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  • Spiceworks Raises $25 Million To Be The Facebook For IT Managers

    Spiceworks, a startup that develops Web-connected social IT management software, has raised a whopping $25 million in new funding from Adams Street Partners, Tenaya Capital, Institutional Venture Partners, Austin Ventures and Shasta Ventures. This brings the company’s total funding up to $54 million. Spiceworks develops a desktop software suite that helps a company’s IT staff… Read More

  • IT Spending Grows 4% For Small To Medium-Sized Businesses

    According to a SpiceWorks report released today, IT related budgets at small and medium sized businesses are up over 4% vs. figures announced for January through June 2010. Notable high spending points points are in the areas of virtualization as well as optimistic staffing increases, especially in companies with under 20 employees. Over 3,011 IT professionals from over 117 countries were… Read More

  • Social IT Management Software Spiceworks Hits 1 Million Users

    Spiceworks, a startup that develops Web-connected social IT management software, has hit a significant milestone today: 1 million users. According to Spiceworks, that means 1 in 5 IT professionals in the world’s SMBs (fewer than 1,000 employees) use Spiceworks. Spiceworks develops a desktop software suite that helps a company’s IT staff collaborate with each other and manage… Read More

  • Spiceworks Is Becoming The Facebook For IT Managers; Raises $16 Million Series C

    Spiceworks, a startup that develops Web-connected social IT management software, has raised $16 million in Series C funding round led by Institutional Venture Partners with Austin Ventures and Shasta Ventures participating. This brings the startup’s total funding to $29 million. Spiceworks develops a desktop software suite that helps a company’s IT staff collaborate with each… Read More

  • Spiceworks Spices Up Social IT Management Software

    IT software maker Spiceworks is launching version 4.0 of their desktop software suite that helps a company’s IT staff collaborate with each other and manage “everything IT.” The IT management software, which is free and ad-supported, is currently being used by 700,000 IT professionals at small to medium businesses to inventory, monitor, troubleshoot, report on and run a help… Read More

  • Spiceworks Adds Social Media Widgets To IT Networking Software

    IT software maker Spiceworks has developed a set of customized plugins and widgets in a variety of categories for the Spiceworks desktop. Spiceworks’ ad-supported, free IT management software allows IT managers at small to mid-size businesses keep track of their network assets, run a helpdesk, monitor activity, receive reports and troubleshoot network problems. The plugins let you… Read More

  • Dispatch From the Web 2.0 Launch Pad

    Today’ Web 2.0 Summit ended with a Launch Pad session where six startups each got six minutes to pitch their companies to the crowd and a panel of venture capitalists. Here’s a thumbnail sketch of each with my initial impressions (For a more thorough take on these startups from a real venture capitalist, read Christine Herron’s post): CleverSet—Best of Show went to… Read More

  • SpiceWorks Raises $8 Million; Google Adsense Even Supports IT Software

    IT software maker SpiceWorks just closed an $8 million in series B financing. The funding round was led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Spiceworks series A investor, Austin Ventures. Their series A was $5 million. Shasta Ventures co-founder and managing director, Ravi Mohan, and former Dell senior executive, John Hamlin, have joined the Spiceworks board of directors. The money will… Read More