SaaS growth data shows slowing

So how much has SaaS growth slowed? We looked at the YOY data of every SaaS company that has IPO’d since October 2017 (63 companies). The data is below and shows a material slowdown. YOY growth in Q1 2022 was 36% and as of Q1 2023 it sits at 21%. Revenue is still growing, but overall everyone is feeling it. Out of the 63 companies, only 8 of them have faster YOY growth in Q1 2023 than they did in Q1 2022.



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