Funding for SaaS businesses grows by 70 percent

Software as a Service (SaaS) is one of the biggest technology growth areas at the moment. That's reflected in the amounts of capital being pumped into the sector by investors. A new SaaS Trends Report by Tibco Analytics and venture capital tracker CB Insights shows that funding for SaaS companies was $11.7 billion in 2014, up 70 percent over the past year. SaaS funding has tripled since 2011. The biggest deal of the last year was Dropbox which received $350 million in extra funding. SurveyMonkey raised $250 million, with online publishing and development specialist Automattic third on $160 million. Cloud… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

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Funding for SaaS businesses grows by 70 percent

Software as a Service (SaaS) is one of the biggest technology growth areas at the moment. That's reflected in the amounts of capital being pumped into the sector by investors. A new SaaS Trends Report by Tibco Analytics and venture capital tracker CB Insights shows that funding for SaaS... Continue reading at Betanews

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