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List of the largest SaaS companies in Houston, United States

Top SaaS Companies in Houston

These are the top SaaS companies in Houston, United States. In todays day and age its possible to launch a company from anywhere. We wanted to show some love for Houston by featuring these 92 companies with combined revenues of $316.2M.

Together, Houston SaaS companies employ over 4K employees, have raised $269.4M capital, and serve over 20M customers around the world.

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IONGC
ION Geophysical Corporation

Information Technology Software

ION Geophysical is a provider of geoscience technology services for the global oil and gas industry. The company operates through five business segments: data library, geophysical services, E&P advisors, operation optimization and acquisition system. Its services portfolio includes advanced seismic data processing, reservoir solutions, onboard processing, quality control, seismic data libraries, integrated seismic solutions, towed streaming, redeployable ocean bottom cable seismic data acquisition, shipboard recording, streamer positioning, control management, energy sources and analog geophone sensoring, as well as, navigation and data management. ION was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. The company continually seeks to expand its business portfolio through mergers and acquisitions.

$123M
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826
1968
United States
02
VO
VertexOne

Information Services Software

Integrated SaaS Solution for Utilities, including cloud Customer Information Systems (CIS) , Customer Engagement, Payments & Analytics

$30M
$127M
17M
651
1996
United States
03
I
Indmax

Information Technology Software

Indmax is an IT Consulting and Services firm. We provide End-to-End IT unified Support across Web, App, Data, Network and Security Layers. We have demonstrated experience in managing the complete tech stack deployment in DC, Co-Lo, Private, Public and Hybrid cloud for leading organizations. Our proven track record extends to successfully managing 7K+ Virtual and Physical devices. Notably, we have pioneered and now extensively practice Infrastructure automation, Continuous Integration and Deployment for businesses across multiple domains. To know more about us, please visit www.indmax.com.

$20M
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286
2008
United States
04
2MD
2nd.MD

Healthcare Software

Provider of an online platform to connect consumers with medical specialists. The company enables users to search, read reviews and consult with physicians and medical specialist through its online platform.

$16M
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300
216
2011
United States
05
iOFFICE
iOFFICE

Business Management Software

Developer of workplace management software designed to simplify the process of business workflow and management. The company's software provides portfolio management, forecasting and planning, space management software, scenario planning, asset management software and business analytics software which are cloud-based, enabling facilities managers to accelerate workplace innovation and maximize growth and profit.

$15M
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4K
262
2002
United States
06
DC
DataCert

Financial Services Software

Datacert is a provider of legal management solutions including intellectual property and matter management software.

$12M
$10M
14K
302
1998
United States
07
RT
Raptor Technologies

Security Software

Developer of visitor management systems intended to provide the best possible protection for every child in school. The company provides K-12 schools with integrated school safety technologies which help schools screen out sex offenders, manage custody issues, coordinate volunteers, and respond to emergencies, enabling them to protect students, teachers and staff.

$10M
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5K
128
2002
United States
08
OTD
OpTech4D

Energy Software

OpTech4D provides SaaS for day-to-day operations, maintenance, health, and safety to the oil and gas industry.

$6M
$530K
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133
2015
United States
09
ATSS
AcctTwo Shared Services

Financial Services Software

Developer of an accounting and financial management software created to help organizations achieve success by transforming finance and accounting into a growth enabler and change agent. The company's software outsources back-office processes, offers accounts payable, billing and accounts receivable, cash management, payroll and expense reports services, enabling businesses to avoid the cost of on-premise accounting systems and IT infrastructure and also replace old, outdated accounting systems.

$6M
$1M
1K
106
2010
United States
10
S
Smartbridge

Analytics Software

The company primarily operates in the Software industry. Smartbridge was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

$5M
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82
2003
United States
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What are the fastest growing companies doing?


83 of the fastest growing companies that also have the most revenue have a clear expansion revenue strategy. On average, sales reps are selling plans where starting contract value is $4,606.

Those same companies employ 1,678 sales reps that carry a quota. The most common compensation plan used by these companies is a 1:5 ratio of sales rep on target earnings (OTE) to quota. Meaning if a rep can earn $200k in base and commissions, quota target for that year is set at 5x, or $1m in new ARR closed.

If you’re going to build a high growth SaaS company, you need to figure out how to scale with quota carrying sales reps.

Which CEO’s are the most efficient capital allocators?


We can measure this a variety of ways. Which company has the most revenue per employee? What about dollars in revenue compared to dollars raised? What about time, which founder went from $0 to $10m the fastest?

Looking deeper at dollars in revenue compared to dollars raised, bootstrappers take the cake because they self fund (denominator zero). When we look at companies that have raised at least $1m, Actito is the clear winner generating $21m in revenue, growing 100% yoy, on just 1m raised ($.05 dollars raised for every $1 of revenue).

Omnisend comes in a close second with $.08 dollars raised for every dollar of revenue. Doing $19m as of December 2020. Proposify gets honorable mention with $0.46 dollars raised (3.25m) for every dollar of revenue ($7m).

The worst performers here are companies like YayPay with $3.68 dollars raised ($14m) per dollar of revenue ($3.8m). Many of the worst performers just did a round of funding and haven’t had a chance to deploy to drive growth yet. That makes this data less valuable but still illustrative.