The business communication app Slack acquired...
Salesforce.com is arguably one of the most...
Legendary VC and Google board member John Doerr...
Fantasy football can cost companies up to...
Max Schireson is the man behind the resignation...
Not a lot of people get to have the type of...
He was so passionate.
Building new things comes naturally for Bret...
Here's a David-and-Goliath story in which...
Storage startup PernixData is on a tear. It...
Amazon launched on Wednesday a challenger to...
Cloud storage startup Box announced that it...
One day soon, your company could hand you a...
Box has raised another huge $US150...
A year and a half ago, an engineer who helped...
Only a year after investing $US20 million into...
Cloud computing is producing a huge crop...
What if you were to give the internet a makeover, changing it so that it's absolutely safe from hackers and government snooping, but still good for apps?
Enterprise security startup Centrify just nabbed a $US42 million venture investment from Samsung Ventures and others.
OpenDNS has landed a $US35 million investment...
There's a major revolution going on in the data center and startups are piling in with all sorts of interesting new tech.
Now valued at over $US1 billion.
Box's IPO has reportedly been pushed back after...
An amazing win.
Living well is the best revenge. No one...
In less than two years, mostly through word-of-mouth, DigitalOcean has become the ninth largest cloud infrastructure company in the world.
Take one of VMware's most powerful...
Asaf Cidon and his dad, Israel Cidon (who is CTO), offer a cloud service that secures files stored in popular cloud storage apps.
The time is ripe for a prescription-saving startup called RxRevu, founded by a medical doctor, Dr. Kevin O'Brien.
LinkedIn is a great way to show yourself off to...
Business users are buying their own PCs, tablets and smartphones and bringing them to work and are also writing their own apps, no programming needed.
Last week, an enterprise company called Rimini Street filed for a $US60 million IPO. This week, it’s doing damage control thanks to an ongoing lawsuit with Oracle in which Oracle alleges that Rimini illegally installed Oracle software. Rimini Street offers a service that helps businesses troubleshoot and fix problems when […]
A new business app created by Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield is creating a ton of buzz in Silicon Valley right now. It’s called Slack. Like many other business apps, this one is all about collaboration, meaning it lets teams of coworkers chat, send private messages, or share files and pictures. […]
Enterprise startup Nutanix has officially announced another $US101 million in venture capital investment, with an impressive $US1 billion valuation. We broke the news last month that Nutanix was working on this massive round. We had heard that the valuation would be in the $US800 million – $US900 million range, but […]
2014 promises to be another hot year for startups creating tech for businesses rather than consumers. VCs are still tripping over themselves to fund enterprise startups and a slew of them are getting ready to go public this year. All of that is reason to consider a career with an […]
In 2002, Chip Pearson and Zach Halmstad were IT guys who loved Macs. Halmstad was managing a large installation of Macs at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Pearson had a company called The Foundation, a Mac reseller, that helped other businesses use Apple products. Flash forward 11 years to Tuesday. […]
Glassdoor, the job-hunting site where employees share inside skinny about their companies, raised a big $US50 million round. That brings its total funding to $US93 million. The company will use the money to expand its international operations and also hire like mad. Glassdoor, founded in 2008, now employs 200 and […]
If enterprise startup SimpliVity isn’t on your radar yet, put it there now. On Monday the company raised a huge $US58 million round of investment for its “data center in a box.” That makes $101 million raised to date. SimpliVity makes an all-in-one hardware box that combines server, storage and […]
The tablet and smartphone have invaded the workplace and are changing everything about the way we work. Office-bound employees are now free to roam and work on their personal devices. Road warriors and field workers now have a device as powerful as a PC that fits in their pockets. A […]
For reasons not entirely clear, Cleveland-based startup TOA Technologies likes to think of itself as a hippie company. Next week at Salesforce.com’s Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, it’s going to take that hippie thing to the next level. It will be giving away a painted Volkswagen van. TOA Technologies made […]
A little over a year ago, venture capitalist Jim Goetz said he was flooredthat so few entrepreneurs focus on products for businesses, instead of consumers, given how successful enterprise startups have been. In 2013, VCs started seriously putting their money where Goetz’s mouth is. Of the 50 largest venture deals […]
A San Francisco-based startup named Vicarious is well on its way toward creating software that thinks and acts like a human brain. On Monday, the company announced a major breakthrough. Its software can now solve “CAPTCHA” problems, those little questions that websites use to make sure you are a human. […]
Alex Polvi made a name for himself in the tech industry back in 2010 at the ripe old age of 25. That’s when Rackspace bought his first startup, Cloudkick, for an estimated $US30 million. Now he’s back with his new company, CoreOS, and it’s worth watching for several reasons. First, […]
Introhive is about to announce a $US5 million seed round in which Salesforce.com is one of the investors. It’s an interesting vote of confidence for Introhive, which offers a cloud product for so-called “social selling.” This tool is sort of like the “six degrees of separation” game for salespeople. It […]
Investors want cloud.
