Make discoveries and start conversations

Here you will find news about our portfolio companies, Wildcat events, and relevant posts from entrepreneurs and peers whose opinions we admire.

April 13, 2017

Standard Bank + WorkFusion: Digitizing Africa’s Largest Bank

In this 4-minute case study video, you’ll learn how Standard Bank South Africa used WorkFusion’s robotic process automation (RPA) capability to reduce customer onboarding time…

Read more »

WorkFusion

April 12, 2017

Kabbage Co-Founder & Head Fintecher Kathryn Petralia: Power Lending, Predictions & Progress

Co-Founder and Head of Operations Kathryn Petralia has worked for over twenty years with large and small companies focused on credit, payments, and commerce. The Furman…

Read more »

Erin Hobey

Crowdfund Insider


April 6, 2017

WorkFusion launch first free robotic process automation tool, AI enterprise efforts accelerating

WorkFusion has announced the global launch of its RPA Express product – the world’s first free robotic process automation (RPA) product for enterprise operations –…

Read more »

Enterprise AppsTech

April 3, 2017

A McKesson data manager saw Splice Machine as a means to straighten the path forward, putting analytics and ops data in one place

"The important thing is to get the data in a format in which the machine can work on it," said Manuel Salgado, senior data and…

Read more »

Jack Vaughan

TechTarget


March 16, 2017

Amplero Prepares for Artificial Intelligence Marketing (AIM) Boom with New CTO Appointment

SEATTLE, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amplero, a recognized leader in leveraging artificial intelligence marketing to maximize customer lifetime value and loyalty, today announced the appointment…

Read more »

Amplero

March 16, 2017

Health-Insurance Startup Clover Health Seeks to Join Billion-Dollar Club

Health-insurance startup Clover Health is raising about $120 million in new capital at a valuation of more than $1 billion, according to a person familiar…

Read more »

Yuliya Chernova

Wall Street Journal Pro


March 3, 2017

C3 IoT Closes New Financing at a $1.4 Billion Valuation

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- C3 IoT today announced a Series E financing round at a $1.4 billion pre-money valuation. Led by Breyer Capital, a global…

Read more »

C3 IoT

February 22, 2017

CRM Watchlist Recognizes Vlocity for Third Straight Year for Leading Digital Transformations

SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 7, 2017 / GLOBE NEWSWIRE / - Vlocity, Inc., a leading industry cloud software company, today announced that Vlocity received two…

Read more »

Vlocity

February 21, 2017

Hey Alexa, does this look infected?

Once you’re done ordering pizza and locking and unlocking your front door, what’s left to do with your Echo? Starting today, HealthTap users will be…

Read more »

Brian Heater

TechCrunch


February 21, 2017

BuildDirect opens its freight-shipping platform

Over the last few years, BuildDirect developed a name for itself as an online store for home improvement products (think flooring and roofing materials, bathtubs,…

Read more »

Frederic Lardinois

TechCrunch


February 10, 2017

Splice Machine Launches Its Platform on AWS

Splice Machine is releasing its data platform on AWS this spring, eliminating the need for users to understand complex codes and only rely on SQL.…

Read more »

Database Trends and Applications

February 10, 2017

How Amplero’s Olly Downs is ‘learning to be a good CEO’

In early 2016, Globys spun out its A.I. marketing software business Amplero. The plan was to hire a new CEO to bring the product to…

Read more »

Monica Nickelsburg

GeekWire


January 26, 2017

WorkFusion Raises $35 Million to Scale AI-powered Automation within Enterprise Operations

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkFusion, the leading provider of intelligent automation, has closed a $35 million Series D financing round led by…

Read more »

WorkFusion

January 25, 2017

EmployeeChannel, Inc., a Leading Provider of Mobile Apps for Employee Engagement and Communication, Raises $5M Series A to Fund Growth

New funding supports expansion of enterprise sales and marketing initiatives SAN FRANCISCO, CA – January 25, 2017 – EmployeeChannel, Inc., a leading provider of mobile…

Read more »

