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May 27, 2020

Shasta SaaS Operating Model

November 29, 2018

The Qualtrics Acquisition: 3 Takeaways for Founders Considering Bootstrapping

October 17, 2018

10 Lessons from Marketo’s Growth to a Multi-Billion-Dollar Exit

October 10, 2018

Glint’s Amazing Journey … So Far

October 10, 2018

Our Dream Team for Enterprise and Security

October 3, 2018

Thoughts on the Spredfast Acquisition

September 20, 2018

What is One of the Best Rebrands You’ve Ever Seen?

September 10, 2018

Why Apptio was the Best Board I’ve Served On

April 12, 2018

Zuora’s Tien Tzuo Sets the Bar High

March 14, 2018

Thrilled to Back Skilljar & Help Onboard Customers at Scale

February 6, 2018

Creating Great Presentations is Hard. Beautiful.ai’s Founder Mitch Grasso Can Help.

November 14, 2017

Move Over $100 Million: There’s a New Goal for SaaS Startups

June 5, 2017

How did Anaplan go after three use cases vs. one?

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SaaS News

December 6, 2019

Kapwing and Blume founders named on Forbes 30 under 30

Kapwing founders Julia Enthoven & Eric Lu as well as Blume founders Bunny Ghatrora & Taran Ghatrora named on prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30.

November 6, 2019

People.ai Accelerates Growth with New Customers and Partners as Revenue Intelligence Gains Momentum in the Market

October 10, 2019

Tiger Global values people management tool Lattice at ~$200M

The secretive New York-based hedge fund Tiger Global Management has led a $25 million Series C investment in Lattice, an employee performance and engagement management tool, with participation from the startup’s existing investors.

September 17, 2019

AI 50 Founders Say This Is What People Get Wrong About Artificial Intelligence

Forbes’ new list of promising artificial intelligence companies highlights how the technology is creating real value across industries like transportation, healthcare, HR, insurance and finance.

July 16, 2019

Lattice Featured on Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2019

Each year for the past five, Forbes has searched the country for the 25 fast-growing, venture-backed startups most likely to reach $1 billion in value.

July 16, 2019

How Marketing Can Help Develop an Effective Customer Onboarding Program

An effective Customer Onboarding Program is critical for driving ongoing Customer Engagement, Satisfaction, and Value.

July 3, 2019

Highspot ranked as #1 Best Companies to Work For 2019: Midsize Companies

These companies with 50-150 full-time Washington employees were voted Best Companies to Work For.

July 1, 2019

Former Oracle and Salesforce Exec Kate FitzGerald Appointed Leanplum President

Leanplum, the leading multi-channel engagement platform, announced that seasoned executive Kate FitzGerald has been appointed president effective immediately.

June 26, 2019

Anaplan Bets On AI, ML And Partners To Drive Growth

Anaplan is driving growth through expansion of its partner network which is investing in the Anaplan practice capacity and capability.

May 31, 2019

Apptio, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Cloudability

Apptio, Inc., software that fuels digital transformation, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cloudability, Inc., the market leader in multi-cloud financial management.

May 29, 2019

Lucidworks Named a Leader in Cognitive Search Evaluation by Independent Research Firm

Lucidworks receives highest scores possible in the solution roadmap, customer service, ability to execute, partnerships, and community criteria. 

May 22, 2019

Squelch Wins 2019 Stevie American Business Awards for Technology Innovation and Business Success

Company Earns Bronze for Tech Startup of the Year, While Its Customer Experience Optimization Solution Takes Home Silver for Integration Solution of the Year.

April 26, 2019

Lattice raises another $15M to improve performance reviews

Jack Altman, whose resume includes a stint as vice president of business development at Teespring, has raised $15 million in Series B funding for his startup, Lattice, a modern approach to corporate goal setting.

April 10, 2019

10 Cool Startups That Raised Venture Capital in March 2019

Internet of Things and cybersecurity technology companies were among the startups that hauled in venture capital rounds in March.

March 26, 2019

Costco, T-Mobile, Google, Apple ranked among best places to work with brightest futures

Comparably.com asked women about compensation, being challenged at work, getting valuable feedback, and other workplace issues.

March 19, 2019

LeanData Raises $27.5 Million Series C

LeanData, a leader in enterprise Revenue Ops, has secured $27.5 million in financing.

March 11, 2019

LeanData Unlocks Growth Potential in B2B Businesses with Launch of Pioneering Revenue Operations Platform

Intelligent orchestration of trusted data across all go-to-market processes – from a single platform – enables brands to improve customer experience and drive greater revenue.

February 19, 2019

SendBird snags $52M Series B to expand messaging API tool

SendBird, a San Francisco-area startup, helps developers add messaging to their apps with a couple of lines of code.

November 6, 2018

TPG Growth / Affinity Group, Marc Benioff, and Shasta Ventures Invest in Brandcast

Brandcast, the leading Website Cloud for Enterprise, today announced $18 million in Series A-1 funding.

October 12, 2018

Anaplan surges in market debut after rocky week for tech stocks

Anaplan forges ahead with its initial public offering amid downward market pressure on technology companies.

October 8, 2018

LinkedIn acquires employee engagement platform Glint

LinkedIn, the social network for the working world with close to 600 million users and now under the wing of Microsoft, has announced an acquisition as it continues to work on expanding the ways that people already on the platform use it.

July 8, 2018

The Enterprise Tech Market is on Fire: These 23 Venture Capitalists are Picking the Winners and Shaping the Future of Work

Business Insider names Jason Pressman and 22 other venture capitalists “Top Enterprise Tech Investors.”

June 6, 2018

3 Successful Leaders Reveal Their Growth Strategies

It takes a successful leader to grow a company from an idea to $1 billion — Anaplan’s Frank Calderoni and two others are on their way.

April 11, 2018

Zuora prices IPO at $14 per share — valuing the company at $1.44 billion

Technology company Zuora on Wednesday priced its initial public offering at $14 per share, a day before the company expects its stock to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

April 5, 2018

Suplari raises $10.3M Series A round to bring AI to procurement

Suplari’s cloud-based AI platform powers procurement and finance teams to find hidden cost savings – across disparate systems.

March 14, 2018

How Customer Onboarding Startup Skilljar Got Two Top VC Firms To Share Its $16.4 Million Series A

Skilljar’s founders think they can help software companies work with their customers by rethinking the onboarding process.