Posts by SmashVC

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SmashVC tweet by DHH

A couple of days ago I was browsing along on The Twitter and stumbled across a tweet and article by DHH talking about something that really caught my attention. “Why isn’t there a market for selling a minority stake of your profitable tech company to people who’d be happy to be paid back in distributions…

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How to Nail Product Validation for your SaaS Company

SaaS Validation

Before you launch your next product, consider these statistics: Over 70% of startups that are backed by venture capital fail Over 50% of all US startups fail within five years Most of these companies are led by very smart teams with revolutionary ideas, so what’s going on? While there are many reasons these startups may…

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Understanding the Pain Points of SaaS Customers

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As an entrepreneur in the Software as a Service (SaaS) space, you know that new product development requires a lot of time and money. It’s a risky business that is not for the faint of heart. If you develop a product that does not sell, you may end up wasting more time and money on…

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14 Must Have Sales Tools For B2B SaaS Startups

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Sales is the be-all and end-all for every startup. Without enough sales startups can’t generate the cash they need to survive, grow or attract investment. With most startups generating sales online, the amount of admin and data management for sales teams has grown exponentially. Unfortunately, many salespeople spend significantly more time setting up and managing…

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6 Payment Processors for Hong Kong Companies

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Thanks to its ease of doing business and generous tax exemption for offshore companies, Hong Kong has become a major hub for technology startups and e-commerce businesses that sell to a global market. Until recently, one part of setting up and running a Hong Kong-based online business has been a major challenge: accepting payments.

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21 of the Best Sales Blogs

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Whether you’re a hardened sales veteran, startup founder or marketer looking to broaden your horizons, here (in no particular order) are 21 killer sales blogs and posts you should have on your radar.

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