Future of SaaS https://futureofsaas.io Future of SaaS en Future of SaaS Copyright 2021 Fri, 30 Jul 2021 13:19:22 +0000 Future of SaaS Future of SaaS Product Marketing Alliance richard@productmarketingalliance.com clean Perfecting your product-market fit [podcast]: Ovi Negrean, Co-founder and CEO at SocialBee https://futureofsaas.io/perfecting-your-product-market-fit-podcast-ovi-negrean-co-founder-and-ceo-at-socialbee/ Wed, 28 Jul 2021 14:23:27 +0000 610166c5877f9278404838ea On this week’s episode, Gemma Davies, Community Manager at Future of SaaS is joined by Ovi Negrean, Co-founder and CEO at SocialBee. On this week’s episode, Gemma Davies, Community Manager at Future of SaaS is joined by Ovi Negrean, Co-founder and CEO at SocialBee.

Ovi discusses perfecting your product-market fit including key identifiers, Northstar metrics, and the best way to get feedback on your product.


Key talking points:

  • The most crucial departments for driving product-market fit.
  • The best way to get feedback for your product and how to implement it.
  • How to know you’ve achieved product-market fit.

A little bit about Ovi

After 10+ years of experience working in various firms, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, Ovi jumped full time into the startup world with nugget (acquired) and is now focused on SocialBee, a platform that offers social media management tools, training, and teams to help you get more leads with less effort.

He’s passionate about helping startups succeed in finding the appropriate launch sequence and the best levers to grow.

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On this week’s episode, Gemma Davies, Community Manager at Future of SaaS is joined by Ovi Negrean, Co-founder and CEO at SocialBee. On this week’s episode, Gemma Davies, Community Manager at Future of SaaS is joined by Ovi Negrean, Co-founder and CEO at SocialBee.

Ovi discusses perfecting your product-market fit including key identifiers, Northstar metrics, and the best way to get feedback on your product.


Key talking points:

  • The most crucial departments for driving product-market fit.
  • The best way to get feedback for your product and how to implement it.
  • How to know you’ve achieved product-market fit.

A little bit about Ovi

After 10+ years of experience working in various firms, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, Ovi jumped full time into the startup world with nugget (acquired) and is now focused on SocialBee, a platform that offers social media management tools, training, and teams to help you get more leads with less effort.

He’s passionate about helping startups succeed in finding the appropriate launch sequence and the best levers to grow.

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The role of growth in a SaaS business [podcast]: Amir Jirbandey, Head of Growth at Papercup https://futureofsaas.io/the-role-of-growth-in-a-saas-business-podcast-amir-jirbandey-head-of-growth-at-papercup/ Fri, 28 May 2021 09:00:00 +0000 60af6b2c877f927840481ed5 On this week’s episode Gemma Davies, Community Manager at Future of SaaS is joined by Amir Jirbandey, Head of Growth at Papercup. Amir discusses his approach to growth at Papercup, the data that informs his decisions, and the department most crucial to driving growth. On this week’s episode Gemma Davies, Community Manager at Future of SaaS is joined by Amir Jirbandey, Head of Growth at Papercup.

Amir discusses his approach to growth at Papercup, the data that informs his decisions, and the department most crucial to driving growth.

Key talking points:

  • The most effective growth engine
  • The misconceptions that hold you back from growing your business
  • The best ways to measure and track growth

A little bit about Amir

Amir Jirbandy is based in London and has been working in the B2B tech landscape in various marketing roles at fast-growing startups for most of his career.

Most recently as B2B Marketing Director at Treatwell and currently leading marketing and growth at Papercup, a machine-learning startup that enables video translation by creating a synthetic voice-over indistinguishable from the human voice.

Having worn multiple hats when building startups from the ground up, Amir is well placed to discuss best practices to building foundational and scalable growth tracks for any tech company.


