• On-The-Go Freelancers Get A Business Management Tool With PocketSuite

    On-The-Go Freelancers Get A Business Management Tool With PocketSuite

    Calling all photographers; dog trainers and dog walkers; handymen; hair stylists and makeup artists, plumbers and pool boys. Your on-the-go businesses now have access to the same type of management software tools that other, more sedentary, small business owners have been working with for years — thanks to the efforts of PocketSuite founders Yang Fordjindam and and Sam Madden. Read More

  • FinancialForce Gets $50M Cash Infusion

    FinancialForce Gets $50M Cash Infusion, the ERP provider built on top of, announced today they have received $50M from private equity investors, Advent International. The investment is actually part of a broader investment in UNIT4,’s majority investor. is also a minority investor. UNIT4 remains the majority stakeholder, even after this investment from Advent. Read More

  • Great Acquisitions! Now Put a Fork in ERP

    Great Acquisitions! Now Put a Fork in ERP

    Everyone is applauding Oracle and SAP’s cloud acquisitions — RightNow, SuccessFactors, and now Taleo. But the biggest cheers are coming from SAP and Oracle’s cloud competitors, and Workday. Because with these acquisitions, Oracle and SAP have effectively validated the cloud and sounded the death knell for ERP (enterprise resource planning). Why? Because SAP… Read More

  • To Help Companies Curb Their Environmental Impact, Enablon Raises $15 Million

    A French software company, Enablon, has raised a series A round of $15 million from the Environmental Technology Fund (ETF) in the U.K. Enablon’s enterprise software helps companies understand how much water, energy, chemicals and other resources they use, and how much they waste or pollute so that ultimately they can defray costs— financial and otherwise— associated with… Read More