health, […]

CloudKPI named “a company you need to know”

8 Irish female-led companies you need to know Last year, Enterprise Ireland invested more than $36 million in over 180 start-up companies — 37% of these investments were to female entrepreneurs. In fact, Enterprise Ireland maintains a $1.2 million competitive start-up fund solely for female entrepreneurs. In 2017, 46% of overall companies who received Competitive […]

CloudKPI shortlisted for $5 million Connecticut’s global venture challenge

Analytics insight engine innovator and VentureClash 2018 Semifinalist can predict the future Dublin Ireland July 10, 2018 – CloudKPI has been shortlisted for the semi-final of VentureClash 2018, a $5 million cash prize global venture challenge for early-stage companies in digital health, financial technology, insurance technology and IoT. The competition is managed by Connecticut Innovations. […]

CloudKPI Shortlisted

CloudKPI are delighted to be shortlisted for the 2018 Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition. Also shortlisted: 4Securitas Advanced Analytics Labs HoloDome JumpAGrade Kids Speech Labs Machine Eye Manticore Digital Security Obscurity Prop RecEasy The Convex Lens TrustBlock