What do FinOps and parametric insurance have in common?

The rise of FinOps already fueled multiple acquisitions, including IBM's plan to acquire Apptio for a whopping $4.6 billion, but there's more to come.

Crypto ticks higher, fintech gets interesting again and fraud is still bad

Hello and welcome back to Equity, the podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. All the cool kids are filling out the Equity listener surve

IBM acquires Apptio from Vista for $4.6B in cash to double down on hybrid cloud services

As cloud architecture continues to be more ubiquitous among organizations, increasingly what is more apparent is that many organizations are taking a hybrid approach, blending SaaS in private and publ

Vantage raises $4M to help businesses understand their AWS costs

Vantage, a service that helps businesses analyze and reduce their AWS costs, today announced that it has raised a $4 million seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz. A number of angel investors, includi

Vista snaps up Apptio for $1.94B, as enterprise companies remain hot

It seems that Sunday has become a popular day to announce large deals involving enterprise companies. IBM announced the $34 billion Red Hat deal two weeks ago. SAP announced its intent to buy Qualtric

Apptio rises 41% in cloud IPO

Seattle-based Apptio went public on the Nasdaq today, seeing its shares rise nearly 41 percent on its first day of trading. The cloud software company, which targets CIOs, went public during a slow ye

Apptio Cloud Express Gives AWS, Windows Azure, Rackspace Users A View Of Cloud Costs

Cloud Express is a service from <a target="_blank" href="">Apptio</a> that illustrates how managing the cost of the cloud will become one of the hottest markets in the enterpris

Apptio Raises Another $50 Million In Series D Round

<a href="">Apptio</a>, which offers enterprise SaaS for managing IT and operations to large companies looking to stay abreast of the latest advances, has raised yet more

Apptio Raises $16.5 Million From Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock And Others

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Apptio</a>, a Bellevue, Washington-based provider of SaaS-delivered Techn