Tag "Private Equity"

Vista’s $3.5B purchase of Pluralsight signals a maturing edtech market

December 16, 2020 0

On Monday, Pluralsight, a Utah-based startup that sells software development courses to enterprises, announced that it has been acquired by Vista for $3.5 billion. The

What to expect while fundraising in 2021

December 12, 2020 0

DocSend CEO Russ Heddleston peers into a post-pandemic future Russ Heddleston 15 hours Russ Heddleston Contributor Russ is the co-founder and CEO of DocSend. He

Bristol entrepreneur who exited for $800M doubles-down on the city with deep-tech incubator and VC fund

December 8, 2020 0

Harry Destecroix co-founded Ziylo while studying for his PhD at the University of Bristol. Ziylo, a university spin-out company, developed a synthetic molecule allowing glucose

Why does TechCrunch cover so many early-stage funding rounds?

December 7, 2020 0

Funding-round stories are TechCrunch’s bread and butter. For early-stage companies, the fact that an investor has put thousands, millions (or billions) into an idea that

Govtech intelligence platform, The Atlas for Cities, bought by Government Executive Media Group

December 3, 2020 0

The Atlas for Cities, the 500 Startups-backed market intelligence platform connecting tech companies with state and local governments, has been acquired by the Growth Catalyst

Union Labs believes uniting VC and corporate expertise can help startups solve ‘hard tech’ problems

December 1, 2020 0

Chris Kim and Nate Williams formed Union Labs with the conviction that investors and companies aren’t collaborating closely enough to ensure the success of the

Vista acquires Gainsight for $1.1B, adding to its growing enterprise arsenal

December 1, 2020 0

Vista Equity Partners hasn’t been shy about scooping up enterprise companies over the years, and today it added to a growing portfolio with its purchase

ORIX invests $60M in Israeli crowdfunding platform OurCrowd

November 20, 2020 0

Japan-based financial services group ORIX Corporation today announced that it has made a $60 million strategic investment into the Israeli crowdsourcing platform OurCrowd. In return,

Fintech VC keeps getting later, larger and more expensive

November 14, 2020 0

The venture capital market appears to be getting later, larger and more expensive. As a result, fintech — one of its hottest and most-funded sectors

Which emerging technologies are enterprise companies getting serious about in 2020?

November 13, 2020 0

Scott Kirsner Contributor Scott Kirsner is CEO and co-founder of Innovation Leader, a research and events firm that focuses on innovation in Global 1000 companies,

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