Statistic Info

art 1 of the survey results focuses on growth rates, go-to-market trends and cost structure. A new highlight in this year’s survey is data on balancing growth and profitability in SaaS companies,�commonly known as The Rule of 40%.

You can find�Part 2 results here. Part 2 compares application delivery methods, covers more on operational costs, and offers data on gross margins, contract terms, churn rates, capital requirements and accounting methods.

We’ve also created the�forEntrepreneurs 2016 SaaS Infographic. The infographic pulls together major takeaways from the SaaS Survey and ties in advice and insights on key�metrics.

As expected, many of the fastest growing companies are among the smallest. Eliminating them brings median growth rates down ~10 percentage points. Median growth rates are consistent with last year’s results. However, this year’s respondent pool was more evenly distributed.

Survey results indicate that companies in the $7.5MM-$15MM range are among the fastest growers. The median growth in this range is much greater than the median of companies half their size. Interestingly, there was a similar bump-up last year, but for companies between $5MM-$7.5MM.


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