Entrepreneurs

Zapier’s CEO Reveals How His Automation Startup Reached A $5 Billion Valuation Without Jumping On The VC ‘Hamster Wheel’

Zapier CEO Wade Foster avoids thinking about fundraising as much as possible. Profitable for years, his startup, which provides automation tools that connect apps together, gets plenty of interest from venture capitalists. Foster prefers thinking about his customers, he says: museum tour guides, Etsy sellers and coffee shop owners who don’t have time to follow […]

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No-code development platform Webflow raises $140 million at a $2.1 billion valuation

Transform 2021 Join us for the world’s leading event about accelerating enterprise transformation with AI and Data, for enterprise technology decision-makers, presented by the #1 publisher in AI and Data Learn More Webflow, a cloud-based no-code website development and hosting platform used by major enterprises such as Allianz, Rakuten, Zendesk, and Dell, has raised $ […]

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Honeywell lays down $1.3 billion to drive AI and IoT into life sciences

Honeywell announced yesterday it will acquire Sparta Systems for $ 1.3 billion to gain control of quality management software (QMS) that the company is promising to augment with machine learning algorithms and other AI capabilities. Within the life sciences sector, Honeywell is also pledging to integrate the TrackWise Digital QMS software from Sparta with internet […]

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SEC charges blockchain company Ripple over $1.3 billion unregistered securities offering

(Reuters) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday charged Ripple, the blockchain payments company associated with the cryptocurrency XRP, with conducting a $ 1.3 billion unregistered securities offering. The SEC also charged two executives of San Francisco-based Ripple for personal gains they received from the offering. Ripple created and sold XRP, the […]

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Pfizer and Moderna could earn $ 32 billion from sales of COVID-19 vaccines

December 13, 2020 5 min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. The creation, authorization and distribution of vaccines against COVID-19 represents a milestone for science and humanity. However, it will also be a millionaire source of income for pharmaceutical developers, such as […]

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Lidar startup Innoviz goes public via $1.4 billion SPAC merger

The cutting-edge computer architecture that’s changing the AI game Learn about the next-gen architecture needed to unlock the true capabilities of AI and machine learning. Register here Israeli lidar startup Innoviz Technologies today announced that it will become publicly listed through a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) merger, where a “blank check” shell corporation — Collective […]

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Salesforce acquires Slack for $27.7 billion

When it comes to customer expectations, the pandemic has changed everything Learn how to accelerate customer service, optimize costs, and improve self-service in a digital-first world. Register here Salesforce has confirmed that it’s buying team collaboration platform Slack in a deal worth $ 27.7 billion. Salesforce said it plans to combine Slack with Salesforce Customer […]

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Salesforce’s Einstein platform is now serving over 80 billion predictions per day

When it comes to customer expectations, the pandemic has changed everything Learn how to accelerate customer service, optimize costs, and improve self-service in a digital-first world. Register here In September 2016, Salesforce launched Einstein, an AI platform to power predictions across all of the company’s cloud-hosted products. Just over four years after Einstein’s debut, Salesforce […]

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AppsFlyer raises funding from Salesforce Ventures at $2 billion valuation

When it comes to customer expectations, the pandemic has changed everything Learn how to accelerate customer service, optimize costs, and improve self-service in a digital-first world. Register here Mobile measurement and marketing company AppsFlyer said it has raised a new round of funding from Salesforce Ventures at a $ 2 billion valuation. AppsFlyer didn’t disclose […]

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How to Grow Your Small Startup Into a $4 Billion Cult Favorite, According to the Founder of KIND Snacks

November 18, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Every entrepreneur wants to build the next big iconic brand. But how do you put yourself on that trajectory? I spoke to Daniel Lubetzky, who is returning to Shark Tank for his second season. Having founded and built KIND from one out-of-the-box […]