3 themes on scaling as Ordway welcomes ROTR Founders to DC

Posted by Eren Koont on Nov 14, 2019, 1:09:00 PM

Founders from the Rise of the Rest portfolio (ROTR) descended on Washington DC to network, learn from each other, and take advantage of top-notch programming from the ROTR team.

Prior to the official kick-off of the summit, we welcomed Founders from across the country for a bit of pre-networking with other DC Tech leaders. We were happy to facilitate good discussions on a wide number of topics including scaling up.

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Topics: SaaS, careers, startup, build vs buy, scaling, hiring

Gulati selected to present Your Winning Product Playbook at SaaSNorth

Posted by Eren Koont on Nov 7, 2019, 4:27:00 PM

Washington DC – November 7, 2019 – Ordway, a billing and revenue automation platform for scaling companies, is pleased to announce that Founder & CEO Sameer Gulati has been selected to present at the SaaSNorth Conference in Ottawa, Canada. Gulati will participate in a panel session titled “Your Winning Product Playbook,” scheduled for Wednesday, November 27th.

“Listening to customers is key, but so is a vision to fundamentally improve the way organizations and people run their businesses.”

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Topics: press release

5 pricing trends from the BoS Unconference

Posted by Sameer Gulati on Oct 8, 2019, 11:17:00 AM

This year’s Business of Software conference featured an experimental Unconference session where attendees could choose topics to discuss and debate.

I led a discussion about moving beyond simple subscriptions. It definitely struck a nerve with the attendees and the conversations that ensued centered around a few emerging themes facing all businesses.

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Topics: billing, SaaS, Pricing, performance economy

8 ways technology is revolutionizing revenue optimization

Posted by Eren Koont on Oct 3, 2019, 2:46:00 PM

Revenue growth at scale is the core goal of every business. Increasing profitable revenue growth is not the sole responsibility of the sales or marketing team. In today’s dynamic world, revenue optimization is a function of the entire organization and the technology and process that supports the effort: pricing experimentation, billing efficiency, CRM, professional services, and other processes. It is in this context that technology is playing a big role in revenue optimization through automation.

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Topics: billing, SaaS, operations, transactions, Pricing, automation, metrics

Billing bash celebrates rock star NYC companies

Posted by Eren Koont on Sep 16, 2019, 11:44:00 AM

Leaders in the New York City tech scene gathered in the Flatiron District to celebrate efficiency gains brought about through billing and revenue automation and other process improvements.

One of the main goals of the evening was to build community between parts of organizations that don’t often have opportunities to share and learn best practices with other finance and accounting professionals.

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Topics: billing, SaaS, recurring revenue, DCTech, startup

Ordway expands billing and revenue management automation offering with Avalara tax compliance

Posted by Eren Koont on Aug 27, 2019, 9:19:00 AM


Washington, DC – August 27, 2019 – Ordway, a billing and revenue automation platform for scaling companies, today announced it has partnered with Avalara, a leading provider of tax compliance automation for businesses, to offer an optional Avalara AvaTax integration to its customers. As a result of this partnership, Ordway customers can now choose Avalara’s AvaTax to more accurately calculate applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges for every billing line item, in real-time.

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Topics: press release

Flexibility of billing software API leads to fast implementation for Dispatch

Posted by Eren Koont on Jul 30, 2019, 3:34:00 PM

Dispatch is a last-mile delivery service that is rapidly scaling to dozens of markets around the United States. It helps get industrial service parts to the right people at the right time, and makes money by deeply understanding how far, how fast, and how many parts to be delivered.

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Topics: billing, recurring revenue, API, automation, startup, build vs buy

Billing bash celebrates two rock star DMV companies

Posted by Eren Koont on Jul 25, 2019, 3:15:00 PM

Yesterday, while most of Washington DC was consumed with Robert Mueller hearings on Capitol Hill, innovative DMV tech companies gathered in Bethesda, Maryland to celebrate efficiency gains brought about through billing and revenue automation and other process improvements.

One of the main goals of the evening was to build community between parts of organizations that don’t often have opportunities to share and learn best practices with other finance and accounting professionals.

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Topics: billing, SaaS, recurring revenue, DCTech, startup

Ordway billing bash celebrates company heroes

Posted by Eren Koont on Jul 16, 2019, 11:01:00 AM

Yesterday, we invited some of the most interesting companies in Boston to the Ordway billing bash. The main purpose was to celebrate and connect parts of organizations that don’t seek the limelight and oftentimes are feeling the pain of data issues that lay between an organization’s CRM and their accounting software. We wanted to provide the community an opportunity to get together and celebrate successes that too often go unnoticed.

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Topics: billing, SaaS, operations, startup

Why I’m teaching my colleagues to code

Posted by John Raber on Jun 26, 2019, 1:13:00 PM

Our business is about eliminating manual workarounds in scaling businesses’ billing process from the initial sale of their service, through upsells and renewals, to revenue recognition. When I was an accountant, my training and education centered around basics of double-entry bookkeeping, credits and debits, T accounts, etc. It turns out I learned and implemented 500-year old methods to keep my clients’ books in order.

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Topics: Software, careers, culture, startup

 

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