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Arcserve Serves Up 2018 Predictions in Data Protection

Arcserve, LLC, whose breakthrough data protection and availability solutions deliver enterprise power with small team simplicity, explores the impact of three trends that will take the data protection market by READ MORE >

Posted on: 12 Dec, 2017
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Deloitte’s tech predictions for 2018: More AI, digital subscriptions, AR, and live events

Accounting and tech consultant Deloitte released its predictions for the technology industry in 2018, covering topics from the growth of augmented reality to the triumph of live programming on the Internet. The READ MORE >

Posted on: 12 Dec, 2017

Coupa Software Incorporated (Nasdaq: COUP) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

Coupa Software Incorporated (Nasdaq:COUP), the cloud platform for business spend, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.   Find out all the information here

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2017

Sydney fintech Avoka raises $16m in Roger Allen-led round

Avoka Technologies, a fast-growing Sydney-based provider of customer acquisition services to financial institutions, has raised $16 million from investors, including prominent venture capitalist Roger Allen, as offshore revenue rises above READ MORE >

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2017

CrossCut Ventures announces $125 million fund targeting L.A. startups

CrossCut Ventures is announcing it has raised $125 million for its fourth seed fund. The Los Angeles fund will invest in a wide variety of startups, ranging from software-as-a-service to games READ MORE >

Posted on: 7 Dec, 2017

Glassdoor: Facebook is consistently the best tech company to work for in the U.S.

Career website Glassdoor today released its 10th annual Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the 100 best companies to work for in the coming year. Facebook was crowned as not just the READ MORE >

Posted on: 6 Dec, 2017
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Oakstone’s new consultant: Gemma Rowe

Oakstone International welcome a new recruitment consultant, Gemma Rowe, to the team in our Poole Office. Gemma has a background in sales and recruitment within the beauty sector, and a READ MORE >

Posted on: 6 Dec, 2017

Code.org gets $12 million for computer science education from Gates Foundation and other groups

Code.org, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to computer science education, announced today that it has received $12 million in new donations from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, accounting READ MORE >

Posted on: 5 Dec, 2017

Facebook opens new London HQ and plans 800 more U.K. jobs

Facebook opens its new London office on Monday and said it would add 800 more jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares READ MORE >

Posted on: 4 Dec, 2017
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How a startup and funding boom is having a seismic impact on Europe’s economy

A sweeping new report about European startups from venture firm Atomicopaints a picture of a cross-border ecosystem that is brimming with confidence and having a transformative effect on the continent’s workforce. READ MORE >

Posted on: 1 Dec, 2017
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Global digital marketing software industry set to reach $74.96bn by 2022

Fostered by the growth of social media and mobile advertising, the global digital marketing software (DMS) market is touted to grow from $37.48bn in 2017 to $74.96bn by 2022, at READ MORE >

Posted on: 30 Nov, 2017

Coupa Opens New Middle-Market Front with P2P, T&E Packages on AWS Marketplace

Coupa is more aggressively targeting small and medium-sized businesses, using Amazon’s reach and infrastructure to sell its spend management solutions directly online. Read more here  Read Oakstone’s blog’s 

Posted on: 30 Nov, 2017
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Amazon will let developers build Alexa skills that recognize unique voices in 2018

Amazon today announced that starting in early 2018, developers will be able to build Alexa skills that recognise unique human voices. Personalized voice profiles are set up through the account of READ MORE >

Posted on: 29 Nov, 2017

Doctolib raises $42 million, becoming one of Europe’s hottest medtech startups

Just 10 months after raising a $28 million round of venture capital, Paris-based Doctolib announced today it has bagged another $42 million as it seeks to expand the international footprint of READ MORE >

Posted on: 28 Nov, 2017

Coupa Software Launches Spend Management Solutions on Amazon

Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in cloud-based spend management, today announced the availability of its solutions on AWS (NASDAQ: AMZN) Marketplace. Customers can now quickly discover and subscribe to Coupa Spend READ MORE >

Posted on: 28 Nov, 2017
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Amazon doubles down on providing cloud services for broadcast video

