What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #35

recurring themes for this week’s newsletter - the march of machine learning and automation continues in Financial Services, API economy will explode as more corporates like Visa open up their platforms

Scaling Startups

How Data Drives Sales Operations — Chartio Blog

must read - why sales ops and how they can help your sales team close more deals faster


Enterprise Tech

Visa Prepares for the Future of Payments With API Push - CIO Journal. - WSJ

this is about more than Visa - watching large cos open up their tech with APIs is tip of iceberg, no longer just for stripe, twilio and others - “Visa has created about 60 major application programming interfaces since early 2016, including a method for paying independent contractors of ride-sharing companies immediately at the end of the day. “We’re essentially next-generation payroll for the gig economy,” says Jim McCarthy, Visa’s executive vice president of innovation and strategic partnerships”


Cloud Foundry makes its mark on the enterprise – TechCrunch

Cloud foundry taking over the enterprise, becoming platform of choice - there’s no digital transformation without infrastructure spend



Goldman Set Out to Automate IPOs and It Has Come Far, Really Fast - Bloomberg

no one is immune in the march towards automation, including Goldman bankers - 127 steps in an IPO, half is automated



U.S. Banks, Corporations Establish Principles for Cyber Risk Ratings Firms - The New York Times

awesome to see security ratings becoming a real industry with real budget items (Security Scorecard is a boldstart investment): “More than two dozen U.S. companies, including several big banks, have teamed up to establish shared principles that would allow them to better understand their cyber security ratings and to challenge them if necessary, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday. ”


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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