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Under the hood on Zoom’s IPO, with founder and CEO Eric Yuan

May 17, 2019 at 07:00PM Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Kate Clark sat down with Eric Yuan, the founder and CEO of video communications startup Zoom, to go behind the curtain on the company’s recent… Continue reading Under the hood on Zoom’s IPO, with founder and CEO Eric Yuan

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HPE is buying Cray for $1.3 billion

May 17, 2019 at 02:50PM HPE announced it was buying Cray for $1.3 billion, giving it access to the company’s high performance computing portfolio, and perhaps a foothold into quantum computing in the future. The purchase price was $35 a share, a $5.19 premium over yesterday’s close of $29.81 a share. Cray was founded in… Continue reading HPE is buying Cray for $1.3 billion

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Health[at]Scale lands $16M Series A to bring machine learning to healthcare

May 17, 2019 at 02:00PM Health[at]Scale, a startup with founders who have both medical and engineering expertise, wants to bring machine learning to bear on healthcare treatment options to produce outcomes with better results and less aftercare. Today the company announced a $16 million Series A. Optum, which is part of the UnitedHealth Group, was… Continue reading Health[at]Scale lands $16M Series A to bring machine learning to healthcare

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Unveiling its latest cohort, Alchemist announces $4 million in funding for its enterprise accelerator

May 16, 2019 at 04:30PM The enterprise software and services-focused accelerator Alchemist has raised $4 million in fresh financing from investors BASF and the Qatar Development Bank, just in time for its latest demo day unveiling 20 new companies. Qatar and BASF join previous investors, including the venture firms Mayfield, Khosla Ventures, Foundation Capital, DFJ… Continue reading Unveiling its latest cohort, Alchemist announces $4 million in funding for its enterprise accelerator

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SugarCRM moves into marketing automation with Salesfusion acquisition

May 16, 2019 at 03:06PM SugarCRM announced today that it has acquired Atlanta-based Salesfusion to help build out the the marketing automation side of its business. The deal closed last Friday. The companies did not share the purchase price. CEO Craig Charlton, who joined the company in February, says he recognized that marketing automation was… Continue reading SugarCRM moves into marketing automation with Salesfusion acquisition

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OpenFin raises $17 million for its OS for finance

May 16, 2019 at 02:01PM OpenFin, the company looking to provide the operating system for the financial services industry, has raised $17 million in funding through a Series C round led by Wells Fargo, with participation from Barclays and existing investors including Bain Capital Ventures, J.P. Morgan and Pivot Investment Partners. Previous investors in OpenFin… Continue reading OpenFin raises $17 million for its OS for finance

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VMware acquires Bitnami to deliver packaged applications anywhere

May 15, 2019 at 05:52PM VMware announced today that it’s acquiring Bitnami, the package application company that was a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2013 class. The companies didn’t share the purchase price. With Bitnami, the company can now deliver more than 130 popular software packages in a variety of formats such as Docker… Continue reading VMware acquires Bitnami to deliver packaged applications anywhere

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Tealium, a big data platform for structuring disparate customer information, raises $55M led by Silver Lake

May 15, 2019 at 04:11PM The average enterprise today uses about 90 different software packages, with between 30-40 of them touching customers directly or indirectly. The data that comes out of those systems can prove to be very useful — to help other systems and employees work more intelligently, to help companies make better business… Continue reading Tealium, a big data platform for structuring disparate customer information, raises $55M led by Silver Lake

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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 a… Continue reading Solo.io wants to bring order to service meshes with centralized management hub

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Egnyte brings native G Suite file support to its platform

May 15, 2019 at 02:10PM Egnyte announced today that customers can now store G Suite files inside its storage, security and governance platform. This builds on the support the company previously had for Office 365 documents. Egnyte CEO and co-founder Vineet Jain says that while many enterprise customers have seen the value of a collaborative… Continue reading Egnyte brings native G Suite file support to its platform

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

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New Relic takes a measured approach to platform overhaul

May 14, 2019 at 09:02PM New Relic, the SaaS applications performance management platform, announced a major update to that platform today. Instead of ripping off the band-aid all at once, the company has decided to take a more measured approach to change, giving customers a chance to ease into it. The new platform, called New… Continue reading New Relic takes a measured approach to platform overhaul

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Beyond costs, what else can we do to make housing affordable?

