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What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #137

theme is of this week is big money - IPOs, acquisitions and large financings - Salesforce buying Tabl
What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #137
By Ed Sim • Issue #137 • View online
theme is of this week is big money - IPOs, acquisitions and large financings - Salesforce buying Tableau for $15.7b, Crowdstrike went public with a market cap of $11b, Slack looking to list at $17b, Softbank to invest another $550m into Automation Anywhere, on smaller but still large side a shoutout to portfolio co Security Scorecard for closing on their $50mm round, on the Scaling Startups front I highly encourage watching the video from Tim Grover, Michael Jordan’s trainer, which will give you a ton of insight on how to perform at your best with lots of analogies to business

Scaling Startups
Aaron Levie
As a startup, always bias toward simple. Customers will tell you when your product doesn't do enough, but will never ask for fewer features when they stop using your product because it's too complex.
10:00 PM - 9 Jun 2019
Ed Sim
The founders who have hardest time scaling r the ones who don't prioritize hiring key personnel, doing it yourself + heroic efforts are great in early days but will limit your abilities to build a big business, reviewing your hiring pipeline like your sales pipeline is must have
10:43 AM - 11 Jun 2019
How to Be Unstoppable - Tim Grover | Inside Quest #29
How to Be Unstoppable - Tim Grover | Inside Quest #29
great video, an oldie but hat tip to Nakul Mandan from Lightspeed for sharing “How to be Unstoppable” interview with Tim Grover, Michael Jordan’s personal trainer, lots of nuggets of wisdom, how to get into the zone at work as well and be a cleaner and not a closer, how to use failure to keep driving…
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Ed Sim's weekly readings and notes on VC, software, and scaling startups - #enterprise #seed #DeveloperFirst #IntelligentAutomation #DataInfra #CloudNative #Cybersecurity

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