GitHub, the "Facebook for programmers," has quietly built up an enterprise business that accounts for half its $200 million in sales

GitHubGitHub may have a reputation as a hub for up-and-coming young coders, but the $2 billion company has a secret user base driving its success: corporations.   About half of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

While Amazon and Microsoft battle in the cloud wars, this startup quietly built a $175 million business by picking up their slack (AMZN, MSFT, GOOG, GOOGL)


Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

Facebook is still fighting a $500 million lawsuit over the fate of its virtual reality business (FB)

AP Photo/Eric Risberg Facebook is still fighting a $500 million lawsuit that seeks to ban sales of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Facebook was ordered by a jur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 20th, 2017

The best place to find half a billion B2B prospects

It might not get the same hype of other social networks like Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat, but LinkedIn has quietly amassed a massive, global contingent of professionals — along with some lucrative B2B sales, marketing and lead generation oppor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 19th, 2017

The FruitGuys Built A $30M Business Promoting Small Farms

Chris Mittelstaedt had the idea to sell fruit to San Francisco offices two decades ago. Now FruitGuys expects $35 million in sales from a business that spans the country -- and promotes small farms......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 4th, 2017

How Subduing Sweat Became a Multi-Million Dollar Business

Michael Luscher started POINT 3 Basketball in 2010 and has built it to generate 7-figures in sales......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 29th, 2017

Wells Fargo admits to signs of worker retaliation

After Wells Fargo admitted last fall to creating as many as 2 million fake accounts, nearly half a dozen former employees told CNNMoney they were retaliated against after they tried to stop these illegal sales tactics......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJan 23rd, 2017

Under Pressure: Why Many Businesses Will Need to Master Extreme Transaction Processing

Until recently, only certain companies, such as high-frequency trading firms or digitally native companies like Facebook and Google, built their business models around extreme transaction processing—the ability to process at least 2 million transactions.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 17th, 2016

This finance major wanted to get rich so he went into sales — and became a Salesforce legend (CRM)

InsidesalesIn the engineer-glorifying culture of Silicon Valley, salespeople are often an overlooked breed. But there’s a man who's quietly built his legacy by mastering the art of selling business software. Meet Dave Rudnitsky, senior VP of e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2016

How 2 Jobless Guys Built a $105 Million Business (in Only 5 years)

Three winning strategies that took these dads from an unexpected layoff to serving customers like Google and Facebook in practically no time......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 3rd, 2016

Portland startup wants to bring augmented reality to the home services business

The team behind Portland startup Streem Inc. has quietly built an app designed to help bring the promise of augmented reality to professional home services. Co-founders Ryan Fink and Sean Adkinson have been around the Portland startup and tech com.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2017

Facebook"s Store Visit Ads Are Here And Business Owners Are Loving Them

Got a brick-and-mortar business with multiple locations? If so, then you can use Facebook to increase sales......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 17th, 2017

Here"s How to Drive Foot Traffic With Facebook"s Store Visit Ads

Got a brick-and-mortar business with multiple locations? If so, then you can use Facebook to increase sales......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 17th, 2017

Nearly Half of U.S. Consumers Have Already Started Holiday Shopping

RetailMeNot survey reveals shopping trends for 2017 that can help business owners boost holiday sales......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 16th, 2017

Is Apple biting off more than it can chew with Apple Pay in India?

iPhone accounts for just 3% of sales in India's 100 million-plus annual smartphone market.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 16th, 2017

He Got Kicked Out of His Family Company--and Built a $6 Million Business

There's more than one way to outpace your parents. Here's how one founder took to the family business in a whole new way......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 16th, 2017

Tesco"s UK boss told "word by word" of hole in accounts, court hears

LONDON (Reuters) - The head of Tesco's UK business was read out "almost word by word" a report detailing a 250 million pounds ($327 million) hole in the supermarket's accounts in 2014 a week before the stock market was informed, a court heard on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 6th, 2017

Here are the million-dollar homes sold in 2016

More than 100 homes sold for more than $1 million during 2016, as reported in the Leads section of the Business Times each week. To take a look through these home sales, from $1 million going upwards, click on the slideshow below. W.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2017

Facebook: Russian ads reached 10 million people

Facebook says an estimated 10 million people saw at least one of the 3,000 political ads it says were bought by accounts linked to the Russian government......»»

Category: topSource: moneyOct 2nd, 2017

Drift adds Sequoia as investor in $32M round, plans SF office

Boston's sales and marketing tech sector continues to boom. Enterprise sales startup Drift Inc. plans to add more than 100 employees over the next year, some of them in a new San Francisco office, thanks to an infusion of $32 million. The Series .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg built Facebook into a behemoth whose power he underestimates

When it comes to business, Facebook co-founde.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 25th, 2017