Amazon Web Services is making its cloud more appealing for companies that need to serve large amounts of video over the web. The company announced a set of AWS Media READ MORE >

Posted on: 27 Nov, 2017

Google to launch Hong Kong cloud region in 2018

Google has announced that it’s opening a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Hong Kong. Launching sometime in 2018, it will be Google’s sixth Asia-Pacific (APAC) region after Singapore, Sydney, Taiwan, Tokyo, READ MORE >

Posted on: 24 Nov, 2017
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Forrester reports on predictions for GDPR 2018

Forrester predicts 80% of companies will fail to comply with GDPR in 2018. Lack of expertise and understanding could be the main reasons businesses fail to comply. Read more here

Posted on: 22 Nov, 2017

GitHub’s new collaboration tool

Github has announced a new collaboration tool for teams to plan and share information. It is already possible to have conversations on GitHub around specific pull requests or issues. With team discussions, however, READ MORE >

Posted on: 21 Nov, 2017
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59% Of Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500 Are Software Companies

Deloitte’s 2017 North America Technology Fast 500, an annual ranking released this month of the fastest growing North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech READ MORE >

Posted on: 20 Nov, 2017

The VR Fund: Entertainment VR investments jump 79% in second half

The Venture Reality Fund, a venture capital fund that tracks investments in the sector, reported tonight that number of investments in the entertainment sector in the second half of 2017 READ MORE >

Posted on: 20 Nov, 2017
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Slack expands into Japanese, its fifth language

Oakstone partner- Slack has announced that its popular team collaboration software is now localised for the Japanese market. The news comes just a few months after the San Francisco-based company expanded beyond English and into Spanish, READ MORE >

Posted on: 17 Nov, 2017

Marketing email company SendGrid raises $131 million after pricing its IPO at $16

SendGrid, the Denver-based marketing email company, raised $131 million after pricing its IPO at $16, above the expected range of $13.50 to $15.50. The company also upsized its IPO, selling READ MORE >

Posted on: 16 Nov, 2017
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Software as a Service industry revenue up 23% this year

Global revenue in the Software as a Service (SaaS) industry topped $43 billion in the first half of 2017 — up 23 percent from a year ago, making up nearly READ MORE >

Posted on: 15 Nov, 2017

BA’s digital transformation plans to put Salesforce at the core

British Airways (BA) is making use of cloud computing to better serve its business customers and ensure its employees around the world are better connected and collaborating more effectively.  Find READ MORE >

Posted on: 14 Nov, 2017
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Artificial Intelligence Saving Lives

Last week, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh published a paper in Nature Human Today describing their most recent innovation in the artificial intelligence space. The team created an READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Nov, 2017
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Oakstone Achiever’s Trip 2017

This Autumn, Oakstone’s Consultants and Senior consultants who achieved above expectations were invited, along with their partners, to Oakstone’s achievers trip 2017 in Verona, Italy to stay at the 5 star spa resort of Val Gardena Hotel ADLER.

Posted on: 7 Nov, 2017
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Tinyclues Launches Operations in North America with Offices in New York City

Oakstone client, Tinyclues, has launched operations in North America. After rapid growth in Europe, the AI marketing company has now opened offices in new York. Read more about the story READ MORE >

Posted on: 7 Nov, 2017

Coupa Hires Mark Riggs as Chief Customer Officer

Coupa, one of Oakstone’s partners, today announced that senior software executive Mark Riggs has joined the company as its first chief customer officer (CCO) to help scale the customer success function, READ MORE >

Posted on: 3 Nov, 2017
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Domo Awarded 13 Top Positions in Business Application Research Center’s (BARC) Annual BI Survey

Congratulations to our client Domo for being awarded 13 top-ranked vendor positions in The BI Survey 17, BARC’s major annual report on the global business intelligence (BI) software market. Domo also received READ MORE >

Posted on: 2 Nov, 2017
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Microsoft Corp reported a better-than-expected Q3 profit

Microsoft Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as demand for its cloud computing services for companies rose and its personal computer software business stabilized. Shares of the world’s READ MORE >

