Silicon Valley Pioneer Kurtzig’s New Venture: “Her Timing Is Perfect”

Last August, Sandra Kurtzig — one of Silicon Valley’s first female chief executives and the first one to take a technology company public — emerged from retirement with $10.5 million in funding and a new start-up: Kenandy, a company based in Redwood City, Calif., whose software is designed to manage manufacturing processes from the cloud.

Less than nine months later, she’s expanding, VentureWire has learned, adding financials and order management to Kenandy’s core software, changing the software’s name to Social ERP (for Enterprise Resource Planning) and targeting customers that make products.

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