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GitHub, the "Facebook for programmers," has quietly built up an enterprise business that accounts for half its $200 million in sales

GitHubGitHub may have a reputation as a hub for up-and-coming young coders, but the $2 billion company has a secret user base driving its success: corporations.   About half of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Why Red Hat"s Rajesh Rege built his hideaway in remote Coonoor

Red Hat has built a business model of using open source software, making it enterprise grade and providing after-sales support to customers the same way large software companies do.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 8th, 2017

While Amazon and Microsoft battle in the cloud wars, this startup quietly built a $175 million business by picking up their slack (AMZN, MSFT, GOOG, GOOGL)

Digi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

Facebook is still fighting a $500 million lawsuit over the fate of its virtual reality business (FB)

AP Photo/Eric Risberg Facebook is still fighting a $500 million lawsuit that seeks to ban sales of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Facebook was ordered by a jur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 20th, 2017

The best place to find half a billion B2B prospects

It might not get the same hype of other social networks like Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat, but LinkedIn has quietly amassed a massive, global contingent of professionals — along with some lucrative B2B sales, marketing and lead generation oppor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 19th, 2017

The FruitGuys Built A $30M Business Promoting Small Farms

Chris Mittelstaedt had the idea to sell fruit to San Francisco offices two decades ago. Now FruitGuys expects $35 million in sales from a business that spans the country -- and promotes small farms......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 4th, 2017

How Subduing Sweat Became a Multi-Million Dollar Business

Michael Luscher started POINT 3 Basketball in 2010 and has built it to generate 7-figures in sales......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 29th, 2017

Wells Fargo admits to signs of worker retaliation

After Wells Fargo admitted last fall to creating as many as 2 million fake accounts, nearly half a dozen former employees told CNNMoney they were retaliated against after they tried to stop these illegal sales tactics......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJan 23rd, 2017

Under Pressure: Why Many Businesses Will Need to Master Extreme Transaction Processing

Until recently, only certain companies, such as high-frequency trading firms or digitally native companies like Facebook and Google, built their business models around extreme transaction processing—the ability to process at least 2 million transactions.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 17th, 2016

This finance major wanted to get rich so he went into sales — and became a Salesforce legend (CRM)

InsidesalesIn the engineer-glorifying culture of Silicon Valley, salespeople are often an overlooked breed. But there’s a man who's quietly built his legacy by mastering the art of selling business software. Meet Dave Rudnitsky, senior VP of e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2016

How 2 Jobless Guys Built a $105 Million Business (in Only 5 years)

Three winning strategies that took these dads from an unexpected layoff to serving customers like Google and Facebook in practically no time......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 3rd, 2016

IC distributor ANSTek sees bright prospect for 1H18

Taiwan semiconductor sales agent Answer Technology (ANSTek) expects bright business prospects for the first half of 2018, as it has secured high-end, lucrative product lines including analog devices from ADI, FPGA chips .....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 12th, 2017

Want Proof That Patience Pays Off? Ask the Founders of This 17-Year-Old $525 Million Email Empire

Ben Chestnut and his team at MailChimp built an amazing business and became Inc.'s Company of the Year. It only took them 17 years......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 11th, 2017

Why the buyer of a $450 million painting might not have to pay any tax

New York collects sales tax on even the smallest items, but it probably won't collect a cent on a nearly half-billion dollar painting by Leonardo da Vinci. The Italian Renaissance artist's Salvator... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 9th, 2017

Top of the Market: Two Memphis homes sell for $1.8 million

This week's home sales roundup is led by two Memphis homes that sold for a combined $3.6 million. A 2012 home on Cherry Circle in East Memphis led the way, selling for just over $1.8 million. The ZIP 38117 house holds six bedrooms and six-and-a-half .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 8th, 2017

New York City not likely to tax $450 million art sale

New York City collects sales tax on even the smallest items, but it probably won't collect a cent in taxes on a nearly half billion dollar painting by Leonardo da Vinci......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 8th, 2017

Tyson Insiders Sell $43 Million in Stock

Half of the sales by executives and directors were in the last two months. The stock has surged in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: barronsDec 7th, 2017

Here"s what"s driving the RV boom across America

Sales this year top half a million dollars, which is the highest in nearly four decades.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 7th, 2017

Here"s what"s driving the RV boom across America

Sales this year top half a million dollars, which is the highest in nearly four decades.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 7th, 2017

How 1 Founder Wasted 6 Months Creating a Product No One Wanted But Still Built a $500 Million Business

Before NerdWallet, Tim Chen thought he knew what credit unions wanted. He was wrong and wasted a lot of time......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 7th, 2017

This CEO Built a $200 Million Empire Before He Turned 30. Here Are His 7 Tips for Starting a Business

What are the keys to serial entrepreneur Lawrence Ng's massive success? He says luck has nothing to do with it......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 6th, 2017