Virgin Pulse made a major move last week when it acquired two of its competitors, ShapeUp and Global Corporate Challenge. Starr Conspiracy Practice Leader Lance Haun has five thoughts on the acquisitions.
When Zenefits secured $500 million in funding last year, vendors lined up to drink from the champagne fountain. Most were charmed (with palms extended). But not The Starr Conspiracy. See this article from our own Steve Smith posted in May 2015 eerily predicting the events of Q1 2016: “5 Reasons Zenefits Will Be the Biggest Bust in SaaS History."
Chalk one up for the good guys.