Top 50 SaaS Startups in 2018

Top 50 SaaS Startups in 2018

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startups are on the rise now more than ever, and they are changing how we live our day-to-day lives. They can start very small, but if the idea and the execution are just right, the startup can become very successful very quickly.

Here, we are going to look at the top 50 SaaS startups in 2018. We will see at noteworthy 100 SaaS startups that have shown no signs of stopping down recently, and that we are excited to see become even more successful in the future.

1- CultureIQ

Based in New York. 

CultureIQ is a culture management company that helps companies understand, manage, and strengthen their culture through a benchmarked employee survey, culture software, and culture strategy. Their Culture software is designed to give every team member a voice and keep the department heads aligned with the company's culture. They also provide employee surveys and a dedicated strategic consultant to help businesses analyze and understand their data and shape or re-shape their learning over the long-term. 

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2- AppZen

Based in California

AppZen is the first company in the world to develop an artificial intelligent (AI) solution for business processes. Their solution offers the world’s first real-time T&E expense report compliance and audit solution. Their artificial intelligence combines deep learning, computer vision, and natural languages processing so it can understand the full context of expenses such as merchant names and dates, not just amounts.

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3- Guild Education

Based in Denver

Guild Education is an Education-as-a-benefit platform that transforms tuition assistance to a strategic investment through their service. The solution allows employers to use the platform to transform traditional tuition assistance programs into a recruitment and retention tool. Companies can use the Guild’s Education Benefits platform to access a network of excellent non-profit universities, and Guild coaches will help every employee find the right program where they can find success.

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4- Pipefy

Based in California

Pipefy enables businesses to create and run their workflow processes in a fast and powerful platform that's incredibly easy to use and requires no technical skills. The solution offers automation, centralized and easy communications, operations management, a development platform for agile teams, financial services, sales operations, and many more. Although founded in 2014, it has already gained the trust of a large number of businesses in more than 140 countries, including some big names such as IBM and VISA.

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5- TravelPerk

Based in Barcelona

TravelPerk is revolutionizing travel for organizations by offering a new way for them to organize, book, and manage their business travel. They provide a unique dynamic budgeting algorithm, reporting, expense integrations, flexible payments, dashboards, incentives for employees to save, and more, in a single platform that is easy to use and comes at no cost for the user.

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6- Projector PSA

Based in Boston

PSA stands for Professional Service Automation, and the software is designed to help project-based services organizations track time and expenses, manage projects, invoice clients, and schedule resources. The solution eliminates the manual work from these processes and by doing so removes the errors that come along with it.

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7- Total Expert

Based in Minnesota

Total Expert provides software solutions to the Real Estate Vertical. They give Real Estate Agencies, Agents, Mortgage Lenders, and Title Companies the chance to manage their combined business efforts more efficiently and effectively through a central port. Their Co-Marketing Platform aims to help the industry better manage regulatory standards and help businesses grow exponentially.

 

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8- WorkJam

Based in Montreal

WorkJam is an employee management suite that empowers the digital workplace for non-desk, hourly, and shift-based workers. The solution optimizes the entire employee-employer relationships life cycle with the help of efficient workforce management and mobile communication so that operational efficiency and productivity are taken to new heights.

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9- Aircall

Based in Paris

AirCall is the call center software for the modern world. It’s a virtual business phone system for employees and customers that can be easily installed with a few clicks and integrated into CRM that your business is already using. The solution is easy to use and offers a new experience that both your team and customers will love.

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10- ChatMeter

Based in California

ChatMeter is a local SEO platform designed to help enterprise retail brands and agencies that manage multiple locations increase their profits. The solution analyzes and improves over 1.5 Million storefronts for their ranking, listings, reviews, and social media presence.

This data is analyzed, and recommendations are made to help retailers drive customers to choose their stores over their competitors. They also offer an integrated local visibility rank tracker that makes it easier for businesses to measure ROI using their platform.

