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Constrained Optimization: How to Do More with Less

What is Constrained Optimization? Constrained optimization is a field of study in applied mathematics. You can use the tools it provides wherever you need to allocate scarce resources efficiently in complex, dynamic and uncertain situations. Think of it as the mathematical solution to the question: ...

Understanding Kaplan-Meier Curves with Clio’s George Psiharis: how to measure your company in flight

Last month, we released our startup guide. We appreciate all the feedback and we’ll be adding to the handbook over time so that it can be a more comprehensive source. So, please keep sending us your thoughts and suggestions. One topic that I’m excited to dig into deeper is KPIs / metrics. I rec ...

Recapping Q4 2019

Happy New Year! Here at Version One, we are very excited for 2020, but before we kick off a new year, we want to recap some of the highlights from last quarter. Q4 2019 was a busy quarter for us, and here’s some select news on the Version One family.  Let’s ride the momentum into 2020! Fundrai ...

VitalHub is a healthcare penny stock with big upside, Beacon says

Beacon Securities analyst Gabriel Leung is bullish on SaaS-based healthcare applications company VitalHub (VitalHub Stock Quote, Chart, News TSXV:VHI), which got a “Buy” rating and $0.35 per share target from the analyst in a coverage launch on Tuesday. Toronto-based VitalHub develops and suppo ...

The Version One Anti-Portfolio – the opportunities we missed…

Bessemer started the idea of the “anti-portfolio” – the companies that you passed on, but ended up doing very, very well.  After Honey was acquired by PayPal for $4B a few weeks ago, we thought it was a good time to share the Version One anti-portfolio: Honey We had a chance to invest in a $ ...

The continuous rise of SaaS in the consumer space

The consumer subscription business model is certainly not a new concept. And as we’ve been investing in more B2C companies recently, we’re reminded just how popular this strategy to monetization continues to be. Even marketplaces, which traditionally just took a piece of each transaction, are n ...

OpenText Enfuse 2019: The Carbonite acquisition, new apps, and updates

LAS VEGAS — The topic of endpoint security was front and centre on the first day of OpenText Enfuse 2019. OpenText’s chief executive officer, Mark Barrenechea, said in his keynote that endpoint security becomes all the more vital as cloud computing continues to accelerate. “We look at the mom ...

Kinaxis gets “Buy” rating from PI analyst Gus Papageorgiou

PI Financial kicked off coverage of SaaS for supply chain management company Kinaxis (Kinaxis Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:KXS) on Wednesday with a “Buy” rating and C$92.00 target price. Analyst Gus Papageorgiou said a growing market combined with the company’s impressive customer base give K ...

Six Lessons Learned Bringing a Machine Learning Product to Market

Editor’s note: The article below was written by David Vuong, Product Lead, Business Intelligence, Predictive Analytics and User Experience at Cority and originally appeared on the Georgian Growth Network. David shares his experience in bringing an analytics product to market. Cority builds Enviro ...

3 Serious Signals Should Send Shock Waves

The world is full of charts. Rick Santelli used the expression "Every ship at the bottom of the ocean also had a chart room." There's an important caveat, there, however: Were the navigators looking at the charts? Stock charts only tell you something if you want to hear it. There is no megaphone sa ...