The Latest From SaaStr: It Was an IPO-a-Day in 2021. We’ve Never Seen That Before

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By Jason Lemkin · Wednesday, December 29, 2021
 
     
 

The Wall Street Journal had a great summary of IPOs in 2021 and before. One of the top takeaways is the sheet rate of IPO creation.  Much as Unicorn creation...
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By Amelia Ibarra · Wednesday, December 29, 2021
 
     
 

Join GitLab CEO, Sid Sijbrandij, as he discusses GitLab’s journey to $5B, choosing the right business model that balances high revenue potential and community contributions, and co-creating the product with the wider community to deliver safer software faster.

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By Jason Lemkin · Wednesday, December 29, 2021
 
     
 

A little while back we put together some of the top sales & marketing mistakes SaaS companies and founders make, especially in the early days.  I thought it would be...
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By Amelia Ibarra · Tuesday, December 28, 2021
 
     
 

Catch up on the content you missed as we countdown the top 10 SaaStr podcast episodes of 2021.

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By Jason Lemkin · Tuesday, December 28, 2021
 
     
 

The #1 most important criterion for your first 2 reps is: would you buy from her? Leads are too precious in the early days, your brand is non-existent, and everything...
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