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Surviving and thriving through a pandemic: lessons from SaaS leaders
CIBC not only generously came on board as a sponsor for SAAS NORTH NOW, they also lent Julia Kassam, Managing[...]
Meet our 2020 PitchFest Winner – MedStack!
We sat down (virtually of course) with MedStack’s Co-Founder and CEO, Balaji Gopalan. Here’s what he had to say about[...]
A Conversation with National Bank’s Tuyen Vo
Check out our interview with Tuyen Vo, Managing Director & Head – Technology & Innovation Banking from National Bank, a[...]
How to use data to build a better business
The global pandemic has had a huge impact on tech companies. Klipfolio is helping companies use data to respond and[...]
How Fusebill successfully navigated the pandemic
BDC helps SaaS Companies Thrive Months into the global pandemic and economic crisis, it is readily apparent that flexibility and[...]
Top Moments: SAAS NORTH Virtual Conference
Day 1: Hundreds of people virtually gathered in the Remo Virtual Theatre for SAAS NORTH 2020, excited about what was to[...]
PitchFest 2020
Hundreds of people leaned forward in their chairs in awe as 6 amazing companies pitched their hearts out at our[...]
Following the Money: Hiten Shah Part 2
Hiten Shah, Co-founder & CEO of FYI, spoke about “What the Future of SaaS Means For Your Product Strategy” at[...]
The Importance of Understanding Past and Present SaaS Products: Hiten Shah Part 1
Hiten Shah, Co-founder & CEO of FYI, spoke about the importance of understanding past SaaS products to help you become[...]
Breaking Through the Clutter as an Entrepreneur: Shawn Finder
Shawn Finder, CEO and Co-Founder of Autoklose, was one of hundreds who virtually attended this year’s SAAS NORTH NOW conference.[...]
Our interview with David Little, Managing Partner (Ottawa), Dentons Canada LLP.
1.Can you tell our readers a bit about yourself and your career journey?I’ve been practicing law at Dentons for almost[...]
Building Customer Relationships Through Customer Automation
An interview with Active Campaign's CEO, Jason VandeBoomWant to know more about how marketing automation can help you scale your[...]
Press Release: SAAS NORTH NOW Moves Online In First Virtual Conference
VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canada’s best and brightest SaaS minds will be coming together to learn, network and grow at SAAS NORTH[...]
Meet our PitchFest Finalists!
We're excited to announce the 6 finalists that will be competing at the 3rd SAAS NORTH PitchFest, presented by Amazon[...]
3 Ways SAAS NORTH Changed
When Riaz Sidi, President at, first heard about SAAS NORTH, he didn’t realize that it would completely transform his[...]
SAAS NORTH NOW has partnered with Highline Beta to support the Intuit Prosperity Accelerator
Accelerator application deadline is September 4, 2020 Solving big problems is a collaborative effort, with an exponential upside. That’s why[...]
How to build value in your business – even in a year like 2020!
Our Interview with Aly Gillani, Managing Director, Global Investment Banking, RBC Capital MarketsAly is a Managing Director in RBC’s Technology Investment[...]
How Start-Ups Can Make the Most of Their Marketing
Our conversation with Rand FishkinCan you tell us a bit about yourself?Sure! I started a company called Moz in 2003,[...]
How Different is Better Delivers Marketing Magic for Start-Ups – Even in a Pandemic!
Udi Ledergor understands and welcomes the challenge of creating innovative, memorable marketing campaigns that drive sales. As a 5-time VP[...]
Catching Up with Our 2019 PitchFest Winner!
Pitching your business to investors can be a nerve-wracking experience for entrepreneurs. It takes loads of courage and a dose[...]
Podcast EP4: Merging Diversity and AI w/ Leeno Karumanchery, Chief Diversity Officer at MESH/diversity
Leeno Karumanchery, Chief Diversity Officer at MESH/diversity, a platform that uses diversity intelligence to measure inclusion in organizations. How is[...]
The 5 Components of Awesome Marketing Positioning with April Dunford
How do you cut through the clutter when launching a new product? What can you say that hasn’t been said[...]