Posted on: 31 Oct, 2017

Coupa Software buys AI firm Deep Relevance

Coupa Software announced Tuesday that it’s acquiring Deep Relevance, a San Francisco, Californian-based firm that has a platform for detecting fraud in an organisation’s spending. Coupa’s plan is to apply READ MORE >

Posted on: 30 Oct, 2017
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Oakstone & Brexit

Oakstone & Brexit. The United Kingdom might be facing quite a few changes in years to come due to Brexit, the UK’s departure from the European Union.  Trade and employment READ MORE >

Posted on: 10 Oct, 2017
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Oakstone’s Snowdon Trip 2017

We embarked on a journey to the top of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, at an elevation of 1,085 metres above sea level. Despite the gale force winds and rain in the month of June, Oakstone’s team made it to the top.

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2017
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NPS Score

Oakstone are renowned for being a client based executive search firm. We like to work hard to find the best talent for our partners to ensure their investment in us enhances their business. To do this it is essential to have a great network of individuals to contact when we need to. Recently Oakstone have conducted a NPS survey to our talent pool to get some feedback on our services and their experience with us.

Posted on: 19 Sep, 2017
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Twitter round up- 31st March

Twitter News Round Up MARCH 31ST 2017   #IBM quantum computers are getting faster as the firm plans to put them up for sale https://t.co/49nlwZfRf2 — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) March READ MORE >

Posted on: 31 Mar, 2017

Client News – March

OAKSTONE INTERNATIONAL CLIENT NEWS – MARCH     Ayasdi New CEO Bob Griffin takes over Gurjeet Singh as CEO of Ayasdi. The advanced analytics company offers a machine intelligence platform READ MORE >

Posted on: 20 Mar, 2017
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Twitter round up – 28th February

Twitter News Round Up FEBUARY 28TH 2017   Internal And External Recruitment: Why you need outside help hiring experts.https://t.co/lzsynky8LO pic.twitter.com/POBkJaLni0 — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) February 9, 2017 We’re Hiring. Can READ MORE >

Posted on: 28 Feb, 2017

Oakstone Sales Kick Off

OAKSTONE SALES KICK OFF 2017 We started the day with an inspiring workshop led by our own Divisional Director Andy Strong, where we undertook team-building exercises and discussed our huge READ MORE >

Posted on: 15 Feb, 2017
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Twitter News Round Up JANUARY 31ST 2017   Should you be offering equity to share your company’s future vision & attract star needle-movers? https://t.co/c9JZFPFYDD pic.twitter.com/SBlSa5QG6b — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) January READ MORE >

Posted on: 31 Jan, 2017
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Twitter round up – 31st December

Twitter News Round Up DECEMBER 31ST 2016   How will you choose to fish for the top talent? https://t.co/9Zwnra09Sj#ExecutiveSearch pic.twitter.com/xuyk4EyBLu — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) December 13, 2016   Network is READ MORE >

Posted on: 31 Dec, 2016


Twitter News Round Up November 30th 2016     Are you asking the killer interview questions to separate the alpha target-smashers from the expensive mistakes? https://t.co/shUXgEAeW1pic.twitter.com/Abb8KePwDI — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) READ MORE >

Posted on: 30 Nov, 2016

Coupa (NASDAQ:COUP) quiet period expires

Cloud based spend management company, Coupa, who offer an organic suite of management applications such as invoicing, procurement and expense management, has their (NASDAQ:COUP) quiet period end today. Coupa had READ MORE >

Posted on: 15 Nov, 2016

NEW CLIENT: Curalate

OAKSTONE INTERNATIONAL & CURALATE PARTNERSHIP   “Like2Buy has assisted Forever 21 in turning a social channel that was built purely for brand awareness into a revenue driver.” – Mario Moreno, READ MORE >

Posted on: 8 Nov, 2016

ContentSquare announce $20M Funding

Online experience optimisation platform ContentSquare has announced the completion of series B funding, totally $20 million. Highland Europe, who’s capital investments aim to accelerate growth in technology companies, provided the READ MORE >

Posted on: 24 Oct, 2016
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Twitter round up – 10th October

Twitter News Round Up October 10th 2016   Windows itself is still vulnerable — and now, everybody knows it #Google just disclosed a major Windows #bug — and #Microsoft isn’t READ MORE >

