P97 fills up its tank with $40M to fuel its gas station mobile commerce services
The rising prices for gas continue to be a headache and stress for a lot of people around the world, but it underscores something more besides the cost of living becoming increasingly untenable: Cars
How to build a sales development representative strategy that will fill your B2B pipeline
Move over, marketers: Sales development representatives (SDRs) can be responsible for more than 60% of pipeline in B2B SaaS.
Parloa raises $21M to add a little automation to contact centers
It’s estimated that over $400 billion are spent annually to run customer contact centers around the world. To cut costs, in recent years, contact centers have embraced AI and automation; researc
Orb, which helps B2B companies price their products, raises $19.1M
Alvaro Morales and Kshitij Grover were working together as engineering leaders at Asana for five years, during a time when the company underwent major changes to pricing and packaging. The initiatives
UK competition authority moves forward with in-depth probe of $61B Broadcom-VMware deal
After putting Broadcom on notice last week that it was concerned that the proposed $61 billion Broadcom-VMware deal could adversely affect competition in the server market, the U.K. Competition and Ma
Twilio Segment introduces new portable customer records with reverse ETL
Gathering customer information in a CDP is about understanding your customers better and delivering more tailored experiences, but getting that information where it needs to be to make that happen has
Google Cloud’s AlloyDB Omni lets you run its PostgreSQL-compatible database anywhere
AlloyDB for PostgreSQL is Google Cloud’s fully managed cloud-based database service. And typically, that’s where the story ends with these born-in-the-cloud services. But Google Cloud is t
LeapXpert raises $22M to monitor employee chats for compliance
The pandemic brought with it a spike in work-from-home and hybrid work, which increased peoples’ dependence on personal devices — driving businesses to try and rein in their use. It’s be
Spera raises $10M for its identity security posture management platform
With Spera, businesses get a single end-to-end tool that allows them to manage all aspects of identity security
Hygraph raises $30M to scale out a new, federated approach to managing digital content
The Series B was led by European investor One Peak, with previous backers OpenOcean and SquareOne, and new investor Boris Lokschin also participating.
Asana launches new work intelligence tools with AI on the way
Asana launched several new features today to help companies understand how work flows and tracks against goals and budgets.
VCs continue to pour dollars into generative AI
VCs aren't giving up on generative AI, which they believe will be the next big thing in tech. The investment numbers are staggering.
Amazon opens its low-bandwidth, long-range Sidewalk network to developers
Back in 2019, Amazon announced Sidewalk, its low-bandwidth, long-range wireless network that uses the 900 MHz spectrum to connect Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It does this by connecting these dev
GitHub slashes engineering team in India
GitHub, the popular developer platform, has laid off virtually its entire engineering team in India.
As Elliott withdraws Salesforce board nominations, activist pressure could be easing
When Elliott announced it was withdrawing its slate of Salesforce board candidates, it seems that some activist pressure had been lifted.
Neptyne is building a Python-powered spreadsheet for data scientists
Douwe Osinga and Jack Amadeo were working together at Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet’s venture to build tech-forward cities, when they arrived at the conclusion that most spreadsheet software doesn’t
More layoff misery could be coming to Salesforce
On Friday, Bloomberg reported that more layoffs could be on the way at Salesforce, quoting chief operating officer Brian Millham, who indicated that the company could be adding to the ongoing job cutt
Microsoft rebuilt Teams from the ground up, promises 2x faster performance
Teams, Microsoft’s Slack rival, has always had a bit of a reputation for being slow and resource-hungry. Given that it always felt like Microsoft hurried the service’s launch to respond to
OpenView goes bigger with seventh fund, closing on $570M to invest in business software startups
Partner Mackey Craven says the product markets for business software “are stronger than they’ve ever been.”
Activist investor Elliott ditches director nomination plans for Salesforce
Activist investor Elliott Investment Management won't be proceeding with plans to nominate directors to Salesforce's board.