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Business process platform Progressly nabs Ruslan Belkin and announces $6M Series A from 8VC

Progressly, a new platform for supporting growth within large enterprises, just got a big boost in both money and staffing. Ruslan Belkin, a former top exec from Twitter and Linkedin will be joining the roughly two year old company. With the spotlight drawn, Progressly is taking the opportunity to formally announce a $6 million Series A, led...

Black female founder raises $7 million for renewable energy tech startup

I’d like to tip my imaginary hat off to Jessica O. Matthews, the black female founder and CEO of renewable energy tech startup Uncharted Play. Her company just closed a $7 million Series A round led by the NIC Fund with participation from Kapor Capital, Magic Johnson Enterprises, BBG Ventures and Lingo Ventures. With the new injection of funding, Uncharted...

Cloud Foundry launches its new Docker-compatible container management system

Cloud Foundry, the Pivotal- and VMware-incubated open source platform-as-a-service project, is going all in on its new Diego container management system. For a while now, the project used what it called Droplet Execution Agents (DEA) to manage application containers. After running in parallel for a while, though, the team has now decided to go...

Productive mobility is poised to give business a virtual boost

Diomedes Kastanis Crunch Network Contributor Diomedes Kastanis is VP of the Chief Innovation Office at Ericsson, supporting advancement of the company’s technology vision and innovation. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Throughout history, new technologies have constantly changed the way we’ve worked. They’ve been responsible for full-scale revolutions. And continued investments...

DataScience launches a service to easily query info and build models from anywhere

Many of the largest companies — like Facebook with FBLearner — in the world have built an edge for themselves by making the process of studying their users and data science ongoing, tracking closely how things change over time. But for other businesses, those studies might just end with a single chart or predictive analysis report. Ian...

Are drones actually a sector or just another layer in the enterprise SaaS stack?

The world is abuzz — the past several years have been an exciting time for drones. From videos of drones flying cool missions inside R&D labs to marketing shots like Amazon’s Prime Air, drones have gained the attention of consumers, enterprises and governments. Their ability to shoot remarkable photography and capture data, and potentially violate privacy and property rights, has led to a...

Task management app Asana takes on the spreadsheet with ‘Custom Fields’

Asana — the enterprise SaaS businesses started by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz and early FB employee Justin Rosenstein — has made a name for itself as a workflow and task management app that aims to help teams be more productive by making it much easier to figure out what needs to get done. But today, the company is taking the wraps...

Evernote is moving all its data, machine learning tech to Google Cloud Platform

Evernote — the popular note taking and productivity startup with 200 million users — has built its reputation around an app that lets you record and track all your life’s details hold them there, for life. Today, the company is shifting gears on the question of how it will keep hold of and track that information: Evernote is migrating all...

Create hassle-free slideshow presentations online with Slides

Meetings are probably never going to die — and, along with that, neither are presentations. But the traditional route for making presentations is getting a little outdated, with tools like PowerPoint getting updated regularly but lacking a certain simplicity to them. That’s why Owen Bossola and Hakim El Hattab decided to start Slides, an online service...

Google’s Diane Greene talks AWS and machine learning at TechCrunch Disrupt

Diane Greene, executive vice president of Google Cloud Enterprise, appeared on stage at TechNewsOner Disrupt San Francisco with TechNewsOner editor Matt Burns today, and talked about her role running Google’s massive cloud business. She came on board last year when Google bought her startup, bebop Technologies for $348 million, and she immediately brought with her...