EmployeeChannel

January 19, 2017

Amplero adds machine learning to help pinpoint and leverage influential customers

AI and machine learning (ML) are set to pervade the marketing technology universe throughout 2017. With billions of marketing touchpoints to learn from, marketing technology…

Read more »

Stewart Rogers

VentureBeat


January 18, 2017

Live Nation to help employees pay off student loans

LOS ANGELES — Add Live Nation and its nearly 9,000 employees to the growing list of companies offering to help pay down student debt as…

Read more »

Jefferson Graham

USA Today


January 10, 2017

You Can Now Download an Artificial Intelligence Doctor

If you've ever traversed the morasses of WebMD to try and figure out if that pain in your arm might signify a more serious medical…

Read more »

Sy Mukherjee

Fortune


January 10, 2017

Retention Science named CB Insights 1 of the 100 most promising private AI companies

CB Insights presents the AI 100, names Retention Science one of the 100 most promising private artificial intelligence companies globally. The AI 100 recognizes the teams and…

Read more »

CB Insights

December 15, 2016

The Top 10 Innovations That Made Women’s Lives Better In 2016

Technology designed for women exploded in 2016, with new products hitting the market ranging from wearable trackers for expectant mothers to networking apps to help…

Read more »

Elizabeth Segran & Christina Farr

Fast Company


December 15, 2016

Free RPA is finally here

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkFusion builds on its commitment to power the digital transformation of work by launching the world's first free…

Read more »

WorkFusion

December 14, 2016

OneSpot Announces Breakthrough Content Intelligence Solution

Going Beyond Basic Online Reporting Tools, OneSpot Insights Gives Marketers the Ability to Understand Content Consumption Behavior and Topic Interests, Delivering Actionable Intelligence for Optimizing…

Read more »

OneSpot

December 12, 2016

If I Knew Then…with Ruby Ribbon CEO, Anna Zornosa

About the company:  Ruby Ribbon is a California-based social-commerce apparel company that provides size-agnostic compression shapewear for women. The company’s products are sold through a nationwide network…

Read more »

Jonathan Cassell

Crain's


December 7, 2016

Silicon Valley Is Trying to Reinvent Health Care, Starting in New Jersey

Wearing blue scrubs and a 1,000-watt smile, Nikesha McPherson arrives for her annual visit to the home of an octogenarian couple in Plainfield, New Jersey.…

Read more »

Lizette Chapman

Bloomberg Techology


December 7, 2016

Kabbage Named One of the Best Places to Work in the U.S. for 2017

ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) DECEMBER 07, 2016 Kabbage®, a pioneering financial services technology and data platform, earned its first Glassdoor® Employees’ Choice Award, ranking 28th on…

Read more »

Kabbage

November 24, 2016

RiskMatch named one of the 101 InsurTech Startups Revolutionizing the Insurance Industry

The young, but extremely vibrant history of InsurTech proves it to be one of the most electric industries to follow in 2017 and beyond. An…

Read more »

Elena Mesropyan

Let's Talk Payments


November 17, 2016

How brands can fill the fourth space between the real and virtual

There is a growing need for experiences that bridge the divide between real and virtual, Nicola Kemp writes. The industry is awash with tales of…

Read more »

Nicola Kemp

Campaign


November 8, 2016

Rob Bernshteyn’s book ‘Value as Service’ says this is the model

The CEO of the software company Coupa, says the next major disruption facing businesses is a new business model that is evolving to a new…

Read more »

Jonathan Farrell

Digital Journal


November 7, 2016

Forbes names Earnest & Kabbage to its 2016 FinTech 50 List

Earnest San Francisco Marketplace lender expanded from personal loans into student loan refinancing in 2015. Has made more than $1 billion in total loans thanks…

Read more »

Samantha Sharf

Forbes


November 2, 2016

Staples partners with Tuition.io to pay back student loans

Staples wants to help its associates pay back their student loans. The retailer is launching a new student loan repayment plan for sales associates as…

Read more »

