What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #106

Open source on fire with IBM acquiring Red Hat for $34 billion, Hashicorp raises at $1.9 billion valuation, amazing content from Enterprise Build conference from Replicated and Heavybit about building infrastructure software cos that are enterprise ready, and more…

Grant Miller (co-founder of portfolio co Replicated) fireside chat with Uri Sarid, Mulesoft CTO on enterprise integration

Uri Sarid and Grant Miller: Integrating Into The Enterprise, DevGuild: Enterprise-Ready Products - YouTube

Uri Sarid and Grant Miller: Integrating Into The Enterprise, DevGuild: Enterprise-Ready Products - YouTube

Scaling Startups

DevGuild: Enterprise-Ready Products | Heavybit

Must watch talks from Replicated (portfolio co) and Heavybit event - (Before you sell to the enterprise, you need to BUILD for the enterprise


Justin Kan


A really easy job—be a psychic to founders:

ceo: hi
psychic: I sense a troubled past.. it was hard for you to let go.. of owning product
ceo: true
p: you currently are troubled.. you deeply want to hire leaders
ceo: no way
p: and your company lacks alignment
ceo: *drops coffee*

6:09 PM - 27 Oct 2018

so true…hardest is for founders who are so involved to let go as they scale from seed to A and beyond

Enterprise Tech

from Marten Mickos, HackerOne

from Marten Mickos, HackerOne

solid comment thread on the evolution of cybersecurity from gated outer wall to more open and business enabling


HashiCorp raises $100 million at $1.9 billion valuation

HashiCorp is racking up customers as enterprises continue to adopt its open-source tools for multi-cloud


After IBM-Red Hat, Which Open-Source Companies Are Next? — The Information

With IBM’s $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat, open-source software—once one of the biggest threats facing traditional enterprise technology companies—has become a hot commodity. It is just a matter of time before more open-source companies are gobbled up. This year has already seen three other …


Neo4j nabs $80M Series E as graph database tech flourishes – TC

more open source goodness along with enterprise prem for the graph db provider - They have been successful with around 200 enterprise customers to their credit including Walmart, UBS, IBM and NASA. He says their customers include 20 of the top 25 banks and 7 of the top 10 retailers.


Some Envoy basics - Julia Evans

Some Envoy basics - everything you wanted to know about the service mesh started at Lyft - basically it gives you more easily control how a bunch of different applications (maybe written in different programming languages) communicate with each other.


Capital One CIO Competes With Silicon Valley for Tech Talent - CIO Journal. - WSJ

every Fortune 500 is a tech company which means more engineers - Capital One Financial Corp. is competing with Silicon Valley for talent in software engineering, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, as it seeks to deliver on its mission to operate like a nimble tech company under the direction of CIO Rob Alexander.


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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