SaaS startups have become the darling of Venture Capital investors, especially in the Collaboration industry. Over the past decade, software has proverbially “eaten the world” and SaaS companies have scaled to become unicorn corporations in staggering amounts of time.
In this article, we are examining 20 VC funded SaaS startups in the Collaboration industry.
All departments in a business can use the customisable workplace productivity platform provided by ClickUp. The latter group includes ClickUp, which offers a $5 monthly per user (paid annually) package that gives users access to chat, documents and wikis, task management software, and interfaces with a variety of other well-known products. It's a powerful collection of tools that can be molded to fit the task at hand. 2017 saw the establishment of the business by Zeb Evans and Alex Yurkowski. Its main office is in San Diego, California.
A collaborative data platform called Crossbeam aids businesses in forming more beneficial alliances. It functions as a data escrow service, enabling businesses to identify clients and prospects that they share with their partners while maintaining the privacy and security of the rest of their data. Their platform for collaborative intelligence enables B2B businesses to securely exchange their data in order to fortify partnerships, empower go-to-market teams, and enhance customer service.
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Leading brands' digital transformation of their customer experiences is being reimagined by FICX. FICX helps contemporary businesses to quickly digitize and automate CX experiences and deploy them wherever they engage customers as a pioneer and industry leader in no-code CX app creation and automation. By reducing friction in sales and service, modern businesses are able to save expenses, increase sales conversion, and maintain pleased consumers. To learn more, go to www.ficx.com. Since its founding in 2012, CallVU has helped top international companies in the banking, insurance, and telecom industries increase the value of their digital assets while enhancing operational effectiveness. Israel, the UK, and the United States are all where CallVU has operations. The business was recognized by Gartner in 2016 as a "Cool Vendor in CRM and Customer Support" and by CIO Magazine in 2017 as one of the "20 Most Promising Digital Experience Solution Providers."
A online tool called Filestage allows teams and clients to exchange, evaluate, and approve media material. Reviewers mark their comments and modification requests inside the file itself rather than exchanging emails. Filestage offers simple, effective, and well-documented revisions.
Frontify is a SaaS B2B brand management software that aids companies in developing unified brand experiences across all channels of communication. Brand managers may develop online style guides, manage their brand assets, establish UI pattern libraries, and collaborate on creative projects with the help of their cloud-based software. This reinforces every brand and results in a new degree of brand consistency across all communication platforms. The Frontify platform is very user-friendly and straightforward, allowing you to use project areas to gain approvals and streamline feedback loops, greatly enhancing productivity. It is intended to make daily branding, marketing, and development processes easier and more efficient. Digital Asset Management, CI/CD Guidelines, Digital Productivity, Web & Print Publishing, Brand Portal, Design System, and Project Collaboration are among the solutions the organization provides. They develop an intuitive brand management platform that makes it possible for anybody to produce engaging and reliable brand experiences. Frontify was established in 2013 and has offices in New York, USA, and Saint Gallen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland.
A productivity software called Hive encourages businesses to advance their work. Their platform for productivity drives the rapid pace at businesses like Starbucks, Uber, IBM, and Netflix, and they are committed to transforming the way people work and interact. Hive wants to raise office productivity for businesses of all sizes and sorts. John Furneaux and Eric Typaldos launched Hive in 2015, and it is headquartered in New York, USA.
Hub was created primarily to assist leadership and individual contributors in presales in managing their daily tasks in order to close more deals. Hub is the presales source of record that connects with well-known productivity and customer relationship management (CRM) tools. The following business outcomes are supported by the Hub presales productivity platform: Make sure the correct people are working on the right things and that every presale performs like your best presale professional. "Speak out for the characteristics of a product that will generate the correct kind of income" Automate CRM data input for actions related to pre-sales. "Improve teamwork on the most important presales possibilities" "Use a single presales workstation for tasks that require attention" Hub is a presales productivity tool that helps individual contributors with technical research, presentation, and demonstration as well as solution definition, service scoping, and assessment (POC/POV) management. Pre-sales management may also benefit from the increased research, insights, and understanding that Hub offers. They can also provide their own presales forecast view on sales, make data-driven investments, and take corrective action based on leading indications. Visit www.hub.inc for more information on Hub.
Nick Ustinov and Petr Antropov established the entirely remote firm Lokalise in 2017. The solution is a cloud-based platform that facilitates cooperation between developers, designers, translators, and project managers and acts as a single source of truth for content and translations. It also speeds the translation and localization process. Automated data entry from prototyping platforms to the live final product is made possible via APIs, SDKs, and plug-and-play interfaces. From start-ups to Fortune 500 enterprises, Lokalise has 2,000 clients in more than 80 countries.
