I’m Too Sexy For This (Enterprise) Startup*

Enterprise is Sexy is delighted to share this incredibly refreshing and hilarious take on the new enterprise lovefest. Thank you so much to Nick Mehta, EIR at Accel, for allowing us to reblog his post.  Please check out more of his musings at Mehtaphysical and follow him on Twitter.

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Everyone is talking about the enterprise being “sexy” “again.”  VCs are urging entrepreneurs into enterprise battle.  Quora-ians are trying to figure out how to get more people into enterprise startups.  People are actually describing entire data centers (usually unmarked white concrete buildings) as sexy.  Kevin Rose digs it.  Apparently there is even a beauty contest for “sexiest enterprise startup.”  Heck – while everyone else has a man or woman-crush on Jack Dorsey, Jack’s now in love with enterprise file sharing startup Box’s CEO Aaron Levie:

My reaction: WTF (as in World Trade Foundation).  Is everyone crazy?  Sexy?  Are you serious?

Sure, technically there have been 56 IPOs with more than $1 billion in…

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