Stack Overflow was acquired for $1.8 billion by Prosus. Imagine the increase in value if a SaaS built a community at the onset.
- Microsoft acquiring GitHub for $7.5 bill.
- Stripe acquired Indie Hackers.
- Outreach acquired Sales Hacker.
- Bevy acquired CMX.
- WeWork acquired Flat Iron School.
Not to mention: Microsoft is in exclusive talks to acquire Discord.
Your SaaS company can start the next Stack Overflow.
Building community into your business strategy is a smart move.