Axonius nabs $58M for its cybersecurity-focused network asset management platform

March 31, 2020 at 02:28PM As companies get to grips with a wider (and, lately, more enforced) model of remote working, a startup that provides a platform to help track and manage all the devices that are accessing networked services — an essential component of cybersecurity policy — has raised a large round of growthContinue reading “Axonius nabs $58M for its cybersecurity-focused network asset management platform”

Nvidia acquires data storage and management platform SwiftStack

March 05, 2020 at 10:44PM Nvidia today announced that it has acquired SwiftStack, a software-centric data storage and management platform that supports public cloud, on-premises and edge deployments. The company’s recent launches focused on improving its support for AI, high-performance computing and accelerated computing workloads, which is surely what Nvidia is most interested in here.Continue reading “Nvidia acquires data storage and management platform SwiftStack”

EV fleet management gets another venture-backed contender as Electriphi raises $3.5 million

February 21, 2020 at 04:41AM Electriphi, a provider of charging management and fleet monitoring software for electric vehicles, has joined the scrum of startups looking to provide services to the growing number of electric vehicle fleets in the U.S. The San Francisco-based company has just raised $3.5 million in seed funding from investors, including WireframeContinue reading “EV fleet management gets another venture-backed contender as Electriphi raises $3.5 million”

Proxyclick raises $15M Series B for its visitor management platform

January 23, 2020 at 05:00AM If you’ve ever entered a company’s office as a visitor or contractor, you probably know the routine: check in with a receptionist, figure out who invited you, print out a badge and get on your merry way. Brussels, Belgium- and New York-based Proxyclick aims to streamline this process, while alsoContinue reading “Proxyclick raises $15M Series B for its visitor management platform”

Insight Partners acquires data management company Veeam for $5B

January 09, 2020 at 03:36PM Last year Insight Partners invested $500 million in cloud data management company Veeam. It apparently liked the company so much that today it announced it has acquired the Swiss startup for $5 billion. Veeam helps customers with cloud data backup and disaster recovery. The company, which has been based inContinue reading “Insight Partners acquires data management company Veeam for $5B”

Eden office management platform raises $25 million Series B

November 19, 2019 at 02:00PM Eden, the workplace management platform that connects office managers with service providers, today announced the close of a $25 million Series B round led by Reshape. Participants in the round also include Fifth Wall Ventures, Mitsui Fudosan, RXR Realty, Thor Equities, Bessemer Venture Partners, Alate Partners, Quiet Capital, S28 Capital,Continue reading “Eden office management platform raises $25 million Series B”

Salesforce announces new content management system

November 07, 2019 at 01:13PM Salesforce has its fingers in a lot of parts of the customer experience, so why not content management? Today, the company announced a brand new tool called Salesforce Content Management System, which it says is designed from the ground up to deliver a quality customer experience across multiple channels. TheContinue reading “Salesforce announces new content management system”

ZenHub adds roadmapping to its GitHub project management tool

November 05, 2019 at 03:17PM ZenHub, the popular project management tool that integrates right into GitHub, today announced the launch of Roadmaps. As you can guess from the name, this is a roadmapping feature that allows teams to better plan their projects ahead of time and visualize their status — all from within GitHub. “We’reContinue reading “ZenHub adds roadmapping to its GitHub project management tool”

Microsoft launched Endpoint Manager to modernize device management

November 04, 2019 at 02:00PM Ever since the days of Windows NT, the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (better known as ConfigMgr) has allowed companies to manage the increasingly large number of devices they issue to their employees. Then, back in 2011, the company also launched Intune, its cloud-based endpoint management system for corporate andContinue reading “Microsoft launched Endpoint Manager to modernize device management”

Salesforce adds integrated order management system to its arsenal

October 10, 2019 at 01:45PM Salesforce certainly has a lot of tools crossing the sales, service and marketing categories, but until today when it announced Lightning Order Management, it lacked an integration layer that allowed companies to work across these systems to manage orders in a seamless way. “This is a new product built fromContinue reading “Salesforce adds integrated order management system to its arsenal”

India’s Fyle bags $4.5M to expand its expense management platform in US, other international markets

October 03, 2019 at 01:07PM Fyle, a Bangalore-headquartered startup that operates an expense management platform, has extended its previous financing round to add $4.5 million of new investment as it looks to court more clients in overseas markets. The additional $4.5 million tranche of investment was led by U.S.-based hedge fund Steadview Capital, the startupContinue reading “India’s Fyle bags $4.5M to expand its expense management platform in US, other international markets”

The man behind Tesla’s Powerwall is now pitching an all-in-one power management system for homes

September 19, 2019 at 09:00AM Arch Rao, the former head of product at Tesla who was behind the company’s Powerwall home energy storage is system, is back with a new company pitching energy management and efficiency for homes. Span is looking to upgrade the electrical fuse box for homes with a digital system that integratesContinue reading “The man behind Tesla’s Powerwall is now pitching an all-in-one power management system for homes”

