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religion software

Emerging Vertical Software Deep Dive – Religion Software

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years as well as...

wellness software

Emerging Vertical Software Deep Dive – Wellness Software

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years as well as...

cannabis software

Emerging Vertical Software Deep Dive – Cannabis Software

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years as...

aerospace software

Emerging Vertical Software Deep Dive – Aerospace Software

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years as well as technology shaping the...

drone software

Drone Software Deep Dive – History & Market Dynamics

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years. For ten weeks, we are releasing content...

logistics software

Logistics Software Deep Dive – History & Market Dynamics

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years. For ten weeks, we are releasing content...

agriculture software

Agriculture Software Deep Dive – History & Market Dynamics

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years. For ten weeks, we are releasing content...

manufacturing software

Manufacturing Software Deep Dive – History & Market Dynamics

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years. For ten weeks, we are releasing content...

healthcare software

Healthcare Software Deep Dive – History & Market Dynamics

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years. For ten weeks, we are releasing content...

education software

Education Software Deep Dive – History & Market Dynamics

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years. For ten weeks, we are releasing content...

legal software

Legal Software Deep Dive – History & Market Dynamics

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years. For ten weeks, we are releasing content...

restaurant software

Restaurant Software Deep Dive – History & Market Dynamics

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software in November, which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years. For ten weeks, we are releasing content...

insurance software

Insurance Software Deep Dive – History & Market Dynamics

We at Bowery Capital released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software two weeks ago which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals and the potential for various software solutions to dominate each of these ten verticals in the coming years. For ten weeks, we...

construction software

Construction Software Deep Dive – History & Market Dynamics

At Bowery Capital, we spend a lot of time thinking about the future of the software ecosystem and in particular the impact of software on specific industries. We released the 2016 edition of Opportunities In Vertical Software last week which laid out our point of view on ten specific verticals...

creating successful podcasts

4 Secrets To Creating Successful Podcasts

Creating successful podcasts has been on the mind of the Bowery Capital team since our Startup Sales Podcast launch in October of 2014. Throughout the past year we have refined our approach a ton and learned from the community of experts that make up this awesome world...

Vertical vs. Horizontal SaaS - Bowery Capital (SaaS Blogs Post)

11 SaaS Blogs For Data Lovers & Startup Wonks

My Feedly is overflowing, I never get through all my Pocket saves, and there's no hope of catching everything good on Twitter. Suffice it to say, there's no shortage of tech content to keep track of these days regardless of your focus. When it comes to SaaS...

The Impact of Social Media on B2B Technology

Channels for expression have moved from physical to digital.  Consumer and business communication today is instantaneous, documented, and shareable.  The digital citizen responds to content more than ever before, content that is distributed ever more widely.  Depending on the platform of broadcast, all content can...

POS system

Technology Is Eating Restaurants And The First Course Is QSRs

Technology is completely reinventing the modern dining experience, and the days of the luddite restaurateur are numbered.  Startups are enabling certain parts of the restaurant industry to be faster on their feet and more aware of the behaviors of both consumers and employees. We see the...

offline attribution

Offline Attribution And 4 Tips To Better Measure It

Being able to track offline purchases and offline attribution is imperative to any traditional retailer. In 2014, U.S. retail sales amounted to $4.6 trillion. Of that, only 6.5%, or roughly $300 billion, came from e-commerce. This gap suggests that offline retailers are still struggling to...

4 Reasons Enterprise Analytics Will Define 2015

In 2015, Enterprise Analytics will not only attract more corporate spend, but also serve as a major driver of high-growth technology M&A going forward. Enterprise Analytics solutions are finally proving out their long-touted promise of eliminating waste and improving business performance in large organizations by crunching data and...

Vertical SaaS vs. Horizontal SaaS

Vertical SaaS: What Is It & How Is It Different?

