Vendr, already profitable, raises $2M to replace your enterprise sales team

Posted on: March 30, 2020, in Blog

Vendr has developed an enterprise SaaS solution for managing enterprise SaaS. The new startup, founded by InVision’s former head of enterprise sales Ryan Neu, is another standout from Y Combinator’s latest batch. Contrary to the majority of those businesses, however, Vendr is already profitable. In classic YC fashion, the company has created software to sell […]

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Microsoft launches Power Virtual Agents, its no-code bot builder

Posted on: March 26, 2020, in Blog

Microsoft today announced the public preview of its Power Virtual Agents tool, a new no-code tool for building chatbots that’s part of the company’s Power Platform, which also includes the Microsoft Flow automation tool, which is being renamed to Power Automate today, and Power BI. Built on top of Azure’s existing AI smarts and tools […]

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New Relic snags early-stage serverless monitoring startup IOpipe

Posted on: March 23, 2020, in Blog

As we move from a world dominated by virtual machines to one of serverless, it changes the nature of monitoring, and vendors like New Relic certainly recognize that. This morning the company announced it was acquiring IOpipe, a Seattle-based early-stage serverless monitoring startup, to help beef up its serverless monitoring chops. Terms of the deal […]

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Forecast raises $5.5M for its AI-powered project management software

Posted on: March 21, 2020, in Blog

Forecast, a Denmark-based startup that has developed “AI-powered” project management software, has raised $5.5 million in new funding. The round is led by Crane Venture Partners, with participation from existing backers SEED Capital and Heartcore. Forecast has raised $10 million in total funding to date. Founded in late 2016, Forecast describes itself as an AI-powered […]

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