Gradient Ventures-backed Shypyard aims to ‘raise the sales’ for DTC merchants
Shypyard provides tools for entrepreneurs who want to start an e-commerce business but don’t know how to do it.
TechCrunch+ roundup: Startup survival tips, content as a service, leading with transparency
Once investors started shaving value from high-flying stocks, it changed the game for early-stage valuations, says Navin Chaddha, managing partner at Mayfield.
Daily Crunch: Corporate management startup Ramp doubles its valuation to $8.1B with new financing
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After Anaplan, which SaaS company will private equity target next?
The stock market hasn't been kind to SaaS companies in recent quarters, which makes us wonder if we’re seeing the beginning of a trend of private equity taking aim at vulnerable SaaS firms.
When is an accelerator not an accelerator?
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Every Monday, Grace and Alex scour the news and record not
Thoma Bravo to take Anaplan off the board for $10.7B
It’s a bit unusual for meaningful tech news to break on a Sunday night, but that’s what happened last night when private equity firm Thoma Bravo announced it was acquiring Anaplan, the Saa
Pigment raises $73M to take on Excel and generic spreadsheet players in the world of business planning and forecasting
The last 20 months of living in the midst of COVID-19, with all its unexpected developments, have been a challenge for many organizations when it comes to planning for the future. But that has also pr
YC-backed Abacum nets $7M to empower finance teams with real-time data and collaboration tools
SaaS to support mid-sized companies’ financial planning with real-time data and native collaboration isn’t the sexiest startup pitch under the sun but it’s one that’s swiftly n
The herd sours on unprofitable unicorns again
Profitability is tied to growth. You can have one or the other, but rarely both simultaneously.
Anaplan hits the ground running with strong stock market debut up over 42 percent
You might think that Anaplan CEO, Frank Calderoni would have had a few sleepless nights this week. His company picked a bad week to go public as market instability rocked tech stocks. Still he wasn
With $90 Million In New Funding And Unicorn Status, Anaplan Looks Ahead to IPO
Anaplan announced a $90 million round today at a valuation of S1.09 billion after funding, putting the company squarely in unicorn territory, those companies with valuations of a billion or more. Wha
Anaplan App Hub Wants To Bring Open-Source Sharing Ethos to Financial Planners
Anaplan has always been focused on changing the way financial planners do their work, moving it from Excel spreadsheets to a cloud service. Today, the company announced Anaplan App Hub, an online stor
Anaplan Rakes in $100M In Series D Funding And Announces Anaplan Hub
It’s a busy week for Anaplan: They open their user conference later today, announced $100M in new funding and introduced Anaplan Hub, a marketplace where customers can share and find pre-design
Business Data Modeling And Planning Software Company Anaplan Raises $33M From Meritech, Shasta And Others
After <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/02/19/anaplan/">acquiring Vue Analytics,</a> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.anaplan.com">Anaplan</a>, which provides a cloud-based solution for busines
Business Modeling And Planning Solution Anaplan Acquires Vue Analytics, Hires Ex-SAP France COO To Head Up Its European HQ
<a target="_blank" href="https://www.anaplan.com">Anaplan</a>, which provides a cloud-based solution for businesses to model and plan for sales, operations, and finance, has announced its expansion in