Top VCs on the changing landscape for enterprise startups – gpgmail

Yesterday at gpgmail’s Enterprise event in San Francisco, we sat down with three venture capitalists who spend a lot of their time thinking about enterprise startups. We wanted to ask what trends they are seeing, what concerns they might have about the state of the market, and of course, how startups might persuade them to […]

Marc Benioff will discuss building a socially responsible and successful startup at gpgmail Disrupt – gpgmail

Salesforce chairman, co-founder and CEO, Marc Benioff, took a lot of big chances when he launched the company 20 years ago. For starters, his was one of the earliest enterprise SaaS companies, but he wasn’t just developing a company on top of new platform, he was building one from scratch with social responsibility built-in. Fast […]

Y Combinator graduate PredictLeads helps VCs hunt for unicorns – gpgmail

The Slovenian founders behind PredictLeads, another recent Y Combinator graduate, applied to the prestigious accelerator five times before they were admitted. Their business, which helps venture capital firms and sales teams identify high growth companies, i.e. potential investments and potential customers, had come a long way since it was founded in 2016. And earlier this […]

How Dropbox, Nike, Salesforce, MailChimp, Google and Pepsi welcome their new hires – gpgmail

Vladimir Polo Contributor Vladimir PoloVladimir Polo is the founder and CEO of AcademyOcean, a SaaS tool for interactive onboarding and training. Vladimir has 10 years of management experience (agency & product) and is passionate about SaaS and building strong corporate culture. The first day of work at a new job can be very stressful. The […]

Apple exec Susan Prescott is coming to gpgmail Sessions: Enterprise – gpgmail

Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of markets, apps and services, has been at Apple since 2003. She worked with the company’s co-founder Steve Jobs, and has witnessed such milestones as the launch of the iPhone and the iPad. Prescott will be coming to gpgmail Sessions: Enterprise in San Francisco on September 5 to discuss Apple’s […]

The five great reasons to attend gpgmail’s Enterprise show Sept. 5 in SF – gpgmail

The vast enterprise tech category is Silicon Valley’s richest, and today it’s poised to change faster than ever before. That’s probably the biggest reason to come to gpgmail’s first-ever show focused entirely on enterprise. But here are five more reasons to commit to joining gpgmail’s editors on September 5 at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center […]

Another day, another reversal in stock fortunes as recession fears grow – gpgmail

U.S. stock markets plummeted today as recession fears continue to grow. Yesterday’s good news about a reprieve on tariffs for U.S. consumer imports was undone by increasing concerns over economic indicators pointing to a potential global recession coming within the next year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 800 points on Wednesday — […]

Salesforce is acquiring ClickSoftware for $1.35B – gpgmail

Another day, another Salesforce acquisition. Just days after closing the hefty $15.7 billion Tableau deal, the company opened its wallet again, this time announcing it has bought field service software company ClickSoftware for a tidy $1.35 billion. This one could help beef up the company’s field service offering, which falls under the Service Cloud umbrella. […]

Salesforce closes $15.7B Tableau deal – gpgmail

In an amazingly quick turn-around for a deal of this scope, Salesforce announced today that it has closed the $15.7 billion Tableau deal announced in June. The deal is by far the biggest acquisition in Salesforce history, a company known for being highly acquisitive. A deal of this size usually faces a high level of […]