A combination of factors have made smaller vendors more appealing to corporate IT buyers. The big question is whether the fun will last.
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TOTVS, a Latin American enterprise software giant akin to SAP, invested in cloud analytics company GoodData in a $22 million venture round.
Just days after SAP announced a cloud reorg, SuccessFactors CEO Lars Dalgaard landed at one of Silicon Valley's leading enterprise VCs.
Upstart's model includes a mix of crowd funding, a dash of Kickstarter meets peer-to-peer loan company Lending Club and algorithms that project future income and allow "someone to borrow from their future selves."
Revolution Analytics competes with legacy analytics players such as SAS. By forging a host of Hadoop partnerships, Revolution Analytics is aiming to be a front-end platform for the big data wave.
Silver Lake venture capitalists Adam Grosser and Cathy Zoi talk about a new clean-tech fund they are starting backed by billionaire investor George Soros.
Pandora has filed for an initial public offering and the streaming music service shows rapidly accelerating advertising revenue, but losses remain on the playlist.
Since becoming independent from Time Warner, AOL has focused on smaller acquisitions instead of the big deals such as Bebo that historically have been a disaster.
In the third quarter, VCs invested $4.8 billion in 780 companies, down from the second quarter and year ago figures.
Would you conserve energy if you could monitor your consumption by the hour? Lucid Design Group has developed new software that provides users with instant feedback on how much energy they're using. SmartPlanet visits the start-up to see their dashboard up close.