SaaS Metrics to Grow Your Business with Laura Lenz
Laura Lenz, Partner at OMERS Ventures, sat down with SAAS NORTH marketing partner, Riaz Sidi of to discuss SaaS[...]
Podcast EP3: Building and Scaling a Platform w/ Diana Goodwin, Founder & CEO at MarketBox
Diana Goodwin is the Founder and CEO at MarketBox, a software that streamlines and automates your sales, people management, and[...]
Podcast EP2: Diversity and Inclusion w/ Daniel D’Souza, Co-Founder at Crescendo
Daniel D'Souza is the Co-founder and COO of Crescendo, a platform that delivers tailored microlearning for your employees to scale[...]
Podcast EP1: Building Partnerships w/ Tyrone Lingley, Director of Partnerships at Unbounce
Tyrone Lingley is the Director of Partnerships at Unbounce, a provider of conversion optimization tools and technology for marketers that[...]
Interview with Warren Levitan
Speaker Announcement: Talking SaaS Platform with Zendesk’s Warren Levitan We’re thrilled to welcome Warren Levitan, Senior Vice President and General[...]
Why YOU should attend SAAS NORTH NOW
Riaz Sidi, President of, sat down with David Tyldesley, Co-Founder of SAAS NORTH, to discuss the impact of COVID-19[...]
Why we’re donating to ALS Society of Canada
While many businesses today are directing their charitable donations to support COVID-19 related initiatives, we wanted to do our part[...]
Guess Who’s Back?
It has been a crazy few months. The SaaS landscape has changed. Business has changed. The world has changed. NOW is[...]
Hey SAAS NORTH friends!    We are hard at work planning our fifth-annual conference (!!!)  - how time flies! Looking[...]
IT’S RSVP TIME! – For SAAS NORTH Ticket Holders Only
SAAS NORTH ticket holders can now RSVP to these special events! RSVP before it's too late, and make the most[...]
2019 PitchFest Finalists
PRESENTED BYPitchFest Presented by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Co-Sponsored by Simple StoryOur panel of esteemed judges have selected 8[...]
Metrics + Human Inputs = Magic
Felicia Bochicchio is the Chief Revenue Officer at Unbounce, the leading landing platform for marketers. With more than 25 years[...]
Speaker Announcement #3: Look Who’s Speaking At SAAS NORTH
Nearly 90 speakers will be joining us at SAAS NORTH this year! We were so thrilled when we announced our[...]
Back for a 2nd Year, a special edition of FuckUp Nights @ SAAS NORTH
  Our 2019 conference theme is the Playbook for Scaling Your SaaS Company, and every playbook should have a “how[...]
Don’t Focus on Formal Work Experience – Focus on Potential
As fall is fast approaching, we continue to spotlight more of the great speakers joining us at this year’s SAAS[...]
Tech Titan Michele Romanow to Keynote at SAAS NORTH
An engineer and serial entrepreneur, Michele Romanow, is the latest SaaS leader to be joining the Main Stage at the[...]
Advice from the Sales Professor
David Priemer is the Founder and Chief Sales Scientist at Cerebral Selling. He is widely recognized as a thought leader[...]
The Keynote and Team Ticket Deal you Won’t Want to Miss!
The latest addition to our lineup of phenomenal speakers joining us at the 4th annual SAAS NORTH:   Bruce Linton,[...]
SaaS Weekly
The Weekend is upon us! Here are the top 3 news that happened in the world os SaaS this week.[...]
Long weekend is almost here and we're celebrating it with your weekly SaaS round-up! 1. Startup Canada Podcast: Building a[...]
Drum Roll Please… Round Two Speakers Announced!
Wow, summer is in full swing and our SAAS NORTH team has been busy! We have been on the move[...]
SaaS Weekly
Happy Friday! Here's your weekly roundup of SaaS news to help you get through Friday. 1. 7 Entrepreneurial Lessons Learned[...]
