Deadline Extended to 11th April 2018
APPLY FOR ONE OF THE 20 PLACES
Estimated Budget £2500 to £3000 with up to £1500 claimable from DIT
Payable to Techcelerate: £250 Application Fee + £350 Heavily Discounted SaaS Summit Fee. Use our recommended travel agent for flights and hotel booking or manage your own.
A WEEK OF RAPID LEARNING
GET READY FOR SCALING YOUR BUSINESS
After visiting San Francisco for a week and attending Small Business Web 2011 Conference, my tech company at the time, edocr.com grew by 250% in the following year, all thanks to the relationships developed during the Visit. Manoj Ranaweera
As Founders of SaaS Companies since 2004, we know the challenges you experience each day in scaling.
Together with Cloud Software Association and our friends in San Francisco, we want to make your life a little bit easier.
The knowledge you acquire and the relationships you build during #SaaSTMSf18 will help you refine your growth plans, execute them and achieve your overall objectives faster.
Access to: Investments, Markets, Talent and Knowledge
#SaaSTMSf18 starts with a welcoming Drinks Reception on Sunday evening followed by a SaaS Connect Party on Tuesday night with main Drinks Reception on Thursday night where you get to mingle with who's who in SaaS in San Francisco from leaders of product companies to investors.
On Monday, you will have an opportunity to visit some of the world's leading SaaS companies in San Francisco to learn the art of scaling across markets and geographies. Find solutions for targeting the right buyer-personas to developing a winning channel strategy.
It's not easy to navigate the US market without a clear strategy and an actionable plan. The Thursday's Workshop will focus on how to penetrate the US market for sales, investment, talent acquisition and M&A including developing beneficial relationships.
Plus, take part in the
CLOUD SOFTWARE ASSOCIATION'S
2-DAY SaaS CONNECT CONFERENCE
Where SaaS partnership leaders meet to connect the market
The single most vital annual event where you share and learn from the leaders of SaaS companies in how to develop Platforms and leverage API Services, how to develop your Channel through Distributors, Resellers and App Stores, and finally how to secure Investment for world domination.
Stewart played a pivotal role in the development of the UK tech ecosystem through the Sun Microsystem’s Startup Essentials Programme. At Zendesk, Stewart drove long term MRR growth by developing the European partnership programme. As the CEO of Digital Lancashire, Stewart built a voice for digital and tech companies in Lancashire. Today, Stewart helps SaaS companies that generate above £500k MRR growth through go-to-market strategy including channel development.
Manoj founded ebdex, a Fintech Startup in 2004, edocr.com, a Martech Startup in 2007 (acquired by Accusoft in 2015) and UnifiedVU in 2015. In addition, he built the tech ecosystem of Manchester from 2006 to 2013 with Stewart Townsend and others, ran the first tech hub in Manchester from 2011 to 2012, founded Northern Tech Awards in 2011 which was acquired by GP Bullhound in 2013, in addition to dabbling with many other early stage ventures.
Workshop on 3rd May
Ian is the founder and CEO of Elements.cloud, a free cloud business analysis / process mapping app that is tightly integrated into Salesforce. He was founder and CEO of Nimbus for 15 years, which was bought by TIBCO Software within 8 months of moving to San Francisco from the UK. Prior to that he was at Accenture for 12 years as Associate Partner responsible for large scale, high risk transformation projects. Ian was also the keynote speaker at Northern Tech Awards in 2013 prior to acquisition by GP Bullhound.
Bespoke Events, Westfield San Francisco Centre, 845 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
#SaaSTMSf18 Networking Event
Department for International Trade
Up to 50% of the costs could be recovered through DIT with maximum capped at £1500. You could claim double of this if you qualify for R&D Tax Credits.
Founder and CEO of Elements Cloud, Ian Gotts, who sold Nimbus Partners to Tibco after moving to San Francisco is spearheading our Workshop on 3rd May.
Cloud Software Association
Cloud Software Association connects over 2000+ SaaS leaders (vendors, distributors and investors) directly to share experience, build networks and close deals.
GBx is a curated private network for successful British entrepreneurs and senior British tech executives living in the Bay Area. We are teaming up with GBx for Farewell Breakfast on 4th May.
Zendesk was started in a Copenhagen loft by three friends who used an old kitchen door as a desk. They wanted to bring a bit of Zen to the chaotic world of customer support. And they wanted to do it with software that was nice to look at and easy to use. Since then Zendesk has grown into support 119,000 customers in 160 countries and has been listed on NYSE since 2014.
Xero started the journey by listing in New Zealand Stock Exchange, and then becoming the dominant player in Australasia before taking on UK dominant player Sage in the UK. Then they moved to the US to take on Intuit. Today, Xero is used by 1.2 million subscribers generating NZ$295 million revenues with 500+ add-ons with customers in 180+ countries.