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Friday, August 23, 2019

Companies

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Breaking It Down: Coupa Software

With an $8 billion plus market cap, Coupa Software has long been a leading player in the business management software space. The company was founded in 2006 and is based out of San Mateo, CA. It is led by a talented executive, Rob Bernshteyn, who joined the company in 2009; he got his start in software early in his career as a project manager for Accenture in the mid to late 1990s. For the past 10 years he has grown the company from modest beginnings to over $260 million in revenues and today has an organization powered by over 1,200 employees. Coupa is set up beautifully to continue growing at an accelerated clip...

Funds

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European PE Superstar Hg Capital Comes to the Big Apple

For those firms who operate within the software and tech-enabled business markets in either Europe or the United States and are seeking an under the radar yet solid capital partner, Hg Capital might be just the ticket...

People

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It’s All Star Season For Microsoft As It Expands Healthcare Team

Contrary to Google and Amazon, Microsoft doesn’t have to worry about keeping its plans a secret, in fact, the company intentionally seeks to benefit from transparency. When a business behemoth is founded and built on fundamental business execution capabilities, it is confident that it can out work just about any competitor. By informing the world its plans to play big in the healthcare sector it attracts the brightest minds and the ambitious to join its crusade...

Features

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Software Maestro Tyler Technologies Deliberates Cloud Future

Tyler Technologies takes its name from the unlikeliest of places. It was 1968 and company founder Joseph McKinney acquired an iron pipe manufacturer called Tyler Pipe to augment his government business holdings that was operated under the name Saturn Industries. As the plumbing provider was the profitable venture at the time, McKinney took the name and made it his own...

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