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Starting a software company without a technical founder? Conventional wisdom suggests your first recruit should be a highly skilled software engineer, but ExactTarget’s incredible success might convince you otherwise. Scott Dorsey had heard the advice. And he was well aware that building a software company without a shred of technical expertise sounded ludicrous. But when […]

Up to this point, desktop virtualization has struggled to gain traction, but with new technology and increasing demand, that outlook may be changing. In fact, it could be the next big thing. It’s been a month since I started as an intern here at OpenView. Just one month in, and I’ve already seen and learned […]

We are excited to welcome UserTesting, the world’s leading user experience platform, to the OpenView family after participating in their $45.5m Series C. UserTesting is the kind of company you dream of working with as an investor — a brilliant team who encountered a problem first-hand that many considered unsolvable, and who built a platform […]

Knowing when to pivot can be make or break for any startup. Look at Instagram, Fab.com, Pinterest, and Flickr (just to name a few). Mark Organ, Founder of Eloqua and Influitive, recently sat down with OpenView to share the light bulb moment that lead to his own pivot, and set Eloqua on the path to […]