It’s no secret — there has never been as much merger and acquisition activity in the human capital management technology segment as there is right now, today, at this minute. Even so, small strategic acquisitions continue to be overlooked. Same as it ever was.
I wanted to take a moment to let you know what we’ve accomplished in digital over the last year, and why you might care. In short, we have built the only Digital Group in the world exclusively for human capital management (HCM) technology vendors.
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."