Prodly announces $3.5M seed to automate low-code cloud deployments

Low-code programming is supposed to make things easier on companies, right? Low-code means you can count on trained administrators instead of more expensive software engineers to handle most tasks, bu

Salesforce paid $110M for BeyondCore, made $4B+ in acquisitions in 6 months

Salesforce may have missed out on buying LinkedIn, but it has had a whopper of an acquisitions spree so far this year anyway. The enterprise cloud and CRM services company put down over $4 billion t

Marc Benioff Offers Some Insight Into Thinking Behind SteelBrick Purchase

When Salesforce announced it was buying quote-to-cash vendor SteelBrick for $360 million at the end of last year, it came as a surprise. CEO Marc Benioff offered some insight into why he made the pu

Salesforce Announces Latest Lightning CRM Release With SteelBrick Integration

This afternoon at a big presentation in San Francisco, Salesforce announced a new version of the Lightning CRM platform that includes built-in Wave analytics, intelligent email from its RelateIQ purch

Apttus CEO Kirk Krappe Chats Candidly About 2016 Exit

In a frank conversation with TechCrunch last week, Apttus CEO Kirk Krappe talked about his company’s exit strategy, which could come to a head in the not-too-distant future. Krappe believes 

Salesforce Grabs Quote To Cash Vendor SteelBrick for $360 Million

They say there’s not supposed to be much M&A action the week of Christmas, but Salesforce apparently didn’t get the memo, picking up quote-to-cash vendor SteelBrick today for $360 mil

SteelBrick Snags $48 Million As Quote-To-Cash Stays Hot

SteelBrick, the quote-to-cash cloud service aimed primarily at small- and mid-market companies, announced a $48 million Series C round today. Quote-to-cash, as the name implies, is the part of the sal

SteelBrick Nabs Missing Billing Piece With Invoice IT Acquisition

SteelBrick, the company that provides configure, price and quote (CPQ) software built on top of’s Salesforce 1 platform, announced today that it was buying Invoice IT, an online b

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