What Cloud Computing Means for Startup Financing
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What Cloud Computing Means for Startup Financing

Guest post from Andy Barkett, CTO for the Republican National Committee and the CEO of Getexp, Inc. Before Instagram became Facebook’s golden child, it was a small startup, raising only $500,000 in its first seed round. The company operated with 16 employees at its largest, yet managed to create a product that attracted and served…

Technological Advances Thanks to a Shadowy Outfit of the US Military
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Technological Advances Thanks to a Shadowy Outfit of the US Military

If there is one thing that I like about the military, it is the gadgets and technology which sprout out of it. Growing up with James Bond movies and watching Q’s R&D division outfit 007 before every adventure, I associate DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, to be its real-life equivalent – where futuristic…

What Microsoft’s New CEO Means for the Company’s Future
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What Microsoft’s New CEO Means for the Company’s Future

[dropcap style=”style1, style2, style3, or style4″]M[/dropcap]icrosoft made it official today. Its new CEO is Satya Nadella, a 22 year veteran of the company. He led the firm’s Cloud division to record operating profits of $8 billion on revenues of $22 billion. The board also confirmed Steve Ballmer‘s exit today, something we’ve all known for a…