Startup CEOs sound off on picking cloud providers
We asked BuildBuddy, Monte Carlo and Egnyte what they think about their public cloud choices and the strengths and weaknesses thereof.
The revenge of the quiet companies
Some private technology companies in less flashy markets didn't fall prey to the 2021 hype cycle and are, in some cases, chugging toward an IPO. And they haven't gotten much credit for their work.
Intel’s plan to free Mobileye brings welcome IPO heat check
The Mobileye IPO really does matter for the startup market’s largest players, and a host of smaller, less well-known tech startups that would also like to exit, thank you very much.
With steady growth, Egnyte reaches $150M ARR and looks to future IPO
After 14 years, it’s hard to keep calling Egnyte a startup. It’s more a wily veteran private company with steady growth, one that might have taken 12 years to reach $100 million in ARR, bu
The first win: Getting early customers to take a chance with you
The purpose of your company is to sell your solution and generate revenue, but to do that you require customers. So how do you convince someone to bet on you?
Google will let enterprises store their Google Workspace encryption keys
As ubiquitous as Google Docs has become in the last year alone, a major criticism often overlooked by the countless workplaces that use it is that it isn’t end-to-end encrypted, allowing Google
3 new $100M ARR club members and a call for the next generation of growth-stage startups
Time flies. It was nearly a year ago that The Exchange started keeping tabs on startups that managed to reach $100 million in annual recurring revenue, or ARR. Our goal was to determine which unicorns
Lessons from Datto’s IPO pricing and revenue multiple
Last night Datto priced its IPO at $27 per share, the top end of its range that TechCrunch covered last week. The data and security-focused software company had targeted a $24 to $27 per-share IPO pri
Egnyte introduces new features to help deal with security/governance during pandemic
The pandemic has put stress on companies dealing with a workforce that is mostly — and sometimes suddenly — working from home. That has led to rising needs for security and governance tool
Is your startup the next TikTok?
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Daily Crunch: Shopify confirms data breach
Shopify blames “rogue” employees for a data breach, Google Maps adds COVID-19 data and China pushes back against the TikTok deal. This is your Daily Crunch for September 23, 2020. The big
Scaling to $100 million ARR: 3 founders share their insights
Last week at TechCrunch Disrupt, Alex Wilhelm hosted a panel titled “Getting to $100 million ARR” on the Extra Crunch Stage. He was joined by three executives, including Vineet Jain, CEO a
Unicorn rodeo: 6 high-flying startups that are set to go public
This week Airbnb announced that it has privately filed to go public, putting the famous unicorn on a path to a quick IPO if it wants. The recent move matches reporting indicating that the home-sharing
Startups are helping cloud infrastructure customers avoid vendor lock-in
For much of the history of enterprise technology, companies tended to buy from a single vendor because it made managing the entire affair much easier while giving them a “single throat to choke&
Egnyte unifies its security and productivity tooling into single platform
Egnyte announced today it was combining its two main products — Egnyte Protect and Egnyte Connect — into a single platform to help customers manage, govern and secure the data from a singl
As 5 more startups join the $100M club, are we just making a pre-IPO list?
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re adding five names to the $100 million annual recurring revenue
Cloudinary passes $60M ARR without VC money
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re continuing our exploration of companies that have reached material
Seattle’s ExtraHop expects $100M ARR in 2020, IPO the following year
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re continuing our series on companies that have reached the $100 m
Kicking off 2020 with 4 new members of the $100M ARR club
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re adding four new names to the growing $100 million annual recurr
The newest members of the $100M ARR club
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the grey space in between. Today we’re taking stock of a cohort of special companies: still-private startu