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4 Factors That Every Software Investor Needs Their CDD Advisers To Address

While commercial due diligence (CDD) is as established and professionalized as private equity investing, investors’ recent run in the tech sector warrants a closer look at the particularities of CDD on software companies and software enabled businesses. In addition to the traditional CDD work streams, there are additional dynamics unique…

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The Benefits and Challenges of Platform-as-a-Service

PaaS, or Platform as a Service, is a set of cloud-based technologies that allow Software as a Service (SaaS) applications to be developed and hosted on a high-level programming platform. It differs from Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) in that it provides higher level services and capabilities rather than pure…

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How PaaS and IaaS are Changing Software Business Models

Traditional software business models have been based on delivering installed software for up front license fees and annual maintenance charges, or more recently, subscription based software-as-a-service (SaaS). In recent years, the SaaS model has become prevalent, due partially to the expansion of mobile applications and pervasive broadband Internet infrastructure. In…

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How Apple, Qualcomm, and Lawyers will Revolutionize Healthcare

Staring up at a team of doctors and nurses from his bed in the hospital emergency room, Bill knew he wasn’t getting back to his vacation anytime soon.  That morning, Bill chose a more vigorous hike for his snowshoe outing.  At 45 years old, Bill is an active man with…

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The benefits of a SaaS Transformation (obvious and non-obvious)

And why all Applications Software Companies will soon be SaaS [Contributed by Jeff Vogel, Originally Published on Tech MVP | Bulger Partners]Our Thesis: We spend a lot of time helping both companies and investors think through SaaS Transformations. Our general thesis is that SaaS transformations represent a significant opportunity for investors…

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“Big Data” and the “Cloud” are Rip-offs, Moore & Metcalfe should sue!

In the midst of the hyperactive dialogue about the incredible technology revolution, new ideas are so very rare, rip-offs are too common.I’m not against new models and jargon – just ask my colleagues.  But, it discredits current technology thought leaders when they coin a new term that is a pure…

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