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Zoho CEO Sridhar Vembu doesn't want to bring in venture capitalists who could ruin the fun of running the business, he said.

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Zoho CEO Sridhar Vembu doesn't want to bring in venture capitalists who could ruin the fun of running the business, he said.

No VC: Zoho CEO ‘Couldn’t Care Less for Wall Street’

This is the fourth in a five-part series called “No VC,” which highlights startups that have succeeded without venture capital, the lifeblood of Silicon Valley. At first, Sridhar Vembu couldn’t raise money for his enterprise software startup because he didn’t know how to...

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SugarCRM Chief Executive Officer Larry Augustin took another open-source company, VA Linux, public in 1999.

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SugarCRM Chief Executive Officer Larry Augustin took another open-source company, VA Linux, public in 1999.

Salesforce.com Competitor SugarCRM May Shoot for IPO in 2013

SugarCRM, which provides customer management software that competes with Salesforce.com and Oracle, may try to ride the wave of enterprise computing IPOs and go public as soon as next year, Chief Executive Officer Larry Augustin said. “Our goal is to...

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Greylock Partners is reaping rewards from business software companies such as Palo Alto Networks and Workday.

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Greylock Partners is reaping rewards from business software companies such as Palo Alto Networks and Workday.

Greylock Follows Facebook Win With Business Software IPOs

Greylock Partners has gained accolades – and bundles of money — in the past 15 months from early bets on consumer Internet brands Facebook, LinkedIn and Pandora. Now, it’s reaping rewards from investments in the lesser known but still lucrative arena of business software, where Greylock...

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OpenView Venture Partners, left to right, George Roberts, Adam Marcus, Scott Maxwell and Brian Zimmerman.

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OpenView Venture Partners, left to right, George Roberts, Adam Marcus, Scott Maxwell and Brian Zimmerman.

OpenView Shows It’s Not All About Facebook and Groupon for VCs

For venture capital funds not focused on social networking, mobile apps or e-commerce, there’s still hope when it comes to fundraising. OpenView Venture Partners took less than three months to raise its latest $200 million fund, and all of that...

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