Charity at the tip of a unicorn

By Gillian Tett.  Originally published in the Financial Times. If you are strolling around downtown San Francisco these days you might notice an imposing superstructure springing up, changing the skyline. This is the new headquarters of Salesforce, the cloud computing company that was founded by Marc Benioff in 1999 and has since exploded at startling speed. [...]

October 30th, 2015|

Salesforce to invest $100m into European cloud start-ups

By Caroline Preece.  Originally published on CloudPro. Salesforce has set aside a $100 million fund to pour cash into European start-ups. The money will be allocated by the SaaS giant's global corporate investment group, Salesforce Ventures, whose portfolio includes more than 150 start-ups, such as CartoDB, CloudSense, Cloud9 IDE, NewVoiceMedia, Qubit, Universal Avenue and YOUR [...]

October 14th, 2015|