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Software Platform Consulting helps software companies and investment firms build successful B2B SaaS platforms and networks across industries.

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About Software Platform Consulting

I help build successful B2B SaaS platforms and networks across industries. Based on real, practical experience managing B2B platforms for over 20 years, as well as the latest research on multi-sided markets, I can help you navigate your way to a dominant position within your industry.

What are B2B Cloud Platforms?

Learn how multi-sided software applications bring together buyers, sellers, and intermediaries to facilitate commerce across industries.

The Nine Value Propositions of B2B Cloud Platforms

There are hundreds of vertical and horizontal B2B SaaS platforms. In providing software platform consulting, I’ve identified just nine basic value propositions these platforms “mix and match” to define their offering. This 50-page e-book defines the basic value propositions, highlights the strategic issues associated with each one, and provides examples of successful enterprise SaaS companies employing each strategy. My most popular resource.

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Taulia Discloses A Few SaaS Metrics Relevant to Networks

Taulia took a step up and released some meaningful metrics about their network last week. Could it be the Coupa S-1 effect?

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B2B SaaS Platforms and Bow Ties

Biological ecosystems are a great analogy for business ecosystems. “Bow Ties” from biology are also great analogies for B2B SaaS platforms.

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SaaS Platforms as Digital Ecosystems

Platform operators, or owners, will find it useful to think of their digital ecosystems as similar to the biological ecosystems that exist in nature.

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Battery Ventures’ List of Private B2B SaaS Companies

Battery Ventures says the most popular Private B2B SaaS companies to work for include a few procure-to-pay players and some vertical players as well.

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