Public stock markets took a major turn from the decade-long bull market due to uncertainty from COVID-19. Major indices such as Nasdaq, S&P 500, and Dow Jones took the plunge during March, and we continue to measure the impact on public SaaS companies.
While some big tech companies are pressing pause on investments during the coronavirus outbreak, others are making outsize bets. In this CBInsights Research Brief, we see how Covid-19 has influenced some tech giants to take advantage of the uncertainty to make strategic moves.
Between April 10 - April 30, 2020, RevOps Squared partnered with SandHill Group to conduct research that will help us understand how financial planning and 2020 forecasts within the SaaS industry have been impacted by COVID-19. This is the summary report of our findings.
The challenges businesses and services are facing right now vary from wild fluctuations in supply chains; to enormous digital demand on the technologies and platforms that enable us to stay connected and live productive lives. This is why Jay Chapel is looking for ways to help organizations reduce costs across the board. Collecting information from great companies, we hope our conversation shares some ideas that may help in some small way.
Known for being the interviewer, not the interviewee, Sand Hill Group's Co-Founder, M.R. Rangaswami recently sat with The Fabric's Chief Strategist, Prabakar Sundarrajan to discuss his career and perspectives since "accidentally arriving in Silicon Valley."
Ryan Maguire is CTO & VP of emerging capabilities and partnerships at Kin + Carta. Prior to navigating our way through social distancing, Ryan and I connected about his work at Kin + Carta, a business "built for the 2020's" - with a collaborative ecosystem of 1,600 strategists, engineers, and creatives across four continents.
When we last checked in, like so many of us, Ryan and his teams are spending their time closely monitoring and manoeuvring the impacts COVID-19 on their business, clients and investors. However, here is the conversation we had in early March.
In partnership with RevOps2, we are conducting research on how COVID-19 is impacting SaaS companies. Our goal is to use the collective knowledge and actions of our membership to provide insights and guidance to the overall SaaS industry. All information will be aggregated and anonymized to protect the privacy and confidentiality of every participant.
The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) is closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is working diligently to address the VC industry’s needs and provide resources that aim to help firms and portfolio companies during this challenging time. This webpage provides important information and resources to venture-backed companies about the federal response to COVID-19, including tax credits, loan opportunities, and sick leave. NVCA will update this information as it becomes available.
For those of you who find yourselves with more time to read over the next few weeks, Managing Partner at Blue Dots Partners LLC., Philippe Bouissou, Ph.D., explains how his research and strategies help businesses stay aligned while working to survive a time of uncertainty.
At the annual invite-only 2020 Enterprise Retreat in Half Moon Bay, CA, 100 enterprise leaders gathered in a social-media free environment, to network, discuss hot topics and dive into provocative, insightful off-the-record 'State of the Union' presentations. This report details their findings.