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As of Jan 2020, these 3 SaaS companies are the largest in the Developer Tools space.

The Top Developer Tools SaaS Companies

This list tracks the largest private B2B Developer Tools SaaS companies by revenue. In total, this list features 3 companies with combined revenues of $4.1M.

These companies have raised a total of $0. Together, these Developer Tools saas companies serve 0 customers and employ over 217 on their teams.

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Top SaaS Companies with $1 - $5M ARR


Top SaaS Companies with $5 - $10M ARR


Top SaaS Companies with $10M+ ARR


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$4M
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204
2011
United States
02
MP
Mercury Platform

Developer Tools

Offering predictable pricing that is scalable. Monthly subscription to get your app, your way, and developed on your budget. We partner with you to bring advice, guidance, and of course code. This allows you to save dramatically on all of your software needs and compete with teams that employ numerous expensive experts. Plans start at just $495/m!.

$162K
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8
2014
United States
03
C
Cryptlex

Developer Tools

$101K
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5
2015
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.