mobile enterprise

The things any startup could be doing to get Fortune 500 customers

New-market disruption is a rare phenomenon and usually comes in waves in conjunction with some form of dramatic technological advance. Many disruptive companies (both new and existing) created new mar

How Smart Founders Can Take Advantage Of The Platform Shift

About 15 years ago, the Internet triggered a platform shift in the delivery of enterprise software; a wave of cloud startups quickly unseated the kings of the server era. Now, another platform evoluti

Red Hat Buys FeedHenry For $82M To Add Mobile App Development To Its Platform

Some big news today for Red Hat, the open source company that provides a platform for application development and other platform as a service solutions: It is buying FeedHenry, an Ireland-based provi

BlackBerry Names New COO, Marty Beard, ex-CEO Of Enterprise Cloud Startup LiveOps

On the heels of news that Apple would be significantly ramping up its mobile enterprise push in a partnership with IBM, BlackBerry is also looking to step up its game. Today, the company announced tha

Software Entrepreneurs Must Go Mobile-First Or Die

If you’re building an enterprise-software company, mobile must be core to your product strategy; it can’t be an afterthought or add-on. And you must build an elegant, easy-to-use mobile app, becau

Emergence Backs SteelBrick’s Technology For The New, Mobile Salesforce

Just a few months after acquiring the pricing and quote-check software developer SteelBrick in a $5 million transaction, Godard Abel, the serial entrepreneur behind BigMachines and G2 Crowd, has broug

Clari, A Mobile-First Predictive Sales Tool, Comes Out Of Stealth With $6M From Sequoia

CRM behemoths like Salesforce and Oracle, and more mature startups like Domo, have made some significant inroads into mobile and specifically apps for mobile salespeople, but a new startup believes th

Andreessen-Backed Tomfoolery Adds Box, Dropbox, Evernote And Android To Its Anchor Social App

<a target="_blank" href="">Tomfoolery</a>, the mobile app lab founded by ex-Yahoo and AOL execs committed to making enterprise solutions more consumer-friendly, is today launc

Andreessen-backed Enterprise App Startup Tomfoolery Launches Anchor, A Real-Time Conversation Platform With Consumer Demands In Mind

<a target="_blank" href="">Tomfoolery</a>, the mobile app lab founded by ex-Yahoo and AOL execs that aims to make enterprise apps capturing some of the light and free nature o

Wandera Gets $7M From Bessemer To Help Enterprises Compress And Control Mobile Data Costs

<a target="_blank" href="">Wandera</a>, a startup that offers enterprises a cloud-based solution to reduce the costs of mobile data through compression and better management, is

AppGlu Launches Mobile Platform That Lets You Update Apps Without The Need For Developer Intervention

Apps can decay pretty quickly without updates after deployment. The problem is, most of the time the only one who can make the updates to the app is the person who developed it. <a target="_blank" hre

Kony Solutions Buys Aussie Sky Technologies As Mobile Enterprise Consolidates

Some consolidation is afoot in the world of mobile enterprise services. Orlando, Fla.-based <a target="_blank" href="">Kony Solutions</a> has bought <a target="_blank" href="http://

Apple Buys Samsung’s Android Security Partner AuthenTec For $356M

Amid <a href="">fierce smartphone competition</a> betwe