Software Talks

At Software Talks we talk about challenges, mistakes, tips and advice when growing a B2B software business. How and when it’s time to expand abroad, who to hire first, how to become a talent magnet, how to build a product roadmap and much more. Real stories, with real people.

Episode 4: Selling your software company. How to prepare and complete a successful company transaction.

Whether it’s been in the pipeline for years or you’ve had a surprise offer, bringing in a new investor or partner is often crucial for accelerating growth. It's an exciting time. But it’s important not to get swept up in it. Because there’s a lot of work to do before the process even starts – work that will maximise the value of your business. Listen to Lars Sveder, co-founder of growth investor Monterro, and Martin Pilotti, Partner and lawyer at Andulf Advokat, who give their best advice how to prepare for (and complete) a company transaction, and how to avoid hitting the roadblocks. The session is led by Beata Wickbom, Digital strategist, entrepreneur, advisor and Moderator of the Year.

Episode 3: How to transition your product from on-prem to SaaS

If you'd set up your B2B software business from scratch, you'd set it up as a SaaS. It's a no-brainer. But if your software business has been running for several years, most of your code has likely been written for on-premise environments. Which means a move to SaaS has a heap of challenges you need to navigate. Listen to the experts Per Ivansson, at Monterro, and Daniel Österhof, VP Reliability Engineering at Episerver, how to make a step-by-step transition from on-prem to SaaS. The session is led by Beata Wickbom, Digital Strategist, Advisor and Moderator of the Year.

Episode 2: Talent management

9 out of 10 companies have challenges in finding and recruiting tech talent. Meet Johan Redtzer, talent manager at Monterro who has done more than 8,000 interviews, and Anna Dyhre, employer branding expert, They give their best tips and advice how to attract and keep talents. The episode is led by Beata Wickbom, Digital Strategist, Advisor and Moderator of the Year.

Episode 1: International expansion

In the first episode we talk about international expansion. Meet co-founder and former CEO at Snow Software, Axel Kling, and our own expert, Peter Larsson. He is co-founder of Monterro and he's built software companies almost his entire life, such as Episerver, Front Capital Systems, Protect Data etc. The episode is led by Beata Wickbom, Digital Strategist, Advisor and Moderator of the Year.

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