Marianne Wilson

Chain Store Age


November 2, 2016

David Chang’s delivery service attracts $7M in funding

Ando, the delivery-only online restaurant from Momofuku founder David Chang, has closed a $7 million, Series A financing round to help the concept expand its…

Read more »

Jonathan Maze

Nations Restaurant News


November 1, 2016

AirPR raises $5M to bring more data to PR

AirPR is announcing that it has raised $5 million in Series B funding. The company started out as a marketplace that matched up startups with…

Read more »

Anthony Ha

TechCrunch


October 28, 2016

Earnest CEO: Looking At The Full Picture | Mad Money | CNBC

With student loan debt weighing in at $1.3 trillion, Jim Cramer spoke with Earnest CEO, Louis Beryl, who is trying to help create a more thorough underwriting…

Read more »

Mad Money

CNBC


October 25, 2016

Splice Machine Announces Addition of Andrew Moore to its Board of Directors

Dean of Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science and former Google Vice President brings significant expertise in AI, machine learning, and big data San Francisco,…

Read more »

Splice Machine

October 25, 2016

Amplero Bolsters Executive Management Team with Appointment of Santo Criscuolo as Vice President of Sales

SEATTLE, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Amplero, the world's first predictive Customer Value Management (CVM) platform, today announced the appointment of Santo Criscuolo as Vice President…

Read more »

Amplero

October 20, 2016

Ticketfly’s Kristina Wallender named to Billboard’s 40 Under 40

From Drake to Sia to Shawn Mendes, today's superstars wouldn't be topping charts, filling arenas and disrupting the music business without the vision and hustle…

Read more »

Billboard

October 19, 2016

BuildDirect Co-founder, Jeff Booth, named 1 of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2016 by Goldman Sachs

At its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California, Goldman Sachs namedBuildDirect co-founder and CEO Jeff Booth among its 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of…

Read more »

Jessica Galang

BetaKit


October 18, 2016

HealthTap Celebrates Five Billion Doctor-Answers Served by Launching a New Smart Health Search

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HealthTap, the world’s first Global Health Practice providing 24/7 immediate access to doctors via video, text, or voice, today announced Smart Health…

Read more »

HealthTap

October 17, 2016

This exclusive service is the key to experiencing Austin like a local

Imagine walking into your Airbnb on the first day of vacation to a fully stocked fridge and bar with all of your favorite essentials or…

Read more »

Sofia Sokolove

CultureMap Austin


October 14, 2016

Ruby Ribbon on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero

Ruby Ribbon CEO Anna Zornosa had a live interview from Manhattan on WSJLive “Lunch Break” with host Tanya Rivero. Watch the clip here: https://vimeo.com/187382518

Read more »

Lunch Break

October 10, 2016

Coupa Software investor on what its big IPO might mean to others

Bryan Stolle is one of the happy venture investors who celebrated Coupa Software's IPO success last week. He led the San Mateo startup's Series D funding…

Read more »

Cromwell Schubarth

Silicon Valley Business Journal


October 6, 2016

Coupa Software Soars in IPO as Market Cap Hits $1.5B

Shares of Coupa Software Inc. more than doubled in their stock market debut, lifting the company’s market capitalization to more than $1.5 billion and marking…

Read more »

Patience Haggin

Wall Street Journal


September 26, 2016

When Restaurants Ditch the Dining Room

In a city where restaurants frequently blame closures on a brutal real estate market, a new solution has taken hold: Why not get rid of…

Read more »

Serena Dai

Eater


September 22, 2016

Tinder invests in Vina as it inches toward friend-finding

Tinder, the dating app to rule them all, has today announced that it participated as an investor in Vina’s latest funding round. Vina, a social…

Read more »

Jordan Crook

TechCrunch


September 21, 2016

Aria Systems launches automotive recurring revenue platform

Aria Systems is bringing together the chocolate of usage- and subscription-based revenue opportunities with the peanut butter of increasingly connected automotive systems. The resulting candy…

Read more »

Kristen Hall-Geisler

TechCrunch


September 20, 2016

Coupa Included on Forbes 2016 List of the World’s Best 100 Cloud Companies

Coupa Included on Forbes 2016 List of the World’s Best 100 Cloud Companies SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coupa Software, a leader in cloud-based spend management, today…

