Adobe this week announced it will acquire digital marketing platform Marketo from Vista Equity Partners. The $4.75 billion deal would be Adobe’s largest to date and bolster them in competition with incumbents like Salesforce, who have prioritized expanding into the marketing automation space (most notably through the $2.5 billion acquisition of ExactTarget). Adobe’s Digital Experience business,… Read More
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Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for qualified legal advice. If you are concerned that you or your business may be affected by GDPR, consult your attorney. Data Protection Overview Penalties of GDPR Non-Compliance GDPR Overview GDPR Requirements for SaaS Businesses GDPR Requirements for Content-Based Businesses GDPR Compliance… Read More
Working with hundreds of SaaS business owners since 2010 has furnished us with a front row seat to some of the most creative ways founders achieve success. Facilitating the sharing of ideas is a passion of ours, so this year we have invited some of the most inventive minds in the SaaS industry to contribute… Read More
What Is an App? Building Around Value The Three App Types Universal Apps SaaS Apps How to Value an App How to Sell an App Conclusion Software development is a unique and ever-evolving industry. In recent years, we have noticed an increase in the number of online entrepreneurs entering the app space. As the… Read More
Developing Shopify Apps has become an industry in its own right. There are over 2,500 apps on the Shopify store, providing solutions for approximately 500,000 merchants. Some of the most popular apps like Yotpo, Oberlo, GrooveJar and Plugin SEO are being used by hundreds of thousands of Shopify businesses. There’s even a whole community of… Read More
This post has been updated on the 9th of August, 2018. Founded in 2004, in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify is one of the world’s leading e-commerce website platforms. Over its lifespan, the platform has provided a foundation for 500,000+ merchants to sell over $40 billion worth of goods. Shopify has experienced strong growth since 2012. The… Read More
The gloves are off. Walmart, the world’s biggest ‘brick-and-mortar’ retailer, is coming for Amazon, the undisputed king of e-commerce. After acquiring a number of high-profile online retailers of late – most notably Jet.com in the US last year – Walmart has been adding hundreds more third-party sellers to their marketplace, Walmart.com, which is now home… Read More
Keeping up to date with the most recent market trends, and making timely adjustments to your business’ strategy and operations, is critical for business owners and entrepreneurs—especially in tech. The recently released Internet Trends 2017 Report from the Code Conference offered several key insights into the current trends and future forecasts of the online ecosystem.… Read More
On May 6, 2017, the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) held its second Annual Member Excellence Awards Gala during the IBBA’s annual conference in Dallas, Texas. The IBBA was established in 1983 to provide business brokers with education, conferences, professional designations and networking opportunities. Its membership offers business brokers the opportunity to achieve a Certified… Read More
If your offer has been accepted for a business and proceeded through due diligence successfully, then the final stages of closing the deal are on the horizon. By this point, finalizing the transaction is a matter of signing the contract, setting up escrow (typically Escrow.com) and swapping funds for assets. The Escrow service provides protection… Read More