What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #55
|Ed Sim||Nov 10, 2017|
for dev first founders, read Top 10 Lessons from haschicorp founder; big week on blockchain/crypto - Ethereum vulnerability freezes $150mm of assets and crypto mania continues and VCs with differing viewpoints; Salesforce Dreamforce with huge announcement on hosting on Google Cloud and deeper tie-ins to Google Apps
lessons from Hashicorp founder on building an open source based business - remember, “initial user growth is a long, slow ramp” and there is no overnight success story
as I always “market the vision, sell the product” - Drift doesn’t pitch a product, they pitch the promised land, making their sales pitch one of the best ever. Find out why and learn more here.
Casey argues that the value blockchain technology offers to supply-chain management will come once other technologies, such as 3D printing, bring major disruption to global manufacturing and delivery networks.
this is where the world is going - making it easier and easier for end users to engage with AI, Microsoft also embedding data science models in Office, soon it will be point and click
2nd vulnerability on Ethereum in 4 months - how will this play out for large Fortune 500s looking for stability
this is big, this will lead to deeper integration for sure “Google and Salesforce have signed a new wide-ranging partnership to integrate their products that could shake up the cloud computing race.”
crypto craze full on, our approach is to not invest in ICOs, we’re focused on blockchain use cases for enterprise
great article from Snyk cofounder, Guy Podjarny (full disclosure: my fund boldstart is an investor) need to rethink Security for devs, start dev first and then figure out how to layer in security
How does this play out for those large enterprises working on ethereum - with hyperledger fabric no coins to hack https://t.co/43LNAhN5Qa
developer first and API - driven models are scaling - Twilio surpassed $100 million in quarterly revenue for the first time
my fund’s latest investment, Heroku for blockchain, nodes as a service
in the fun camp, I’m now only communicating with our Founders with Animojis!
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By Ed Sim
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