• This startup founder just raised $28 million after a US expansion - these are his 4 tips for going international

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Beamery, a British recruitment tech startup with offices in London, San Francisco, and Austin has raised $28 million in venture capital funding.
    The funding round, announced on Wednesday, was led by EQT Ventures and Microsoft venture capital arm M12.
    CEO and cofounder Abakar Saidov talked to Business Insider about the lessons he learnt from expanding to the US - and what he'd do differently if he had a second chance.
    SAN FRANCISCO - One of the biggest culture shocks when Abakar Saidov relocated to the United States was the bureaucracy.
    Saidov is the CEO of Beamery, a British recruitment...
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  • Nginx lands $43 million Series C to fuel expansion

    Nginx lands $43 million Series C to fuel expansion

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Nginx , the commercial company behind the open source web server, announced a $43 million Series C investment today led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity.
    NEA, which has been on board as an early investor is also participating As part of the deal, David Campbell, managing director at Goldman Sachs' Merchant Banking Division will join the Nginx board. Today's investment brings the total raised to $103 million, according to the company.
    The company was not willing to discuss valuation for this round.
    Nginx's open source approach is already well established running 400 million websites including...
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  • This startup secretly runs the internet - and it just got $43 million from Goldman Sachs to power the next wave of software

    This startup secretly runs the internet - and it just got $43 million from Goldman Sachs to power the next wave of software

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Nginx has raised $43 million in a round led by Goldman Sachs.
    Nginx is tremendously popular - well over half of the busiest websites in the world rely on it as their web server software.
    The plan now is to keep building out Nginx Plus, its offering for enterprises, which is growing fast.
    The company says that an IPO may or may not happen, but it's focused mainly on continuing its 4-year streak of 100% year-over-year business growth.
    You may never have heard of Nginx, pronounced "Engine-X," but it's almost certain that you've used its software - without even realizing it. After all, it's...
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  • This startup secretly runs the internet - and it just got $43 million from Goldman Sachs to power the next wave of software

    This startup secretly runs the internet - and it just got $43 million from Goldman Sachs to power the next wave of software

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Nginx has raised $43 million in a round led by Goldman Sachs.
    Nginx is tremendously popular - well over half of the busiest websites in the world rely on it as their web server software.
    The plan now is to keep building out Nginx Plus, its offering for enterprises, which is growing fast.
    The company says that an IPO may or may not happen, but it's focused mainly on continuing its 4-year streak of 100% year-over-year business growth.
    You may never have heard of Nginx, pronounced "Engine-X," but it's almost certain that you've used its software - without even realizing it. After all, it's...
    Read more ...