Tags: Funding

ZipRecruiter gets embedded in ADP RUN

ADP has announced that it will integrate ZIPRecruiter functionality into RUN Powered by ADP for all its HR packages as part of a new partnership. ZipRecruiter was founded in 2010 and is the leading job search mobile app on IoS and Android. This integration will enable SME firms using ADP RUN to find new talent faster…

Tipalti boosted by $30 million financing

Tipalti has taken the opportunity to raise another $30 million in funding.  The Series C round was led by Zeev Ventures. This is the investment vehicle of Oren Zeev, Founding Partner of ‎Zeev Ventures and Chairman and Co-founder of Tipalti. It is slightly unusual for a founders own investment vehicle to participate in a later…

A brief look at the 2018 legal changes

There is so much change currently in the technology used in law and the financial market place that you would be forgiven for losing track. This article highlights some of the legal changes that are coming into the UK business world in 2018 that you should take the time to understand and be prepared for.…

Apttus puts off IPO again and raises funds

Apttus has just raised another $55 million in a series E funding round. This comes as a slight surprise as Apttus had been powering towards an IPO as a means to raise additional funds. Preparing for an IPO that hasn’t come Kirk Krappe originally indicated that Apttus would IPO in the first half of 2017,…

FreshBooks boosted by funding round

FreshBooks has announced the completion of a Series B funding round. They raised US $43 million with an investment led by their previous minority vendor Georgian Partners. Other investors in the round included Accomplice and Oak Investment Partners, who led the Series A funding in 2014. As part of the agreement Simon Chong, managing partner…

Preparing for investment or exit – are you ready?

I was a panellist in a seminar recently and the topic of discussion was ‘Preparing for investment or exit’. It was very well attended and we had lots of audience engagement. The attendees were a mixture of start-up businesses looking to go to market for funding and more established business looking to prepare for exit.…

Business Leader Interview Vinay Joosery, CEO Severalnines

Vinay Joosery is the CEO and co-founder of Severalnines.  Severalnines provides automation and management software for database clusters. They help companies deploy their databases in any environment, and manage all operational aspects to achieve several nines availability. Previously, Joosery held the post of Vice-President EMEA at Pentaho Corporation – the Open Source BI leader. He…

Microsoft prepare $19.75bn war chest

Microsoft has announced the pricing of $19.75 billion senior unsecured notes in eight tranches. The notes will mature in varying amounts between 2019 and 2056. This offering will take the long term liabilities to more than $60 billion. The interest rates payable are slightly lower than the last offering and it will be interesting to…

Rimini Street wins after losing

Rimini Street announced that it has raised $125 million in a funding round led by Colbeck. This follows the much published court case against Oracle in which Rimini Street and Seth Ravin paid $50 million in damages last October. Spinnaker, Rimini Street’s main rival, sought to use that case to undermine the future of Rimini Street…