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Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Freight logistics startup Flexport raises a $1B round led by SoftBank's Vision Fund, source says at a valuation of $3.2B   —  His startup operates its own 747 aircraft and employs 1,066 people across 11 offices and four warehouses around the world.  He's tackling a market he calls …
Feb 21, 2019, 12:03 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Confluent, the company behind open source streaming data project Apache Kafka, raises $125M Series D led by Sequoia Capital, source says at a $2.5B valuation   —  Open source software has produced a new multi-billion-dollar company - one that has some of Silicon Valley's best-known venture firms jockeying …
Jan 23, 2019, 9:40 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Techstars announces Techstars Studio, a CO-based startup studio for new company concepts that plans to support four or five startups in its first year   —  Members of the Techstars community, like those pictured, will have the opportunity to launch new startups through its studio program.  —  TECHSTARS
Jan 16, 2019, 4:20 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Autodesk buys BuildingConnected, which helps builders find and hire qualified contractors for construction projects, for $275M   —  Autodesk's construction software business is getting its second acquisition-fueled jolt of the past few weeks.  The company announced on Thursday …
Dec 20, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Lightspeed hires Jana Messerschmidt, Merci Victoria Grace, Ashley Brasier, Jerry Ye, Jay Madheswaran as investing partners and Neetzan Zimmerman as VP of growth   —  Months after raising a fresh $1.8 billion in fresh funds, one of Silicon Valley's faster growing venture firms has made a wave of hires to continue its growth.
Dec 6, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Indiana-based “customer success” SaaS startup MetaCX, led by Salesforce's ex-marketing cloud boss, raises $14M Series A from Upfront Ventures while in stealth   —  In 2013, the Indianapolis tech scene scored a massive outcome when Salesforce acquired marketing software maker ExactTarget for $2.5 billion.
Dec 5, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Qualtrics had 2017 revenue of $289.9M; with the $8B acquisition, Accel and IVP's stakes are each worth $1B+, and the Smith family's stake is ~$2.6B after taxes   —  Utah-founded cloud unicorn Qualtrics was set to have one of tech's most hotly-anticipated initial public offerings this week.
Nov 11, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Envoy, which sells an iPad-based visitor management product, raises $43M Series B led by Menlo Ventures and plans new smart office products by end of year   —  Larry Gadea says he knew his startup Envoy was truly taking off when he found out WD-40 was using its software in multiple offices.
Oct 23, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Qualtrics, a startup offering tools to track customer and employee feedback, files for an IPO, reports 2017 revenues of $290M, up 52% YoY, profits of $2.6M   —  One of Utah and cloud computing's most promising unicorns is looking to graduate out of the herd.
Oct 19, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
VC firm SignalFire says it uses a data-centric approach to beat others to key deals and hires, as 55 candidates were placed via its platform in six months   —  When popular food delivery service Zume was looking for a seasoned executive to manage its operations, CEO Alex Garden did what plenty of startups do …
Oct 16, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context

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