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  • Starting a Business In California

    Starting a Business In California

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    California, the Golden State, is renowned for its diverse and growing economy, innovative spirit, and vibrant business environment. From the tech hubs of Silicon Valley to the entertainment capital of Los Angeles, California offers a bunch of opportunities for entrepreneurs and business owners. However, if you’re starting a business in California the process comes with…

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  • What is a software as a service contract?

    What is a software as a service contract?

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    So, what is a software-as-a-service contract? A Software as a Service (SaaS) sales contract is a legally binding agreement between a provider of SaaS and a customer who wishes to use the software. This type of contract outlines the terms and conditions under which the software will be provided, including usage rights, payment terms, service…

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  • Do I need a DPA for my USA startup?

    Do I need a DPA for my USA startup?

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    Do I need a DPA for my USA startup? – If you’re building a startup in the US this might be a question that you’re starting to ask yourself, especially if you’re selling to larger, enterprise customers. Time spent on lengthy and drawn out contract negotiations can significantly slow down your sales cycle, which will…

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  • What makes a good startup head of sales?

    What makes a good startup head of sales?

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    Startups move to scale ups when they start to hit product market fit and are able to grease the wheels of their sales machine. Until that and, for a lot of companies, even after that startups often rely on a sales lead growth function. Success relies on not just an innovative product and agile product…

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  • How to calculate a sales cycle?

    How to calculate a sales cycle?

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    In many small businesses a common question pops up often, that is – how to calculate a sales cycle? Understanding your sales cycle is like building out a roadmap for business’s ability to grow and scale. It’s the roadmap that guides your efforts towards take your inputs (cash and resources put into sales and marketing)…

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  • Should my legal team collaborate with the rest of my business?

    Should my legal team collaborate with the rest of my business?

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    You’ve been building a business and hassling for every dime so far and now it’s time to get serious, you’ve got enough sales volume coming in that you should have a legal person to work with to make sure you’re not creating risk and you’re asking yourself “should my legal team collaborate with the rest…

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  • 5 Tips to Ensure a Successful CLM Integration for SMEs and Startups

    5 Tips to Ensure a Successful CLM Integration for SMEs and Startups

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    These days as businesses get leaner and better at managing their resources, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and early-stage startups are increasingly embracing digital transformation and automation. The benefits are clear: time savings, cost reductions, enhanced compliance, and minimized risks. However, a 2017 IDC study revealed that 60% of digital transformation initiatives fail to scale…

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  • Top nine contract management tools – small business

    Top nine contract management tools – small business

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    Small businesses often ignore the task of managing contracts. It’s boring and no where near as pressing as new sales or getting your product or operations into shape, right? Although it’s not a sexy place to be improving your business contract management and contract ops can have very real and very large impacts on your…

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  • What data should be in my MRR waterfall for a SaaS company?

    What data should be in my MRR waterfall for a SaaS company?

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    Understanding what data should be in my MRR waterfall for a SaaS company is a bit of a tougher question then it first looks. For most startups it’s very important to remain ‘raise ready at all times’. Your MRR waterfall report is one of the key documents in maintaining a raise ready state for any…

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