Vertical SaaS has become a hot topic of conversation in the tech, startup and venture capital world over the two years. Big IPO stories like Guidewire, Opentable, Fleetmatics, Textura and (probably most notably) Veeva Systems have helped fuel the fire, as have the increasingly large pools of...

building saas companies in new york

Be Careful When Building SaaS Companies In New York

[caption id="attachment_3415" align="alignleft" width="275"] courtesy of Anthony Quinano/Flickr[/caption] We at Bowery Capital were excited to hear Chris Dixon's positive comments on New York City in the coming years and couldn't agree with him more about seeing multiple billon dollar NYC companies over the next few years. Specifically in...

Enterprise Innovation

Enterprise Innovation Through Startup Partnerships

Enterprise innovation has been a topic of academic focus since well before the MBA existed but only in recent decades has it become such an imperative. In 1997, Clayton Christensen introduced the world to his concept of the “Innovator’s Dilemma,” wherein large companies that focused too...

Why Custom Apps Grew $100B In The Last 5 Years

The Custom Apps market is bigger than you think, and over the past few years, it's been growing fast. Between 2011 and 2015, overall enterprise software spending grew 10% annually from $430B to $620B. Operating Systems and Middleware subsets saw modest gains, while Applications expanded at...

vertical software

Vertical Software Continues Its March To Victory

We at Bowery Capital have been fascinated by vertical software since the beginnings of our firm in May 2013. While we focus heavily on software that sells into marketing or technology organizations at a horizontal level, we consistently saw a number of players in 2013...

Big Data Wildcatting

From its debut in the late 1980’s, the term “Big Data”—like its lexical cousins Big Oil, Big Tobacco and Big Pharma—was engineered to intimidate. Steve Lohr of the New York Times wrote  a wonderful account  of its origin as a phrase just last year. One...

The Disruptive Decision Maker: James Sandora of Kohler

Welcome back to our new Disruptive Decision Maker series!  We recently kicked off this series by giving you a behind-the-scenes look at Walgreen's and the innovative shift in their marketing activities and overall marketing organization. Core to Bowery Capital's thesis is the changing of the guard going on in marketing...

The Disruptive Decision Maker: Adam Kmiec of Walgreens

Welcome to our new series, "Tomorrow's CXO." At Bowery, we care a lot about the transitional shift going on within the Marketing and IT environments at many companies.  Rather than boring our readers with our own ideas about this thesis we talk so much about, we thought...

50+ Tools For Startup Job Seekers

One of the more common questions we get from friends in the tech community (including portfolio companies looking to recruit): what are the best resources for startup job seekers and candidates? Over time, we've run across the full array of job boards, matching services, and more recently, apps that...

3 Big Issues In HCM: 2014

  Below, compiled from some recent reactions to industry developments, and colored with some excellent ideas from founders I've met in the space, are three issues in enterprise HR that I believe can and will be solved through HCM software in the near term. If you...

CRO Summit Tactical Chat: Building A Revenue Machine

  Garrett Stanton, Director of Corporate Sales at Okta, kicked off the afternoon at today’s CRO Summit. Okta is a single-sign on service for companies (“Facebook Connect” for the enterprise) and is compatible with every app you can think of.  Garrett has helped grow the company...

Recap: NYETM Enterprise Security & Blackstone CTO, Bill Murphy

Last night Bowery Capital attended the NY Enterprise Monthly Technology Meetup. This event was focused on enterprise security, an area we have become increasingly interested in for two reasons: First, the need for security solutions is growing. In the past, applications seldom communicated with one another....

The NYC B2B Company List

As New Yorkers investing in enterprise software we care a lot about the growth of the ecosystem here in the Big Apple. New York is not traditionally known as a hub for enterprise software and most of what we know of the ecosystem around b2b...

Where Are Today’s CXOs In The Tech Cycle?

Enormous changes are afoot in the C-suite at companies at every level of scale and growth. We built Bowery Capital on the thesis that roughly $357 billion would change hands over the next ten years through the swapping out of old technology for new. This...

Moore’s Law Repealed?

Since about 1980 we’ve gotten used to a ridiculous pace of technological innovation. At least as concerns processing power, it’s likely we just can’t keep up this pace of advance without a near-reinvention of the modern CPU. Chew on this: between then and 2005, the...