August 20, 2009
Technology media-types have given plenty of spotlight time to the likes of Twitter, iPhone apps and the latest casual games. In that environment, it can be difficult for anybody playing in a decidedly non-sexy industry segment like enterprise software to get any attention. That is, unless somebody gives you $14 million in venture capital funding. And one of those somebodies is the man who gave the world Netscape, the first web browser of any significance.
Wall Street Journal
August 18, 2009
In 2007, entrepreneur Sunny Gupta was cornered by an executive on Wall Street who told him about the trouble she was having with managing the financial side of her business. She suggested he build a company to help chief financial officers like her manage their company departments’  finances. A light bulb went off.
The Seattle Times
August 18, 2009
August is supposed to be a quiet month, but the tech deals just keep coming. Whether it marks a recovery or not, money's starting to flow, including a $14 million financing round that Bellevue enterprise startup Apptio is announcing today.
Puget Sound Business Journal
August 18, 2009
Apptio founder Sunny Gupta doesn't hesitate when asked what he wants to accomplish with his latest software startup. The 39-year-old entrepreneur just lays it out, clearly stating a mission to build a very, very large enterprise software company in Seattle.
August 18, 2009
Want to know how to raise a big round of venture funding in a recession? If you’re in the software business, talk to Sunny Gupta.