Enterprise

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  • Box And IBM Ink Wide-Ranging Cloud Partnership

    Box And IBM Ink Wide-Ranging Cloud Partnership

    IBM is going Levie. This evening, Box and IBM announced a partnership that will see their technologies integrated, and their cloud products commingled. As part of the arrangement, Box will also offer its customers the ability to store their data on IBM’s cloud, which will have — I checked with the firm — 46 data centers around the world by the end of the year. The deal has… Read More

  • New Company Helps SaaS Applications Work Behind Firewall

    New Company Helps SaaS Applications Work Behind Firewall

    Replicated, a company that wants to help SaaS vendors ship an on-premises version of their applications more easily, made a series of announcements today including a $1.5M seed round and several Beta customers. The company is taking advantage of Docker containerization technology to build a solution that enables developers to code once and ship two identical versions of the product —… Read More

  • Sense360 Launches Out Of Stealth To Make Your Apps Smarter

    Sense360 Launches Out Of Stealth To Make Your Apps Smarter

    Sense360, the company that received $2.75 million in seed without ever telling us publicly what it is that they do, has just come out of stealth with the launch of their SDK. The idea behind Sense360 is actually quite simple, though execution of that plan is anything but. Essentially, Sense360 has found a way to combine all kinds of data from the sensors in a smartphone, paired with location… Read More

  • Yotpo Raises An Additional $15M, Adds Former GoDaddy CEO To Board

    Yotpo Raises An Additional $15M, Adds Former GoDaddy CEO To Board

    Yotpo, a platform that helps businesses with original content marketing, just announced the closing of a $15 million funding round. This brings total funding so far by the company to $30 million. Read More

  • API-Based Money Mover Currency Cloud Taps Sapphire Ventures And Rakuten For $18M

    API-Based Money Mover Currency Cloud Taps Sapphire Ventures And Rakuten For $18M

    Startups that help people send money to each other or pay for goods and services online have been growing like weeds, fuelled by consumer demand, increasingly ubiquitous connected devices to make and receive the funds, and VCs eager to profit from their growth. Now a startup that has built technology to power fintech startups is raising some money of its own. Currency Cloud, a UK-based… Read More

  • Box Governance Designed To Attract Regulated Industries To Cloud

    Box Governance Designed To Attract Regulated Industries To Cloud

    Today Box announced it is releasing Box Governance, its governance tools, from Beta to general availability, making three tools available today. The announcement itself is really less important than what it represents as the company has tried to transform content management from a monolithic and often obtuse on-premises system into a cloud-based digital tool. The goal and challenge for… Read More

  • Former Battlefield Finalist DigitalGenius Scores $3M In First Funding Foray

    Former Battlefield Finalist DigitalGenius Scores $3M In First Funding Foray

    TechCrunch Disrupt New York Battlefield finalist, DigitalGenius announced its first serious funding today with a $3 million investment round. The company was looking for $2 million, but garnered so much interest from investors it ended up landing $3 million, according to DigitalGenius chief strategy officer Mikhail Naumov. The round was led by Metamorphic Ventures. Lerer-Hippeau… Read More

  • Slack Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg For Enterprise Tech Crunch Network

    Slack Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg For Enterprise Tech

    Slack’s valuation soared to $2.8 billion in less than two years, and has doubled in the past six months alone — all without any big marketing campaigns. The startup’s adoption curve and rave reviews are something many founders and investors dream about, but few actually achieve. Read More

  • Tamr Snaps Up $25.2M To Unify Enterprise Data Sources

    Tamr Snaps Up $25.2M To Unify Enterprise Data Sources

    Tamr, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup that helps companies understand and unify all of the disparate databases across a company, announced a $25.2 million Series B round today. The investment isn’t from the usual Silicon Valley suspects. It’s a round from a group of strategic investors who really believe in the company’s mission, according to CEO and co-founder… Read More

  • Deep Learning And The Future Of Search Engine Optimization Crunch Network

    Deep Learning And The Future Of Search Engine Optimization

    The concept of deep learning or deep structured learning has been a frequent topic of conversation in recent months because of the commitment and advancements of some of the world’s largest and most prolific search companies. With organizations like Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Baidu (a Chinese search engine) buying into this technology, we are starting to see a huge acceleration of… Read More

  • Komprise Raises $6M To Help Companies Rein In Sprawling Data

    Komprise Raises $6M To Help Companies Rein In Sprawling Data

    Storing loads of data is costly, especially if companies can’t figure out the most best ways to manage all that information. Komprise wants to make big data less overwhelming so its clients don’t have to constantly buy more storage. Read More

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