Blog Operations

Program managing the brilliant minds of SaaS

As a SaaSBoomi Fellow, and on my own parallel journey of building, I’ve been getting a peek into how founders shoulder massive responsibilities, think and execute in their daily life.

Nivedha Venkatesh
Blog Operations

How I operate as CEO of SaaSBoomi – My User Manual

One thing we did recently was to nudge everyone to share their respective User Manuals. It’s a great way to build a culture of mutual trust and respect – precisely what you need in a lean high performing team.

Avinash Raghava
Blog Operations

Culture & connection: why offsites are the glue for remote teams to stick (and work) better together 

A few months ago, our team of 13 odd gathered in Bangalore at Vama Retreat. At this offsite, learning wasn’t confined to all things SaaS. It came from a deeper understanding about what fuels us as a team to spearhead towards a common goal.

Millusha Fernandes
Blog Operations

Empowering your business with an advisory board

For a business, having a strong board of advisors is critical. This rule applies to new founders and seasoned ones. There are a few considerations when identifying your advisory board.

Aayush Ghosh Choudhury
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ARR/FTE as *a* metric for India SaaS

A few days ago, I wrote about the need for Indian SaaS companies to get into the mindset of judicious hiring. SaaS startups saw the highest number of job cuts in 2023, which was widely reported.  You sometimes hear of a metric called ARR/FTE as a metric to track and maintain efficiency in a SaaS business. And for […]

Dev Khare
Blog Operations

From investment banking to SaaS: A founder’s journey

“In Her Shoes” is our newest series where we attempt to bring the spotlight onto women who are killing it in the SaaS industry! We talk to these amazing women about their unique perspectives, challenges, and experiences that shape their career, and their leadership journey. Stay tuned for more in this series! 

Ramita Rajaa & Sumithra Gopalakrishnan
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No Exit Wounds – A Primer for SaaS M & A in 2023

While these immortal lines from Charles Dickens can apply to many things at any age, they seem particularly apt for India SaaS in 2023. We are now at a liminal moment in time – a period of transformative transition. 2021 and the first half of 2022 were the halcyon days for Indian SaaS startups – […]

Vinod Muthukrishnan & Sumanth Raghavendra
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Reframing Governance As A Lever for Startup Growth and Value Creation

In the fast-paced ever-changing world of startups, it is tempting to see corporate governance as a “necessary evil” – an overhead which impedes progress – but the truth of the matter is that good governance can be a powerful lever for value creation.

Manav Garg
Blog Operations

The ultimate playbook for hiring after $2m ARR

Disprz raised a bridge round of funding in January this year to go to the next level of scaling its AI-powered learning management and upskilling platform for enterprises. This will bring new challenges in hiring and internationalization. But for CEO and co-founder Subramanian Viswanathan, the inflection point for hiring came between 2019 and 2020, when […]

Sumit Chakraberty