Read more »

Coupa

September 20, 2016

Aria Systems Announces Aria for Connected Vehicles

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 20, 2016) -  Aria Systems, the leader in helping enterprises grow subscription and usage-based revenue, today announced Aria for Connected…

Read more »

Aria Systems

September 19, 2016

An e-retailer’s quest to take the frustration out of DIY

The web has the potential to make buying building supplies easier, and progress is being made says BuildDirect CEO Jeff Booth. This summer, Americans have…

Read more »

Jeff Booth

Internet Retailer


September 19, 2016

Meet Reserve, the OpenTable-killer that’s taking Philly restaurants by storm

Vedge isn’t just considered one of the best restaurants in Philadelphia. The all-vegetable dining room makes lists when some of the most-respected publications in the…

Read more »

Danya Henninger

Billy Penn


September 9, 2016

What You Should Know About the IPO From This Oracle and SAP Rival

It possibly saved businesses roughly $8 billion in corporate expenses. And then there were three. Coupa Software, a specialist in software for managing corporate spending…

Read more »

Heather Clancy

Fortune


September 9, 2016

Cloud spend management company Coupa files to raise $75 million in IPO

Coupa, a company that offers cloud services for managing invoices, expenses, inventory, and procurement, today filed preliminary paperwork to go public, revealing plans to raise…

Read more »

Jordan Novet

VentureBeat


September 9, 2016

Zebit Helps Educators Across America Equip Their Classrooms For The Back To School Season

Zebit's interest-free credit gives teachers a better way to afford necessary classroom supplies SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, a company committed to…

Read more »

Zebit

September 7, 2016

HealthTap Announces Global Expansion and Invites the World to Help Make Instant Doctor Knowledge Accessible to Billions Worldwide

HealthTap, the world’s first Global Health Practice providing 24/7 immediate access to top doctors via video, text, or voice, announced today a first of its…

Read more »

HealthTap

September 2, 2016

Many of today’s martech companies that espouse machine learning capabilities simply offer a workbench for data scientists

Editor in Chief Ankush Gupta chats up Matt Fleckenstein, Chief Product Officer at Amplero, the predictive marketing platform that reduces churn for CX-focused B2C companies…

Read more »

Ankush Gupta

MarTech Advisor


August 31, 2016

Kabbage Co-Founder Named Top-ranked woman for venture capital raised

You've heard there are fewer women in STEM fields, or that fewer women lead technical companies. Well, the ones that do are raising significant capital…

Read more »

Lisa Calhoun

Inc.


August 29, 2016

Zebit Launches Offering On The TriNet Marketplace

Zebit fills an essential financial gap for over 325,000 Americans employed by TriNet clients. SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, a company committed to…

Read more »

Zebit

August 25, 2016

SAP is acquiring big data startup Altiscale for over $125 million

Enterprise software company SAP is acquiring Altiscale, a startup that offers a cloud-based version of the Hadoop open source software for storing, processing, and analyzing…

Read more »

Jordan Novet

VentureBeat


August 15, 2016

Amplero Named Cool Machine Learning Startup to Watch

InformationWeek named Amplero one of “10 cool Machine Learning Startups to watch”. Machine learning is technology that trains software so developers don't have to code it…

Read more »

InformationWeek

August 9, 2016

HealthTap Introduces Virtual Consults with Live Translators and Top Doctors

With the all new HealthTap Group Consults multiple participants, including translators, family members, and specialists can now join doctor-patient consults, expanding access to healthcare for…

Read more »

HealthTap

August 1, 2016

Improving Outcomes Is Hard, But Here’s Why We Know It’s Worth Doing

Nine years ago, I did not realize that buying a hospital would lead to a massive education in everything right and wrong with the healthcare…

Read more »

Vivek Garipalli

Medium


July 28, 2016

Neon Pro Boosts Clicks, Likes and Shares for Videos and Images

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - July 28, 2016) - Neon Labs, the video and image performance company, today announced the availability of Neon Pro, a free…

