Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

Two Seattle cannabis software companies merging to build bigger stake in a growing market – GeekWire

Dauntless co-founder and CEO Clark Musser and Soro CEO Jerry Tindall at this year’s CannaCon. (Dauntless photo.) Dauntless, Inc., a Seattle-area software developer providing point-of-sale and tracking software to the cannabis industry, has acquired pot sales software company Soro. The combined companies aim to create an all-encompassing platform serving growers, packagers, and retailers across the U.S.,… Continue reading

With its Greenlots acquisition, Shell is moving from gas stations to charging stations – TechCrunch

In a bid to show that it’s getting ready for the electrification of American roads, Royal Dutch Shell is buying Greenlots, a Los Angeles-based developer of electric vehicle charging and energy management technologies. Shell, which is making the acquisition through its Shell New Energies US subsidiary, snatched the company from Energy Impact Partners, a cleantech-focused… Continue reading

How open source software took over the world – TechCrunch

Mike Volpi is a general partner at Index Ventures. Before co-founding the firm’s San Francisco office with Danny Rimer, Volpi served as the chief strategy officer at Cisco Systems. It was just 5 years ago that there was an ample dose of skepticism from investors about the viability of open source as a business model. The common thesis… Continue reading

Alibaba acquires German big data startup Data Artisans for $103M – TechCrunch

Alibaba has paid €90 million ($103 million) to acquire Data Artisans, a Berlin-based startup that provides distributed systems and large-scale data streaming services for enterprises. The deal was first announced by European media, including EU-Startups, before being confirmed by both Alibaba and Data Artisans through blog posts. Data Artisans was founded in 2014 by the team leading… Continue reading

Why you need to use a password manager – TechCrunch

If you thought passwords will soon be dead, think again. They’re here to stay — for now. Passwords are cumbersome and hard to remember — and just when you did, you’re told to change it again. And sometimes passwords can be guessed and are easily hackable. Nobody likes passwords but they’re a fact of life…. Continue reading