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Monday, July 16, 2018

Companies

Henry Schein Bolsters Dominance in Dental Software Market

Henry Schein Inc. has partnered with Internet Brands, a media company that runs consumer health website WebMD, to develop market software for dentistry practices. The companies officially announced this joint venture on July 2, 2018, naming it Henry Schein One, with Henry Schein owning greater than 70% of the joint venture...

Funds

EQT Bets Big on Open Sourced Software with SUSE Acquisition

SUSE, a global provider of open source software for Linux operating systems, was the first company to provide enterprise-grade open sourced infrastructure software with both on-site and cloud-based application delivery technology. Under the ownership of Micro Focus International, SUSE operated as a semi-independent company and developed its portfolio to include application and container delivery technology including cloud and storage solutions...

People

David Rubinstein Takes Stake in AI-Driven Software Company WorkFusion

Co-founder of Carlyle Group, David Rubenstein founded his family office last year, dubbing it Declaration Capital, presumably as an ode to the Declaration of Independence, for which he owns a rare facsimile. The 68 year old billionaire launched the firm just as he stepped away from his role as co-CEO of the Carlyle Group instead taking on the title co-Executive Chairman...

Features

Data and Software, Driving Digital Transformation

Although the development of custom software was once considered the primary driver for digital transformation, the role of data has undeniably becoming more prominent. Software is increasingly taking a supporting role in data-driven decision making with the development of software becoming data-driven itself...

Popular Articles

Top 25 Women Leaders in SaaS

The SaaS Report is pleased to announce 2017’s list of Top 25 Women Leaders in SaaS. These accomplished executives are some of the most influential in their field and command the respect of their peers both inside and outside their companies. Those who made the list were carefully selected based on their professional achievements and key factors including current and prior positions, company performance, industry recognition and influence as well as impact on organizations where they've held leadership roles. Research was conducted using a broad set of industry and company specific information.

The SaaS Report’s Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2017

The SaaS Report is pleased to announce this year's list of Top 50 SaaS CEOs. These CEOs were selected based on five primary factors – company growth, work culture, product technology, financial performance, and professional experience. Research was conducted using a broad set of data including information from reported financials (where available), company press releases, Glassdoor, LinkedIn, and other sources.

The SaaS Industry [An Overview]

OVERVIEW The rise of the SaaS industry has continued to captivate the business community at large given the impressive growth rate it has sustained over...

Why Adam Miller, CEO of $2.4 Billion Cornerstone OnDemand, Might Just Be The Coolest...

Before cloud computing was called cloud computing, Adam Miller, the President and CEO of now multi-billion-dollar enterprise software provider Cornerstone On Demand, founded the company in his one-bedroom apartment...

Can Any Other Software Private Equity Firm Hold a Candle to Vista Equity?

Vista Equity Partners, a middle-market Austin-based private equity firm focused on investments in software, data and technology companies, was years ahead of its peers executing its now famous 'playbook' for nearly a decade before others caught on. Now they're on to a new strategy, one in which their competitive advantage is likely to last a whole lot longer...

The SaaS Companies Set to IPO in 2018

As a shift to software-as-a-service continues to drive growth and earnings at unicorn software providers, initial public offerings (IPO) are possible from high-flying companies including Anaplan, Slack Technologies, Cloudflare, Docusign, Smartsheet and Qualtrics...

Major SaaS Trends in 2017

As cloud computing turns the traditional tech industry on its head, a growing number of businesses are adopting SaaS models. A recent IDC forecast estimates cloud spending to boom almost 25% in 2017 to over $122 billion, seven times faster than the rest of the IT space...

Marketo CEO Steve Lucas: The Engagement Economy Will Replace the Outdated CRM Model

Steve Lucas is the Chief Executive Officer of San Mateo, Calif.-based Marketo, Inc., a Vista Equity Partners-backed provider of marketing software solutions. Prior to joining Marketo in November 2016, Lucas had a long run in the enterprise software space, with a breadth of experience leading multi-billion dollar businesses within...

Jennifer Tejada: Behind One of the Most Powerful Women in the SaaS Space

Jennifer Tejada is the Chief Executive Officer of PagerDuty, a San Francisco, Calif.-based company which provides software intended to help its customers manage digital operations and quickly resolve incidents. She is a star figure in the SaaS world, and in Silicon Valley at large, bringing with her about two decades’ worth of experience in leading software companies as both a board director and a C-suite level executive...

Li Ka-shing: Hong Kong’s Wealthiest Individual and His Rags to Riches Story

While Asian business tycoon Li Ka-shing is Hong Kong’s wealthiest individual, his influence extends across the world. Nicknamed “Superman” for his business acumen, the 89-year-old entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist has a net worth of about $33.5 billion and business interests spanning across over 50 countries...