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Carta, a San Francisco-headquartered company that helps companies, investors, and employees manage equity and ownership, has hired 51 former Kik employees. The Kik app has also been acquired (separately).
Clari led us to a discussion of vertical SaaS, and Guo’s views on the future of SaaS products (she’s bullish). Alex and Guo had a lot to say on this subject.
The abundant IT talent, unsolved opportunities, cheaper workforce and a strong digital infrastructure has made India one of the fastest-growing SaaS markets.
Flare Systems, a Montreal-based cybersecurity startup that helps financial institutions security threats, has closed a $1 million seed round.
Co-CEO of Oracle Mark Hurd had taken a leave of absence from Oracle last month because of unspecified health reasons.
Zurich-based Apiax raises about €6 million to help global companies grow despite regulatory headwinds(EUSTARTUPS)
The fresh capital will support Apiax’s global growth plans for its solution for mastering complex regulations digitally.
Toronto-based Converge Technology Solutions has acquired Essex Technology Group, a New Jersey-based cloud, cognitive, and cybersecurity solution provider.
Commvault has announced a new Software-as-a-Service offering called Metallic in its latest move in the hot market of enterprise data protection.
Ritual has expanded its international operations into its first non-English speaking markets, Germany, Hong Kong, and the Netherlands.
WEGoT will use these funds to strengthen its IoT-enabled product portfolio, scale its presence in India, and double its employee base in the next six months.
Enterprise drones startup Aerodyne raises US$30M; claims to have inspected over 250K assets in 25 countries
The firm plans to undertake select M&As and continue to expand into Japan, India, the US, and the Middle East.
Beatdapp Software, a startup using proprietary blockchain technology to authenticate digital content streams, has completed a $3.2 million financing round.