From start-ups to some of the most valuable companies in the world, we have seen exceptional growth and success from SaaS companies. Learn the lessons and strategies that the best SaaS companies are leveraging for growth.
Join Pankaj Agarwal, Optimus’s Managing Partner, and Boris Wertz, Founding Partner of Version One Ventures on Jan 28th to discuss Learning from the Best SaaS Companies.
In this webinar we will cover:
- Characteristics of the most successful SaaS companies
- Strategies you should apply to your own company
- The investor perspective on SaaS companies and start-ups
Topic: Learning from the Best SaaS Companies
Date: January 28, 2021
Time: 9:00 – 9:45 AM PST
Location: Teams Call
About Our Guest
Boris Wertz is one of the top early-stage tech investors in North-America and the founding partner of version one ventures. His portfolio encompasses over 100 early-stage consumer internet and enterprise companies. Boris is also a board partner with Andreessen Horowitz.
Before becoming an investor, Boris was the Chief Operating Officer of AbeBooks.com, the world’s largest marketplace for new, used and rare and out-of print books which got sold to Amazon in 2008. Boris joined the company in 2002 after JustBooks, the German company he co-founded in 1999, was acquired by AbeBooks. At AbeBooks, Boris was primarily responsible for marketing, business development, product, customer service and international operations and lead a team of about 60 people. This deep operational experience helps Boris to help other entrepreneurs start, build and scale companies passing on some of the lessons he learned the hard way over 8 start-up years.
He successfully finished his PhD as well as his graduate studies at the Graduate School of Management (WHU), Koblenz, majoring in Business Economics / Business Management. In 2005, Boris was named the Pacific Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner. Boris sits on the board of Canada Learning Code and Science World BC.