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DocStoc scoops up ‘Yelp for small businesses’ BestVendor in its first acquisition

Shutterstock Docstoc has acquired BestVendor in an effort to “make every small business better.” Docstoc is a popular online library of small business documents. It has over 10,000 contracts, forms, and templates that small business owners [...]

Context Relevant raises $7M for ‘world’s fastest’ predictive analytics engine

Data scientists are a highly coveted and rare in an industry obsessed with data. Context Relevant helps organizations glean insights from data — but without a menagerie of data scientists to back them up. Today the [...]

Cisco continues acquisition binge, gobbles up Composite Software for $180M

July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now   Cisco is buying data-virtualization startup Composite Software for $180 million. Composite Software’s technology analyzes data and makes it easier to understand so businesses can [...]

Cloud call center biz Five9 hooks $34.5M from SAP, Adam Street, & others

Sept. 9 - 10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Cloud-based call center software maker Five9 has raised $34.5 million in new funding to help it take on legacy software makers that [...]

IBM misses estimates, but sees potential in new ‘growth initiatives’

IBM missed its estimates in the first quarter of 2013 as hardware sales slow down. IBM reported revenues of $23.4 billion and net income of $3.4 billion, with earnings per share of $3. This falls short of [...]

Data-visualization startup Tableau Software files for $150M IPO

Seattle-based data-visualization startup Tableau Software made the fastest-growing Tech 200 list in 2011 and again in 2012. And just in November, we picked it as one of 10 startups leading the way in ‘big data.’ Now it’s [...]

IT infrastructure provider SevOne raises a massive $150M

SevOne, the Deleware-based startup that is growing rapidly in a market of IT giants, is proving that tools to monitor the health of a network are big business. Formed in 2005, the company provides a suite of [...]

The big risk behind Eloqua’s sale to Oracle

Oracle is buying marketing automation company Eloqua for $23.50 a share, or $871 million. The surprise buy comes just four months after Eloqua’s initial public offering and follows a strong third quarter earnings report that beat [...]

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