SaaS Ventures: Introduction


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SaaS Ventures has developed a powerful Springboard eliminating the need to reinvent the wheel when creating your Software as a Service application. We have ended one-dimensional, non-scalable, development heavy, slow to market SaaS development.

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SaaS Ventures: Introduction

  1. 1. Envision a more efficient future in Software as a Service has evolved. VENTURES
  2. 2. What is SaaS? Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is a software delivery model in which software and associated data are centrally hosted on the Cloud. Simply put: SaaS is online software (an alternative to purchasing & installing on your computer)
  3. 3. What is SaaS Ventures? + COMPANIES A portfolio of our own SaaS applications that leverage our Springboard. IP A rapid-development “Springboard” platform & modules used to deploy SaaS applications.
  4. 4. We are a global team with global ambition
  5. 5. Steve Sue Business ● Born & Raised in Oakland, CA ● Design BA, UCLA ● Law JD, UC Berkeley ● Created mega-casinos in Las Vegas, Bahamas, Thailand & Macau ● Produced live entertainment (ice shows, fashion, music, & .com events) ● Business, Branding & Marketing Consultant to fortune 500 companies ● Founder of ● Entrepreneur & Innovator of the Year (BBB Hawaii 2013) ● Founder of 501c3 BizGym Foundation (BBB Charity of the Year, 2014)
  6. 6. Rob Bertholf Product ● Born & Raised in Northern California. Last 10 years in Hawaii ● Former Staff Sergeant with the US Air Force ● @Rob: First Twitter user in Hawaii ● #1 ranked on Google for "Search Engine Optimization Expert" ● Instructor: Social Media Strategy & Analytics at University of Hawaii PNM ● Patent Filed: Systems & Methods for a Standard Web Platform ● Founded/sold Hawaii's largest Web Design company (with 700 clients)
  7. 7. What is our story? As a byproduct of creating & deploying our own SaaS applications we now have a foundation we call our Springboard.
  8. 8. With our Springboard you no longer need to reinvent the wheel. We have ended one-dimensional, non-scalable, development heavy, slow to market SaaS development.
  9. 9. Overlay of typical SaaS capabilities Common Features
  10. 10. Engineering Operations Business Product Specific Features
  11. 11. “For every 1 line of code it takes to write your application, you need 10 lines of code to support it.”
  12. 12. Engineering Layer ● Multi-Tenancy ● Security (Data Access/Encryption) ● Role Management ● Privilege Management ● Audit Trail ● Single Sign On ● Notifications
  13. 13. Operations Layer ● Tenant Management ● User Management ● Subscription Management ● Metering
  14. 14. Business Layer ● Customer Acquisition Tools ● Customer Retention Tools ● Analytics ○ Churn Analysis ○ Cohort Analysis ○ Ad Hoc Reporting
  15. 15. SaaS Springboard & Modules ACL Groups Users Logs Menu Email Forum Support Multi-tenant (Level 3) White Label Identity Subscription Wallet Affiliate Commission Marketplace Vanity URLs REST API Social Posting Social Validation Leaderboard Gamification (Badging) Single Sign On (SSO) Customer (CRM) Internal Messaging Task Management
  16. 16. Environment & Workflow ● Hosted on Amazon Web Services ● LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL & PHP) ● Laravel 4 with GitHub version control ● Projects tracked upstream from Springboard ● Jenkins used for Continuous Integration ● Unit & Integration Testing: Test Driven Development w/ 100% Selenium Coverage
  17. 17. We make SaaS... ...Faster, Cheaper, Stronger by leveraging our robust DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK ...Smarter, More Effective, Analytically driven with our MARKETING TOOLS ...Insightful, Helpful, Connected through our SUPPORT FEATURES
  18. 18. How we can work together... YOUR TEAM developers off of our comprehensive RESTful API OUR TEAM hands you a fully developed application on our springboard SaaS SpringboardAPI
  19. 19. What have we built?
  20. 20. Want more reasons? An added advantage of deploying on our platform is our affiliate & white label program, OvernightCEO , which turns experienced growth hackers and entrepreneurs into your motivated sales force.
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