Come out to the first Troughs and Triumphs event at Influitive, inspired by the great off the record dinner chats of experienced SaaS leaders popular in Silicon Valley. We have Steven Woods, my co-founder at Eloqua and now co-founder/CTO of Nudge, Razor Suleman, founder/CEO from Achievers, and Ashira Lapin, SVP of People and Culture from Wave discussing how they stared down the abyss and built incredible high growth, valuable companies. I'm going to moderate and ferret out how to get through the trough from product, go-to-market and culture/leadership perspectives.

Limited seats available to RSVP soon at [email protected] - event is next week April 3.
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Looking for someone who was/is a success VP of Sales/Marketing of a SAAS company in Canada. Any recos of people to talk to ? ... See MoreSee Less

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I'm trying to have a market research of competitors and work on SEO & PPC, any suggestion for an engine? I have tried SpyFU but it only provides services for the markets in US & UK. I need to look into couple of different countries (will be an English search anyways) ... See MoreSee Less

Rob PalumboI have had positive experiences with SEMRush (SEO/SEM) and SimilarWeb (competitor analysis).

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Jasdeep NarangSemRush +1

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Danielle LovellGrowthBot from Hubspot has been helpful

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Bahareh JalaliThnx guys, I'm gonna check them out and will update u...

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Which Canadian tech startups do you see being talked about in Asia ?

Tonight I found myself casually surfing through India's largest read newspaper's website at midnight today - and here it is - people talking about Wattpad. Regular Indians writing massively long and interesting Bollywood-inspired stories on Wattpad, and here is India's largest English language newspaper covering it.

When a Canada-based startup is part of the conversation in that part of the world, in India or China - that is quite something!

(Not linking the story here because it is about Bollywood and not relevant otherwise - just a snippet here..)

This level of reach prior to this I have only seen for Shopify - in a random Facebook group people from Indonesia were raving about it!

I would imagine HootSuite reaches far and wide with its products as well. Which are the other truly global locally-based tech startups ?
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Ian KoThe notion of globalization has faced its up's-&-down's in recent times, but it's cool snippets like this that reaffirm my beliefs in it

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Timothy WuBravo, Ivan Yuen and the Wattpad team for conquering the world!

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Chris GoryI think that Andy Yang recently attended/hosted a 500px event in China.

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