Category: Business/Financial

Sep 14 2007

Aconex 2006 results

Having looked at the financial results of most of the major UK construction collaboration (extranet) vendors over the past few months (for example, Business Collaborator yesterday, StoreData earlier in the month), I realised that I hadn’t really examined Aconex in any detail. Although active in the UK and a member of the NCCTP, Aconex is an …

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Sep 13 2007

A good six months for Business Collaborator

This morning’s London Stock Exchange announcement by Coda of its financial results for the six months ending 30 June 2007 include some snippets about UK collaboration vendor Business Collaborator‘s financial performance in the same period. Business Collaborator turnover was up 18% on 2006 to £1.381m, generating a £240k profit, marginally up on 2006’s £232k. According …

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Sep 04 2007

StoreData results

The latest financial reports from retail fit-out specialist contractor Styles & Wood show that its StoreData division, which competes in the UK construction collaboration technology (aka ‘extranet’) field, did not have a good first six months in 2007. While overall group revenues and profits were up, StoreData “as expected … had a slower first half than last …

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Aug 22 2007

Aconex in Australia shares court row

The tranquil world of online construction collaboration is not normally rocked by claims of political or financial feuds, but Aconex has unfortunately got caught up in an Australian court wrangle which features two well-known state politicians. Background Aconex was founded by Leigh Jasper (son of National Party MP Ken Jasper) and Rob Phillpot, with initial financial backing …

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Aug 10 2007

The Road to SaaS

ASPnews.com has an excellent article, The Road to SaaS: 10 tips for a successful transition, by Luis Rivera, which is aimed at the managers of software companies that might be contemplating a move to Software-as-a-Service. It highlights some of the pivotal differences between the on-premise and hosted models, and the changes – from technological through …

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Aug 08 2007

Suster leaves Salesforce.com

Mark Suster, one-time CEO of UK construction collaboration vendor BuildOnline (now CTSpace) has apparently left on-demand CRM business Salesforce.com, only four months after it acquired his Koral business (see post). I’ve seen it rumoured (Twitter) that Mark has joined a venture capital firm in Los Angeles. Tweet

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