Ed Sim - Issue #17

back from a few days at RSA, security industry has board level awareness, lots of other great reads on scaling and market for VC


Thoughts from RSA and the Climate for Security Startups - BeyondVC

sharing some of my notes from this year’s security conference - the year ahead in security tech and VC


Scaling Startups

Numbers that Actually Matter. Finding Your North Star

optimize for user engagement and growth and revenue will follow - great shoutout for boldstart portfolio co, Front!


12 Key Levers of SaaS Success – Matrix Partners Viewpoints – Medium

some key metrics to evaluate for SaaS scaling


State of Salaries - Hired

SF engineering salaries…wow!

State of Salaries: 2017 State of Global Tech Salaries


Enterprise Tech

Microsoft Azure Gaining Traction in Business | Fortune.com

RightScale survey shows Microsoft Azure gaining steam in public cloud adoption, while Amazon Web Services holds steady.


Here's how Evernote moved 3 petabytes of data to Google's cloud | Network World

why Evernote chose Google; more for Goog’s expertise in unstructured data and Evernote’s strategic approach to do more Machine Learning


How AI is stopping criminal hacking in real time | CSO Online

hackers are using AI and Machine Learning now and the stakes are higher - great quote from George Avetisov from portfolio co @hypr



As Goldman Embraces Automation, Even the Masters of the Universe Are Threatened

fascinating - almost all equity traders replaced with engineers - what’s next on wall street?


Why Was Winter in Venture Capital Funding so Short?

overview of VC landscape from Mark Suster at Upside - lots of money from China and Corporates but the negativity was short lived


By Ed Sim

Ed Sim's weekly readings and notes on VC, software, and scaling startups - #enterprise #seed #DeveloperFirst #IntelligentAutomation #DataInfra #CloudNative #Cybersecurity

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