Data is gold now in the digital world, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies collect a ton of it. Licensing access to data has become a huge business model that a lot of companies do in addition to their actual product. If you’re planning to license your data, you should have an appropriate agreement in place. This post will give you a high level overview of what goes into a Data License Agreement.
If you’re running a software-as-a-service company, you should have several key agreements and policies in place protecting your company, your intellectual property, and your investors. These agreements will become important during due diligence with any Investor or potential Acquirer. Here are 14 important agreements and policies every SaaS company should have, broken down into 3 categories.
When negotiating a deal to sell your Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product to an Enterprise company, you must keep some key considerations in mind. Let’s be honest here – the Enterprise will likely push their weight against your smaller company in negotiating terms – but if you go in prepared with what to expect, you’ll have a better chance to close the deal in a quicker timeline. This post will outline 6 key considerations when negotiating an Enterprise SaaS deal.
A common use-case for Software businesses today is utilization of a value-added reseller (VAR). This type of arrangement is when a VAR bundles your software in or with other products or components and resells the resulting, integrated product to end-users under their brand name. A VAR doesn’t use your standard sales agreement, though. You should have a very specific Value-Added Reseller agreement with the appropriate provisions to protect your business, your product, and liability. This post will give you a high level overview of the anatomy of a Software Value-Added-Reseller Agreement.
Entire businesses are now built off of API integrations. There are some specific nuances that should be contractually identified – this post will give you a high level overview of an API License Agreement.
If you’re running a Software as a Service (SaaS) business, your customers will expect a Service Level Agreement (SLA) from you. This post will give you a high level overview of SaaS Service Level Agreements, and what should be included in them.