MIGRATING A SOFTWARE COMPANY FROM ON-PREMISE TO SAAS: PART 1

Hi All- Software acquisitions have become increasingly common among Search Fund entrepreneurs, and many of them have a value-creation thesis around transitioning a company from on-premise to SaaS technology. If you're considering running or investing in such a business, I'd humbly suggest that you read this blog post first!

Navigating the transition from on-premise to SaaS was perhaps the hardest thing that I had to do as the CEO of my own software business, and I still have the scars to prove it. No wonder it's referred to as the "valley of death"!

In this blog post, I lean on my first-hand experience in making this transition to describe some of the factors that make it so difficult. In my next post, I will share with you the tactics and strategies that worked (and didn’t work) for me to overcome some of these challenges, so that you can drastically increase your own odds of success should you decide to make this leap yourself.


The article can be viewed here: Migrating Your Software Company from On-Premise to SaaS: Part 1



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