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Spiceworks Closes $57 Million Funding Round

Spiceworks, the professional network for IT, today announced it has closed a $57 million Series E round of funding led by Goldman Sachs with participation from existing investors.

The Myth of Selling/Marketing to the CIO in SMB

This guest post is from Kenny Madden of Spiceworks, one of Austin’s hottest startups. Do you sell to technology buyers? You should pay special attention.

Which Austin Companies are Hot in the Private Market?

So you’ve raised your B round, but an IPO isn’t really possible and the bigger fish aren’t yet sniffing around to acquire your company at a price that your venture backers are interested in. How do you sell some private stock to buy that sports car with cash? Welcome to the secondary market. Shares of [...]

Spiceworks Automates $3 Billion in Printer Ink Purchasing

Spiceworks™, Inc. today announced that IT professionals at small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) can now manage and automate printer ink and toner purchasing directly within the Spiceworks social network for IT.  The new social commerce feature will make it easier for the 1.6 million IT pros in Spiceworks to keep their printers up and running, while [...]

Spiceworks Launches New Social Commerce Offering

Today, Spiceworks unveiled new capabilities that make technology purchasing easier for its 1.5 million users. The new Request for Quote (RFQ) feature automates and simplifies the complex process of purchasing business technology and services by leveraging the social networking features of the Spiceworks community to power e-commerce. The Request for Quote (RFQ) feature enables small and [...]

Spiceworks Raises $25M More

I’m pretty clear about my love for Spiceworks, their business model, the management team, and the investors. Today they announced the results of their fundraising, and even TechCrunch wrote up their obligatory 4-paragraph blost post.

Spiceworks Surveys IT in the SMB; Spending is Solid

When your software is used by over a million IT professionals daily, there is an incredible opportunity to tap into their knowledge to identify needs, trends, and budgets. Spiceworks just completed their semi-annual report on technology usage, staffing, spending trends. The IT industry continues to show strong signs of growth as technology budgets, cloud services usage, virtualization adoption, and IT staffing plans among small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) all showed their strongest gains in more than 18 months, according to latest new report by Spiceworks™, Inc., the largest social business network for IT with more than 1.4 million SMB IT professionals.

Spiceworks Launches 5.0

Spiceworks announced the availability of the fifth generation of its free social IT management software application, which is currently used by more than 1 million IT professionals at small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) worldwide. Some of the top new features available in Spiceworks 5.0 include the ability to monitor and manage applications, devices and cloud [...]

Spiceworks Reaches 1M Users

Spiceworks today announced that its user base has grown to more than 1 million IT professionals in 196 countries. This milestone makes Spiceworks the fastest growing and most widely used application for managing IT networks in history. In addition, its free ad-supported IT management software and community have evolved into a new type of channel [...]

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