Tag archive for ‘Marc Benioff’

17 More Billionaires Agree to Give Away Their Loot – 8 Are Jewish

17 new signatories to the Giving Pledge, an initiative started in 2010 by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, aimed at getting the world’s billionaires to give away the bulk of their spoils. This bring the More...

News Brief On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Billionaire CEO Marc Benioff Is Writing a Sequel to His Best-Selling Memoir About Salesforce — and Wants Your Help

  When former Salesforce COO George Hu took an unpaid leave to come up with the idea for his new startup Peer, one of the first things he did was to re-read Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff’s autobiography, More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Real Estate Startup Compass Raises $50 Million; Now Valued at $800 Million

  Compass (formerly Urban Compass), led by the founders Robert Reffkin and Ori Allon, just raised new $50 million funding round, which comes on the heels of the company’s $40 million round in More...

Business Insider On Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Love-Hate 30-Year Bromance of Billionaire CEOs Larry Ellison and Marc Benioff

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff’s on and off relationship makes for one of the most interesting storylines in Silicon Valley. Ellison took Benioff under his wing and turned him into More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Marc Benioff: There Is No Tech Bubble

– – The founder of Salesforce, Marc Benioff, has begun a feud of sorts with fellow jewish billionaire Mark Cuban. In an interview with CNN, Benioff has gone on record as disagreeing with Cuban More...

Kurt Tucholsky On Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Could Salesforce’s Benioff Steer Oracle, Post-Merger?

The news that Salesforce is preparing for a potential takeover has set markets abuzz. Software giants like Microsoft, SAP, Oracle and even Cisco have been projected as potential suitors for the global cloud More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Marc Benioff to Ensure Equal Pay for Women at His Salesforce

– – Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is promoting what some people might feel is a very radical idea: equal pay for men and women for the same work. A lot has been said in the news recently about the disparity More...

Yoram Yanover On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Marc Benioff Wants Salesforce to Be the Next King of Cloud Computing

Salesforce.com has been on a par with software engineering giants like Microsoft, SAP and Oracle. Now CEO Marc Benioff has revealed his company plans to grow its cloud computing software and Salesforce ANT migration More...

S.M. Lightening On Monday, March 30th, 2015

Watch: ‘Hope’ – New Ad for Benioff Children’s Hospital

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is a children’s hospital system in San Francisco, California, subordinate to the University of California, San Francisco. In June 2010, Marc Benioff and his More...

S.M. Lightening On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Michael Dell Dissing Marc Benioff in Public for Charity

Fitbit, founded and managed by James Park and Eric Friedman, known for its activity trackers—like the Fitbit Tracker— encourages Fitbit wearers to compete to see who can complete the most steps in a single More...

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