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June 14, 2015

Start Up Review : SaaS Start ups that are succeeding in this model

Mark MacLeod, General Partner, Real Ventures, discusses key points of how to succeed using the software-as-a-service (SaaS) revenue model.

SaaS  or Software as Services model has seen a large number of start ups in the last  one year. What does it take to succeed in this model. Who are the  venture funding companies  that are active in this space The below  infographic takes a look at the major players across  SaaS  model ranging from verticals like Healthcare, Education , Real estate, Legal, Energy and Manufacturing

" the SaaS Start ups and VC backers"

March 2, 2011

SaaS Market Evolution Infographic

Software as a service (SaaS), sometimes referred to as "software on demand," is software that is deployed over the internet and/or is deployed to run behind a firewall on a local area network or personal computer. With SaaS, a provider licenses an application to customers either as a service on demand, through a subscription, in a "pay-as-you-go" model, or (increasingly) at no charge when there is opportunity to generate revenue from streams other than the user, such as from advertisement or user list sales. This approach to application delivery is part of the utility computing model where all of the technology is in the "cloud" accessed over the Internet as a service.

Advantages of SaaS Model

* Accessible from anywhere with an internet connection
* No local server installation
* Pay per use or subscription based payment methods
* Rapid scalability
* System maintenance (backup, updates, security, etc) often included in service
* Possible security improvements, although users with high security requirements (e.g., large corporations) may find SaaS a security concern
* Reliability
* Reduced time to market

SaaS has become a common model for many business applications including accounting, collaboration, customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), invoicing, human resource management (HRM), content management (CM), and service desk management.