Happy Friday, founders and friends.
No April Fool’s here, just your weekly SaaS community update.
This week’s Favorites From the Ecosystem section is stacked with value. Plus, a new episode of the full bloom featuring Joe Floyd, General Partner of Emergence Capital, on making high-conviction bets in early stage companies.
Bloom’s Job Board
We recently launched our new job board! Loaded with 30+ open roles at Bloom’s portfolio companies- ranging from engineering, product, marketing.
Are you, or someone in your network, looking for a new role? Check this out, and share with a friend.
Arctype :: Senior Software Engineer
Airbo :: Enterprise Sales (+3 others)
Aviron :: Head/Director of Growth
the full bloom🎙
Joe Floyd, General Partner of Emergence Capital, joins Bart Macdonald on this episode of the full bloom. Joe breaks down the fund's strategy on making high-conviction bets in early stage companies- most notably Salesforce, Zoom and Gusto.
Joe opens up the playbook on how the Emergence team works with founders to evolve into venture scale CEOs, detailing the common mistakes founders make, and the 5 super powers of a great early-stage founder.
Hear what Joe thinks about the current state of the early stage markets, and what Emergence is looking for when investing in SaaS products in 2021.
Favorites from the Ecosystem
The Acquisition Playbook, 10 proven post acquisition strategies to increase revenue 10% or more :: Andrew Gazdecki, MicroAcquire
A compact guide to SaaS pricing strategy :: ProfitWell
The Next Wave of Industry Cloud is Data :: Joe Floyd
How to Build a Community to Grow Your SaaS Company :: ChartMogul
Thanks for joining us on the full bloom, Joe!
bloom venture partners @bloomvp_🚨 new podcast alert @thejoefloyd joins @BartMacdonald on a new episode of the full bloom we're talking @emergencecap's strategy on making high conviction bets on early stage startups in 2021 🎙 full ep :: https://t.co/6dk9AyBNHV https://t.co/MlRi8pPO1T
There’s value in the froth
“However, in both the game and real life you don't have infinite time and runway.”
Ryan Denehy @DenehyXXLIn 5 years are you really going to remember the difference between a $9M valuation and $11M valuation or will you remember the fact that you picked an A+ partner and firm?
And apparently this wasn’t an April Fools joke..?
Thanks for joining us for another edition of the weekly bloom. At Bloom Venture Partners we buy, build + invest in SaaS.
We’re excited to continue backing remarkable teams on their quest of changing the way we work, live + create.
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