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Finally! Workday files for lower-than-expected $400M IPO

Take That Larry Ellison! Workday Is Expected To File For Its IPO This Month (ORCL, SAP)

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Workday is just about ready to go public in the most highly anticipated enterprise IPO of 2012, reports Ashlee Vance at Businessweek. And when it does, look out. Workday was founded in 2005 by billionaire Dave Duffield shortly after Larry Ellison stole his company, PeopleSoft, in the nastiest hostile takeover in...
Take That Larry Ellison! Workday Is Expected To File For Its IPO This Month (ORCL, SAP)

Oracle's Customers Are Not Interested In Its Super Important New Cloud, Analyst Says (ORCL)

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Oracle spent six years developing its new software-as-a-service cloud called Fusion, it's largest-ever R&D effort. While Oracle says Fusion is doing well (it booked $230 million in revenue the last reported quarter), market researcher Forrester just published a report with some shockingly bad stats about it. Forrester surveyed 139 Oracle customers...
Oracle's Customers Are Not Interested In Its Super Important New Cloud, Analyst Says (ORCL)

The Silicon Valley 100: A-Z

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A Chris Anderson Alexander Asseily and Hosain Rahman B Noam Bardin Hugo Barra Marc Benioff James Beshara Tyler Bosmeny, Dan Carroll, Rafael Garcia Roelof Botha C Dalton Caldwell Martin Casado Temo Chalasani and Marc Provost Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia Patrick Collison Ron Conway Tim Cook Dick Costolo...
The Silicon Valley 100: A-Z

Like We Said: Workday Will File for Its IPO This Summer

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Aneel BhusriWorkday, the cloud-based purveyor of human resources software, continues to rev up its engine for an initial public offering that will take place in the fall. The latest hints on timing come in the form of an extensive interview in Bloomberg Businessweek (the magazine I used to work for)...
Like We Said: Workday Will File for Its IPO This Summer

The Hottest IPO You've Never Heard Of

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With an expected valuation of close to $100 billion, it’s understandable that no one can stop talking about Facebook’s initial public offering this week. But while Facebook basks in the social media spotlight, companies tackling tough business problems are exciting investors, if not consumers. Workday, for example, is expected...
The Hottest IPO You've Never Heard Of
Workday kicks IPO ass with 72% pop in first-day trading

Workday breaks the cycle of disappointing IPOs, boosts its price range

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Workday, maker of human resources software, is proof that enterprise companies are immune to the recent strain of disappointing IPO’s. The Pleasanton, Calif.-based cloud computing company was founded seven years ago by PeopleSoft veterans Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri. The company’s revenues have steadily increased in the past four years to $134.4 million, despite...
Workday breaks the cycle of disappointing IPOs, boosts its price range

HR Software Maker Workday Sets Price Range For IPO At $21 To $24 Per Share , Valued At Nearly $4B

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Workday, a company offering online tools for enterprises to manage human resources, payroll, and finances, has set the terms for its IPO. The company is pricing its shares between $21 and $24 each, according to an SEC filing this morning. The company could raise as much as $628 million in...
HR Software Maker Workday Sets Price Range For IPO At $21 To $24 Per Share , Valued At Nearly $4B

Workday Raises Share Price Range Ahead of Imminent IPO, Nears $4 Billion Valuation

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Aneel BhusriThe latest update from the cloud software company Workday says that it has raised the price range at which it expects its shares to trade when they debut on the New York Stock Exchange later this week. Workday, the most-watched IPO in the tech world since Facebook, says its...
Workday Raises Share Price Range Ahead of Imminent IPO, Nears $4 Billion Valuation
Markets: Workday Shares Soar In Biggest Tech IPO Since Facebook

Oracle Looks to Conquer the Cloud as OpenWorld Conference Gets Underway

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As conferences go, Oracle’s OpenWorld is pretty big. It literally stops traffic. It’s one of a handful of events that not only fills San Francisco’s Moscone convention center but actually spills into the streets, blocking downtown’s Howard Street and earning the ire of the local drivers. The company says it...
Oracle Looks to Conquer the Cloud as OpenWorld Conference Gets Underway

Workday Valued at $3.6 Billion In Latest IPO Filing

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Workday, the fast-growing cloud-based human resources software outfit updated its paperwork with the US Securities and Exchange Commission day, and filing an updated S1 that gives more details into the initial public offering it has been working on all year. The company now says it will offer 22,750,000 Class A...
Workday Valued at $3.6 Billion In Latest IPO Filing

Wall Street Loves Workday, But Doesn't Understand Subscription Businesses

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Workday had a monster IPO last month, pricing well above the top of its range and closing its first day with a pop of nearly 75 percent, and Wall Street seemed to respond well to the company’s first quarterly earnings report on Wednesday. Founders Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri have...
Wall Street Loves Workday, But Doesn't Understand Subscription Businesses

Workday shares soar on day 1

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The highly anticipated debut of Workday did not disappoint. Shares of the enterprise software provider opened at $48.05 Friday — well above the $28 per share opening price set earlier in the week. At the time of this post, the company, had sold 22.75 million shares raising $637 million. Workday provides...
Workday shares soar on day 1

Workday Talking to Bankers. The S1 Is Coming. The Revenge Is Almost Complete.