Read more »

Neon Labs

July 18, 2016

Splice Machine’s New Open-Source RDBMS Sandbox Goes Live on AWS

San Francisco, CA – July 18, 2016 – Splice Machine, the open-source RDBMS powered by Hadoop and Spark, today announced a cloud-based sandbox for developers…

Read more »

Splice Machine

July 14, 2016

Amplero raises $8 million to help predict the future and increase customer value

Amplero — the predictive customer lifetime value (CLV) management platform, which helps its clients reduce churn and increase average revenue per user (ARPU) — has today…

Read more »

Stewart Rogers

VentureBeat


July 12, 2016

HealthTap makes a bigger push into continuing studies for doctors

HealthTap, a six-year-old, Palo Alto, Ca.-based telehealth startup that says 102,000 doctors now use its platform to connect with patients, has officially snapped up DocPhin, whose…

Read more »

Connie Loizos

TechCrunch


July 11, 2016

The 10 Coolest Open-Source Products Of 2016

Splice Machine named 1 of the 10 coolest open-source products of 2016 by CRN Magazine Startup Splice Machine began its life as a proprietary software…

Read more »

Kyle Alspach

CRN Magazine


July 7, 2016

”Tinder for friends” app VINA scores $1.4 million in funding

After launching earlier this year, VINA announced Thursday its seed round of funding: $1.4M led by NEA and including Greylock and Wildcat Partners Ventures, and…

Read more »

Fast Company

July 6, 2016

What’s up, doc? Tell me over my smartphone, please

High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our…

Read more »

Charles Wallace

Financial Times


July 5, 2016

Austin’s Key Concierge raises $3.75 million for expansion and development

Key Concierge, an Austin-based concierge service company, has raised $3.75 million in a Series A funding round led by Silicon Valley-based Wildcat Venture Partners. ATX…

Read more »

Omar Gallaga

512Tech


June 27, 2016

FIGS is the Company Making Scrubs Look Good

Fitted workwear for medical professionals means scrubs you'll want to wear. Practically every industry has seen startups come in and shake things up; taxis, blow outs,…

Read more »

Chavie Lieber

Racked


June 22, 2016

Scotiabank teams up with ‘fintech’ startup Kabbage to provide business loans

Scotiabank is pairing up with online lender Kabbage to handle business loans for customers in Canada and Mexico. It’s the latest example of how traditional…

Read more »

The Canadian Press

Toronto Star


June 2, 2016

Visible Measures Partnership with Twitter Enables Brands to Align Video Ads Programmatically with Premier Content Across Hundreds of Publishers

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Visible Measures, the leader in content advertising data and technology, today announced its partnership with Twitter to enable global brands to promote short- and…

Read more »

Visible Measures

Business Wire


May 31, 2016

Apps to help organize student debt

Managing your student loan debt can be difficult at times, CNBC’s Sharon Epperson highlights a few apps for college grads that will help organize their…

Read more »

Sharon Epperson

CNBC


May 31, 2016

Bosses Turn to Loans to Help Employees

Pam Dimitro, the controller at JNET Communications LLC, realized employees were often turning to payday lenders or high-interest credit cards in a financial pinch. So…

Read more »

Rachel Emma Silverman

The Wall Street Journal


May 20, 2016

This Health Tech Company Just Raised $160 Million

Clover Health raised new funds for its data-driven health insurance service. Clover Health, an upstart health insurance company, just raised $160 million in new funding,…

Read more »

Leena Rao

Fortune


May 18, 2016

The Latest Job Benefit: Paying Employees’ Student Loans

When Brendon McQueen graduated from Columbia University in 2009, he had 12 different student loans totaling $120,000. His convoluted repayment plan had him contributing $900…

Read more »

Donna Fuscaldo

Fortune


May 10, 2016

OpenTable rival Reserve launches restaurant table reservation platform

Reserve thinks that the restaurant reservation process is broken and has doubled down on fixing it with the launch of Reserve for Restaurants. This table…