It offers enterprise human resources apps.
Try a new job before you quit your current one, without your boss knowing.
These former Cisco employees have lined-up a bunch of big-name partners to help.
Numecent's "cloud paging" tech provides it's safe for hospitals.
But the company won't confirm the sale, yet.
Cloudera has signed on former Arcsight CEO Tom Reilly.
And his vision for the future is amazing.
It views employees as its students.
ResearchGate has big aspirations and big-name investors.
Numecent's amazing tech had been limited to Windows.
Skyhigh Networks nabbed $20 million in 10 days to thwart them.
These folks are making your business tech awesome.
Enterprise is hot, but finding a great enterprise VC still isn't easy.
Soluto calls itself "anti-frustration software."
And a lot of tech big shots are helping it.
Success sometimes comes in a job you really don't want.
Intel snaps up Mashery.
It was an aha moment.
Her story is being made into a movie.
A new way to connect them.
Then he talked his way into college.
Both are part Mulesoft's fresh $37 million announced today.
She "strongly divided the same community she was supposed to unite."
Silicon Valley is watching DataGravity. Here's why.
[credit provider=”Pure Storage”] It’s clear that enterprise tech is currently a hot area for investors.But which startups have reeled in the most VC funds in a single round in the past 12 months?
[credit provider=”Evernote” url=”http://evernote.com/moleskine/”] If you are like most people, you’re using a whole bunch of apps for work that you downloaded and installed yourself: sharing files via Dropbox, swapping notes during a Skype meeting, storing notes in Evernote.That makes you a big problem for your IT department. They need to […]
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] A mere 10 months after releasing a product into the market, LineRate was acquired by F5 Networks.Business Insider has just learned that the tiny startup, with less than a dozen employees, walked away with “way more” than $10 million, according to a source close to the company.
[credit provider=”Plex Systems”] Startup Plex Systems has a pinball arcade complete with its own pinball wizard, Michael McDonald.How cool is that?
[credit provider=”Flickr/Kevin Krejci” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinkrejci/6950897876/sizes/z/”] While other kids were out playing soccer or getting into trouble, Box CEO Aaron Levie and one of his best friends, Jeff Queisser, would hang out at home and launch startups.They started something like 15 companies, Levie told ReadWrite”s Dan Lyons in an interview last week, […]
[credit provider=”djevents via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/djevents/5034039752/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Enterprise startup AirWatch raised a whopping $200 million yesterday.Megarounds in private companies are becoming more and more common, but this is the first venture-capital investment AirWatch has taken.
[credit provider=”Technology Association of Georgia” url=”http://www.tagonline.org/AlanDabbiere.php”] We’ve told you about a trend where startups are raising truly jaw-dropping amounts of money in their first Series A rounds. Here’s another one: Today enterprise startup AirWatch announced a $200 million Series A, lead by Insight Venture Partners.This is the biggest investment in […]
[credit provider=”LinkedIn/Jason Blessing” url=”http://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonblessing”] Jason Blessing is the brand-new CEO of a hot enterprise startup, Plex Systems, but it was a strange road that got him here.Plex Systems offers enterprise resource planning software to manufacturers, competing with Oracle, SAP, and Infor.
[credit provider=”Twitter/@georgisst” url=”https://twitter.com/georgisst”] Every few weeks, we hear about another fast exit in the insanely hot new software-defined networking market.Today, 10-month old LineRate Systems was acquired by F5 Networks.
[credit provider=”YouTube/Michael Coté” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZnFwExih-0″] Enterprise startup Puppet Labs is growing so fast, we named it one of 25 enterprise startups to bet your career on.And the story of its founder, Luke Kanies, is downright amazing.
[credit provider=”LinkedIn/Craig Elliott” url=”http://www.linkedin.com/pub/craig-elliott/0/27/780″] When Steve Jobs gives you a Porsche at age 23, you know you’re destined for a great life.So it is with Craig Elliott, cofounder and CEO of Pertino, a new Valley startup getting ready to emerge from stealth mode.
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] Enterprise tech has gone from a yawn to an excited scream over the past year.Businesses that sell to other businesses, with their steady revenues and more-predictable growth, are now the darling of tech investors.
[credit provider=”Jeff Haynie” url=”http://www.appcelerator.com/”] We keep hearing that Microsoft will soon snap up mobile app cloud company Appcelerator.Sources close to the company have told Business Insider that “there’s been dialog at various levels with Microsoft,” but that the two are not yet in final talks.
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