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CES 2014 – Las Vegas
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Article for Slush 2014: The components of startup success (John Malloy)
The journey of an entrepreneur: mission, time and luck
Everyone knows that being an entrepreneur is hard work. It is all consuming. Entrepreneurs live, breathe, and sleep their company every day. At Slush 2014, John Malloy talks about the three words that are most central to being an entrepreneur: mission, time and luck. Having been an entrepreneur himself and invested in over 30 companies in the span of 16 years, John has walked the entrepreneur path. John talks about working with companies like PayPal and Waze from the beginning and how the path to success is never a straight one. The twists and turns of the entrepreneur journey are wrought with uncertainty but it is staying true to one's mission, balancing living in both the present and the future, and a bit of luck that make up the "je n'est sais quoi" of successful startups.
Article for Sys-con
Coupa Report to CIOs: 91 Percent of Us Aren’t Using All Our Work Software
Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud-based financial applications to manage spend, announced today the results of its first annual Enterprise Software Survey. In data that should be alarming to most Enterprise CIOs, an overwhelming ninety-one percent of Americans said that they do not use all of their software at work.
Article for VentureBeat
Coupa Posts Breakthrough Third Quarter
Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud-based spend management solutions for finance, today announced its Q3 2014 results, highlighted by a 100 percent increase in revenue over Q3 2013, record customer deployments and a record renewal rate. The company has now posted 23 quarters of sequential subscription revenue growth.
Article for MediaPost
Real-time with Verve Mobile’s new CMO
Verve Mobile, a mobile ad network that has flirted with programmatic ad technology before, took a big step toward further embracing programmatic with the hiring of ad tech vet John Haake as chief marketing officer. Haake was formerly VP of marketing at [x+1] and HookLogic and also served as marketing head of Turn.