Venture Capital Funding

Salesforce launches second £99m VC fund focusing on UK startups

Europe Trailblazer Fund wants to back cloud-based businesses offering solutions to enterprise-size companies.

Growth Planning

How do SMEs take the leap and scale with sales?

Having a replicable sales process is essential if you want to scale, says The Apprentice's Elizabeth McKenna.


Amazon and Salesforce.com lead surge in office space demand from TMTs

Companies including Amazon and Publicis are contributing to a growing need from technology, media and telecom companies for office space in the City of London.


Boris Johnson-endorsed start-up competition launched by Salesforce.com and three prominent venture capital firms

Salesforce.com is teaming up with three UK venture capital firms to create a competition for European start-ups creating enterprise cloud apps on the company's platform.


Salesforce.com joins Anaplan’s Series C round late to take VC takings over $50 million

Anaplan has added to the $30 million it secured in March by securing an extra $3 million as part of its Series C round.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Salesforce.com completes InStranet acquisition

Salesforce.com, a business software maker, has acquired InStranet for $31.5 million (£16.8 million).