Read more »

Ken Yeung

VentureBeat


April 19, 2016

WorkFusion is trying to win the race to automate corporate jobs

In 2008, Max Yankelevich was in India, visiting the cubicle farms where big banks and insurance companies outsource business processes — the invoices, memos, and other papers pushed…

Read more »

Drake Baer

TechInsider


April 11, 2016

Why We Invested in Clover Health

As early stage venture investors who only invest in a select number of companies annually, we unfortunately have to pass on many great entrepreneurs and…

Read more »

Abhas Gupta

Medium


April 5, 2016

OpenTable Challenger Reserve Acquires Restaurant Payment App Dash

Reserve has announced its latest acquisition — Dash — which brings with it the technology for direct integration with Point-of-Sale (POS) systems. This marks the fifth acquisition by the OpenTable…

Read more »

Ken Yeung

VentureBeat


March 9, 2016

20 fastest-hiring San Francisco tech employers (No. 15: Earnest)

Our friends at Earnest are in the news again, check out the full article here

Read more »

Wildcat Venture Partners

BizJournals.com


February 25, 2016

Earnest – Fast Company’s The Most Innovative Companies of 2016

Earnest earns #42 spot on Fast Company's The Most Innovative Companies of 2016. Read the full article <here>

Read more »

Wildcat Venture Partners

February 12, 2016

Student Lender Earnest Breaks Fintech Deal Drought

Credit fears are swirling around banks, but investors are still betting Harvard grads are a good bet to pay back their student loans. Online student…

Read more »

Wildcat Venture Partners

Wall Street Journal


February 10, 2016

BuildDirect Launches Home Marketplace

Very exciting news for BuildDirect on the launch of their new Home Marketplace!!  They have created an entirely new way to sell home improvement products…

Read more »

Wildcat Venture Partners

January 21, 2016

Splice Machine Receives $9M in Additional Funding

Investors increase funding to accelerate product development, sales and marketing as demand grows for a scale-out, affordable database San Francisco, CA – January 20, 2016 – Splice Machine, provider…

Read more »

Splice Machine

November 18, 2015

Tuition.io Secures $5M in Series A Financing from MassMutual Ventures and Wildcat Venture Partners

Read more »

Tuition.io

PR Newswire


November 17, 2015

Earnest Secures $275 Million of Total Financing to Power the Modern Bank for the Next Generation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Nov 17, 2015) – Earnest (meetearnest.com) today announced the close of $275mm in total financing, including the company’s next stage of…

Read more »

Earnest

PR Newswire


November 17, 2015

Online Lender Earnest Raises $275 Million; Has Originated $400 Million In Loans This Year

Read more »

Laura Shin

Forbes.com


October 27, 2015

Zebit Launches To Provide No-Cost Financing To The Underserved; Secures $10 Million In VC

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, Inc. today launched the first fully automated payment system that provides zero-interest credit to the 68 million Americans…

Read more »

Zebit

PR Newswire


October 8, 2015

Pandora Buys Ticketfly, a Competitor to Ticketmaster

Pandora Media, the biggest player in Internet radio, has moved into the ticketing business with an agreement to buy Ticketfly, an independent firm that competes…

Read more »

Ben Sisario

The New York Times


August 26, 2015

Storefront Launches RetailGrade, A Scoring Tool for Pop-Up Shops

Despite a growing number of direct-to-consumer brands, brick-and-mortar shopping still accounts for 94 percent of retail sales in the U.S. That’s why Storefront, a startup that provides brands…

Read more »

Christine Magee

TechCrunch


August 6, 2015

OneSpot Signs CPG Marketers In ‘Content Sequencing’ Deal

Content marketing is all the rage. But despite the underlying idea that digital media can serve each person unique content, in practice it often means…

Read more »

Jack Neff

Advertising Age


July 27, 2015

China’s Startup Boom in Online Learning

Will a surge in distance learning for traditional subjects, test prep, language, and trade skills leave the poorest out? China knows a thing or two…

Read more »

