Salesforce to expand Sustainability Cloud into full ESG reporting tool
Salesforce has always fashioned itself as a socially responsible company, and that includes working on a Net Zero carbon emissions goal. In fact, it launched Sustainability Cloud (now called Net Zero
Salesforce’s low-code workflow tool aims to unify CRM giant’s largest acquisitions
Salesforce is a big, complex set of services, which has been augmented via acquisition with several other big complex services, including MuleSoft, Tableau and Slack, three companies the CRM giant acq
Salesforce and Twitter are both lucky their purported $20B deal failed in 2016
What if history gone a bit differently and Salesforce had bought Twitter in 2016? We spoke to some analysts who cover the CRM industry to get their thoughts.
Jitterbit acquires low-code service PrimeApps
API transformation company Jitterbit today announced that it has acquired PrimeApps, a Turkey-based low-code application development service. Jitterbit plans to combine its API platform with PrimeApps
AWS will buy a SaaS company, and other 2022 enterprise predictions
It's always a sticky business predicting what's going to happen in tech, because who knows what's going on behind the scenes or what's coming next.
How to be one of the ‘haves’ of SaaS
The flow of capital in SaaS is becoming increasingly bifurcated. There are the "haves" (public companies with revenue growth of over 30%) and the "have nots" (everyone else) of B2B software.
Workato storms to a $5.7B valuation after raising $200M for its enterprise automation platform
The race to automate the world of business is on, and today one of the bigger players in the market has picked up another major round of funding to meet that demand to speed up work, reduce some of th
Tyk raises $35M for its open source, open-ended approach to enterprise API management
APIs are the grease turning the gears and wheels for many organizations’ IT systems today, but as APIs grow in number and use, tracking how they work (or don’t work) together can become co
Salesforce announces new MuleSoft RPA tool based on Servicetrace acquisition
When Salesforce announced it was buying German RPA vendor Servicetrace last month, it seemed that it might match up well with MuleSoft, the company the CRM giant bought in 2018 for $6.5 billion. MuleS
API security startup 42Crunch raises $17M Series A led by Energy Impact Partners
With security top of mind in many companies these days, especially given how many staff work at home, there is one area that remains chronically ignored: that of the world of APIs which power all of t
Merge raises $4.5M to help B2B companies build customer-facing integrations
Merge, a startup that helps its users build customer-facing integrations with third-party tools, today announced that it has raised a $4.5 million seed round led by NEA. Additional angel investors inc
Blobr, the ‘no-code’ company turning APIs into products, raises €1.2M pre-seed
Blobr, a Paris-based startup operating in the no-code space with tech to make it easier for companies to expose and monetise their existing APIs, has raised €1.2 million in pre-seed funding. The rou
Why Sapphire’s Jai Das thinks the Salesforce-Slack deal could succeed
"I think there are some companies that have a lot of COVID tailwind."
Salesforce applies AI to workflow with Einstein Automate
While Salesforce made a big splash yesterday with the announcement that it’s buying Slack for $27.7 billion, it’s not the only thing going on for the CRM giant this week. In fact, Dreamfor
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How Salesforce beat its own target to reach $20B run rate ahead of schedule
Salesforce launched in 1999, one of the early adherents to what would eventually be called SaaS and cloud computing. On Tuesday, the company reached a huge milestone when it surpassed $5 billion in re
Salesforce announces new tools to boost developer experience on Commerce Cloud
Salesforce announced some new developer tools today, designed to make it easier for programmers to build applications on top of Commerce Cloud in what is known in industry parlance as a “headles
18 months after acquisition, MuleSoft is integrating more deeply into Salesforce
A year and a half after getting acquired by Salesforce for $6.5 billion, MuleSoft is beginning to resemble a Salesforce company — using its language and its methodologies to describe new product
Salesforce’s Tableau acquisition is huge, but not the hugest
When you’re talking about 16 billion smackeroos, it’s easy to get lost in the big number. When Salesforce acquired Tableau this morning for $15.7 billion, while it was among the biggest en