Hometalk, a DIY community site with just under 10 million monthly users and more than 21 million monthly visits, today announced that it has raised a $15 million growth round led by NFX, with participation from WeWork founder and CEO Adam Neumann and Altair Capital. If you’re not familiar wit…
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Here are five tried-and-true rules for making your Salesforce adoption a success.
How the (plant-based) sausage is about to be made
It’s been a big year for Impossible . The bay area based food startup kicked the year off with a new take on its titual burger, and just last week announced the closing of a $300 million round hot on the heels of its Burger King distribution. What comes next for the company likely won’t […]
Salesforce Infographic Looks at Holiday Marketing Trends
Another day, another interesting infographic from Salesforce. Earlier this week, we looked at one the company released about the state ... Read More
Facebook Dating opens to friends with Secret Crush
Facebook built Dating to be privacy-safe, hoping to avoid the awkwardness of friends or family checking out your romance profile. But now Facebook has found a way to let you silently express your affection for a friend without them knowing unless they reciprocate. Facebook announced today at its F8…
This Is How Newly Public Appian Is Going to Compete With Salesforce, Oracle and IBM
Appian shares surged some 35% on Thursday following the company's public debut on the Nasdaq.
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What Salesforce’s expansion in Europe means for you
Beyond established companies such as Salesforce, Europe can also be a high growth market opportunity for startups.
Why carriers keep your data longer
Your wireless carrier knows where you are as you read this on your phone — otherwise, it couldn’t connect your phone in the first place. But your wireless carrier also has a memory. It knows where you took your phone in the last hour, the last week, the last month, the last year — and […]
Hear how to build a billion-dollar SaaS company at TechCrunch Disrupt
There was a time when brick-and-mortar mom and pops framed their first $1 on the wall, but in the SaaS startup, the equivalent milestone is a $1 billion revenue run rate. Salesforce is the SaaS revenue king, reporting $4 billion in revenue for its most recent quarterly report, and there are many ot…
Hear how to hire at breakneck speed at TechCrunch Disrupt SF
Nothing can get built without talented people with the right skillsets, which is why startups hitting their growth phases have to go from hiring a smattering of employees to building systems that can hire dozens to hundreds of people per year. How can startups double and triple headcount year after…
TechCrunch Editor Has Some Tips on Startup Pitches
Mike Butcher says the press release is dead…for young tech companies, at least.
Facebook pivots to what it wishes it was
In Facebook’s dreams, it’s a clean and private place. People spend their time having thoughtful discussions in “meaningful” Groups, planning offline meetups with Events, or laughing together in a Facebook Watch party. In reality, Facebook is a cluttered mess of features that…
Why women are indefinitely sharing their locations
One can easily wonder why anyone would want to allow someone complete 24-hour access to their location, especially the type who text “On my way!” before they’ve even stepped foot into the shower.
How Beat Saber beat the odds
Virtual reality is the ultimate money pit. Tech giants are selling low-margin hardware on which users play software that was funded by those same companies. This strategy seems to continue year after year without a hockey stick chart in sight. While VR may still be waiting for its breakout hardware…
The Top 4 Features of the Salesforce Spring 18 Release
We share our four favorite features of the new Salesforce Spring 18 release
How to see our world in a new light
Startups are ultimately vessels of speculation, of new products, new markets, and innovations the world has never seen. While data and information are important components for exploring the frontiers of the possible, perhaps the best way is through stories and fiction, and especially speculative fi…
Is a $600 smart oven ever worth it?
Part of closely following tech is the often mistaken belief that newer, better technologies can help right some of the wrongs older ones caused in the first place. Behold the Wii and the Fitbit — two perfect examples of technologies designed to right some of technologies’ previous wrongs. It’s tric…
Steve Would Be Proud: How Apple Won The War Against Flash