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Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith is buying majority stake in the Utah Jazz for $1.6B

Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith is buying majority stake in the Utah Jazz for .6B The Utah Jazz, an NBA basketball team based in Salt Lake City, announced today that Qualitrics CEO and co-founder Ryan Smith was buying a majority stake in the team along other properties. ESPN is reporting the deal is worth $1.6 billion. […]

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SAP continues to build out customer experience business with Emarsys acquisition

SAP continues to build out customer experience business with Emarsys acquisition SAP seemed to be all in on customer experience when it acquired Qualtrics for $8 billion in 2018. It continued on that journey today when it announced it was acquiring Austrian cloud marketing company Emarsys for an undisclosed amount of money. Emarsys, which raised […]

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SAP decision to spin out Qualtrics 20 months after spending $8B surprises industry watchers

SAP decision to spin out Qualtrics 20 months after spending B surprises industry watchers When SAP announced it was spinning out Qualtrics on Sunday, a company it bought less than two years ago for an eye-popping $8 billion, it was enough to make your head spin. At the time, then CEO Bill McDermott saw it […]

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Equity Monday: SAP, Qualtrics, and oh boy are we excited

Equity Monday: SAP, Qualtrics, and oh boy are we excited Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest big news, chats about the coming week, digs into some recent funding rounds and mulls over a […]

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SAP will spin out its $8B spin-in Qualtrics acquisition

SAP will spin out its B spin-in Qualtrics acquisition Well, this isn’t a story you see every day. Less than two years after German software giant SAP snatched experience management platform Qualtrics for $8 billion days before the startup’s IPO debut, it has now decided to spin out the company in a brand new IPO. […]

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Typewise taps $1M to build an offline next word prediction engine

Typewise taps M to build an offline next word prediction engine Swiss keyboard startup Typewise has bagged a $1 million seed round to build out a typo-busting, ‘privacy-safe’ next word prediction engine designed to run entirely offline. No cloud connectivity, no data mining risk is the basic idea. They also intend the tech to work […]

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Sinch acquires SAP’s Digital Interconnect messaging business for $250M

Sinch acquires SAP’s Digital Interconnect messaging business for 0M M&A activity has generally slowed down in the weeks since the novel coronavirus took a grip on the world, but there have been some pockets of activity in the tech industry when the price is right or when the divestment/acquisition just makes sense. The world of […]

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Cloud Foundry renews its focus on developer experience as it looks beyond the enterprise

Cloud Foundry renews its focus on developer experience as it looks beyond the enterprise The Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF) just went through a major leadership change, with executive director Abby Kearns stepping down after five years (and becoming a CTO at Puppet) and the CFF’s CTO Chip Childers stepping into the top leadership role in […]

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And then there was one: Co-CEO Jennifer Morgan to depart SAP

And then there was one: Co-CEO Jennifer Morgan to depart SAP In a surprising move, SAP ended its co-CEO experiment yesterday when the company announced Jennifer Morgan will be exiting stage left on April 30th, leaving Christian Klein as the lone CEO. The pair took over at the end of last year when Bill McDermott […]

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Thomas Kurian on his first year as Google Cloud CEO

Thomas Kurian on his first year as Google Cloud CEO “Yes.” That was Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian’s simple answer when I asked if he thought he’d achieved what he set out to do in his first year. A year ago, he took the helm of Google’s cloud operations — which includes G Suite — […]

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