Founders’ 1Q 2016 SaaS Update

FIB - SaaS Newsletter ImageBy: Zane P. Tarence

While overall deal volume and capital invested slowed slightly across the entire economy in the first quarter of 2015, the technology industry, and SaaS in particular, continues to outperform against other sectors.

In the Founders’ 1Q 2016 SaaS Update, we explore recent transactions, analyze key performance indicators for owners to benchmark against, and share interesting quotes from leaders in the space.  Also included is a brief literature review of some of the top SaaS related articles we’ve read recently, and our take on why an operational model is essential for any company desiring to grow and hoping for institutional investment at some point.




About Founders Investment Banking

Founders Investment Banking (Founders) is a merger, acquisition & strategic advisory firm serving middle-market companies. Founders’ focus is on oil and gas, SaaS/software, industrials, internet, digital media and healthcare companies located nationwide, as well as companies based in the Southeast across a variety of industries. Founders’ skilled professionals, proven expertise and process-based solutions help companies access growth capital, make acquisitions, and/or prepare for and execute liquidity events to achieve specific financial goals. In order to provide securities-related services discussed herein, certain principals of Founders are licensed with M&A Securities Group, Inc. or Founders M&A Advisory, LLC, both members FINRA & SiPC. M&A Securities Group and Founders are unaffiliated entities. Founders M&A Advisory is a wholly owned subsidiary of Founders. For more information, visit