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What We Know From A Decade Of SaaS

What We Know From A Decade Of SaaS
fishmoney As the number of unicorns, those private companies valued at a billion dollars or more, has moved from a handful to a herd in Silicon Valley, many are left wondering just how arbitrary valuations have become. For founders in search of their next round of funding, trying to determine your company’s true market value in this new landscape is not only daunting, but can also be risky. Read More
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Dropbox Adds More Features To Attract Enterprise Customers

Dropbox Adds More Features To Attract Enterprise Customers
Dropbox running on mobile phone and web. Dropbox announced several updates today designed to appeal to larger enterprise customers and make them feel more comfortable using Dropbox for Business. Dropbox faces a huge challenge with enterprise customers. Sure, it cites some big numbers in terms of current users, claiming 100,000 Dropbox for Business users including high profile clients like MIT and Hard Rock Cafe. Yet it’s… Read More
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Piston Goes To Cisco, Blue Box to IBM As OpenStack Consolidation Accelerates

Piston Goes To Cisco, Blue Box to IBM As OpenStack Consolidation Accelerates
Servers in the cloud. Cisco announced this morning it has purchased private cloud — and OpenStack — specialist Piston Cloud Computing. The acquisition comes on the heels of its Metacloud purchase last Fall, and the acquisition marks the latest OpenStack startup to get scooped up as the market consolidation continues.
Meanwhile IBM grabbed the OpenStack private-cloud service Blue Box, another… Read More
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Brazil’s Nubank Raises $30M Led By Tiger To Build Out Its Mobile-Based Credit Card Business

Brazil’s Nubank Raises M Led By Tiger To Build Out Its Mobile-Based Credit Card Business
nubank Brazil is one of the world’s fastest growing mobile markets, with 90 million smartphones in circulation among a population of about 200 million, and today a fin-tech company that has focused on catering to that growing group of users has raised a significant round of funding. Nubank, which has developed a platinum Master Card credit service that you apply for and manage using only… Read More
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Intel-Altera Deal Marks Second Big Chip Company Merger In Less Than A Week

Intel-Altera Deal Marks Second Big Chip Company Merger In Less Than A Week
Intel logo outside their headquarters. This morning Intel confirmed it had bought Altera, maker of programmable chips, for $16.7 billion. That may seem like a big number until you consider that Avago Technologies Ltd. bought wireless-chip maker Broadcom last week for $37 billion. It’s a good week to be in the chip business. According to published reports, the deal has been in the works for months, but perhaps the… Read More
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