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October 31, 2022

B2B SaaS Examples Built With Low-Code

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Here is a list of B2B SaaS examples that will help you learn what kind of software can be built using low-code platforms. And also give you ideas on which B2B SaaS companies can be created using the low code tools.

Generally, every app consists of the frontend/visual and the backend/database parts. With an 8base low-code platform, you can build both. All you need is a browser, and you can start creating SaaS software.

WHY LOW-CODE?

Low-code platforms allow you to build a B2B SaaS product 3-5X faster than it would be normally possible with traditional programming. This is great for reducing time to market and making your entire project more competitive. 

App Builder tool is used to create web applications using drag-and-drop functionality. It can easily connect to any database you choose. The entire interface is very intuitive to use, and the learning curve is extremely fast.

8base Backend allows you to create your database in record time. You can create tables through a graphical interface in your browser, and it works out of the box. Specifically, all the default endpoints are automatically created, and your backend is ready to use.

Overall, the 8base platform allows you to build scalable web applications effortlessly. This (literally) means you get scalability out of the box without having to do anything to make it scalable. And your B2B SaaS company is ready to handle everything from one to a million users (and beyond).

Examples Of B2B SaaS Companies

Every example below is also a B2B SaaS case study. And you can see how using a low-code solution played a key part in lifting the project off the ground.

1) Livo

Livo is a property management SaaS software in the real-estate sector. Among other things, it allows you to sort out the waiting list of potential tenants based on move-in date and lease duration.

This results in a better rental experience for prospects while increasing the profitability for the owners and operators.

The most important thing for Livo was to build their first version of the product fast. Which was possible using the 8base low-code platform. But they also wanted to build a version that would never have to be rewritten because it was created on a solid foundation the first time.

2) LeadVolt

LeadVolt is an insurance-tech company that built its SaaS using a low-code platform. Its founders are insurance industry veterans who recognized many inefficiencies in the market.

For example, even though there are plenty of CRM solutions on the market, none of them are tailored for the insurance industry. And because of that, a lot of opportunities and profits were missed.

To fix that problem and make lead tracking (as well as agent performance tracking) easy, LeadVolt was created.

3) PhoTag

Accurately tagging digital photos with people, places, objects, and activities is not an easy task. PhoTag decided to solve that problem using computer vision and machine learning.

This is a massive problem for media organizations with a large number of images. Because searching through photos can only be quickly done if proper tags are included. But adding those tags is a very slow process when done manually.

An additional benefit important for professional photography is rights management. So you can easily track which digital photo can be used for what purpose.

4) collabtogrow

collabtogrow is a B2B SaaS product that manages strategic alliances between companies. A task that is currently handled through spreadsheets and presentations.

This leads to data inaccessibility and out-of-date information for many stakeholders. But with collabtogrow, even big companies with very different systems and security protocols can collaborate with ease.

5) Tradeblock

Tradeblock is a platform that allows you to trade/barter the collectibles (like sneakers) and not just buy and sell. And the key ingredient was in allowing users to showcase their collection.

Building this platform using low-code tools was crucial because of the founders' time limitations. As if building this product part-time wasn't tricky enough, other competitors were also competing for a piece of the action.

Being first, progressing fast, and at the same time having solid and scalable architecture was only possible with low-code. Without it, Tradeblock might not have succeeded at all.

6) Agencies

Cobuild Lab and BLDR are two agencies that recognized the power of low-code platforms in their business. Because the additional speed they get puts them in front of other agencies. And this is a great example of how better tools can make you more competitive.

As an agency, it is not enough to be fast. You also need to deliver a product based on the customer's specifications.

And luckily 8base low-code platform is not inhibiting development in any way. So it's completely customizable and allows you to develop everything you could develop through traditional programming.

Conclusion

Low-code platforms are rising to the top as the next industry standard. More and more applications are going to be developed with these new tools.

On the other hand, every new project that doesn't use low-code will be at a disadvantage:

  • it's going to be 3-5X slower to develop
  • more expensive to scale
  • require a bigger development team
  • be more complex
  • contain more bugs in the software

We are slowly getting to a point where not using low-code tools is like not using code libraries or higher-level languages. As if you decided to implement everything in C or Assembly language.

If you wouldn't try this today with your current project - why would you use traditional programming on your next project?

For a deeper dive into the pros and cons, refer to the low-code vs. programming article, where you can see the clear benefits of using these tools on your next project.

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