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11- AppCues

Based in Boston

AppCues helps teams at software companies build products that their users love. AppCues is a user experience product that enables developers and designers to create in-product experiences without the need to write any code. The product delivers beautiful guided product tours that improve the user experience, engagement, and the usability of the product thanks to the unique interactive tutorial.

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12- Pax8

Based in Colorado

Pax8 is a value-added cloud distributor that offers cloud services for businesses in the security, hosted communications, and data management and collaboration businesses. Their command console unites the management of cloud solutions. Their cloud services are available through a cloud-enabled partners network in the U.S.

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13- StackAdapt

Based in Toronto

StackAdapt is the leading Programmatic Native Advertising platform that’s helping brands accelerate customer engagement and acquisition. The platform combines work in machine learning and data science with user-experience and improves performance and customer satisfaction significantly.

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14- Logikcull

Based in San Francisco

Logikcull is the top provider of legal intelligence solutions. Their secure cloud-based platform is used by hundreds of organizations to efficiently solve the complex data challenges associated with internal investigations, FOIA, claims processing, electronic discovery, and more. It can be accessed and use on any device from anywhere at any time.

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15- Framer Studio

Based in Amsterdam

Framer Studio is a new design tool that aims to redefine what it means to shape digital products. It is a playground where designers and developers can interact and learn how to code so they can no longer be limited by words, image, shapes, or whatever, and their design will, therefore, can be anything they can imagine.

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16- Full Story

Based in Atlanta

Full Story capture every user event and reproduces real user experiences on your website to help you support customer, debug faster, and boost conversations. It lets businesses see their sites how the users see it and not just through the number of clicks. You can explore your data, do a real-time search, and unlock session playback.

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17- Officevibe

Based in Montreal

Officevibe provides businesses with the tools they need to measure and increase employee engagement. Once a week, employees are sent a question to assess their moods, such as stress or happiness, and how they feel about company culture. Using this data, Officevibe will then generate a full employee engagement dashboard and provide suggestions to help better the office or company.

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18- Winmo

Based in Atlanta

Winmo is an evolutionary sales intelligence platform that helps more sales professionals get great results thanks to a combination of the best of AdDataExpress and The List Online. The solution offers personalized and new ways to get more contacts and streamline the sales process, and by doing so they drive more profit.

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19- Hubdoc

Based in Toronto

Hubdoc is trying to change the way accounting and bookkeeping are done. The application combines machine learning and cloud computing to automatically collect and analyze business documents for financial reporting, audit-proofing, and reconciliation. Its mission is to help bookkeepers and accountants save time, scale their practice, and build deeper relationships with their businesses.

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20- Postman

Based in San Francisco

Postman is a toolchain that can be used by a single developer, a software team, or an enterprise, to build software. The software is built for a future where everything will be connected via APIs. Postman is available on Mac, Windows, and Linux, and is used by +3 million developers today.

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21- UpCity

Based in Chicago

UpCity is an online marketplace that connects digital marketing service providers and qualified agencies with businesses that need these services. They provide a comprehensive directory of trusted marketing service providers in local markets and help these agencies grow and become more successful.  Their white-label reporting and project management help scale marketing services operations and drive efficiency.

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22- GitLab

Base in San Francisco

GitLab is based on the GitLab open source project and is an integrated product that unifies code reviews, CI, CD, and issues into a single User Interface. The company offers self-hosted products and SaaS plans for GitLab.com.

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23- Accelo

Based in San Francisco

Accelo is the pioneer of Service Operations Automation. The solution streamlines operations through their integrated, cloud-based platform. Businesses use Accelo to run their essential client service delivery, boost their revenue, and become more efficient and productive. 

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24- Pagefreezer

Based in Vancouver
PageFreezer is a website and Social Media content automatic archiving solution. They provide media archiving solutions to businesses in different industries that enable them to preserve their website and social media content permanently. Companies will have access to those archives and will be able to replay them as if they were still live.