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On this week’s episode Gemma Davies, Community Manager at Future of SaaS is joined by Amir Jirbandey, Head of Growth at Papercup. Amir discusses his approach to growth at Papercup, the data that informs his decisions, and the department most crucial to driving growth. On this week’s episode Gemma Davies, Community Manager at Future of SaaS is joined by Amir Jirbandey, Head of Growth at Papercup.

Amir discusses his approach to growth at Papercup, the data that informs his decisions, and the department most crucial to driving growth.

Key talking points:

  • The most effective growth engine
  • The misconceptions that hold you back from growing your business
  • The best ways to measure and track growth

A little bit about Amir

Amir Jirbandy is based in London and has been working in the B2B tech landscape in various marketing roles at fast-growing startups for most of his career.

Most recently as B2B Marketing Director at Treatwell and currently leading marketing and growth at Papercup, a machine-learning startup that enables video translation by creating a synthetic voice-over indistinguishable from the human voice.

Having worn multiple hats when building startups from the ground up, Amir is well placed to discuss best practices to building foundational and scalable growth tracks for any tech company.


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Creating an effective feedback loop [podcast]: Spencer Coon, COO & Co-founder of Beamer https://futureofsaas.io/creating-an-effective-feedback-loop-podcast-spencer-coon-coo-co-founder-of-beamer/ Fri, 14 May 2021 11:46:18 +0000 609e603f877f927840481905 On this week’s episode, Spencer explains how to better manage the feedback loop for customers, his preferred methods for collecting feedback, tips for creating an effective feedback loop, and how to implement it to full effect.

SaaScast is back with a brand new host! 🙌

Gemma Davies, Community Manager, here at Future of SaaS is joined by none other than Spencer Coon, COO & Co-founder of Beamer.  

In honor of his guest appearance, Spencer is kindly offering SaaScast listeners 15% off Beamer for the first 6 months - all you have to do is enter the coupon code ‘saascast’.

On this week’s episode, Spencer explains how to better manage the feedback loop for customers, his preferred methods for collecting feedback, tips for creating an effective feedback loop, and how to implement it to full effect.

Key talking points:

  • How Beamer manage the feedback loop
  • Striking the balance between automated and in-person feedback
  • Why there’s no such thing as negative feedback

A little bit about Spencer

Spencer Coon is the COO & Co-Founder of Beamer, a changelog and notification center that helps you notify users in-app about product changes, new features, improvements, and more.

Spencer started his career in finance as an IB Analyst in NYC. He moved to Chile where he co-founded two successful tech businesses. He’s fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

Areas of expertise include building SaaS companies, Latin America finance, fundraising, valuation, and M&A.

One of his main goals is to help incentivize and enable the feedback loop so that SaaS companies can build better products that users love.

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On this week’s episode, Spencer explains how to better manage the feedback loop for customers, his preferred methods for collecting feedback, tips for creating an effective feedback loop, and how to implement it to full effect.

SaaScast is back with a brand new host! 🙌

Gemma Davies, Community Manager, here at Future of SaaS is joined by none other than Spencer Coon, COO & Co-founder of Beamer.  

In honor of his guest appearance, Spencer is kindly offering SaaScast listeners 15% off Beamer for the first 6 months - all you have to do is enter the coupon code ‘saascast’.

On this week’s episode, Spencer explains how to better manage the feedback loop for customers, his preferred methods for collecting feedback, tips for creating an effective feedback loop, and how to implement it to full effect.

Key talking points:

  • How Beamer manage the feedback loop
  • Striking the balance between automated and in-person feedback
  • Why there’s no such thing as negative feedback

A little bit about Spencer

Spencer Coon is the COO & Co-Founder of Beamer, a changelog and notification center that helps you notify users in-app about product changes, new features, improvements, and more.

Spencer started his career in finance as an IB Analyst in NYC. He moved to Chile where he co-founded two successful tech businesses. He’s fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

Areas of expertise include building SaaS companies, Latin America finance, fundraising, valuation, and M&A.

One of his main goals is to help incentivize and enable the feedback loop so that SaaS companies can build better products that users love.

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