January 12, 2021
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Press Release: Cledara Welcomes Oscar Hackett as Head of Sales

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Following the recent $3.4 million investment by Nauta Capital, Anthemis and Eric Nadalin, Hackett joins Cledara at an important time as the company focuses on expanding its commercial organisation and continuing the fast growth achieved by the company in 2020.

  • Powered by a greater awareness for companies to manage their SaaS subscriptions, Cledara grew revenues by more than 24 times in 2020
  • Joining from Europe’s leading SaaS conference, Hackett brings extensive experience scaling sales organisations and a wide network to Cledara, which will drive continued growth in 2021
  • This follows Cledara’s $3.4m Seed Round announced in December 2021 and is part of the planned 4x increase in headcount this year

Cledara Limited (“Cledara”), a groundbreaking purchase and analytics platform for the subscription economy, has appointed Oscar Hackett to lead sales across the UK and Europe. Following the recent $3.4 million investment by Nauta Capital, Anthemis and Eric Nadalin, Hackett joins Cledara at an important time as the company focuses on expanding its commercial organisation and continuing the fast growth achieved by the company in 2020. Hackett will spearhead the sales organisation in the company’s existing UK and European markets.

Hackett brings significant experience from the technology industry, with an extensive background of sales to venture-backed startups around the world. Prior to joining Cledara, he led sales teams at SaaStock, Europe’s largest and most successful SaaS Industry Conference. Based in London, he will report to Cledara’s COO and Co-Founder, Brad van Leeuwen.

This follows a very successful period for Cledara, having recently closed the largest seed round in 2020 for a female-founded fintech in the UK and being named among the 2020 Fintech50 alongside companies including Revolut, Monzo and Railsbank.

Oscar Hackett said “From my time at SaaStock, and getting to know thousands of SaaS companies big and small, it’s clear that SaaS subscription management is an issue for all modern businesses. I am very excited to get started and help companies save money and be more efficient.“

"From my time at SaaStock, and getting to know thousands of SaaS companies big and small, it’s clear that SaaS subscription management is an issue for all modern businesses. I am very excited to get started and help companies save money and be more efficient"

Cristina Vila, Founder and CEO of Cledara, said: “We’ve seen first hand what Oscar’s achieved growing SaaStock and so it’s clear that Oscar is an invaluable addition to the team. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, Cledara grew more than 24 times in 2020 and Oscar’s experience scaling sales organisations will ensure that Cledara continues to grow rapidly”

About Cledara

Cledara is the all-in-one SaaS purchasing, management and compliance for companies. We combine management tools for teams with a payments platform to deliver a solution for dynamic teams working in the subscription economy.

Cledara was part of the 2019 cohort of Techstars London. We were named SaaS Startup of the Year 2018 by SaaStock, Europe’s largest SaaS conference, one of the top 5 female-founded enterprise SaaS companies outside of the US by Melinda Gates’ Pivotal Ventures and M12 and part of the 2020 FinTech50. Cledara is powered by the Cledara Card, a virtual Mastercard that can be issued in 28 countries. Find out more at www.cledara.com


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