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Research Report

The State of the Technology Industry: 2023

Current economic conditions are forcing high-growth yet unprofitable SaaS startups to tighten their financial belts.

TSIA has been studying the differences between profitable and unprofitable SaaS business models for over a decade. This report provides the following insights on how to operate a profitable SaaS business model:

  • The economic engines of unprofitable SaaS companies
  • The costs SaaS companies are currently eating
  • The historically high cost of revenue growth
  • You can’t cut your way to success
  • Three main levers for SaaS profitability
  • Examples of profitable SaaS companies

By the end of this report, readers will have a fundamental understanding of what it will take to migrate an unprofitable SaaS business model to one that can carry its own financial water.

Download your copy of "The State of the Technology Industry" today!

Each year, TSIA's team of research experts puts together a series of "State of" reports that include fact-based research and data from their engagement with the leading companies in the tech industry. Executives from companies large and small, including 80% of the Fortune 100 tech companies, rely on the findings, recommendations, and industry-validated trends and best practices in these reports to help them make strategic business decisions and achieve business outcomes, faster.


Authored By:

Thomas Lah

Executive Director and Executive Vice President, TSIA

Publish Date: January 9, 2023

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