enterprise startups

  • Rocketspace and Alchemist accelerator partner up to go international

    Rocketspace and Alchemist accelerator partner up to go international

    The accelerator and seed-stage fund for business to business startups, Alchemist Accelerator, and the curated co-working community called Rocketspace, have partnered up in a way that should help both expand their influence beyond the San Francisco Bay Area. According to Alchemist managing partner Ravi Belani, startups admitted to the next cohort of the accelerator will work together in… Read More

  • The Pure Storage IPO In Context Crunch Network

    The Pure Storage IPO In Context

    Pure Storage has been one of the hottest Silicon Valley enterprise startups for the past several years, sporting a world-class team and having raised capital from some of the top enterprise investors on the planet. The company seems to be doing great, so why wasn’t there a big pop from the last private round and from the IPO? Does it matter? What lessons can we draw from this? Read More

  • The Other IPO Roadshow: Design Your Initial Product Offering To Attract Fortune 500 Enterprises Crunch Network

    The Other IPO Roadshow: Design Your Initial Product Offering To Attract Fortune 500 Enterprises

    Unlike consumer products, where early users will join a platform to discover something new, CIO offices in Fortune 500 companies are trained to play it safe. Many companies stick to Oracle, VMWare, EMC and Cisco not because their products are the best in the world, but because no one got fired for selecting one of them. Read More

  • Enterprise Startup Accelerator Gets Funding Boost From Cisco

    Enterprise Startup Accelerator Gets Funding Boost From Cisco

    It’s been over two years since Box CEO Aaron Levie declared here at TechCrunch that enterprise is sexy again. Since then there have been a few strong enterprise IPOs, like Jive Software, Palo Alto Networks and Splunk, along with some hefty acquisitions, like Microsoft’s $1.2 billion acquisition of Yammer. So yeah, enterprise tech startups are hot, if not sexy, and it makes sense… Read More