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Software Platform Consulting helps software companies and investment firms build successful enterprise SaaS platforms and networks.

About Software Platform Consulting

I help entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations build successful B2B SaaS platforms and networks. Based on real, practical experience managing enterprise platforms for over 20 years in a wide variety of industries, I can help you navigate your way to a dominant position in your industry.

What are B2B SaaS Platforms?

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


The Nine Value Propositions of B2B SaaS 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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SelectQuote Insurance “Marketplace” IPO Fetches $4 Billion Valuation

SelectQuote is a tech-enabled insurance agent. Some would call it a marketplace. Everyone would call it a big financial success.

Magic Quadrant for Multi-Enterprise Supply Chain Business Networks

Gartner’s new Magic Quadrant for Multi-Enterprise Supply Chain Business Networks is out. It’s really about vertical B2B platforms.

Bodhala and Persuit: Back to the Future in Legal Spend Management

Bodhala and Persuit are upstarts in the established legal spend management market, but they have a unique focus and the advantage of some aging competitors.

Hollywood’s Content Wars: Who is Managing All of That Spend?

The content wars in Hollywood mean $120 billion is being spent to develop new shows and movies. Who is managing all of that spend?

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