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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 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 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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SMB Payments Company,, Files for IPO

The IPO gives us an opportunity to take a peek at the metrics of a well-established SMB payments platform/network.

A Look Back at Enterprise Platforms I wrote about in 2H 2019

Let’s look back at the companies I blogged about in the second half of 2019: Fiverr, Phreesia, Optal, Change Healthcare and GoCardless.

A Look Back at Enterprise Platforms I wrote about in 1H 2019

A look back at the companies I blogged about in the first half of 2019, starting with Scout RFP and covering a few new unicorns.

How well do Governments Buy Catalog Items?

Federal, State and Local governments and public education institutions buy billions in catalog items. How well do they spend our money? Who buys them best?

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