Top SaaS Startups to Follow

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Here at Startup Savant, we love startup culture. That’s why we identified the most exciting, innovative, and creative SaaS startups to watch in 2022 and beyond. From workplace productivity to network security, these are the hottest software as a service (SaaS) companies to follow. 

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Fast-Growing SaaS Companies to Watch

Every year, new startups pull to the forefront of their industry through exciting innovation and industry-disrupting business models. We’ve rounded up the most exciting, fast-growing SaaS startups of 2022 that startup-lovers, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs should follow.

Disclaimer: With so many exciting startups launching and growing worldwide, we aren’t able to cover them all. Furthermore, the startups that are listed below are not officially ranked and are listed in no particular order. 

1. ClickUp

Location: San Diego, California
Funding: $537.5 Million

As a workplace productivity app and project management tool in one, ClickUp can replace a host of separate applications. You can customize tasks, build documents, manage teams, and monitor and manage your goals. The software integrates with multiple programs like Asana, Jira, and Airtable, and the ClickUp app has desktop, mobile, and browser-integrated versions.

2. Eloomi

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Funding: $78.7 Million

Employee training is challenging, but Eloomi can make it a little easier for everyone. Its platform includes tools for onboarding, compliance training, and continued learning. It also offers surveys that can increase employee engagement and motivation, as well as reports that provide useful insights about employees, like identifying who has particular talents and who needs to improve in specific areas.

3. Calendly

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Funding: $350.6 Million

Calendly is a hub for scheduling meetings and appointments without sending numerous emails back and forth. This digital calendar caters to individuals, teams, and companies while integrating with other productivity tools. You can add it to your website to streamline scheduling, automate communications before and after meetings, let invitees vote on meeting times, and more.

4. RightBound

Location: Kirkland, Washington
Funding: $12 Million

RightBound says that sales development is a “tango between you and your prospect, between pitching and qualifying.” This startup wants to get in on the dance by providing an all-in-one platform that can optimize sales and development by taking care of repetitive prospecting routines, including account research, list building, outreach orchestration, and cadence tracking. Features include autonomous prospecting, self-optimized multi-channel outreach, and more.

5. Simply Do

Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom
Funding: $1.6 Million

Simply Do bills itself as an “end-to-end technology solution to capture, prioritize, and action great ideas.” It provides an organizational framework to shepherd projects from the initial idea to final implementation. In addition, it allows employees to contribute ideas through a web browser or mobile app, track those ideas as they are managed by multiple people, and measure the impact of innovative steps the company is taking.

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6. Iterable

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: $342.2 Million

Iterable is a cross-channel marketing platform that helps connect a brand’s experience with how its customers engage with the company online. It seamlessly integrates email, mobile push, SMS, in-app notifications, web push, social, and more. Each channel can be personalized to serve a unique purpose, and companies like Doordash and Stack Overflow have used it to drive conversions successfully.

7. Seedata.io

Location: London, United Kingdom
Funding: $1.03 Million

Seedata.io believes that protecting a company network’s perimeter is the most important way to prevent data theft. To that end, it seeds its customers’ data with trackable records and uses artificial intelligence to look for potential cyberthreats that may have exposed those seeds outside of customers’ systems. This allows the company to detect if and when corporate security protections have been breached and help its customers reduce incident costs.

8. Eqtble

Location: New York, New York
Funding: $2.8 Million

Eqtble uses AI to provide companies with insights about their workforce, including headcount, diversity, equity, and inclusion. There are also tools for setting and tracking goals, improving engagement, and reducing attrition. Eqtble seamlessly integrates with more than 150 human resource tools and human capital management systems without requiring any technical knowledge.

9. Fuse Autotech

Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
Funding: $13.5 Million

Buying a car is always a hassle, but Fuse Autotech aims to make it more intuitive, more transparent, and faster. Using the company’s platform, customers can find, purchase, and finance vehicles online directly from dealerships. An easy-to-use, automated sales process speeds up transactions, and just one person can complete an entire vehicle transaction from start to finish.

10. Phyllo

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: $2.8 Million

Phyllo’s APIs allow app developers to seamlessly integrate with creator and independent work platforms to improve their customers’ digital experience. Its Connect API lets apps and creator platforms like YouTube and TikTok exchange data while keeping customer data private. Phyllo’s Reputation API provides details about a creator’s identity and reputation directly from the source platform, with the creator’s consent. There are also APIs that provide a continuous stream of other data from creators.

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