Could you be a Future50 2019 business? Picture: Simon Finlay Photography. Copyright Simon Finlay 2017 The search is on for the brightest sparks on East Anglia’s business scene. Future 50 2019 sponsors. Picture: ArchantThe Future50 campaign has seen its former members turn from start-ups to multi-million pound businesses, and its partners are on the hunt for the next big thing.Applications are now open for businesses to apply to the Future50 2019 cohort.The Future50 project, which identifies and supports 50 businesses from across Norfolk and Suffolk, has launched its 2019 campaign. Future50 is looking for its next cohort. Picture: ANTONY KELLYMORE: Understand your spending style to make better buys, writes Chadwicks financial plannerOver the coming weeks, businesses of all sizes and types will be reviewed by a panel of judges until the final cut is revealed.From there, they will be offered access to exclusive events that will provide unique access to business innovators and … [Read more...] about Do you want to be a Future50 business? Applications are open
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Microsoft announced Thursday that it has acquired Citus Data, a startup that uses PostgreSQL, a database management system that’s popular with developers. This move is another sign that Microsoft is investing in open source technologies, and follows its $US7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub last year. This acquisition could also give Microsoft Azure an edge over Amazon Web Services as it would help Microsoft with running open source workloads with more power and scale. Not too long after its $US7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub last year, Microsoft is adding another startup to its growing open source software empire: Citus Data. On Thursday, Microsoft announced it has acquired Citus Data, an open source database startup. Cirus Data was first founded in 2010, and raised a relatively meager $US13.2 million in venture capital funding in that time. It was an early graduate from the Y Combinator startup incubator program, and attracted investors including SV Angel, Khosla … [Read more...] about Microsoft buys an open source database startup to give it an edge against Amazon Web Services
This week, Comparably – a website that rates companies across a number of different areas – released its list of Best CEOs of 2018. Of the 50 chief executives on that list, 29 were from tech companies. Below, we’ve compiled the list of best tech CEOs of the year. For tech, 2018 was a year full of scandal. From Facebook’s dealings with Cambridge Analytica, to Elon Musk smoking weed on-air, the tech industry had its share of controversy in 2018. When tech executives weren’t being questioned on Capitol Hill, however, some were being praised by employees for their leadership and the companies they have helped create. This week, Comparably– a website that rates companies across a number of different areas – released its 2018 list of Best CEOs. Of the 50 chief execs on that list, 29 were from tech companies. Here are the 29 best large tech company CEOs of the year: 29. Bill McDermott, SAP Headquarters: Newtown Square, Pennsylvania Year they … [Read more...] about From Elon Musk to Satya Nadella: Here are the 29 top tech CEOs of 2018, according to employees
At Amazon’s annual cloud conference, AWS re:Invent, Business Insider sat down with Ed Sim, founder and managing partner of Boldstart Ventures, to talk about the hottest trends in enterprise startups. Boldstart Ventures often writes the first check to early enterprise startups, and it was the first to invest in Greenplum, which became part of Pivotal Software. Sim says that there’s massive opportunity in “low code, no code,” security and serverless applications. The next big trend in startups is … no code. That’s what Ed Sim, founder and managing partner of Boldstart Ventures, says. Boldstart often writes the first check to seed enterprise startups. In fact, Boldstart was the first investor to invest in Greenplum, which became part of Pivotal Software. The job gives Sim a window into the latest industry trends, and he pointed to a recent “low code, no code” theme in which startups build programs and apps with little to no code. … [Read more...] about This investor writes the first check to seed startups and he says ‘low code, no code’ is the next big thing in enterprise startups
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Technology | Microsoft Is Worth as Much as Apple. How Did That Happen? Supported by BySteve Lohr Nov. 29, 2018 Just a few years ago, Microsoft was seen as a lumbering has-been of the technology world. It was big and still quite profitable, but the company had lost its luster, failing or trailing in the markets of the future like mobile, search, online advertising and cloud computing. Its stock price languished, inching up 3 percent in the decade through the end of 2012. It’s a very different story today. Microsoft is running neck and neck with Apple for the title of the world’s most valuable company, both worth more than $850 billion, thanks to a stock price that has climbed 30 percent over the past 12 months. So what happened? The company built on its strengths There is a short-term explanation for … [Read more...] about Microsoft Is Worth as Much as Apple. How Did That Happen?