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Indian Online Classifieds Startup Quikr Expanding Quickly

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 12th 2017

According to a KPMG report published in 2016, the Indian online classifieds industry is projected to grow from $0.5 billion to $1.2 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 22% driven by rapid growth of the e-services, real estate, and automobiles verticals. Quikr is a leader in this industry and also one of the most heavily funded startups in India. >>>

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Cloudera Makes a Comeback

Posted on Monday, Sep 11th 2017

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Big Data vendor and Billion Dollar Unicorn club member Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR) went public earlier this year. Earlier this summer, the company announced its first quarter results after it went public. But the earnings miss did not please the market and the stock fell nearly 30%. Tables appear to have turned with the second quarter as the company surpassed market expectations and the stock is back on the rise.
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Billion Dollar Unicorns: Fanatics now Eyeing Asia

Posted on Friday, Sep 8th 2017

According to a report by Transparency Market Research published last year, the global licensed sports merchandise market is estimated to grow 6.4% annually from $27.63 billion in 2015 to $48.17 billion by 2024. The market is expected to be dominated by the sports apparel segment, which accounts for nearly 40% of the market. Billion Dollar Unicorn player Fanatics is making significant strides in this market.

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Billion Dollar Unicorns: Nutanix Making a Comeback

Posted on Thursday, Sep 7th 2017

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Till earlier this year, there was concern if hyperconverged storage provider Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX) could manage to sustain its Billion Dollar Unicorn status. But recent quarterly results and its strategic moves suggest that the company may be back on track.

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Workday Makes Two Key Moves To Compete Against Salesforce

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 6th 2017

According to a market research report by MarketsandMarkets published earlier this year, the global Human Capital Management (HCM) market size is expected to grow 9.2% annually over the next five-year period. The industry is expected to grow from $14.50 billion in 2017 to $22.51 billion by 2022. >>>

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Billion Dollar Unicorns: VIPKid is the Newest Kid in the Club

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 5th 2017

The Global E-Learning market is expected to grow 7.2% annually over the next decade to $325 billion by 2025. The growth in the market is expected to be driven by emerging trends of gamification of learning, implementation of IT security, cloud-based solutions, and growth in online content & digitization. China’s VIPKid is a leading Billion Dollar Unicorn  player in the space.

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Salesforce Now Focusing on International Markets

Posted on Friday, Sep 1st 2017

Nothing appears to be in the way of Salesforce.com’s (NYSE: CRM) growth. After another stellar quarter performance, it is fairly evident that competitors, including the likes of Microsoft and Oracle, are not coming close to this giant. Here is an interesting infographic, courtesy MotleyFool.com that shows how Salesforce has expanded its market share position in every category over the year.

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Carvana Delivers a Stable IPO

Posted on Thursday, Aug 31st 2017

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According to a report by DealerSocket, there are nearly 63,000 used car dealerships in North America, which include 45,000 independent used car dealerships and 18,000 franchise dealerships. The biggest among these dealers holds a 1.6% market share of the US market. Recently listed Carvana (NYSE: CVNA) is trying to become a leading player in the market.

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