Finance

Financial management, cash flow, revenue, EBITDA and profit tips for MSPs, IT service providers (ITSPs) and cybersecurity consulting companies.

Cyber Insurance Firm FifthWall Hires MSP Expert Wes Spencer

FifthWall Solutions, a cyber insurance wholesaler/distributor to MSPs, hires Wes Spencer as VP and channel chief.

Angel Investing: When A Deal Goes Bust

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Yes, some angel investments will actually implode & go to zero. Here are five lessons learned from one such investment.

Tech Valuations: PE Ratios, Profits and Other Old Terms Are New Again

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Thoma Bravo CEO Orlando Bravo predicts more pain for money-losing technology businesses & startups that need faster paths to profitability.

Some MSP Software Employees Face Valuation Fatigue, Work Exhaustion

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Amid downward pressure on valuations, some MSP software execs wonder how much longer & how hard they can push themselves in pursuit of a dream exit.

Accenture Acquires ARZ; Gains FinTech Banking Expertise

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Accenture buys ARZ for cloud-based banking platform-as-a-service; seeks to accelerate FinTech capabilities across Europe.

N-able Financial Results Offer MSP Software Market Reality Check

N-able Technologies & Datto quarterly financial results reveal MSP software market’s performance amid Kaseya’s pending buyout of Datto. Here’s the bigger picture.

Rackspace Up for Sale; Multi-Cloud MSP Has $2B Market Cap

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Rackspace explores breakup or sale involving (1) public cloud & (2) private cloud & managed hosting businesses. Can AWS, Azure & Google MSP grow faster?

Datto Financial Results Show Momentum Ahead of Sale to Kaseya

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Datto Q1 2022 financial results show MSP technology company’s momentum ahead of pending $6.2 billion sale to Kaseya.

PE-Backed Quatrro Business Support Services Acquires Apparatus Solutions

The acquisition of Apparatus Solutions will allow Quatrro to increase its back-office services in the non-profit vertical.

Pax8 Hires Cloud Software IPO Veteran Puneet Pamnani as CFO

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MSP cloud marketplace provider Pax8 hires IPO (initial public offering) veteran Puneet Pamnani as chief financial officer (CFO).