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Steven Bertoni / Forbes:
Airtable, which wants to make database management mainstream by using drag and drop, raises $100M at a $1.1B valuation   —  n the frenetic world of tech, where the ruling ethos is to move fast and break things, Howie Liu moves at a glacial pace.  With Andrew Ofstad and Emmett Nicholas, he launched Airtable in 2013.
Nov 15, 2018, 8:25 AMIn 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 Knapp / Forbes:
Ayar Labs, which makes an optical-based chip that it says boosts speeds on high-performance computer systems, raises $24M Series A led by Playground Global   —  Ayar Labs, which builds an optical-based chip that boosts speeds on high performance computing systems, announced Wednesday …
Nov 8, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Forbes:
TripActions, which offers rewards to corporate travelers for spending less, raises $154M Series C at a $1B+ valuation led by Andreessen Horowitz   —  Corporate travel isn't typically seen as a rewarding experience.  TripActions, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based startup now valued at $1 billion thanks …
Nov 8, 2018, 6:20 AMIn context
Parmy Olson / Forbes:
A look at how Facebook failed to develop its own voice recognition technology for Portal, source says due to chaotic rotation of staff and confused priorities   —  Facebook's Portal looked like a slick alternative to the Amazon Echo speaker when it launched earlier this month, but problems abounded behind the scenes.
Oct 31, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Liane Yvkoff / Forbes:
Volkswagen and Intel's Mobileye announce plans to launch New Mobility, a commercial autonomous ride-hailing service, in Israel in 2019   —  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.  — Share to facebook  — Share to twitter  — Share to linkedin
Oct 29, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Thomas Brewster / Forbes:
Sources: GrayKey, which some law enforcement agencies bought to break the passcodes of iOS devices, can no longer do so for any iPhone running iOS 12 or above   —  Apple has managed to prevent the hottest iPhone hacking company in the world from doing its thing.
Oct 24, 2018, 5:50 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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