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Democratizing Amazon: Boomerang Commerce raises $8.5M to deliver ecommerce intelligence to the rest of retail

17 Jul / When it come to ecommerce efficiency, for more than a decade now it’s been Amazon, and everybody else. Sure the sheer scale of Jeff Bezos’ operation gives it major advantages in terms of operating logistics, but it’s just as far … Continue reading

Portfolio Day – Infrastructure Edition

Fred Wang

17 Jul / Henry Ford said, “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”  As part of our continued quest to help our companies succeed, we recently hosted our first Portfolio Day: Infrastructure Edition. Over 50 VPEs and … Continue reading

Boomerang Democratizes eCommerce

Karan Mehandru

16 Jul / As venture capitalists, we crave investment opportunities where the market is large, growing quickly and going through an evolution or disruption, which makes the potential market size much larger than the legacy version of itself. Furthermore, we look for a team that has unique unfair advantages to seize that opportunity and where the only thing limiting growth is the company’s ability to scale itself as fast as possible. Boomerang Commerce is that company! Continue reading

The mCommerce Opportunity: Why Mobile Enabled Commerce Will Yield the Next $100B Startup

Patricia Nakache

08 Jun / No one can predict with perfect accuracy what technology trend will birth the next set of billion dollar venture-backed companies, or “unicorns.” Even more difficult is determining where the next $100B+ “super unicorn” will come from, as history tells us this rare breed of company only emerges once or twice in a decade. Yet given that the last three U.S. super unicorns have all been consumer technology companies (Facebook, Google, and Amazon), and given that venture investment in consumer technology companies is increasingly dominated by mobile-first startups, it is reasonable to expect that smartphones will be the technology that unlocks the next $100B+ outcome. Continue reading

How This Tech Startup Is Renovating the $12 Trillion Commercial Real-Estate Industry

14 May / Though the commercial real-estate industry has long towered in assets, Nick Romito felt the space was in need of some serious renovation. And so the 31-year-old broker-turned-entrepreneur founded View The Space, whose aim was to give the immensely lucrative — though technologically-regressive — … Continue reading

Warburg Pincus to Invest in PayScale, a Compensation Data Firm

25 Apr / When it comes to paying employees, companies keep a close eye on what rivals are doing. To that end, one private equity firm is betting that companies might want more precise data. The firm, Warburg Pincus, said on Thursday that … Continue reading

With $4.6M In New Funding, Preact Helps Software Companies Keep Customers Happy

18 Apr / Startup Preact is officially launching today with a product that it says can help companies increase customer spending and reduce churn. It’s also announcing that it has raised a $4.6 million Series A led by Trinity Ventures…

Act-On: Leading the 5,000,000 company march

Karan Mehandru

15 Apr / In the last few years we’ve seen a dramatic shift in enterprise marketing and the skill set required to be a great marketer. At the core of this shift is marketing automation, which had its roots in email marketing and … Continue reading

Simply Stoked!

Karan Mehandru

18 Mar / Those who know me well as an investor know that I take structured notes on companies I meet with every day, in my own format, which includes a few takeaways that I find interesting, as well as a rating that … Continue reading

Why We Invested in ServiceMax

Noel Fenton

04 Mar / Every once in awhile, a team comes along with the capacity to recognize a significant unmet market need, a team that can create something great, something sustainable. ServiceMax is one of those companies. Its CEO, Dave Yarnold, as well as … Continue reading