Philly Enterprise Bits 4/20


Video conferencing company Zoom prices IPO at $36 per share, giving it a $9.2 billion valuation — 9 times its last private valuation

That’s alot of $$$
— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 17, 2019

Salesforce says it’s buying MapAnything, which helps companies make location-based workflows on Salesforce’s platform; MapAnything has raised more than $84M (Ron Miller/TechCrunch) #mustreadblogs #feedly— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 17, 2019

Mike Ettling takes the CEO reins at Unit4 via @diginomica— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 17, 2019

(Was SAP Cloud Exec)

Marlin acquires Skuid – PE Hub:— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 17, 2019

interesting Chattanooga company

Gartner revises its IT spending forecast, warns of slower growth across all segments #mustreadblogs #feedly— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 18, 2019

Bill McDermott’s outsized SAP valuation ambition – a Rubicon crossed or a bridge too far? via @diginomica— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 18, 2019

SAP veteran Robert Enslin joins Google Cloud via @ZDNet & @stephcondoncbs— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 18, 2019

See how our partnerships with leading open-source data management & analytics companies will make it easier for our enterprise customers to build on open-source technologies ↓ #GoogleNext19— Google Cloud (@googlecloud) April 9, 2019

MyPOV: not yet. On this way! #googlenext19— R “Ray” Wang (王瑞光) #SlackFrontiers #WDaySummit (@rwang0) April 19, 2019

is Google truly in the enterprise biz now?
— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 19, 2019

Though now that I think of it these DNA shifts can take what seems like eons to actually take root. @Microsoft made Its first enterprise software acquisition in 2000 (Great Plains) and then spend YEARS getting to where it was actually ready to be a player.— Josh Greenbaum (@josheac) April 17, 2019

IBM is preparing to close its $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat but Wall Street has ‘real question marks’ after its ‘mediocre’ quarter (IBM, RHT) #mustreadblogs #feedly— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 18, 2019

IBM Watson cuts back on drug discovery, Redox's $33M Series C and more digital health news briefs via @MobiHealthNews— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 18, 2019

Zoho announced at #Zoholics19 that they are building a new campus in Austin, TX!— Melissa Rogozinski (@RPCStrategies) April 17, 2019

ha!— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 19, 2019

Bristol-based SDI Launches ZEUS Platform to Enable Digital Supply Chain via @PRWeb— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) April 20, 2019

Villanova-based rooundCorner was recently acquired by