Axonius, a cybersecurity asset management startup, raises $20M in Series B

August 27, 2019 at 01:00PM Cybersecurity asset management startup Axonius has raised $20 million in its second round of funding this year. Venture capital firm OpenView led the Series B, joining existing investors in bringing $37 million to date following the startup’s $13 million Series A in February. The security startup, founded in 2017, helpsContinue reading “Axonius, a cybersecurity asset management startup, raises $20M in Series B”

Segment CEO Peter Reinhardt is coming to TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise to discuss customer experience management

August 05, 2019 at 09:00PM There are few topics as hot right now in the enterprise as customer experience management, that ability to collect detailed data about your customers, then deliver customized experiences based on what you have learned about them. To help understand the challenges companies face building this kind of experience, we areContinue reading “Segment CEO Peter Reinhardt is coming to TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise to discuss customer experience management”

VComply raises $2.5 million seed round led by Accel to simplify risk and compliance management

July 18, 2019 at 02:00PM Risk and compliance management platform VComply announced today that it has picked up a $2.5 million seed round led by Accel Partners for its international growth plan. The funding will be used to acquire more customers in the United States, open a new office in the United Kingdom to supportContinue reading “VComply raises $2.5 million seed round led by Accel to simplify risk and compliance management”

ContractPodAi scores $55M for its ‘AI-powered’ contract management software

July 17, 2019 at 09:00AM ContractPodAi, a London-based startup that has developed what it describes as AI-powered contract lifecycle management software, is disclosing $55 million in Series B funding. The round is led by U.S.-based Insight Partners, with participation from earlier backer Eagle Investment. Founded in 2012, ContractPodAi offers an “end-to-end” solution spanning the threeContinue reading “ContractPodAi scores $55M for its ‘AI-powered’ contract management software”

Bosch launches cloud-connected battery management to extend the life of EV batteries

July 09, 2019 at 08:05PM Bosch is bringing to market a new cloud-connected software service to manage and monitor the battery life of electric vehicles. “Bosch is connecting electric-vehicle batteries with the cloud. Its data-based services mean we can substantially improve batteries’ performance and extend their service life,” said Dr. Markus Heyn, member of theContinue reading “Bosch launches cloud-connected battery management to extend the life of EV batteries”

Solo.io wants to bring order to service meshes with centralized management hub

May 15, 2019 at 04:05PM As containers and microservices have proliferated, a new kind of tool called the service mesh has developed to help manage and understand interactions between services. While Kubernetes has emerged as the clear container orchestration tool of choice, there is much less certainty in the service mesh market. Solo.io announced aContinue reading “Solo.io wants to bring order to service meshes with centralized management hub”

In travel tech, 4 rivals merge in Europe to form Altido for property management of Airbnb-style homes

May 15, 2019 at 12:30PM The growth of Airbnb and other big travel startups has given a fillip to the wider travel industry, and today several smaller startups in the short-term property sector are announcing that they have merged to tackle the opportunity with more scale. The UK’s BnbBuddy and The London Residents Club, alongContinue reading “In travel tech, 4 rivals merge in Europe to form Altido for property management of Airbnb-style homes”

India’s Locus raises $22 million to expand its logistics management business

May 13, 2019 at 01:28PM Locus, an Indian startup that uses AI to help businesses map out their logistics, has raised $22 million in Series B funding to expand its operations in international markets. The financing round for the four-year-old startup was led by Falcon Edge Capital and Tiger Global Management . Existing investors ExfinityContinue reading “India’s Locus raises $22 million to expand its logistics management business”

Managed By Q launches a new task management feature for office managers

April 24, 2019 at 03:11PM Managed By Q, the office management platform recently acquired by WeWork, has today announced the launch of Task Management. The feature comes to Managed By Q by way of Hivy, a startup acquired by MBQ back in 2017, that focuses on connecting a company’s employees to the office manager thatContinue reading “Managed By Q launches a new task management feature for office managers”

Embrace raises $4.5M for its mobile application performance management platform

April 24, 2019 at 02:00PM Embrace, an LA-based startup that offers a mobile-first application performance management platform, today announced that it has raised a $4.5 million funding round led by Pritzker Group Venture Capital. This brings the company’s total funding to $7 million. New investors Greycroft, Miramar Ventures and Vy Captial also participated in thisContinue reading “Embrace raises $4.5M for its mobile application performance management platform”

CloudBees acquires Electric Cloud to build out its software delivery management platform

April 18, 2019 at 05:32PM CloudBees, the enterprise continuous integration and delivery service (and the biggest contributor to the Jenkins open-source automation server), today announced that it has acquired Electric Cloud, a continuous delivery and automation platform that first launched all the way back in 2002. The two companies did not disclose the price ofContinue reading “CloudBees acquires Electric Cloud to build out its software delivery management platform”