GHX, one of the original industry consortia of the bubble era was bought by Thoma Bravo. Only a few consortia remain.
Private equity firms are showing a lot of love to facilities maintenance software and services vendors.
Sabre, one of the enterprise software industry’s pioneer platforms provides many lessons for today’s enterprise software platform entrepreneurs.
As one of the original enterprise software platforms, the Sabre IPO offers a fascinating lesson in how such platforms are built and endure.
Care.com has filed to go public. It fills a niche in the services matchmaking market. But the economics need some proving.
Liquidity services is a public online marketplace for surplus consumer and governmental goods. The market is large, but growth has been hard to sustain.
DealerTrack, Medidata, itradenetwork, and Blackboard have established depth in functionality and industry dominance in their respective verticals.
Some industry cloud providers spread across industries, some choose stay put in one industry and expand services–that’s industry dominance.
The combination of Tungsten and OB10 provides a public company window into the enormous e-invoicing and supply chain finance market.