LIVE 🔴 from Salesforce Tower, Code = Alpha, ageing like fine wine, and more...
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Into the Twitterverse 🐦🌌
SaaS ages like fine wine 🍷
The average public SaaS company at $1B is growing 67% YoY and accelerating in many cases 🤯
In NRR (net revenue retention) we trust 🙏🏻
Here’s how Zscaler did it 👇🏻
LIVE 🔴 from Salesforce’s board room 🧗🏻♂️
Code = Alpha 👩🏻💻
Excuse me for a second as I get romantic about the power of code 🙈
Learning to code is by far the most leveraged activity you can engage in, to effect change in the world
Today a young kid in a dimly lit dorm room has free access to the same resources and infrastructure as the largest companies in the world - AWS for servers, Twilio for comms, Stripe for Payments, and Replit for an IDE!
Code has the ability to seamlessly connect ideas with scale, uplift populations out of poverty, and connect individuals separated by distance but united by a common spirit.
Featuring a fanboy moment 🙈
Couldn’t agree more! Developer productivity is a strong function of the power-law 📈
🔎 The PLG hunt
Meet the in-app Command + Spacebar: CommandBar
CommandBar makes in-app experiences faster by helping users find what they’re trying to accomplish with the convenience of native Cmd+Space search.
Ever struggled with creating a doc on ClickUp, or searching through a support doc on Netlify? CommandBar has got you covered.
They raised their $19M Series A round this week 💰
Which hot and upcoming PLG company are you most excited about? 👇🏻
Have you met Toplyne?
Presenting proof that B2B SaaS doesn’t need to be boring
If you were still wondering what we do here at Toplyne, here’s the ELI5 product-explainer 🎬
Fundraising, Venture Capital and Exits 🤑
Graphite’s $20M bet on developer productivity
The largest acquisition in Shopify’s history 👇
The acquisition will enable the company to create an “end-to-end logistics” platformShopify acquires shipping logistics startup Deliverr for $2.1B tcrn.ch/3ygQKj0 by @Kyle_L_Wiggerstcrn.chShopify acquires shipping logistics startup Deliverr for $2.1B – TechCrunchShopify announced that it has acquired shipping logistics startup Deliverr for $2.1B, the largest deal in Shopify’s history.
Lumos wants to provide an end-to-end solution for enterprises to manage the SaaS apps their employees use 🛒Lumos Launched ❤️ We have raised over $30m from @a16z, @neo and @lachygroom to build the AppStore for Companies. 📚 Check out the article: techcrunch.com/2022/05/03/lum…techcrunch.comLumos raises $30M to build the AppStore for the enterprise – TechCrunchLumos wants to build the equivalent of Apple’s AppStore for the enterprise. The company today announced that it has raised a total of over $30 million.
Launches, events, and releases
Loom 🤝 Productboard
Securely share financial data with Stripe Financial Connections 💳
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