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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Companies

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CrowdStrike’s IPO A Stunning Success, $10 Billion Valuation And Rising

Crime may pay but cybersecurity pays better – at least that’s what shareholders of CrowdStrike must be thinking after their IPO earlier this month valued the company at over $10 billion. The stock was up nearly twice what their initial public offering guide price suggested and was $67.18 at Nasdaq’s close Monday...

Funds

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Veteran PE Firm Thomas H. Lee To Capitalize On Ecommerce Trends

Growth in Ecommerce continues to be phenomenal. Recent estimates place total retail ecommerce sales at $560 billion in 2019, which is expected to increase to $735 billion by 2023. Leading the charge in the ecommerce arena are well-known companies; they include Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Apple.com, HomeDepot.com, BestBuy.com, Wayfair.com, Target.com, Macys.com, Kohls.com, CostCo.com, among many other household names...

People

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Brian Behlendorf, Central To The Internet And Now To Blockchain

Throughout history, there have been many unsung heroes who have supported movements without the desire for fame, glory or riches. Take for example, the Internet, a movement which has defined the last three decades. Many can point to who the leaders have been in the space, Gates, Jobs, Bezos, Brin and Page, etc., but few know the individuals who established the foundation from which they built upon...

Features

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Rite Aid Partners With Adobe On Customer Insights Strategy

Retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid has answered the siren’s call of Silicon Valley’s tech solutions and have turned to the cult of cloud to enhance their customer’s online and in-store interactions. In a recent statement, the corporation announced they have partnered with Adobe to engage consumers with a personalized health and wellness experience across all business contact points...

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The SaaS Industry [An Overview]

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