Posted on: 24 Oct, 2016

Clarizen identified as CWM solution leader

Cloud based project management and collaborative work software company Clarizen, Inc, has been identified as a leader in Collaborative Work Management solutions in Forrester’s vendor evaluation, Forrester Wave. “Clarizen leads READ MORE >

Posted on: 22 Oct, 2016
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Twitter Round Up – 10th October

Twitter News Round Up October 10th 2016   Security services expected to grow from $73.7 billion in 2016 to $101.6 billion in 2020 #InformationSecurity Spending to Top $101 Billion By READ MORE >

Posted on: 16 Oct, 2016

Client News

CLIENT NEWS – OCTOBER New Marketo Release Automation software provider Marketo, has announced a focus on Account-based marketing by offering new features to help target key accounts. The aim is to READ MORE >

Posted on: 11 Oct, 2016

Twitter Round Up – October 3rd

Twitter News Round Up October 3rd 2016   New Client: K2 Oakstone International Partner with low-code platform, @K2onK2 – https://t.co/cRGB10ZWpI pic.twitter.com/r8TypYXJor — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) October 3, 2016   Cyber READ MORE >

Posted on: 8 Oct, 2016

Consultant of the Month – September

Consultant of the month for – September 2016 EUAN CROSBY Euan had an impressive month, Managing a variety of active roles with heightened professionalism and commitment to overcome obstacles, allowing READ MORE >

Posted on: 7 Oct, 2016
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New Client: Elliptic

OAKSTONE INTERNATIONAL & ELLIPTIC PARTNERSHIP   Bitcoin has been evolving how business transactions are completed, the blockchain technology behind crytocurrency Bitcoin has gained huge backing and now the financial sectors READ MORE >

Posted on: 4 Oct, 2016

New Client: K2

  Low-Code platform, K2 partners with Oakstone International.   K2 provide a platform for enterprises to build and deploy applications which improve operational efficiency, allowing specifically designed transformation and success. they offer READ MORE >

Posted on: 3 Oct, 2016

ServiceMax Summer ’16 Launch

ServiceMax has revealed details of the latest release of its cloud based software in the form of Summer ’16. The new release follows on from ServiceMax’s Winter and Spring releases, which READ MORE >

Posted on: 28 Sep, 2016

LogMeIn gets approval to aquire GoTo products

LogMeIn, Inc., has received approval for the acquisition of Citrix’s GoTo product range. The Boston based provider of SaaS and cloud based remote connectivity, hit regulatory hurdles in the early READ MORE >

Posted on: 27 Sep, 2016

Twitter Round Up – September 19th 2016

Twitter news round up September 19th 2016   Coupa announce it has achieved a global ranking of 17 on Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 Rob Bernshteyn, CEO of Coupa. “The magazine’s READ MORE >

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2016

Coupa file for IPO

Leader in cloud-based spend management solutions Coupa, have recently filed plans for a $75 million IPO after much anticipated and speculation. The San Mateo based company, plans to trade on the READ MORE >

Posted on: 20 Sep, 2016

Salary Survey for September 2013

A regular feature of our newsletter will be Salary Surveys – these are based on our extensive and continuous interaction with professionals across EMEA. Each month we will publish a READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Oct, 2013
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Our First US Office – San Francisco

We are excited to announce that as part of our continued expansion and on-going commitment to deliver the best possible results for our US and European hi-growth Partners, Oakstone is READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Oct, 2013
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Oakstone Top Contributer of the Month – Steve Farr

This month we are recognising Steve Farr, for his outstanding ability to maintain consistent activity and delivery. Not only has Steve overachieved against his own personal business objectives (yet again), READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Oct, 2013

Client News

Splunk Splunk Announces Agreement to Acquire BugSense SAN FRANCISCO – September 16, 2013: Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced it has entered READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Oct, 2013

Research Assistant / Office Manager

Research Assistant / Office Manager Great opportunity to join a thriving recruitment company! We are looking for a Office Manager/ Research Assistant to join our team in Beaconsfield. DUTIES & READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Oct, 2013