What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #119
|Ed Sim||Feb 9, 2019|
best reads for the week are around scaling startups from the founder of Gumroad who “failed to build a billion dollar company” and what he learned to Bessemer Venture Partners’ State of the Cloud report and Mark Suster’s review of the Venture Market ahead
Congrats to portfolio co @catalytic on $30m Series B led by @intelcapital - excited about what’s ahead as focus continues on intelligent automation aimed at unstructured data
not every company should be venture funded and sometimes it can be a curse and not a blessing - great read from Gumroad founder
must read slides on “What goes into building an enduring cloud business?” - great metrics and a “what’s ahead” section - great to see we’re on same page with Low Code, No Code (see the Business Insider article on my thoughts from last year)
A look at the Venture Capital industry heading into 2020. Some have questioned whether the industry has a future.
layout of current state of art for ml and deep learning (hat tip Gayatri Khot)
Wells Fargo down for 48 hours, ATMs, credit cards, banking - some point to flaws in testing as a backup did not automatically kick in
simply insane for us to think about - yes, hackers in DNA strands! - Researchers planted a working hacker exploit in a physical strand of DNA.
great read from Scott Belsky, founder of Behance, sold to Adobe, and what the future may hold, particularly for design
forget about payments, unlocking intercompany data sharing and integration could be one of better use cases
The tech company posted a jump in business in 2018—about $880 million in revenue, up from about $600 million—as it prepares for a long-awaited public offering.
as an avid enterprise fan, you may not know Fortnite or Marshmello but the idea of a concert inside of a video game is absolutely nuts…read on - Fortnite’s live in-game concert was a shockingly stunning sight to behold, and it was also an unprecedented moment in gaming. It truly felt like a glimpse into the future of interactive entertainment, where the worlds of gaming, music, and celebrity combined to create a virtual experience we’ve never quite seen before.
By Ed Sim
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