Tag archive for ‘Salesforce.com’
Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Founder George Zimmer Takes on Men’s Wearhouse With Tuxedo Startup

  George Zimmer,  the man best known for founding Men’s Wearhouse in 1973, did it again today at Dreamforce. Zimmer launched Generation Tux that allows men to order suits and tuxedos online, transforming 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...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Microsoft Confirms It Has Acquired Israeli Cloud Security Platform Adallom

  Microsoft announced its acquisition of the Israeli cyber security startup Adallom, for an undisclosed sum. Confirmation comes two months after rumors first emerged of a potential $320 million deal. Adallom’s 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...

Insight Venture Partners to Buy Israeli Co Checkmarx

US private equity and venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners is set to acquire a majority holding in Israeli IT security firm Checkmarx at a company value of $100 million, according to reports in the Israeli 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...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Marc Benioff’s Salesforce Service Cloud Intelligence Engine Actually Answers Real Business Needs

San Francisco-based customer relationship management software provider Salesforce.com (CRM) has unveiled the Salesforce Service Cloud Intelligence Engine, designed to fuel “smarter customer service with More...

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