Month: March 2018

DocuSign has unveiled its IPO filing, confirming our scoop from last week.  The company had previously filed confidentially and the timing of the filing revelation implies that DocuSign is hoping to go public in late April. Founded in 2003, the San Francisco-based e-signature company has been an anticipated IPO for a while. It’s raised over
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Convincing humans to buy products is a massive business called marketing, and few areas of marketing are growing as fast as influencer marketing. Influencers on platforms like Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube can command prodigious fees based on their audience size and engagement: some data suggests that a single video on YouTube by a top influencer
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Salesforce hasn’t wasted any time turning the MuleSoft acquisition into a product of its own, announcing the Salesforce Integration Cloud this morning. While in reality it’s too soon to really take advantage of the MuleSoft product set, the company is laying the groundwork for the eventual integration into the Salesforce family with this announcement, which
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Facebook’s response to the clutch of users who are suddenly woke — triggered to delve into their settings by the Facebook data misuse scandal and #DeleteFacebook backlash — to the fact the social behemoth is, quietly and continuously, harvesting sensitive personal data about them and their friends tells you everything you need to know about the rotten state
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CardUp founder and CEO Nicki Ramsay (front, second from right) with her team CardUp, a Singapore-based startup that enables users to make large, recurring payments by credit card even to recipients that don’t accept cards, has raised $2.2 million SGD (about $1.7 million) led by Sequoia India and SeedPlus. This is CardUp’s first institutional investment
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The Apple WWDC 2018 date is officially set for June 4th to the 8th, right in line with expectations. And, though it’s still months away, it’s already highly anticipated to include big announcements.  For developers, it offers a chance to get an idea of what they’ll be working with in the coming year, so they
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Oscar Health, the startup run by Josh Kushner (yes, brother of Jared), has raised $165 million at a reported valuation of $3.2 billion, CNBC’s Christina Farr reports. The funding comes from Alphabet’s Capital G investment company and Verily life sciences corporation, Founders Fund and others. Oscar’s goal is to outpace existing industry-leading insurers, including UnitedHealth
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Jocelyn Goldfein Contributor   More posts by this contributor Stop Throwing Tech At Flint. It Won’t Help. It’s easier than ever to build software, which makes it harder than ever to build a defensible software business. So it’s no wonder investors and entrepreneurs are optimistic about the potential of data to form a new competitive
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