Is the BigCommerce IPO a Big Deal?

eCommerce player BigCommerce filed to go public earlier this week. One publication commenting on the news described BigCommerce as an “American Shopify”. While BigCommerce is

Pandemic Silver Linings

Shopify Taps Into Walmart-Level Scale

Pandemic-driven economic fallout has a polarizing effect on the SMB SaaS world. Anything that’s high-touch is clearly suffering, including home services and local bars &

Pandemic Silver Linings

Shopify Goes User-Facing in New App

Among the many tools brought by the SMB SaaS era, Shopify is perhaps the best example of democratizing big-company capabilities for SMBs. In its case,


Shopify Expands into SMB Lending

eCommerce software provider Shopify has announced that it’s expanding into SMB lending. Operating under the existing Shopify Capital division, it will offer starter loans to

Business Models

New Podcast: “SMBs Have No Time”

There are few people with a broader or deeper perspective on the small business SaaS world than Mark MacLeod, the latest guest on the “Above