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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Companies

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Edtech Firm Blackboard Cites Rapid Growth As It Announces Programs To...

Leading edtech company Blackboard has been serving higher education, K-12, and business and government clients around the world since 1997. The Reston, Virginia-based firm is part of a booming market that, according to Triton Market Research, is set to generate revenue of $1169.16 million by 2028...

Capital

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New IPO Emerges Out Of Recent Blank Check Craze

Blank check companies, better known as special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC), have seen a surge in popularity in 2020. In fact, this year several high-profile companies went public thanks to a SPAC reverse merger, while 39 SPAC IPOs have raised a total of $12.3 billion, almost exceeding total SPAC proceeds raised in 2019...

Leaders

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Texas Entrepreneur Tony Aquila Continues To Dream And Achieve

Texas entrepreneur Tony Aquila is the Founder, Former Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Solera Holdings, a company bringing digital transformation to the automobile insurance industry. He's what you'd call a serial entrepreneur, with over 100 patents to his name and having made over 70 transactions worth $15 billion...

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The Experience Market Is Growing As SAP Announces Plans To Spin...

The experience market is booming and software giant SAP has taken notice. This emerging category of enterprise software helps companies undergoing a digital transformation provide better experiences for their customers. Since it acquired Qualtrics for $8 billion in 2018, SAP has embedded and integrated the experience enterprise system into most of its products, including SuccessFactors HXM...

Popular Articles

The Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2019

We are pleased to announce The Software Report’s third annual Top 50 SaaS CEOs awards.  In 2019, we received an astounding number...

The Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS of 2019

The Software Report is pleased to announce The Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS of 2019. These awardees are some of the...

The Top 100 Software Companies Of 2020

The Software Report is pleased to announce The Top 100 Software Companies of 2020. These companies provide some of the most important and impactful...

The Top 25 Cybersecurity Companies of 2019

The Software Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Cybersecurity Companies of 2019. For the past two months, we collected hundreds...

The Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2020

The Software Report is pleased to announce the Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2020. Hundreds of exceptional women were nominated in this...
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Enterprise Software Bull Run Expected To Continue

According to a new Gartner report released earlier this month, global enterprise software spending surged up 8.5 percent to $453 billion in 2019, compared to a modest 0.5 percent increase to $3.74 trillion for overall IT outlay. The research firm forecasts this trend will continue with a 10.5 percent rise in software spending in both 2020 and 2021...

The Top 25 Software Product Executives Of 2020

The Software Report is pleased to announce the Top 25 Software Product Executives of 2020.  Some of the largest and most reputable software companies...

Workday, An Exceptional Enterprise Software Case Study

In March 2005, two former PeopleSoft executives set out to redeem themselves and their team from the nightmare of a transaction experience they went through during their Oracle takeover. David Duffield, then vice chair of PeopleSoft and Aneel Bhusri, head of product strategy, used that experience to fuel their drive to outcompete in the world of enterprise software...

Avast Founder, A Software Billionaire From An Unlikely Place

Building a software company is no easy feat, but it takes someone truly special to persist, survive and overcome the most severe political, economic and competitive forces, and come out the other side a billionaire. Pavel Baudis founded his company in the 1980s in Czechoslovakia under stifling conditions, namely the Soviet regime. He was a chemist by training but realized his natural inclinations where not in science but in computers...

Coupa’s Hammoud Succeeds Through Authentic Leadership

Despite a very humble start in life, Raja Hammoud, the senior vice president of product at Coupa, beat the odds to become a senior executive at a NASDAQ-listed company. Growing up in Lebanon with wars breaking out seemingly every year, it was a wonder Hammoud was able to survive, let alone thrive in life...