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25- Ceros

Based in New York

Ceros is a cloud-based interactive content creation platform for savvy marketers. The solution provides brands with layout and animation tools, real-time analytics, and multi-channel distribution. The solution is cloud-based and requires no coding experience. It enables marketers and agencies to create and distribute fresh and engaging digital content with ease.

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26- Loopio

Based in Toronto

Loopio is a proposal and knowledge management software that aims to simplify the process of responding to requests for proposals and information. The solution is simple with an intuitive user interface and intelligent thanks to its automation engine that provides users with the best answers. The automation engine learns over time and gets smarter the more you use it. Loopio also allows for easy collaboration.

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27- Xpenditure

Based in Mechelen

Xpenditure is a SaaS company that uses innovation to reimagine expense reports. The solution is helping businesses get rid of piles of receipts and spreadsheets and welcome the future with open arms thanks to a new way of automatic and digital processing.

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28- Segment

Based in San Francisco

Segment helps businesses with customer data infrastructure so that businesses can put their customers first. Using Segment, businesses can collect, connect, and unify their first party to over 200 marketing, data warehouse, and analytics tools. The solution controls other analytics tools and allows developers to integrate a single API instead of many.

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29- iterable

Based in San Francisco

Iterable is a growth marketing platform that enables businesses and brands to create, optimize, and execute campaigns through email, SMS, push, in-app and more. The integrated, cross-channel solution offers great data flexibility and is built by engineers for intelligence with Marketers in mind.

Iterable is used by leading brands such as Spotify and Zillow for world-class customer engagement.

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30- Right On Interactive

Based in Indianapolis

Right On Interactive is a SaaS company that provides businesses with integrated, on-demand marketing automation software as well as database marketing services. The company aims to help marketers and marketing agencies drive excellent business results by leveraging modern technology.

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31- ServiceTitan

Based in Glendale

ServiceTitan is a mobile,cloud-based software platform designed to help home service companies improve customer services, streamline operations, and grow their business. Their end-to-end solution includes CRM, comprehensive reporting, marketing management tools, reasonable dispatch, mobile connectivity, and Quickbooks integration.

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32- UJET

Based in San Francisco

UJET is a real-time communication platform that’s designed to make it easier for businesses and customers to instantly connect so they can reach solutions to any problems more quickly. UJET offers businesses from all sizes the chance to provide support experience that turns one-time customers into lifetime band advocates.

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33- Zoom

Based in San Jose

Zoom Video Conferencing is a solution that combines group messaging, simple online meetings, and video conferencing in one platform that’s simple and easy to use. The solution offers world-class video, audio, and screen-sharing experience. The solution is available on Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS.

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34- Amplitude Analytics

Based in San Francisco

Amplitude aims to help developers understand their users better so they can make better apps for them. They are working on creating transparent and comprehensive mobile analytics platform that’s easy to use and can help developers make better-informed and data-driven decisions so their businesses can grow.

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35- SaltStack

Based in Utah

SaltStack helps enterprise IT operations and DevOps organizations manage and secure a software-defined world with their event-driven automaton. They develop powerful and efficient software that is used by large businesses and enterprises for server provisioning and application data configuration management, data center automation, and cloud orchestration.

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36- Databricks

Based in San Francisco

Databricks is a solution that aims to accelerate innovation for their customers through unifying Engineering, Data Science, and Business. Their unified analytics platform for data science teams where they can use to create analytics workflows and collaborate with data engineering and business to build data products.

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37- Algolia

Based in San Francisco

Algolia’s goal is to make every search interaction meaningful and rewarding by providing a developer-friendly, enterprise-grade APIs for database search. Algolia is helping innovative companies in the media, SaaS, and e-commerce industries create relevant, scalable, and powerful discovery experiences for their users. They are helping people to find what they want with a few keystrokes and a simple search box.

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38- Plivo

Based in San Francisco

Plivo strives to eliminate complexity out of telephony forever with their feature-rich and scalable messaging and voice platform that comes with flexible APIs and 24/7 support. Plivo enables businesses, web developers, service providers, and enterprises to quickly deploy SMS and voice applications that can be integrated into websites or telephony endpoints (fixed or mobile).

