Tech Investors Need to Pick Their Spots Amid Rising Valuations
The Wall Street Journal-- As technology deal valuations continue to rise, private equity investors must pick their targets carefully and seek to be useful agents of change for the businesses they back to avoid shocks when the market turns.
Battery’s Roger Lee Talks HP Split on CNBC
CNBC Squawk Alley--Shares of Hewlett-Packard topped analyst estimates, saying it expects lower expenses after the split. Roger Lee, Battery Ventures partner, thinks a split makes sense for the company's operations.
Meet the 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50 companies
CNBC--In the third annual Disruptor 50 list, CNBC features private companies in 16 industries—from aerospace to financial services to cybersecurity to retail—whose innovations are revolutionizing the business landscape. These forward-thinking upstarts have identified unexploited niches in the marketplace that have the potential to become billion-dollar businesses, and they rushed to fill them.
How Amazon Swooped in to Own Cloud Services
Bloomberg--In 2004, Sun Microsystems revealed a radical plan to shake up the computing industry. It would build a series of large data centers and sell access to the computers inside them for $1 per hour.
CIOs Learn to Curb Cloud Waste
Wall Street Journal CIO Journal--Many CIOs say the benefits of shifting business applications to cloud services is far more complex than lining up a partner and flipping a switch.