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Apple car to arrive by 2019

Fruity cargo cult Apple is speeding up its efforts to build an electric car, as interest in its overpriced consumer cash cow contemplates a future trip to the meat-works. Sources in the Inner Sanctum of the cult have called it a “committed project” and set a target ship date for 2019. Jobs’ Mob has spent […]

The career benefits of working for Tech start-ups

There is such a thing as a free lunch, but there are better reasons for choosing to work for a start-up over an established corporation, says the MD (EMEA) of tech company AdRoll. Zen meditation rooms at Pinterest, free haircuts at Zynga and laundry services at Twitter. The perks of working at tech companies are […]

CA gets ‘agile’ with $480M purchase of Rally

Expanding into the field of agile software development, CA Technologies is acquiring programming tools and services company Rally Software for $480 million. CA will add Rally’s technologies to its own roster of tools and services for project management. Rally’s software and cloud services help teams manage complex software projects and include functionality for collaboration, managing […]

LogRhythm & Rally Software select Jurupa to support expansion in EMEA

Jurupa are proud to announce that they have been selected as sole suppliers in the EMEA region to both Rally Software and LogRhythm Inc. Following a lengthy selection process involving a number of recruitment organisations, Jurupa were ultimately chosen as a result of their focus on acting as an extension of their customers brand, evangelising […]

Happy Birthday Jurupa!

Jurupa are today celebrating 2 years in business. A lot has happened in that short space of time and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of the customers and clients who have been part of the exciting journey so far – here’s to the next chapter! To learn more about Jurupa and […]

Apttus raises $41m Series B round

Apttus, which helps companies manage their sales cycles, has raised $41 million in a Series B funding round led by Salesforce Ventures. K1 Capital and Iconiq also participated. The company previously raised $37 million in Series A funding in September 2013.  “Adhering to the values we based this company on has resulted in a level […]

Jurupa signs channel partnership agreement with US based Athena

Jurupa are excited to announce that they have signed an agreement (effective January 2nd 2015) with US based Sales Consulting organisation Athena, with a view to combining mutual capabilities in helping fast growing technology companies expand into and across the EMEA region. Utilising Athena’s proven experience in delivering outsourced sales consultancy services, fractional management and […]

Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules for Startups

Anyone who has started a business has his or her own rules and guidelines, so I thought I would add to the memo with my own. My “rules” below aren’t just for those founding the companies, but for those who are considering going to work for them, as well. 1. Don’t start a company unless it’s an obsession […]

OTT pay-TV expected to soar to $10bn by 2018

OTT pay-TV revenue is forecast by Infonetics to grow from $5.8 billion in 2014 to just over $10 billion in 2018. The global pay-TV market totaled $117 billion in the first half of 2014 (1H14), an increase of 3.9% from the first half of 2013 (1H13). Satellite and telco pay-TV service revenue continues to grow, […]

The Fastest Growing Markets in IT

What are the fastest growing markets within IT?  In this brief report Aaron Davies, Founding Director of start-up focused Talent Acquisition company Jurupa takes a closer look at 4 of the hottest industries within IT right now.   –          Online video –          Software Defined Networking –          eCommerce –          AdTech   Online Video Internet traffic has […]