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39- Conga

Based in Broomfield

The Conga Suite is a cloud-based document generation and reporting applications for Salesforce.

The solution helps companies and businesses automate documents and accelerate sales to get the most out of their Salesforce CRM. It takes the top spot on Salesforce’s App Exchange Paid Application list because the solution helps increase the value of the Sales Cloud by simplifying and automating documents, contracts, data, and reporting.

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40- Proposify

Based in Nova Scotia

Proposify is designed to help you write and develop stunning proposal documents, keep track of business pitches, and collaborate with team members. The solution has a unique user-friendly interface that makes it easy for anyone to create beautiful, professional proposals even if they have no design experience. Your team members will be able to view and comment on your proposals.

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41- Gather

Based in Atlanta

Gather aims to transform event planning, booking, managing and executing. They offer cloud-based software that helps great venues get discovered, booked, and experienced by businesses and people to have extraordinary events there. The technology adapts to the needs of different events to make the life of a planner much easier while fueling the growth venues.

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42- Front

Based in San Francisco

Front allows teams to work together in a better and faster way to accomplish more through the first shared inbox for teams. The solution combines email, customer communication channels, and apps in one easy-to-use platform that teams can use to collaborate effectively and efficiently and have more context and visibility into every conversation.

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43- SalesLoft

Based in Atlanta

SalesLoft is a sales engagement platform that helps sales organizations deliver better sales experiences for their customers. Their platform is used by more than 2,000 customers to engage their customer in more relevant, sincere, and authentic ways.

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44- LumApps

Based in Lyon

LumApps is a social, mobile, and smart intranet that allows your employees to engage in a central hub where they can find everything they need, from personalized content to business applications and social communities. The solution can be fully integrated and synced with your collaborative suite so your employees can collaborate more smartly, work more efficiently, and connect more with their co-workers.

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45- Customer.io

Based in Portland

Customer.io is a technology company that offers a versatile marketing automation tool that changes the way businesses interact with their customers by allowing them to send relevant messages based on how the customers use and interact with your app. The solution tracks behavior, identify key data and automate messaging.

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46- JumpCloud

Based in Boulder

Jump Cloud offers a Directory-as-a-Service that can be the single point of authority to manage, authorize, and authenticate the identities of the employees of a business and the IT resources they need access to. The solution is secure and can connect to other resources through a single unified cloud-based directory. It works on all Operating Systems and can manage user access to internal and external IT resources. They offer a free-forever, 10-users plan.

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47- VenturePact

Based in New York

VenturePact is a SaaS platform that helps companies and business smartly source and manage vetted software development teams for their digital product development. The solution helps business become more efficient in managing their existing outsourced firm with the use of smart KPI tracking tool, a trained project governor, and escrow payments. The solution helps businesses make better decisions more quickly regarding which firms they choose for high-risk projects.

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48- DroneDeploy

Based in San Francisco

DroneDeploy is a smart drone management platform that’s designed to help users get more things done with drones. The solution is safe, simple, but powerful and can control multiple drones using any device and from anywhere. Making flight plans is easy as the solution intelligently builds a dynamic flight path to avoid other airport, aircraft, and even urban areas while respecting the local laws as well. Their APIs are open and straightforward for developers.

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49- DataDog

Based in New York

DataDog is a leading service for monitoring cloud applications. The solution brings together data from servers, containers, databases, and third-party services to ensure the business’s stack is entirely observable. This functionality can significantly help DevOps teams avoid downtime, resolve performance issues more quickly, and ensure their customers are getting the best possible user experience.

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50- MailGun

Based in San Francisco

MailGun is an email delivery platform that’s more developer-focused and that allows users to send, receive, and track emails from within their applications easily without managing an email server. The service offers a wide range of features and allows customers to engage their users, optimize the email capability of their websites and applications, and get insightful analytics and useful data from the platform.

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