Tag archive for ‘Salesforce.com’
Vered Weiss On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Marc Benioff Says Salesforce Will Be First Cloud to Hit $10 Billion

Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff was sounding bullish as usual with the robust forecast the the company will soon hit $6 billion in revenue on a road trip to $10 billion, according to Business Insider.  Salesforce More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

How a ‘Crackpot Idea’ Became Salesforce.com

Marc Benioff is the most recognizable face of Salesforce, but the revolutionary company had other founders: Dave Moellenhoff, who called the software as a service model a “crackpot idea” at first, More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Salesforce’s Marc Benioff Gets Crunchie Award for CEO of 2014

Marc Benioff, CEO of cloud computing pioneer Salesforce.com, was given the Tech Crunchie Award for CEO of the year for 2014.     It was certainly an eventful year for Salesforce and Benioff,  More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Dumps Stock, Investors Follow Suit

Investors sold shares of Salesforce.com on strength during trading on Monday following insider selling activity, Analyst Ratings Network.com reported. $30.73 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Microsoft’s Consent to Poaching of Employee Brings Rapprochement with Salesforce

For over a decade, there was a fierce rivalry between cloud computing champion Salesforce.com and traditional software champion Microsoft, but that relationship changed in May when the two companies announced More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Salesforce’s Marc Benioff Trims Position as Cloud Software Plays Get More Modest Valuations

Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, has sold some shares in his own company, 12, 500 at an average price of $58 as reported by Lulegacy. Salesforce has received upgrades from Pivotal Research, Mizuho More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Keith Block Puts the Sales in Salesforce.com

Oracle’s loss was Salesforce.com‘s gain, as Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff hired Keith Block away from competitor Oracle. Forbes reports that Block may become “heir apparent to the Salesforce More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Oracle Gets Off On Its Cloud

–   In Oracle’s conference call, Larry Ellison and co-CEOs Mark Hurd and Safra Katz were crowing about how strong Oracle is and that the company is the cloud leader. Its stock shot up to an More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Survey Monkey Goes Bananas Over Equity Raise

–   Survey Monkey completed another successful equity raise, this time to the tune of $250 million. The company is currently valued at $2 billion, according to Silicon Valley Reporter.   CEO More...

Reuters On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in a few months: source

– Facebook Inc’s professional version of its social network aimed at businesses will launch in the next few months, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. The world’s No.1 More...

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