The SaaStr Annual is coming to the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California from February 5th through the 7th. Billed as the largest non-vendor gathering in the world for the business-to-business software industry, the 2019 SaaStr Annual promises to be three times larger than last year’s convention, with more than 300 speakers, 200 exhibitors, and an expected 12,500 attendees.
Last week, SmartCompany revealed the 2018 winners of their Smart50 Awards. As a leading publication for Australian businesses and entrepreneurs, SmartCompany bestows the Smart50 Awards on the fifty fastest-growing small and medium-sized businesses of the year.
Industry new giant TechCrunch is holding their annual Disrupt conference in Berlin on November 29 and 30. Tickets are still on sale for this massive startup event that draws founders, investors, and programmers from all over the globe. Previous Disrupt conferences have helped to inspire, fund, and elevate now-ubiquitous apps like Mint, Trello, and Dropbox.
Venture capital financing is private equity capital provided to young companies that show high potential. There is a myth that venture capitalists are all individuals with a lot of money. While there are angel investors, the majority are institutional investors that are considerably more cautious.