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Box is adding free whiteboarding tool for collaborating on visual content

When you talk to folks about what they have missed most about the office since we moved to work from home in 2020, people often point to...

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Zendesk’s latest problem is an activist investor

Zendesk has been having some issues with its investors lately. Yesterday, activist investor Jana Partners piled on with an SEC filing that...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Box unfolds a surprise, robotics pitch tips, BNPL growing pains

Growth is good, but like the James Brown song, Klarna is paying the cost to be the boss.

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Box strikes back with a quarter that beats everyone’s expectations, including its own

While all the trends appear to be moving in the right direction, can Box keep it going, and what are its projections for FY2023? Let's take a...

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Five stories that shook up the enterprise in 2021

There is often a mistaken impression that covering the enterprise is kind of dull when compared to the consumer side of the house, but having...

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Working to understand Rent the Runway’s IPO valuation

If we make critical remarks about Rent the Runway's business, we're not mocking the market demand it is working to meet. We're noting...

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After a proxy fight victory, it’s time for Box to make some bold moves

Throughout its history as a public company, Box has had a bumpy ride. The company was founded back in 2005 as a consumer file sharing service, but...

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Collective, a back-office platform for the self-employed, raises $20M from Ashton Kutcher’s VC

With so much focus on the “creator economy”, and countries hit by the effects of the pandemic, the self-employed market is...

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Activist investor Starboard Value makes official bid for Box board seats in letter

Last week activist investor Starboard delivered a public letter rebuking Box for what it perceives as underperformance. Today the firm, which owns 8%...

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Altman brothers lead B2B payment startup Routable’s $30M Series B

We all know the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital adoption in a number of areas, particularly in the financial services space. Within...

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KKR hands Box a $500M lifeline

Box announced this morning that private equity firm KKR is investing $500 million in the company, a move that could help the struggling cloud content...

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As activist investors loom, what’s next for Box?

Activist investors will only sit still for so long, and when they take action, it usually involves one of two approaches: Replace the leadership team...

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Box acquires e-signature startup SignRequest for new content workflows

Box announced this morning that it has agreed to acquire e-signature startup SignRequest for $55 million. The acquisition gives the company a native...

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Box reports earnings early to give shareholders time to review financials ahead of board vote

Box has been in an ongoing dispute with activist investors Starboard Value over control of the board, an argument that is expected to come to a head...

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Box unwraps its answer to the $3.8B e-signature market: Box Sign

Box's new native e-signature product provides e-signature capability and unlimited signatures as part of Box’s business and enterprise plans...

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Box takes fight with activist investor public in SEC filing

The war between Box’s current leadership and activist shareholder Starboard took a new turn today with a detailed timeline outlining the two...

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If you love voice messaging, you’ll love Squad

Squad used to be an app that connected people with similar interests for in-person meetups. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit. While most social apps...

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