“One of the themes we’ve invested heavily behind is this intersection between big data and traditional enterprise application software,” says Ajay Agarwal of Bain Capital Ventures. Indeed, Bain’s newest partner, Enrique Salem, the former chief executive of Symantec, sees business technologies on the cusp of a still-greater transformation.
Enterprise Investments Surge To Over $5.4 Billion | TechCrunch
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Scaling growth is hard – there’s only a few ways to do itWhen you study the most successful mobile/web products, you start to see a pattern on how they grow. Turns out, there’s not too many ways to reach 100s of millions of users or revenue. via Pocket
There’s only a few ways to scale user growth, and here’s the list
Puritans, Goths, avant-garde artists, hell-raising poets and fashion icon Coco Chanel all saw something special in it. Now black, that most enigmatic of colours, has become even darker and more mysterious. via Pocket
Blackest is the new black: Scientists develop a material so dark that you can’t see it…
I have had the luxury of meeting over 500 startups at Red Rocket over the last 3 years. And, typically, most of them approach me at the same point in their startup development. via Pocket
What’s More Important? Your Product or Proof-of-Concept?
Around January 20, 2009, when Barack Obama took over the office of president of the United States, there was quite a lot of media attention about the fact that he had to give up his BlackBerry, because it was considered to be a security risk. via Pocket
How Obama’s BlackBerry got secured
The location that best represents Top Level Telecommunications in every sense of the word is probably Air Force One, the aircraft that carries the president of the United States. via Pocket
New phones aboard Air Force One