SaaS Maker & API Competitive Landscape
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SaaS Maker & API Competitive Landscape
🥊SaaS Maker & API Competitive Landscape
Name
Link
Focus
Tagline
Product Distribution
Code?
Market
Maker Personas
Pitch / Notes
APIs
Micro SaaS
Shopify for SaaS
Standalone Marketplace
Hybrid Marketplace
code
low-code
SMB
B2B
B2C
indie hackers
startups
developers
solopreneurs
APIs
Your app, enterprise-ready
Individual Integrations
code
ENT
B2B
startups
mature companies
Easy enterprise-grade SSO, directory sync, auditing, and access control
APIs
Universal API marketplace
Centralized Marketplace
code
ENT
MM
B2B
Managers
PMs
developers
Marketplace hasn't been super successful; pivoting towards enterprise API management
APIs
Everything you need to sell your tools, services, and APIs
Hybrid Marketplace
Individual Integrations
Individual
code
MM
ENT
B2B
startups
mature companies
APIs
Micro SaaS
Build a SaaS in minutes
code
SMB
B2B
not launched; unclear if product is active
APIs
Micro SaaS
All the plumbing you need to launch a SaaS fast
Standalone Marketplace
code
SMB
B2B
talked with founder; side project for him
APIs
API and service management platform
Individual Integrations
code
MM
ENT
B2B
developers
mature companies
API gateway, management dashboard, and developer portal. Seem to be competing directly with Kong
APIs
Next-Generation API Platform for Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Organizations
Individual Integrations
code
MM
ENT
B2B
developers
mature companies
Enterprise-focused API gateway; probably competing mostly with AWS API Gateway and Azure / GCP gateways
APIs
Workflows
The API Integration Software Stack
Centralized Marketplace
code
low-code
MM
ENT
B2B
developers
mature companies
Low-code workflows backed by stripe
Micro SaaS
SaaS
Run your small SaaS like a big SaaS
Individual Integrations
code
SMB
B2B
B2C
startups
solopreneurs
kanban, roadmap, help desk, crm, docs, revenue tracking, analytics bundled into one
Micro SaaS
Launch your product today.
Centralized Marketplace
code
SMB
B2C
developers
Floom handles user authentication, billing, subscriptions, and bookkeeping for you.
SaaS
Launch your online subscription business today
Individual Integrations
no-code
startups
non-developers
SaaS
Launch your SaaS product 50% faster with Outseta + Stripe
Individual Integrations
code
low-code
SMB
B2B
B2C
startups
subscription billing, crm, email marketing, help desk, and live chat bundled into one
SaaS
Billing
Your billing stack is holding you back
Individual Integrations
code
low-code
SMB
MM
B2B
startups
mature companies
Grow your software business into new markets without needing extra tools, headcount, or headache on Paddle's SaaS Commerce Platform
SaaS
Websites
Build it now with Bubble
Individual Integrations
no-code
SMB
B2C
B2B
non-developers
indie creators
solopreneurs
no-code wysiwyg webapp builder
SaaS
E-Commerce
JAMstack
Forms
The Modern Toolkit for Building Powerful Forms
Individual Integrations
low-code
SMB
B2C
B2B
No-code payment forms, opt-in forms, contact forms
SaaS
Memberships
JAMstack
The fastest and easiest way to add user login to websites
Individual Integrations
low-code
SMB
B2C
B2B
startups
solopreneurs
No-code auth, payments, and social logins that can be embedded on any site
SaaS
The Leading Subscription Management Software
Individual Integrations
code
SMB
B2B
Horrible UX straight out of "Office Space"; bundles order management, revenue tracking, billing, invoices, collections, crm, and analytics ughhh
SaaS
Websites
Boilerplate
The PHP Framework for Web Artisans
Boilerplate
code
SMB
MM
B2C
B2B
developers
indie hackers
solopreneurs
startups
Huge, robust community; a bit dated focusing on PHP; Laravel Spark is their SaaS boilerplate
SaaS
Boilerplate
Ruby on Rails SaaS-in-a-Box
Boilerplate
code
SMB
B2B
B2C
developers
indie hackers
solopreneurs
Solid feature set but boilerplate ⇒ no long-term value prop and focused solely on Ruby
SaaS
Boilerplate
A Django-Powered SaaS Template
Boilerplate
code
SMB
B2C
B2B
developers
indie hackers
Python SaaS boilerplate
SaaS
Micro SaaS
Boilerplate
Save weeks of time and build your Node.js & React SaaS app at warp speed
Boilerplate
code
SMB
B2C
B2B
developers
indie hackers
Node.js + React SaaS boilerplate that has made some decent revenue
SaaS
Micro SaaS
Boilerplate
Don't waste time writing boilerplate application code.
