Tags: Business

Pyramid Analytics is accelerating data driven business with collaborative BI

In the last 10 years, BI has changed from a nice-to-have to a must-have for businesses around the world. The evolution started with very basic forms of data modeling and data preparation, to data discovery and finally to dash-boarding and reporting. Lots of features, such as predictive analytics and prescriptive analytics were also added along…

Flipkart looks to take on Amazon’s deep pockets with local know-how and strategic investments

Amazon.com entered India in 2013 with ambitions to make the country its second-biggest market after America. What the Silicon Valley giant didn’t expect was a relentless challenge from rival Flipkart.com – India’s home-grown online retailer that has single handedly sensitized the country’s middle class and youth to the online shopping experience. Despite aggressive attempts to…

How timely pivoting helped Classpass become a $470 million company

ClassPass has disrupted the fitness industry by efficiently connecting fitness studios with new customers. The 5 year old company continues to grow exponentially through strategic pivot. In 2015-16, they doubled their number of subscribers and achieved around 20 percent margins. Anyone familiar with the Lean startup methodology (i.e. Moore’s Law for startups) knows that the…

AllCloud cements $44 million revenue stream by partnering up with Cloud giants

As the world was beginning to grasp the potential of cloud computing in 2008, Emind– an AWS Premier Partner, and Blat-Lapidot, a certified Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner joined forces to combine their expertise and proven methodologies. The result was AllCloud, which has evolved to become a global leader in migrating and deploying all businesses from…

Maropost is leveraging big data and machine learning to be among the top growth companies in North America

Maropost started out as a provider of SaaS-based digital marketing solutions, aiming to transform the email marketing process by making it easy for users to segment and target prospects, craft content, and optimize message delivery. By 2014, less than 5 years since inception, Maropost carved out a name for itself in the industry by achieving…

Stripe adds data analystics tool to help businesses track payments better

Their focus on security of user data is what sets them apart from the competition. Using what they call Stripe.js (a foundational JavaScript library) they ensure that sensitive data like credit card numbers is never stored by the users who provide payment options using Stripe. This has helped many small vendors to scale up businesses…

For the tech-savvy and unemployed youth, Fiverr may be the answer

The global unemployment figure in 2015 is estimated to stand at 197.1 million. Over one third of the unemployed around the world, or 70.5 million, are youth aged between 15 and 24. Having grown up in an age of technological change, globalization, and widespread economic and political turmoil, young people around the world are now…

Morning Star gets a $13.1m  boost in revenue in its first quarter after Pitchbooks’ acquisition

Despite the increasing flow of capital in the global private capital market in recent decades, finding comprehensive information on private companies has gotten more difficult. Only a decade old, PitchBook is considered one of the 4 major information providers of VC and PE performance. The company offers a subscription-based database of a wide array of…

Gig economy leader Freelancer.com, sees its stock price soar by 155% since IPO

With the help of technology, talented professionals across the globe are revolutionizing the concept of work through the pursuit of project-based careers in lieu of traditional employments, creating what is now commonly known as the gig-economy. In less than a decade since inception, Freelancer.com has quickly become the go-to marketplace for the participants of the…