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The Internet of Things? It’s not that connected yet

The Internet of Things? It’s not that connected yet

The Internet of Things (IoT) is great—if you want each of your devices to exist in its own connected-but-siloed world. What do I mean? Your Nest thermostat is undeniably smart when it comes to heating
Forget AGI, let’s build really useful AI tools

Forget AGI, let’s build really useful AI tools

GUEST: The biggest opportunities in machine learning (ML) today lie not in cracking the next big nut on the path to artificial general intelligence (AGI), but in opening up existing machine learning

Insight Venture Partners buys content management platform Episerver for $1.1 billion

Episerver, the Irvine, California-based company which provides services for marketers to manage content, was bought by Insight Venture Partners for a cool $1.1 billion from the private equity firm

NEA spin-out NewView Capital raises $1.35B for its debut growth fund

Longtime NEA general partner Ravi Viswanathan has launched a new fund and brought 31 of NEA's portfolio companies with him.

Vista Equity Partners buys Acquia for $1B

Vista Equity Partners, which likes to purchase undervalued tech companies and turn them around for a hefty profit, has purchased web content management and digital experience company, Acquia in a deal

How founder and CTO Dries Buytaert sold Acquia for $1B

Acquia announced yesterday that Vista Equity Partners was going to buy a majority stake in the company worth a $1 billion. That would seem to be reason enough to sell the company. That’s a good amount
How to sell a startup for a $1B, Automattic, WeWork craziness, Kobalt, Netflix, Blackstone, and ClimateTech

How to sell a startup for a $1B, Automattic, WeWork craziness, Kobalt, Netflix, Blackstone, and ClimateTech

Editor’s Note Apologies for not getting this roundup newsletter out on Saturday — I was on vacation this weekend. So this newsletter covers the back half of last week and the first half of this week,
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