Boilerplate
code
SMB
B2C
B2B
developers
indie hackers
Node.js SaaS boilerplate
SaaS
Billing
Micro SaaS
The new standard in online payments
Individual Integrations
code
low-code
SMB
MM
ENT
B2C
B2B
indie hackers
startups
developers
solopreneurs
mature companies
World class billing solution starting to offer additional related products like Atlas for company formation
Memberships
SaaS
JAMstack
Beautiful user accounts & payments for any website
Individual Integrations
no-code
SMB
B2C
B2B
startups
indie creators
non-developers
solopreneurs
Add secure user accounts, members-only content & Stripe payments to any website. Launch in minutes, not months.
Memberships
SaaS
Turn any part of your website into members-only with just a few clicks
Individual Integrations
no-code
SMB
B2C
indie creators
solopreneurs
non-developers
Directly competing with Memberstack; funded by Earnest Capital
Memberships
Ads
The quickest way to monetize your community
Individual Integrations
no-code
SMB
B2C
non-developers
solopreneurs
Memberships
JAMstack
Forms
Beautiful Forms That Feel Like Yours
Individual Integrations
no-code
SMB
MM
B2B
B2C
non-developers
solopreneurs
startups
PMs
Seem to be competing with Typeform
Memberships
Crypto
Billing
Monetize the web through memberships
Individual Integrations
code
SMB
B2C
indie hackers
developers
Interesting OSS tech; focused on crypto paywalls
Billing
SaaS
Your embeddable billing portal
Individual Integrations
code
SMB
B2B
B2C
indie hackers
startups
solopreneurs
Customizable billing area for your customers, integrated with a simple snippet of code and compatible with Stripe and Recurly
Websites
JAMstack
Modern apps. Built fast af.
Individual Integrations
code
SMB
B2C
B2B
indie hackers
developers
solopreneurs
Doubling down on serverless websites. Seems to be competing with Vercel and Fleek
Websites
E-Commerce
Create a website you're proud of
Individual Integrations
Standalone Marketplace
no-code
SMB
MM
B2C
B2B
non-developers
Managers
PMs
startups
solopreneurs
Powerful no-code wysiwyg website creator
Websites
Glorious landing page for startups
Individual Integrations
no-code
SMB
B2C
B2B
indie hackers
Generic landing page builder; has some traction in the IH community
Websites
Build Websites. Convert Visitors.
Individual Integrations
no-code
SMB
B2C
B2B
indie hackers
Generic landing page builder; has some traction in the IH community
E-Commerce
JAMstack
1-Click Checkout. Fast. Easy. Safe.
Individual Integrations
no-code
SMB
MM
B2C
startups
developers
non-developers
indie creators
solopreneurs
mature companies
Awesome universal, embedded e-commerce checkout solution
E-Commerce
JAMstack
Billing
Super-simple e-commerce for creators.
Individual Integrations
no-code
SMB
B2C
solopreneurs
indie creators
non-developers
indie hackers
startups
Awesome solution for one-time payments targeted at e-commerce for digital and physical goods
E-Commerce
Build an online business—no matter what business you’re in
Standalone Marketplace
no-code
SMB
MM
B2C
indie creators
solopreneurs
startups
mature companies
The world's best platform for creating standalone e-commerce shops online
Identity
JAMstack
Create secure and private web apps using only static JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
Individual Integrations
code
SMB
B2B
B2C
indie hackers
startups
developers
Easy user auth and billing, encrypted, no backend
Workflows
Internal Tools
Build internal tools. Remarkably fast.
Individual Integrations
Hybrid Marketplace
no-code
MM
ENT
B2B
Managers
PMs
non-developers
mature companies
Workflows
Internal Tools
Build Faster and Innovate Smarter with No-Code
Individual Integrations
no-code
MM
ENT
B2B
Managers
PMs
non-developers
mature companies
Looks solid but Retool seems to have them beat across the board.