Everything you need to know to build and scale a SaaS business


While new-age global SaaS startups like Zenefits & Slack continue to grow at a feverish pace, India too is beginning to see the emergence of quality SaaS companies like Practo, Freshdesk and Capillary among others. These companies have attractive unit economics, are capital efficient and have demonstrated the ability to compete in international markets. As a result there is strong investor interest in India SaaS companies.

Matrix Partners India, one of the leading venture capital firms in India, has invested in startups such as Practo, Limetray, GrownOut to name a few, which are building scalable businesses with a SaaS delivery model.

Matrix Partners India, is hosting a meetup on May 7th, 2015 in Bengaluru with the theme of ‘Everything SaaS.’

Davik Skok, General Partner, Matrix Partners, has a wealth of experience running companies. David will share his insights & experience of helping build & scale SaaS businesses. The talk will be followed by a panel discussion on the same theme. Panelists include David Skok, General Partner, Matrix Partners; Shashank ND, co-founder & CEO, Practo and Vijay Sharma, co-founder, Belong.

If you are a current or aspiring SaaS entrepreneur interested in attending this event, please register here.

More details about the event

When - 7th May, 2015

Time – 5:30pm to 8pm

Where – Ritz Carlton, Bengaluru


5:30pm – 6:00pm : Registrations

6:00pm – 6:40pm : Keynote by David Skok

6:40pm – 7:20pm : Panel discussion

7:20pm – 7:30pm : Audience QnA

About the Panelists

David Skok

David Skok joined Matrix Partners as a General Partner in May 2001. David has also been an entrepreneur. He started his first company in 1977 at age 22. Since then David has founded a total of four separate companies and performed one turn-around. Three of these companies went public. David is an investor in several market leading companies including Hubspot, Zendesk, JBoss, Netezza, Tabblo, TribeHR, CloudBees among others. He is the author of the well admired SaaS blog ForEntrepreneurs.com and has also written the hugely popular SaaS Metrics 2.0 blog post, which has become a must read for any SaaS entrepreneur.Shashank ND

Shashank is the co-founder and CEO of Practo Technologies. Practo has two distinct products - healthcare provider/doctor facing practice management software, Practo Ray, sold as a subscription-based SaaS product and consumer facing doctor discovery portal, Practo.com. Shashank & his co-founder Abhinav Lal, founded the company in 2008 while pursuing their final year BTech in Information Technology at NITK Surathkal.Vijay Sharma

Vijay is the co-founder & CEO of Belong - a SaaS startup in the recruitment space. Before Belong, he co-founded Exotel and held marketing roles with Practo and the National Entrepreneurship Network. Vijay is an alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani.