Software startups and growth companies received $2.3 billion in funding from investors during the second quarter of 2012 — the highest investment total for the sector since the second quarter of 2001.
Joe McKendrick is an author and independent analyst who tracks the impact of information technology on management and markets. Joe is co-author, along with 16 leading industry leaders and thinkers, of the SOA Manifesto, which outlines the v…alues and guiding principles of service orientation. He speaks frequently on cloud, data, and enterprise computing topics at industry events and Webcasts. As an independent analyst, he has authored numerous research reports in partnership with Forbes Insights and Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today, Inc. In a previous life, Joe served as director of the Administrative Management Society (AMS), an international professional association dedicated to advancing knowledge within the IT and business management fields. He is a graduate of Temple University.
High schooler created company addressing need for cloud-ready Perl Web apps, and the rest is already history.
June 15, 2011 by Joe McKendrick
Tech deals approach levels last seen in the year 2000, many driven by social media and mobile companies. Is this dot-com redux or something new?
November 22, 2010 by Joe McKendrick