Parabol is a remote retrospective and meeting app that generates automatic insights about team performance from online collaboration activity. Our software allows distributed, cloud-based teams to run meetings from anywhere, across time zones, in real time or asynchronously. Team notes and tasks are automatically rolled into a meeting summary which is instantly posted to the team timeline and emailed to stakeholders. Teammates can also export their tasks to Jira, Confluence, Github, or Slack. Parabol also analyzes meeting data to generate powerful leadership insights about what’s holding your team back, and how to unlock better performance.
Pitch is revolutionizing the creation of presentations and the dissemination of knowledge since it was designed for cooperation and with modern teams in mind. Pitch streamlines collaboration amongst teams to create stunning presentations with an emphasis on real-time communication, clever procedures, and configurable templates. This is the reason why companies like Slack, Framer, and MetaLab adore Pitch. Pitch was started in 2018 by the Wunderlist team, and since then, it has raised $50 million in fundraising.
PlanRadar offers a SaaS solution for documentation and communication in construction and real estate projects (e.g. construction documentation, task and defect management. due diligence, etc.). Today, there are in each real estate project on average 1-2 issues per 100ft². PlanRadar's solution with web access and native apps for all kinds of mobile devices (iOS, Android, Windows) supports the user in recording, documentation, communication, and tracking of any kind of information. Project & site managers, architects & planners, specialists, technicians, property &facility managers or investors and owners can record any kind of information (e.g. tasks, defects, ec.) in a cost & time-saving way directly on the site with their tablet or smartphone and assign them in real-time to responsible project stakeholders. PlanRadar has already more than 7,000 customers and more than 60,000 users from 45 different countries worldwide. Thousands of our users save already 7 working hours every single week.
Podium is a computer software company that offers a customer communication platform for businesses that interact with customers on a local level. It features an interaction management platform that utilizes messaging features designed for businesses to interact with their leads, customers, and teams.
Revenue Grid is an AI Guided Selling platform that nudges sales teams with step-by-step guidance towards actions that bring the best results, shows deals at risk, and prioritizes tactics with the greatest impact. Revenue Grid is the first player in the sales tech arena to introduce the seller-centric Guided Selling concept focused on guiding sales teams on their way to winning deals. The goal is to help sales teams have better visibility into the pipeline and deals, gain more controllability over the sales process, and put them in the best position to win. For over 15 years Revenue Grid has been leading the market of data integration, where we have earned global recognition helping sales teams of any size and complexity to collect and use complete sales and communication data automatically. Building advanced analytics to extract insights was the next step, and now Revenue Grid has brought a revolutionary functionality for sales teams: actionable data-backed Signals that provide step-by-step guidance on each deal they are working on.
Ringover offers a voice-video-chat-SMS-call center communication solution for businesses. As per the company, it has been adopted by over 10,000 businesses that integrate with top CRM and Helpdesk tools to boost productivity.
Rocketlane is creating an integrated workspace so that users may work together on onboarding initiatives. Rocketlane facilitates async and real-time customer communication and collaboration across projects. Visibility, consistency, customer experience, cooperation, and productivity are some of its characteristics. It was introduced in 2020, and its headquarters are in Walnut, California, in the US.
Sensei Labs develops data-driven digital workplace solutions to address the problems faced by today's fast-growing businesses. It facilitates invention, supports large-scale cooperation, and makes it simple for individuals to organize their work. Some of the top corporations in the world utilize its award-winning enterprise SaaS solutions, Conductor and Catalyst, all around the world. The business was established in 2015, and its main office is in Toronto, Ontario.
An enterprise SaaS platform called Simply Do enables organizations to effectively crowdsource innovation to bring about business progress. Clients in academics, engineering, healthcare, financial services, and government use the AI-powered software. They were recently listed with Salesforce and Slack in the list of "20 SaaS Startups to Watch in 2020." (AiThority.com).
A SaaS CLM with a focus on big and medium-sized businesses in LATAM and the US is called Webdox. With a variety of features for the entire contract lifecycle, including contract request, contract drafting, validation, e-signature, contract execution, contract change management, contract repository, and reports, Webdox control automates and optimizes the entire contract lifecycle for all different types of contracts. The business was established in 2017 and has its main office in Chile's Region Metropolitana.
Teams may interact remotely in an immersive virtual workspace using the video platform Wurkr. It is a SaaS platform that helps businesses to foster corporate culture more effectively as well as promote creativity and impromptu cooperation in distant and scattered settings. The headquarters of the 2018-launched Wurkr are in London, England.