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I’ve been digging around for a few days about Oracle, trying to figure out if another $1 billion-plus acquisition is imminent following yesterday’s news about Oracle buying Taleo for $1.9 billion. Instead, I stumbled onto another piece of news: Workday is currently talking to bankers about going public. Workday CEO...
Workday Talking to Bankers. The S1 Is Coming. The Revenge Is Almost Complete.

More Details Emerge on Domo's $60 Million Series B

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A few more details have started to come to light about the $60 million Series B round of venture capital funding announced yesterday by the business intelligence startup Domo led by GGV Capital, Greylock Partners, Bezos Expeditions, among others. Domo, based in Lindon, Utah, and founded by former Omniture CEO...
More Details Emerge on Domo's $60 Million Series B
Everyone’s Convinced That MBAs Are Useless, So Now Might Be a Good Time to Hire Them

The Silicon Valley 100: 1-100

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Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, David Ebersman Tim Cook Jeff Weiner David Drummond David Sacks Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy Dave Duffield, Aneel Bhusri Godfrey Sullivan Marissa Mayer Elon Musk Larry Page Jony Ive Andy Rubin Peter Thiel, Jim Breyer, Yuri Milner, Mark Pincus Jeremy...
The Silicon Valley 100: 1-100

Workday Expected to Price IPO Today, Start Trading Tomorrow

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It’s looking like Friday will be the long-awaited day in the sun for the Workday, as the cloud software company is expected to price today and see its shares begin trading sometime tomorrow. The offering is expected to raise upward of $591 million, and it should command a market capitalization...
Workday Expected to Price IPO Today, Start Trading Tomorrow

Surprise! Oracle Is A Bigger Power In The Cloud Than You Thought.

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Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com You’ve got to hand it Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and his team of lieutenants: They know how to tell the world exactly what to do with their speculative chatter, even if part of it is turns out to be right. Oracle shares finished today’s regular trading...
Surprise! Oracle Is A Bigger Power In The Cloud Than You Thought.

BAD BOY: Larry Ellison Once Talked About Shooting His Competitor's Dog (ORCL)

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Along with Workday's impending IPO—we're expecting SEC documents to be filed this month—come the stories of Larry Ellison's insults in the most epic hostile takeover in tech history, including the one where Ellison threatened to shoot a dog. The story isn't exactly true. Ellison really jokingly threatened to shoot the CEO...
BAD BOY: Larry Ellison Once Talked About Shooting His Competitor's Dog (ORCL)
Enterprise analytics app maker Tidemark launches out of beta, names COO

BladeLogic founder joins VC firm, Greylock Partners

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Greylock Partners, seeking more operational experience in the enterprise sector, named Dev Ittycheria, an operations guy who made his name in enterprise software, as its newest partner. VCs and startups alike have been in the hunt for operational smarts in the enterprise arena of late. That demand likely will keep...
BladeLogic founder joins VC firm, Greylock Partners

Larry Ellison Says His Cloud Is Beating The Pants Off Big Rival Workday (WDAY, ORCL)

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says that Oracle's cloud business is growing largely at the expense of Workday, the new company founded by his old nemesis, Dave Duffield. Oracle launched its cloud, Fusion, in June with CRM apps that compete with Salesforce.com, ERP apps that compete with SAP, and human resources...
Larry Ellison Says His Cloud Is Beating The Pants Off Big Rival Workday (WDAY, ORCL)

Workday Files for a $400 Million IPO

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Workday, the fast-growing cloud software company, has filed for a $400 million IPO, a public debut that will likely become one of the most watched tech offerings in the pipeline. In a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission today, the company said the bulk of the proceeds will...
Workday Files for a $400 Million IPO

A Venture Capitalist Made $40 Million On Workday After His Firm Turned It Down (WORKP)

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Workday, the enterprise software maker, has wowed investors with an IPO on Friday that really popped. For one savvy venture capitalist, it was a particularly nice payday. Norwest Venture Partners investor George Still tried to get his firm to back Workday. When it turned the company down, Still invested his...
A Venture Capitalist Made $40 Million On Workday After His Firm Turned It Down (WORKP)
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