Category: SaaS

Fleksy switches to a SaaS model for its custom keyboard tech

Keyboard startup Fleksy has launched a new self-serve SDK to expand its reach for indie developers wanting to add custom keyboard software to their apps. The Barcelona-based mobile keyboard software maker has been pursuing a white label licensing approach to selling its customizable keyboard tech for several years but it’s now looking to expand its […]

Folk is launching its flexible CRM product

Folk, the next-generation CRM started by European startup studio eFounders, is going live today. If you’ve paid attention to TechCrunch, I’ve already covered Folk in the past. Since then, the product has evolved a bit and is now ready for prime time. “The biggest SaaS [software-as-a-service] category is CRM. The highest valuation in the SaaS […]

Lumos wants to build an app store for the enterprise

Lumos, a startup that wants to provide an end-to-end solution for enterprises to manage all of the SaaS apps their employees use, is coming out of stealth today. The company plans to take on the SaaS management market by combining security features like role-based access control that IT departments need with the self-service capabilities that […]

Clerk bags new capital to improve in-store grocery shopping experience

Much of the grocery focus over the past three years has been around online adoption, but as long as 90% of U.S. grocery sales still happen in stores, companies like Clerk want to bring some digitization to the brick-and-mortar grocery experience. CEO Marlow Nickell founded Austin-based Clerk in 2016, and while he saw Amazon and […]

Hear Deel’s $14m winning pitch to A16z on TechCrunch Live

Deel’s timeline is impressive: Founded in 2018, entered YC and raised its seed round in 2019. In 2020, the company raised a Series A and Series B. In 2021, Deel raised its Series C and Series D for a total amount raised of $629 million since its founding. And on April 20, co-founder and CEO […]

Compt nabs $13M to make employee perks more personal

With white-collar workers settling into hybrid work arrangements — a legacy of the pandemic — companies are rethinking how they deliver corporate perks like transportation, cafeterias and gyms (much to the chagrin of some). As the concept of “the office” evolves, employers are being urged to offer flexible perks that can be tailored to the […]

Amenitiz gets $30M for SaaS it bills as ‘Shopify for hotels’

Barcelona-based Amenitiz, which sells software-as-a-service for streamlining the administration of independent hotels and B&Bs which it shorthands as ‘Shopify for hotels’, has closed a $30 million Series A a few months after it announced a $7.5M seed. The latest round is led by VC firm Eight Roads, with Chalfen Ventures and existing investors Point-Nine, Backed […]

Beamy lands $9M to help enterprises detect and manage their SaaS apps

Perhaps one of the strongest examples of software “eating the world,” as a prominent VC once put it, is the growth of the software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry. According to Statista, in 2021, the market for SaaS apps and services was worth roughly $145.5 billion — up from $120.7 billion in 2020. One source estimates that companies […]