Enterprise Software has more or less been found in the boring bucket, when being described to anyone that cares.
However, SaaS is changing that perception and here is a list of 21 new wave SaaS companies, that you may or may not have heard of, that are making enterprise software less boring and bringing sexy back, to software.
1. Base CRM
What they do – Sales CRM Platform helping teams win more deals. With more than 6.5k customers Base has impressive claims to Increase Productivity by 78%, Increase user adoption by 95%, Boost average win rate by 65%
Why it’s Sexy – Great design, easy data import options, drag and drop and a cool mobile App.
See for yourself – www.getbase.com
What they do – Data-Qualified Prospects for Smart Sales Teams
Why it’s Sexy -Super targeted prospects without annoying sales research – saving up to 30% of sales team’s time.
See for yourself – www.pipetop.com
What they do – They just killed the reception sign in book with secure, seamless visitor registration.
Why it’s Sexy – iPad visitor sign in and pre-registration just far sexier than a sign in book.
See for yourself – www.envoy.co
What they do – Video Marketing and Sales enablement. Turns views into Sales. Integrates with the leading CRM and Sales Automation platforms
Why it’s Sexy – Customisable video players to match your branding with built in analytics and no coding skills required
See for yourself – www.vidyard.com
What they do – Code Free, web design responsive software.
Why it’s Sexy – Empowers designers to bring their website designs to life without the need for developers as Webydo translates the designs into code.
See for yourself – www.webydo.com
What they do – Content Marketing, Social Media Editorial Calendar.
Why it’s Sexy – Drag and drop, neat plugin for wordpress. We use it at SaaScribe.
See for yourself – www.CoSchedule.com
What they do – SaaS analytics for Stripe, Braintree, Recurly, Chargify and CSV.
Why it’s Sexy – Great design helping make SaaS Metrics sexy and helping SaaS companies get accurate SaaS Metrics.
See for yourself – www.ChartMogul.com
What they do – Hosted Cloud Search as a Service.
Why it’s Sexy – Instant search results. Thats cool.
See for yourself – www.algolia.com
What they do – Goal Setting software for the Enterprise. Read more here
Why it’s Sexy – Solved the problem of the old way of goal setting that was Silo’d, unscalable and boring with great looking, easy to use, integrated software.
See for yourself – www.betterworks.com
What they do – Sales CRM made by Sales Pro’s
Why it’s Sexy – Modern UI, Drag and Drop, Deals Timeline View is a neat feature.
See for yourself – www.pipedrive.com
What they do – Shared Inbox for teams to collaborate on email, Twitter and SMS, used by Slack, Mailchimp and Dropbox amongst others.
Why it’s Sexy – “Like Slack, but for external communication” Hiten Shah
See for yourself – www.frontapp.com
What they do – Business Intelligence, now known as a Business Management Platform
Why it’s Sexy – According to Domo: “Better than BI, bigger than analytics, beyond big data” According to SaaScribe: “It looks the bomb. Give me one of those Domo’s please!”
See for yourself – www.domo.com
What they do – Project Management Software and Collaboration tool, named a Cool Vendor by Gartner in 2014
Why it’s Sexy – Great Interface, Cool iPhone app and integrates with pretty much everything.
See for yourself – www.wrike.com
What they do – Phone support made easy. An app that you can install and setup in minutes to have your business providing a pro phone support system.
Why it’s Sexy – Collaboration features, CRM integration, great UI and easy to use.
See for yourself – https://aircall.io/
What they do – Analytics platform for mobile and web, backed to the tune of $65 Million from Andreessen Horowitz and used by 3,305 companies including Salesforce.com and Airbnb
Why it’s Sexy – Mixpanel enables you to ask more of your data in style.
See for yourself – www.mixpanel.com
What they do – Retail Point of Sale Software
Why it’s Sexy – Killed the cash register with this sleek, easy to use POS software. Read more in this interview with Vend CEO, Vaughan Rowsell
See for yourself – www.vendhq.com
What they do – Landing pages that don’t need IT skills to build
Why it’s Sexy – Cool Templates, easy to use and mobile responsive. Did we mention you don’t need IT skills to use?
See for yourself – www.unbounce.com
What they do – Social Media Conversion
Why it’s Sexy – Allows you to overlay your own custom message onto any piece of content, helping drive traffic back to your site. Like!
See for yourself – https://snip.ly
What they do – Rapid Wireframing tool
Why it’s Sexy – Recreates the effect of sketching on a whiteboard, but using your computer.
See for yourself – https://balsamiq.com
What they do – Calendar App, acquired by Microsoft. Read about that here
Why it’s Sexy – Voted best calendar app for iPhone, Sunrise looks great and supports google calendar, outlook, iCloud and more.
See for yourself – https://calendar.sunrise.am/
What they do – Help Desk platform with no frills that is used by over 4000 companies including Basecamp, AngelList and Buffer.
Why it’s Sexy – Their focus on great customer experience.
See for yourself – http://www.helpscout.net/
by Alex Theuma @alextheuma