Observe.ai raises $125M, adding Zoom as an investor, to supercharge the contact center market
Contact centers play a key part in how a company engages with customers, amounting to what is a $400 billion market globally. Today, a company that believes it can improve how agents work within them
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.
Why did the Zoom-Five9 deal eat %#*& and die?
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And that’s that, as the Zoom deal to buy Five9 is called off
Talk about a roller coaster ride. Zoom, the video conferencing company that became everyone’s primary means of communication around work during the pandemic, will no longer be acquiring Five9, a
Extra Crunch roundup: Seed-stage basics, SaaS marketing live chat, Zoom’s Five9 buy
A famous poem advises us not to compare ourselves with others, "for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself." The same holds true for startup fundraising.
The Zoom-Five9 deal is a big bet for the video conferencing company
Zoom is betting a little less than a sixth of its value on a single wager.
Equity Monday: Zoom buys Five9 as Robinhood sets IPO price range
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest pri
Zoom buys cloud call center firm Five9 for $14.7 billion
Zoom is taking advantage of the impressive rise in its stock price in the past year to make its first major acquisition. The popular video conferencing firm, which was valued at about $9 billion at it
Singapore-based sales productivity platform Nektar raises $2.15 million seed round
Singapore-based Nektar.ai, a productivity platform for sales teams, has raised $2.15 million in seed funding. Founded earlier this year, Nektar has been working in stealth mode with five companies, an
Software stocks set new records despite earnings, pandemic
You might have missed it, but amidst the current political-M&A-pandemic-election-disinformation news cycle we find ourselves in this week, SaaS and cloud companies reached new public market record