Pure Storage

After the acquisition: 3 startup executives share their exit experiences

In Part 1 of this series, we spoke to acquiring companies about the deal and how they integrate acquired firms. In Part 2, we talk to executives from the three companies that they bought.

Pure Storage acquires data service platform Portworx for $370M

Pure Storage, the public enterprise data storage company, today announced that it has acquired Portworx, a well-funded startup that provides a cloud-native storage and data-management platform based o

Ghost wants to retrofit your car so it can drive itself on highways in 2020

A new autonomous vehicle company is on the streets — and unbeknownst to most, has been since 2017. Unlike the majority in this burgeoning industry, this new entrant isn’t trying to launch a ro

Pure Storage teams with Nvidia on GPU-fueled Flash storage solution for AI

As companies gather increasing amounts of data, they face a choice over bottlenecks. They can have it in the storage component or the backend compute system. Some companies have attacked the problem b

Pure Storage announces next generation Flash arrays

Pure Storage, which went public in 2015, has been focused on mainstreaming Flash since its earliest days. Perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it’s attempting to do the same thing

2015 IPO Scorecard: How Box, Square, Fitbit And Others Stacked Up

2015 was not a good year for IPOs. In fact, it was the worst year for tech IPOs since the financial crisis in 2009, with more and more startups opting to remain private longer. Stock market swings st

How Pure Storage Took A Different Approach To Storage

Founded in 2009, Pure Storage entered an industry where incumbents, including EMC and HP, dominated for more than thirty years. Co-founders John “Coz” Colgrove and John Hayes knew that they would

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 investo

Pure Storage Falls In Public Debut, CEO Optimistic

Pure Storage, the enterprise storage company, went public on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday. After pricing at $17, shares traded down in its debut, closing the day at $16.01. CEO Scott Dietzen

Pure Storage Prices IPO At $17

Enterprise storage company Pure Storage has raised $425 million after pricing its IPO on the NYSE at $17 per share, as originally reported by the Wall Street Journal. The company is trading under

Pure Storage CEO: “Acquisitions Always Suck… Worse Than You Think”

This afternoon at Disrupt SF, Pure Storage’s Scott Dietzen and Mike Speiser, his investor from Sutter Hill Ventures, discussed building enterprise-facing technology with TechCrunch’s own R

Pure Storage CEO Says $225M Round Gives It Flexibility And R&D Runway

Pure Storage, a company that has pioneered a way to deliver solid state disk performance for a mechanical disk price, announced today it has received $225 million in Series F venture funding at a valu

Violin Memory Struggles In IPO And Now Faces A Fierce Storage and Enterprise Market

On Friday, <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/09/27/flash-memory-provider-violin-memory-down-17-in-public-market-debut-while-cloud-service-ringcentral-up-45-in-ipo/">Violin Memory's IPO did not exac

Pure Storage Raises $150M And Sets For Battle With The Storage Giants

<a target="_blank" href="http://purestorage.com">Pure Storag</a>e has raised $150 million for its super-fast and feature-rich flash storage technology. The round was led by T. Rowe Price, Tiger Global

10 Startups In The VMware Universe Worth Tracking This Week At VMworld

The VMworld annual virtualization geek out begins this week in San Francisco. The big topic that will dominate all others: the radical transformation of the data center as a flood of data makes the ol

Pure Storage Raises Another $40M To Bring Europe Its Flash Storage Products, Index’s Mike Volpi Leads Round

Another big round of funding for an enterprise startup that only exited stealth mode a year ago. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.purestorage.com/">Pure Storage</a>, a flash enterprise storage comp

Pure Storage Raises $28 Million, Says Flash Will Disrupt Enterprise Storage

<img src="http://www.techcrunchit.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/pure.png" class="shot2" /> According to <a href="http://sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1474432/000147443211000001/xslFormDX01/primary_doc