5 SaaS Ideas You Can Build according to successful business leaders

Adam Gelencser
3 min readNov 5, 2023

In the rapidly evolving tech landscape, data scientists with an entrepreneurial spirit can capitalize on unique SaaS ideas that address real-world problems. Here are five SaaS ideas, each inspired by issues highlighted by successful business leaders and startup founders.

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1. SaaS for Optimized Solution Matching

Problem: Many startups create solutions that are complex and well-engineered but fail to address actual market needs, leading to products that are hard to sell​. [1]

Solution: A platform that uses data science to match startups with real-world problems, ensuring product development is need-driven.

Implementation: The platform could analyze market data, consumer trends, and online discussions to identify pressing problems. It would then align these problems with startups’ capabilities.

Challenges: Ensuring a broad and updated dataset might be challenging, as well as convincing startups to pivot or tweak their solutions based on the platform’s suggestions.

Monthly Fee: Startups looking for market fit would be the main customers. A fee of $50 to $200 per month could be viable, depending on the depth of analysis and support provided.

2. Scalable Business Model Analyzer

Problem: Startups often fail due to non-scalable business models or lack thereof​. [2]

Solution: A tool that evaluates and suggests improvements for startups’ business models to enhance scalability.

Implementation: Utilizing AI to assess business plans, market data, and scalability factors, offering a dashboard for iterative improvement and forecasting.

Challenges: The complexity of business models and industry-specific factors could make standardization tough.

Monthly Fee: Targeting early-stage startups, a subscription model ranging from $100 to $500 per month could work, offering tiered services.

3. Cash Flow Forecasting and Management

Problem: Startups struggle with cash flow management, a critical aspect that can make or break a…

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Adam Gelencser

Tech enthusiast, currently entrepreneuring — regularly sharing content on tech news and irregularly on other topics. Founder of QMapper.co video AI tool.