Momentive Global, the parent of the web-survey portal SurveyMonkey, laid off 11% of its workforce this week. Multiple people across divisions — including those handling the business development,
Does the spurned $17 billion offer from earlier this year appear more attractive in light of the current downturn? Sure, but enough to put Zendesk's decision to decline in doubt? Let’s find out.
Outdoor Voices founder Ty Haney made a name for herself by making sportswear the hottest trend among non-athletes. Now, the 33-year-old entrepreneur is betting she can bring together another underrate
EnquireLabs is uncoupling questions from each other so they can be asked over time, post-purchase.
When we published our last low-code/no-code investor survey in August 2020, the former president had decided to ban TikTok and theaters around the U.S. were shuttering to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Zendesk now has to prove to investors that it can keep up its improving growth rates while defending its gross margins. And it has to avoid getting acquired while it does so.
This deal was just too aggressive a bargain hunt to swallow. Whether the company's activist investors agree, time will tell.
When Zendesk announced it was acquiring Momentive Global Inc. (the organization behind SurveyMonkey) for $4.13 billion last week, it might have felt like a steep price to pay, but it seems that compan
Surveys have long been used by marketing teams and other business decision-makers to learn how customers tick. But they can be costly to put together, hard to run at scale, and, at the end of the day,
The well-worn riff that it’s easier than ever to start a company today could be wed to the concept that it’s perhaps cheaper, too. That should bode well for bootstrapping.
Bain Capital Ventures (BCV), the venture arm of the 37-year-old private equity firm Bain Capital, announced this morning that it has $1.3 billion more smackers to invest across two funds, a $950 milli
We don’t believe enterprises or consumers will revert to the old ways of doing things when the pandemic subsides. Welcome to the next phase of tech spending.
What a difference a week makes. This time last week, in the wake of earnings from tech’s five largest American companies and early results from other software companies, it appeared that tech sh
Zoom is hosting its virtual Zoomtopia user conference this week. Given the attention the company has received as the de facto standard video meeting service since the start of the pandemic, it’s
Frontline Ventures, based in Dublin and London, has announced a new $80 million fund designed to assist U.S. tech companies expanding into Europe. The new Frontline X fund — which means the firm now
A recent study showed that the boards of 60 percent of the most heavily funded venture-backed startups don’t include a single woman.
Prolific, a U.K.-based startup that wants to make it easier to conduct online research, has raised $1.2 million in seed funding. The round is co-led by Silicon Valley-based Pioneer Fund, and Altair Ca
Contract management isn’t exactly an exciting subject, but it’s a real pain point for many companies. It also lends itself to automation, thanks to recent advances in machine learning and
Managing people is perhaps the most challenging thing most people will have to learn in the course of their professional lives – especially because there’s no one ‘right’ way to do
SurveyMonkey announced today that it has acquired Usabilla, an Amsterdam-based website and app survey company, for $80 million in cash and stock. Zander Lurie, CEO at SurveyMonkey, said Usabilla fille