Coaching the Coach and How to Score Your Success: Meet Dan Martell
As we continue to spotlight our amazing lineup of SAAS NORTH speakers, allow us to introduce you to Dan Martell.[...]
From 60 to over 650 in 5 years & $250 Million in VC funding, meet Cherry Miao
Thought leaders, disruptors, innovators and top players in their field - sourcing the best, most inspiring speakers is one of[...]
How aligning values leads to investment
The Importance of Aligning Your Values with the Right Partners: HiMama and Round 13 Capital One of the things we[...]
2nd Annual SAAS NORTH Fund Applications are Now Open
We are thrilled to Announce that the 2nd Annual SAAS NORTH Fund Applications are Now Open   At SAAS NORTH[...]
SaaS Weekly
Happy Canada Day! To help you get back into the work week mood, here are the top 3 things that[...]
Diversity and Inclusion are Paramount to the Success of SAAS NORTH
Message from Michelle Sklar, Director of ConferencesI joined the Cube Business Media team early 2018 following in the footsteps of[...]
Here are the top SaaS things that happened this week.
Here are the top SaaS things that happened this week. 1. Slack: Shares surge as messaging app joins the stock[...]
A “How-To” for Early Stage, Fast-Growing SaaS Companies to Get the Most out of SAAS NORTH, Starting Now!
  When we say SAAS NORTH is the hub for SaaS companies, investors and ecosystem support partners, we mean it![...]
Ready, Set, Go: First Round of SAAS NORTH 2019 Speakers Announced:
3 years and nearly 4000 people ago, we introduced SAAS NORTH. Now in our 4th year, we continue to be[...]
Reflections on Some of The Best from 2018 (as we Countdown to Our Big Speaker Announcement)
Hey SAAS NORTH friends! As we gear up for some mind-blowing 2019 speaker announcements we thought we would share with[...]
Canada’s Favourite SaaS Conference is Back!
It's the most wonderful time of the year. “Hold on, but we’re far past winter!”, you’ll think and you’ll be[...]
Executives from Twitter, Lyft and Silicon Valley Bank Among Experts to Speak at SAAS NORTH 2018
Ottawa, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 9, 2018) - SAAS NORTH, Canada's largest gathering of software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies and investors, is announcing[...]
Startup Beat: How a conference organizer in Canada is looking to make its SaaS scene more diverse
The third edition of Canada’s largest gathering of Software as a Service companies, which takes place from Nov. 28 to 29[...]
Startup Beat: Canada showcases industry talent with 2nd annual SaaS North conference
Having grown in size and scale, Canada’s SaaS community will gather in Ottawa for the 2nd annual SaaS North Conference on November[...]
Ottawa Business Journal: Beyond Shopify: SAAS NORTH aims to raise Canada’s software profile
Year two of SaaS North nearly doubled the exhibitors’ space and inspired a fresh crop of startups, but organizers and[...]
Betakit: SAAS NORTH says companies should focus on problem, not tech when building AI
At the second annual SaaS North conference in Ottawa, hundreds of SaaS founders, investors, and executives gathered to examine the[...]
Ottawa Business Journal- Op-ed: Tech lessons from SAAS NORTH in Ottawa
Ed Bryant shares some of the key takeaways from the conference. There’s no doubt that the SaaS North conference here in Ottawa[...]
2017 Speaker Line-up
In 2017,  we had a roster of SaaS rockstars join us on the SAAS NORTH Stage, including: David Skok – General[...]
Press Release: First Round of Speakers Announced for SAAS NORTH 2017!
OTTAWA, June 13, 2017 – SAAS NORTH announces the first round of it’s 2017 speakers, including SaaS stars from Shopify,[...]
Announcement :
Thank you to Our First Group of 2017 Sponsors!
ANNOUNCING THE FIRST GROUP OF 2017 SPONSORS SAAS NORTH is excited to announce our first group of sponsors for 2017.[...]
BetaKit : Top 10 Takeaways of SAAS NORTH 2016
From November 30 to December 1, the top Canadian and international software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies met on Canadian soil at the[...]