Strategic Alliances & Affiliations

THINKstrategies works with a wide array of organizations to promote the growth of the Cloud Computing marketplace. These are some of the organizations we are affiliated with.

Agile Equity is a leading investment banking firm that provides a wide range of services to companies worldwide. It advises companies in the technology sector, with a specific focus on IT Software/Services, Cloud Computing, and Healthcare IT.

 

 

 

Brainshark is the leader in on-demand presentations, transforming static business content into high-impact communications. Delivered via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Brainshark enables audiences to access and engage with business content when and how they want. More than 1,000 companies – including a third of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark software and services to help sales, marketing, training and HR experts cost-effectively deliver measurable results. For more information, visit www.brainshark.com.

 

 

Cloudbook is a cloud computing and SaaS community site where leaders in cloud and SaaS can share their knowledge and insights with the broader community. Its expert contributors include a wide array of cloud and SaaS thought leaders on both thebuying and selling side of the industry. CloudTV provides a platform for leaders to share their knowledge in a webcast format to interested parties. In addition, Cloudbook features a calendar of cloud and SaaS events, along with a cloud/SaaS forum. For more information, visit www.cloudbook.net.

 

The Mass Technology Leadership Council is dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship and promoting the success of companies that develop and deploy technology across industry sectors. It accomplishes this mission by conducting educational programs and advocating in favor of technology policies that promote innovation and entrepreneurship, and recognizing industry-leading companies and people.

 

Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media, defines emerging IT markets and disrupts established markets. We’re creative, ambitious, and never satisfied with our business performance. Our media platforms — MSPmentor, MSPtweet, The VAR Guy, VARtweet and Talkin’ Cloud – are the leading community-driven web sites in the IT channel.

 

 

 

Pacific Crest Securities is a leading investment bank focused exclusively on technology. It provides research, institutional sales and trading, and investment banking services to technology investors and companies worldwide. THINKstrategies is a participant in the company’s Mosaic research program.

 

 

SaaS Capital is the pioneer provider of debt-based growth capital for SaaS companies. By leveraging the predictable revenue streams and of the SaaS business model, SaaS Capital’s debt facilities allow SaaS companies to accelerate future cash-flow streams to fund operations today. SaaS Capital’s products provide more availability than traditional bank financing, and are structured with flexible terms to meet the needs of growing SaaS businesses. Through its partnership with DH Capital, SaaS Capital can also assist with a variety of M&A and capital raising advisory services.

 

 

The SaaS University has been developed by Softletter to represent the interests of people and companies who are striving to bring new SaaS products to market, and those striving to promote the value of SaaS solutions.

 

 

 

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward.

 

 

Webtorials is an online resource center for IT/network professionals. The site includes a wide array of whitepapers, webcasts and research reports regarding important IT/network management topics.

 



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