InfluenceHR 2019: Leaving Las Vegas

“A little bit of this town goes a very long way.”


That Hunter S. Thompson guy had a way with words.

We won't lie — Las Vegas has been good to us. More specifically, the HR Tech® Conference has been great to us. We’ve been able to grow the InfluenceHR  event each year. We’ve had the pleasure of buying drinks for just about every workplace technology vendor that has ever stepped foot on the expo floor. And just last year, one of our directors won a cool $17 with a fateful pull of a Duck Dynasty slot machine lever. 

Needless to say — The Starr Conspiracy does Vegas right. Even still, we knew something was amiss from our yearly bash on the strip. 

Workplace Roundup: Thank You, Gusto! Crisis Averted.

The Starr Conspiracy is well known for our expertise in workplace technology. We love nerding out on this stuff — it’s kind of our thing. In an effort to share the nerdy intellectual wealth, we are launching a monthly news roundup to help your team keep up with all of the latest business developments and trends happening within our industry. Let's dive in.

Q2 2019 Investment Recap: The Best Quarter Ever for Work Software

How are things going so far in investment this year? Q2 looked like it was going to be a blockbuster, and it delivered to the tune of almost $2.1 billion in investment, bringing the total investment for the year to a little under $3.8 billion, which is close to matching last year's $4.009 billion.