"General Electric just announced that they are pouring in $105 million in investment into Pivotal, the VMware (EMC) spinout that is focusing on the new modern era of developers and cloud.VMware Spin-out Startup Pivotal Gets $105M for the Industrial Internet Arms Race : Now an Instant Superpower | SiliconANGLE
This new investment is on top of the big investment that VMware and EMC are making. This puts Pivotal in a class by itself in terms of startups in that they are “super funded”. With the GE investment this makes Pivotal an instant Startup Superpower – giving them an unfair advantage over their competitors across the board."
Thursday, April 25, 2013
VMware Spin-out Startup Pivotal Gets $105M for the Industrial Internet Arms Race : Now an Instant Superpower | SiliconANGLE
I'm guessing the Pivotal PR team isn't thrilled with the "super fund" categorization