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This Guy's Startup Is So Hot, He Convinced Archrivals SAP AND Salesforce.com To Invest

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Salesforce.com and SAP have no great love for one another, yet that didn't stop them from both investing in hot San Francisco startup Mulesoft. Today Mulesoft announced a new $37 million round, lead by VC NEA and including both Salesforce and SAP Ventures (SAP's VC arm). Mulesoft is also backed...
This Guy's Startup Is So Hot, He Convinced Archrivals SAP AND Salesforce.com To Invest

Rewards platform Kiip announces its second $100,000 Build Fund for indie developers

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After seeing success with its first Build Fund last year, mobile rewards startup Kiip has decided to make it an annual affair. This year’s contest has the theme “Creation” and will award $10,000 in cash plus $5,000 worth of services to 10 winning developers. Kiip hopes to identify and reward app...
Rewards platform Kiip announces its second $100,000 Build Fund for indie developers
Plumgrid nabs $10.7M from USVP, Hummer Winblad to advance software-defined networking

Plumgrid, Another Virtual Networking Startup, Raises $10.7 Million

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It’s becoming readily apparent that the next big disruption that’s coming to the data center is going to be around how all the machines in them are connected to networks both internal and external. Networks are going to be virtualized and their parameters defined in software in much the same...
Plumgrid, Another Virtual Networking Startup, Raises $10.7 Million

Cloud call center biz Five9 hooks $34.5M from SAP, Adam Street, & others

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale Cloud-based call center software maker Five9 has raised $34.5 million in new funding to help it take on legacy software makers that still own 95 percent of the market. Five9 helps its customers transition from call center software that’s...
Cloud call center biz Five9 hooks $34.5M from SAP, Adam Street, & others
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Kiip relaunches $100K Build Fund to recruit more developers into its mobile-rewards network

Five9 takes on $34.5M to get more call centers aboard the cloud

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Like other industries, call centers and their contact-center relatives have been looking more to cloud computing and relying less on on-premise gear. One of the beneficiaries of that trend is Five9, which makes software for call- and contact-center employees that runs on Five9 servers in colocation facilities. Five9 was founded...
Five9 takes on $34.5M to get more call centers aboard the cloud

Cloud Connect Is Too Polite, And That's The Problem With Vendor Conferences

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I sat through the Cloud Connect keynotes this morning but left early out of frustration. The morning started with a discussion I was really looking forward to: Ann Winblad of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners was moderating a panel with vendors from Citrix, Red Hat and CloudOps. But it had one big...
Cloud Connect Is Too Polite, And That's The Problem With Vendor Conferences
Funding Daily: Autumn is upon us

IBM Makes OpenStack The Cloud Platform To Beat

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With IBM tossing its might behind OpenStack, the open source software used to run cloud-computing installations is in a strong position to become the dominant platform in the industry. OpenStack Rising IBM announced Monday that it will make OpenStack the foundation of its cloud services and software. In backing the...
IBM Makes OpenStack The Cloud Platform To Beat

Magazine publisher Condé Nast takes 11 percent stake in online advertising firm Flite

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Magazine, website and app publishing powerhouse Condé Nast has invested in digital advertising company Flite, formerly known as Widgetbox, the NYT reported late on Sunday night. According to the NYT report, Condé Nast has bought itself ‘about’ 11 percent of the business in a deal that will be announced today...
Magazine publisher Condé Nast takes 11 percent stake in online advertising firm Flite

Open Source Enterprise Company MuleSoft Raises $12 Million From SAP And Others

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MuleSoft, a startup that develops open-source technology integration services, has raised $12 million in Series C funding from SAP Ventures with Bay Partners, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Morgenthaler Ventures, and Lightspeed Venture Partners also participating. This funding brings the startup’s total funding to nearly $30 million. Founded in 2006, MuleSoft,...
Open Source Enterprise Company MuleSoft Raises $12 Million From SAP And Others

The Advertising (In)Effect: Rankings For Top Tablet Ads Exclude Bestselling iPad. A Sign Of Changing Tides Ahead?

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Here’s a sign that all the TV advertising dollars in the world can’t always buy you market share and consumer love (useful lesson for politicians, too): a list of top ads in the U.S. for tablets puts Samsung way into the lead among vendors — but Apple, which actually is...
The Advertising (In)Effect: Rankings For Top Tablet Ads Exclude Bestselling iPad. A Sign Of Changing Tides Ahead?
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