Editor’s note: Previously, in “The Math of TechCrunch, Part I: Is TechCrunch Still About Startups?” guest author Mark Goldenson analyzed more than 20,000 TechCrunch stories to find out how much we actually cover startups versus big companies. In this post, he drills down by investors, authors, and market segments. Goldenson is CEO of Breakthrough.com, a startup that helps people find a… → Read More
When Alex Karp needed funding for a young start up named Palantir in 2005, dozens of investors said “No.”
He was trying to sell them on the idea of a high-powered analysis platform that could scan multiple databases simultaneously— a tool that government officials and corporations could use to tackle complex problems.
“Enterprise is a dirty word and that’s the business we’re in, and government… → Read More