Culture

Memories and Storytelling

We just got back from our annual company conference, and here's why we think it's important that companies create shared experiences.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

6 Ways to Create a Happy Startup

One of the great things about starting new initiatives is that you get to architect the structure of your business from scratch. Here's how we're thinking about ScreenCloud, and trying to make it our most effective (read: happiest) environment yet.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

mental health
Podcast

Podcast EP 30 - Can You Run a Startup & Be Happy? With Dr Carlos Saba

In today’s episode, Mark and David are joined by Dr Carlos Saba, Co-Founder of The Happy Startup School. They discuss the origin of The Happy Startup School and what building a business without stress can look like.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

Podcast

Podcast EP 37 - How to Run Side Projects

What counts as a side project? And how do you know when it’s commercially viable to make it your main project?

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

HR
Podcast

Podcast EP 36 - Does Unlimited Holiday Work?

In this episode, Mark and David discuss why ScreenCloud decided to offer unlimited holiday and the pros and cons that have come out of implementing the policy.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

Podcast

Podcast EP 32 - Encouraging Ownership in Your Team

Mark and David discuss the challenge for Founders to move from having done everything themselves to inspiring confidence in others and their ideas.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

Podcast

Podcast EP 39 - Experienced vs. Raw Talent

Investors often suggest to founders that they should aim to hire people who are more experienced than them in a specific discipline. But is there something to be said for making space in your company for raw talent too?

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud November 2019 Update

We like transparency at ScreenCloud and try to keep the lines of communication open between our investors, team and customers. Each month, we share highlights from our monthly investor updates, plus the daily life of our company, product and team.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

metrics
Startup

What Numbers Matter Most to an Early-Stage SaaS Company?

The most important numbers for each stage of your evolution are the ones that you can determine with reasonable certainty. For everything else, you need an educated guess. Here's how you do it.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud October 2019 Update

We like transparency at ScreenCloud and try to keep the lines of communication open between our investors, team and customers. Each month, we share highlights from our monthly investor updates, plus the daily life of our company, product and team.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

growth
Startup

8 Things That Will Definitely Happen as You Scale Your SaaS Business From $0-$1m

This is our story. I can guarantee it will be yours too if you are in the $0-$1m phase.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud October 2016 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud February 2017 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud April 2017 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud July 2017 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Each month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud October 2017 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud November 2017 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

metrics
Startup

What Does ‘Good’ Look Like in SaaS (And How Does ScreenCloud Measure Up)?

What are the key measures that are widely accepted as being good in SaaS and how are we at ScreenCloud measuring up against them at this stage in our development?

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

inclusion
Culture

Are We There Yet? What We’ve Learned About Workplace Inclusion at ScreenCloud

We aspire to make ScreenCloud an awesome and inclusive place to work. Here are some of the things we’ve already put into place and what we think we could do better.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

events
Culture

Fully Distributed: What We Learned From Organising a Whole Company Conference

We’re a company made up of international remote teams. Here’s what we learned from our first offsite get-together.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

lessons
Startup

How We Transitioned From a Digital Agency to a Product Company

It was Christmas 2013. I was at home, but talking to my co-founders, Luke and Mark on Skype. We’d started our digital agency, Codegent, in early 2004 and now, almost 10 years later, we were trying to work out what to do next.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud July 2015 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — this blog posts, and the others tagged ScreenCloud Monthly, are are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud June 2016 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud July 2016 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud August 2016 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud November 2016 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud March 2017 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud May 2017 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Every month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud June 2017 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Each month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

events
Culture

ScreenCloud Together Bangkok 2019

With the ScreenCloud team being distributed across four continents, we don’t get to hang out much outside of Slack. That’s why, once a year, we make the effort to get some facetime with the whole team at ScreenCloud Together, our company offsite. Check out what we got up to in Thailand in 2019.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

Culture

Founder Alignment: More Crucial Than You Think

Why alignment of the Founders’ values matters, even if they don’t always agree on everything.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

metrics
Startup

SaaS Quick Ratio

SaaS Quick Ratio is a brilliant and easy benchmark that shows if your business is running efficiently. But, it has to be looked at in the context of customer behaviour and the way your analytics calculate a churn.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

lessons
Culture

Should Start-Ups Trust Their Employees?

We all want our companies to be places that give people the freedom to work when and how they want to. But you still need to keep a close watch over your staff. Or do you?

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

metrics
Startup

SaaS Churn: Why Revenue Churn Isn’t Always the Best Measure

Churn is one of the most important KPIs that SaaS businesses want to improve. But for businesses with net negative revenue churn, although this may seem great, there are issues that we all need to be aware of.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud August 2017 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Each month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

news
Startup

ScreenCloud September 2017 Update

At ScreenCloud, we believe in running an open business. Each month, we send out an investor update — these blog posts are an extract from those updates.

By

David Hart

on

December 11, 2019

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