May 14, 2019 at 07:59PM Daniel Wu Contributor Dan Wu is a privacy counsel and legal engineer at Immuta. He holds a JD from Harvard University, and is a PhD candidate for Social Policy and Sociology at The Harvard Kennedy School. More posts by this contributor Innovations in inclusive housing How to save the third… Continue reading Beyond costs, what else can we do to make housing affordable?

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CEO Howard Lerman on building a public company and the future of Yext

May 14, 2019 at 06:05PM It’s just over two years since Yext debuted on the New York Stock Exchange, and to mark the occasion, I sat down with co-founder and CEO Howard Lerman for an interview. As Lerman noted, Yext — which allows businesses to manage their profiles and information across a wide variety of… Continue reading CEO Howard Lerman on building a public company and the future of Yext

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Sisense acquires Periscope Data to build integrated data science and analytics solution

May 14, 2019 at 05:00PM Sisense announced today that it has acquired Periscope Data to create what it is calling, a complete data science and analytics platform for customers. The companies did not disclose the purchase price. The two company CEOs met about 18 months ago at a conference, and running similar kinds of companies,… Continue reading Sisense acquires Periscope Data to build integrated data science and analytics solution

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Algorithmia raises $25M Series B for its AI automation platform

May 14, 2019 at 04:00PM Algorithmia, a Seattle-based startup that offers a cloud-agnostic AI automation platform for enterprises, today announced a $25 million Series B funding round led by Norwest Partners. Madrona, Gradient Ventures, Work-Bench, Osage University Partners and Rakuten Ventures also participated in this round. While the company started out five years ago as… Continue reading Algorithmia raises $25M Series B for its AI automation platform

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LinkedIn integrates and updates jobs and hiring platforms, hits 20M job postings

May 14, 2019 at 01:58PM LinkedIn, the social networking platform for the working world that’s now owned by Microsoft, has leveraged its role as a repository for people’s work profiles into making itself a job hunting and recruitment powerhouse. The company today has amassed more than 20 million job listings — up from a mere… Continue reading LinkedIn integrates and updates jobs and hiring platforms, hits 20M job postings

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Announcing TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise this September in San Francisco

May 14, 2019 at 12:30AM Of the many categories in the tech world, none is more ferociously competitive than enterprise. For decades, SAP, Oracle, Adobe, Microsoft, IBM and Salesforce, to name a few of the giants, have battled to deliver the tools businesses want to become more productive and competitive. That market is closing in… Continue reading Announcing TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise this September in San Francisco

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Market map: the 200+ innovative startups transforming affordable housing

May 13, 2019 at 09:24PM Daniel Wu Contributor Dan Wu is a privacy counsel and legal engineer at Immuta. He holds a JD from Harvard University, and is a PhD candidate for Social Policy and Sociology at The Harvard Kennedy School. More posts by this contributor Innovations in inclusive housing How to save the third… Continue reading Market map: the 200+ innovative startups transforming affordable housing

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Innovations in inclusive housing

May 13, 2019 at 09:24PM Daniel Wu Contributor Dan Wu is a privacy counsel and legal engineer at Immuta. He holds a JD from Harvard University, and is a PhD candidate for Social Policy and Sociology at The Harvard Kennedy School. More posts by this contributor Innovations in inclusive housing How to save the third… Continue reading Innovations in inclusive housing

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Slack aims to be the most important software company in the world, says CEO

May 13, 2019 at 06:54PM Slack this morning disclosed estimated preliminary financial results for the first quarter of 2019 ahead of a direct listing planned for June 20. Citing an addition of paid customers, the workplace messaging service posted revenues of about $134 million, up 66 percent from $81 million in the first quarter of… Continue reading Slack aims to be the most important software company in the world, says CEO

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Mailchimp expands from email to full marketing platform, says it will make $700M in 2019

May 13, 2019 at 04:08PM Mailchimp, a bootstrapped startup out of Atlanta, Georgia, is known best as a popular tool for organizations to manage their customer-facing email activities — a profitable business that its CEO told TechCrunch has now grown to around 11 million customers and is on track for $700 million in revenue in… Continue reading Mailchimp expands from email to full marketing platform, says it will make $700M in 2019

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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 Exfinity… Continue reading India’s Locus raises $22 million to expand its logistics management business