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Let's consider potential IPOs in the HR technology market: Rippling, Gusto, Deel and Velocity Global are all on our list.
As a serial entrepreneur who has famously endured some ups and downs, Parker Conrad thought he’d seen it all. Still, he never imagined that there would be a run on Silicon Valley Bank that would
Ben Ling, a prolific angel investor turned venture capitalist, has never put a lot of stock in the need for a new, decentralized internet. It’s why the firm he founded almost exactly four years
When Parker Conrad founded Rippling in 2016, the HR company initially focused on the process of onboarding employees. It has since evolved to manage all aspects of employee data, from payroll and be
Roughly one month ago, we reported that Rippling, a SaaS company that makes employee data the focal point of a sprawling, multi-pronged offering, had raised $250 million in its latest round, led by Se
Late last month, Rippling, the now five-year-old company founded by serial entrepreneur Parker Conrad, raised $250 million in Series C funding in a round that pushed its valuation to a whopping $6.5 b
Goodly, a three-year-old, San Francisco-based startup, has been steadily building its business with a five-person team and not much funding — $1.5 million secured in 2019 and, more recently, an
Founded by entrepreneur Parker Conrad in 2013, the HR company Zenefits was quickly anointed one of the fast-growing companies in Silicon Valley, with a valuation that soared to $4.5 billion within thr
The dashboard enables businesses to automatically store, ship and retrieve employee computers in a way that is remote and hands-free.
Big news today the world of IT startups targeting businesses. Rippling, the startup founded by Parker Conrad to take on the ambitious challenge of building a platform to manage all aspects of employee
Remember when Zenefits imploded, and kicked out CEO Parker Conrad. Well, Conrad launched a new employee onboarding startup called Rippling, and now he’s going after another HR company called Gus
It was a brilliant idea. It allowed Sequoia to keep tabs on entrepreneurs — and nascent technologies — not yet in its universe. It cemented the firm’s ties to the founders who were a
Parker Conrad’s last startup, Zenefits, drowned in busy work. Now with Rippling, he wants to boil that ocean. Instead of trying to nail one thing then expand, “very counter to conventional wisdom,
Parker Conrad likes to save time, even though it’s gotten him in trouble. The former CEO of Zenefits was pushed out of the $4.5 billion human resources startup because he built a hack that let h
Becoming an angel investor is simple in principle: have money and invest. Unfortunately for many of the smartest founders in the startup ecosystem, that requirement can prove a complete block on inves
Roblox gets $92 million in new funding, Parker Conrad's new company, Rippling and Waze and Spotify partner up to play music and navigate seamlessly. All this on Crunch Report.
Parker Conrad's last venture at Zenefits didn't end so well, what with his departure as CEO and the company having to re-orient itself. But he's once again starting a company that will figure out how