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The Startup Chat with Steli and Hiten podcast.

Unfiltered insights and actionable advice straight from the trenches of startup and business life. The show hosts, Steli Efti and Hiten Shah, are both serial entrepreneurs who have founded multi-million dollar SaaS startups. Being busy CEOs of fast-growing companies, they know the value of your time and make sure you get the most out of each 22 minute episode. Tune in for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday.



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SaaS is a competitive business. On today’s episode we discuss how to survive in this current competitive market. SaaS is a fast pace business that is full of copycats and people who are just quicker on the draw.


We discuss how to make your business unique in this world of competitors. The SaaS world is changing rapidly and if you want to keep up you have to know how your business and brand shape who you are in the market.


The topics we covered today:


Why having a niche is not a guarantee anymore.

How SaaS has changed.

The usefulness of branding.

How copying happens.

The 2 things that will protect you from copycats.

The importance of strategy.

The SaaS cycle.

What is a point of a view?

How to learn from your competitors.


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As always, you can hit us up on Twitter @Steli or @hnshah, #thestartupchat.


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