iBeauty, from start-up to scale-up

iBeauty, which runs an online CRM platform for beauty salons and hairdressers, took part in the Sirris Startathlon. The ambitious start-up thus embarked on an interactive search for an effective route to market and a tailor-made growth strategy.

Developing an API product: from REST to running containers: Part One: Overall picture

This post is the first in a series of blog posts on how we develop, deploy and operate an API as a product.

In this first post, we’ll discuss the goals we want to achieve with the proposed development and production setup. In follow up blog posts, we’ll discuss how we actually implemented the architecture, a development pipeline and production setup, and we'll discuss some of the tradeoffs and assumptions we made.

How to deal with recurring payments for SaaS apps?

Being paid for your products and services is probably one of the most rewarding things you’ll experience as a SaaS entrepreneur. It means you are building something that customers value so much that they are willing to hand over some of their hard earned money to you. Are you ready to receive this money?