Onshape raises another $80m, well ahead of schedule

Onshape raises another $80m, well ahead of schedule

Onshape announced today that it has raised another $80 million in new equity financing in a new round led by Andreessen Horowitz and with existing investors New Enterprise Associates, Commonwealth Capital Ventures and North Bridge Venture Partners upping their...
Onshape raises another $80m, well ahead of schedule

Bentley acquires e-on, CG for nature

Bentley Systems,just announced that it has acquired e-on software, a French company that makes computer graphics technology specifically for natural environments. Think Minions (which I loved) or How to Train Your Dragon (didn’t see), and you’re on the...
Onshape raises another $80m, well ahead of schedule

Quickie: ANSYS acquires to add to EMAG offering

A quick update since I’m still at Accelerate, Autodesk’s PLM360 user event: ANSYS just announced that it has acquired the assets of Delcross Technologies to add to its electromagnetic simulation and radio frequency system analysis offering. Not something I know much...
PTC invests in ServiceMax to expand ops, R&D

PTC invests in ServiceMax to expand ops, R&D

PTC is putting more of its money into building a thriving Service Lifecycle Management business, taking part in an $82 million Series-F round of funding for ServiceMax. ServiceMax, which makes cloud-based field service management apps, has now raised a total of $202...
Onshape raises another $80m, well ahead of schedule

DEAL! AVEVA+Schneider, sorta

While you and I were at the beach or in the mountains, the lads and lasses at AVEVA have been busily negotiating a merger with Schneider Electric, one of the suitors that kept cropping up over the last couple of years. It’s a very complicated deal –and it...
Aconex snaps up Worksite to boost construction efficiency

Aconex snaps up Worksite to boost construction efficiency

I don’t write about the smaller companies in our PLMish universe often enough — yet they create valuable solutions that are used successfully and profitably by customers around the world. One reason they fascinate me: they compete against suppliers who...
Aconex snaps up Worksite to boost construction efficiency

AVEVA grows its steel fab offerings, acquires FabTrol

It’s not even dawn here in Boston and I’m at the airport, waiting to board a flight to Las Vegas and the Hexagon user conference — and this comes into the inbox on my phone: AVEVA will acquire FabTrol Systems, Inc. from the Dowco Group of...
Aconex snaps up Worksite to boost construction efficiency

Update: DS and Modelon, not a total acquisition

Dassault Systèmes yesterday announced that it had acquired Modelon Gmbh but wasn’t really clear about the details. A number of you emailed and tweeted to ask for more information; here’s what I’ve learned: DS acquired Modelon AB’s 45% stake in...
Aconex snaps up Worksite to boost construction efficiency

Quickie: DS rocks Q1, acquires Modelon

Heading out to day 2 of the Siemens Oil and Gas Innovations Conference but wanted to take a quick peek at Dassault Systèmes Q1 results, reported early this morning. On the surface, DS knocked Q1 out of the park, soundly beating its total revenue target €615 million or...