Blog Chapters - United States

SaaSBoomi: Parallel runway for SaaS entrepreneurs

This article was originally posted on Maneesh’s Substack. I first learnt the widespread spirit of volunteering among American public in 2001-02 when my business partner Robert Levine (ex-MD Deutsche Bank) warned me before joining me at SENA Systems that he will not be able to travel on Tuesdays unless it’s an emergency. He was an […]

Maneesh Bhandari 
Blog Chapters - Bengaluru

Putting down roots #ScaledFoundersRetreat

It took me a minute to take my eyes off the banyan tree. There it stood, strong and silent. Its roots were everywhere, snaking deep into the ground and cascading from the branches. What was once a dot-sized seed has turned into this spectacular provider of shade today, so grounded and yet so linked. It […]

Avinash Raghava
Blog Chapters - Bengaluru

Huge welcome to our new SaaS ecosystem partners

SaaSBoomi began with a dream of a Product Nation, shared by SaaS founders and investors. Our mission was to build up the SaaS ecosystem by helping founders learn from each other’s journeys across different stages. Thanks to tremendous support from like-minded ecosystem partners and a shared belief in catalyzing a pay-it-forward ethos, we have seen […]

Malavika Velayanikal
Blog Chapters - Chennai

SaaSBoomi Annual ’23: A Ground Zero Report

As with everything, SaaSBoomi Annual 2023 preparations started for me around the end of November, with a call from Avinash asking if I’d like to volunteer to steer the logistics of the conference. None of us, including Avi, had the slightest sense that it was going to be a giant conference. From 350-odd participants in […]

Ashwin Ramasamy
Blog Community

Homecoming — Going back to my roots of building a Community

It’s time to write a new chapter They say that you can learn a lot about a person by observing their behavior in a group setting. Let’s take the example of a group photo snapped at the end of an event. Some people gravitate right to the center — people who are boisterous, gregarious, and […]

Avinash Raghava
Blog Events

Breaking the 1000 barrier in attendees, SaaSBoomi Annual ’23 scores high in NPS too

As the dust settles and the echoes of the event fade away, it’s time to reflect on the Annual ‘23. This article aims to encapsulate the event’s key highlights, from the planning stages to the execution, showcasing the challenges, and the overall impact of this occasion. We had a total of 1,143 delegates that attended […]

Amrutha Jalihal
Blog Initiatives

SaaSBOOMi 2.0: Orbital shift requires new “Org” structure

Dear SaaS Founders, The idea of a community for SaaS founders by SaaS Founders came together in 2018 between Girish, Suresh, Krish, Manav, and Avinash (read the genesis story here) resulting in the not-for-profit foundation “SaaSBOOMi”. Looking back, SaaSBOOMi’s growth has been more than spectacular in the last 5 years and it exceeded the community’s […]

Suresh Sambandam
Blog Chapters - Chennai

Who made SaaSBoomi Annual ‘23 tick?

SaaSBoomi’s biggest event since its inception had 1143 attendees (final count); dozens of speakers for keynotes and panels; 150 plus investor-startup meetings; workshops; parties (and after-parties of course); curated bonding sessions like a women-in-Saas mixer – so much happening on parallel tracks, and all of it managed by two dozen volunteers. This was simply incredible. […]

Malavika Velayanikal
Blog Chapters - Chennai

The Countdown to SaaSBoomi Annual is on!

As the founder of Veris, a SaaS platform in the enterprise space, I have had the privilege of being a part of SaaSBoomi – a dynamic and rapidly growing community of SaaS entrepreneurs, managed by volunteers from across India, many of whom are founders themselves. A Gathering of Industry Experts Each year, the SaaSBoomi Annual […]

Aastha Sharma