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  • New Relic CEO On The Joy Of Not Being In “That Unicorn Bucket”

    New Relic CEO On The Joy Of Not Being In “That Unicorn Bucket”

    Lew Cirne, founder and CEO of the seven-year-old software analytics company New Relic, has a lot for which to be thankful. Near the very top of his list? The fact that New Relic went public a year ago, after raising roughly $214 million from investors. (Its market cap is currently $1.78 billion.) We talked earlier today about what’s keeping so many other companies from doing the same. Read More

  • New Relic Acquires Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring Service Opsmatic

    New Relic Acquires Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring Service Opsmatic

    The application monitoring service New Relic today announced better-than-expected quarterly earnings, but in addition, it also today disclosed that it has acquired the cloud infrastructure monitoring company Opsmatic. New Relic mostly focuses on giving insight into how well their applications are performing on their servers. Opsmatic takes a similar approach, but its focus is more on the… Read More

  • What Would Square’s Jack Dorsey Do?

    What Would Square’s Jack Dorsey Do?

    New Relic CEO Lew Cirne asked himself a question upon embarking on developing a new startup inside the company he co-founded. He wondered: “How would Jack Dorsey do it?” Dorsey started Twitter and then Square. He is now Twitter’s chairman and runs Square, too. He innovates arguably more than any CEO in the startup world. And he had a system Cirne could use. Today… Read More