David Talbot

MIT Technology Review


July 24, 2015

Atlantic Fintech Kabbage Raising $150M at $875M valuation

Financial technology provider Kabbage is raising a massive $150 million investment at a valuation that has the Atlanta company flirting with "unicorn" status. The Series E raise…

Read more »

Urvaksh Karkaria

Atlanta Business Chronicle


July 21, 2015

Coupa Software Acquires TripScanner

Spending-management platform Coupa Software acquired travel-technology startup TripScanner on Monday for an undisclosed sum. TripScanner, based in Brooklyn, New York, bridges the gap between employees’…

Read more »

Gina Hall

Silicon Valley Business Journal


July 16, 2015

Ticketfly raises $50M in funding round

Software company Ticketfly has closed a Series D financing round, raising $50 million. The round was led by Riverwood Capital, a globally-focused private equity firm that…

Read more »

Coral Williamson

Music Week


July 7, 2015

San Mateo’s Coupa Software Buys Australian Company to Boost Savings-as-a-Service Value

Coupa Software, a cloud-based invoice management platform, acquired InvoiceSmash on Monday for an undisclosed sum. CEO Mark Burch founded the Sydney, Australia-based InvoiceSmash in 2012 as a…

Read more »

Gina Hall

Silicon Valley Business Journal


June 5, 2015

BuildDirect CEO Jeff Booth Wins “Person of the Year” At the BCTIA Awards

At the 22nd annual BCTIA Awards last night in Vancouver, BuildDirect CEO Jeff Booth was awarded “Person of the Year”. Booth, whose voice typically rises…

Read more »

Nick Waddell

Cantech Letter


June 1, 2015

Cloud Startup Coupa Lands $80 Million Round At $1 Billion-Plus Valuation

Say hello to the latest cloud company to take an investment at a valuation of more than $1 billion. Coupa Software, a cloud startup that…

Read more »

Arik Hesseldahl

Recode


May 28, 2015

Business Software Giant To Buy Boulder’s Rally Software In $480 Million Deal

Business software giant CA Technologies is buying Boulder-based Rally Software Development Corp. in a $480 million deal announced Wednesday. New York City-based CA (Nasdaq: CA) said Rally agreed to…

Read more »

Greg Avery

Denver Business Journal


May 12, 2015

Kabbage, The Small Biz Lending Platform, Now Has A Debit Card

Money is tricky for small businesses—which is to say that it tends to be tight. Pretty much everything about money—securing it, managing it, spending it—requires…

Read more »

John Paul Titlow

Fast Company


April 29, 2015

7 Startups That Are Radically Altering the Apparel Industry

The apparel industry is dominated by huge chains and major labels, but startups are making a name of their own by offering unique products and…

Read more »

John Brandon

Inc.


March 24, 2015

Kabbage’s SMB Loan Platform Moves Into Asia Pacific As A White-Label Service

Kabbage has taken root in the U.S. and UK markets as a platform where small businesses can quickly apply for and receive working capital loans —…

Read more »

Ingrid Lunden

TechCrunch


March 20, 2015

Ticketfly Challenges Industry Leader With Canadian Acquisition

After years of over-hyped upstarts and relative stasis, the Canadian ticket sales market may just be getting the shake-up customers have been waiting for. In…

Read more »

David Kennedy

The Globe and Mail


March 19, 2015

SXSW 2015: Startup Mixer

SXSW is a crazy week of panels, parties, and networking. In the thick of it, Neon teamed up with Mohr Davidow Ventures and their other partners,…

Read more »

Nicole Halmi

Medium


March 9, 2015

People Pattern Digs Marketing Data Out of Social Media

Twitter emerged with a splash at South by Southwest in 2007, unleashing an ever-growing barrage of tweets, posts, photos, and other social media interactions. People…

Read more »

Tim Green

Silicon Hills News


February 12, 2015

Coupa Named to OnCloud Top 100 List for 2015

SAN MATEO, CALIF. — Coupa Software, the leader in cloud-based spend management, announced today that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as a 2015 OnCloud Top 100…

Read more »

Coupa

The Herald