Enjoy The Magic Of Airbnb Experiences From The Comfort Of Your Home

Airbnb today announces the launch of Online Experiences, a new way for people to connect, travel virtually and earn income during the COVID-19 crisis. With communities around the world staying home to protect their own health and the health of others, people can't pursue routine activities like going to work, exercising or pursuing a passion. Now, Online Experiences will change that by allowing hosts to earn an income in these uncertain times, and bring their transformative virtual Experience to millions of guests. Airbnb…

Afterpay Taps Airbnb Executive as First Global CMO

Afterpay announced that it has appointed Geoff Seeley to lead global marketing, including merchant, partner and consumer marketing for the company as its first Global Chief Marketing Officer.  Previously, Geoff was global head of marketing for Airbnb's flagship Homes business. "The Afterpay business has established itself as the leader in 'Buy Now, Pay Later' services across the world," said Nick Molnar, Co-Founder and U.S. CEO of Afterpay. "The time has never been better to harness this…

Airbnb Introduces New Search Capabilities for Business Trips

More than 500,000 companies around the world use Airbnb for Work to help manage their business travel. With in-demand amenities like flexible access, personal kitchens for home-cooked meals, on-site laundry, and places to stay in local neighborhoods, Airbnb has become a go-to choice for many travelers. Today, we’re making it even easier to find work-friendly stays with a new work trip toggle and improved search results. Across web, mobile web, and all Airbnb apps – the new work trip toggle now gives guests a way to let us…

Slintel Raises $20M In Series A Funding Round Led By GGV Capital

Slintel, a leader in B2B buyer intelligence, has raised $20 million in Series A funding led by GGV Capital, a global venture capital firm that is known for its investments in successful companies such as Airbnb, HashiCorp, Peloton, Poshmark, Slack, Square, StockX, and Wish. Existing investors Accel, Sequoia Capital India, and Stellaris Venture Partners also participated in the funding round. B2B buyers today are more digital than ever, and buyer intelligence is taking over traditional sales and marketing intelligence as…

Trulioo Closes USD $394M Series D led by TCV at $1.75B Valuation

As demand for global identity verification grows, this financing marks the largest round by an identity verification company. Trulioo, the leader in global identity verification, announced today it has completed a $394M Series D round at a $1.75B valuation. The Series D round was led by TCV, one of the world's largest growth equity firms, with participation from existing investors Amex Ventures, Citi Ventures, Blumberg Capital and Mouro Capital. TCV General Partner, Jake Reynolds, and Principal Amol Helekar…

OneTrust Completes Acquisition of Ethics and Compliance Leader Convercent

The combined technology builds the technology platform of trust, bringing together privacy, ethics and compliance, data governance GRC, third-party risk, and ESG OneTrust, the #1 fastest-growing company on the Inc. 500 and category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust, today announced it has completed the acquisition of ethics and compliance leader Convercent. Join OneTrust CEO Kabir Barday and Convercent CEO Patrick Quinlan at CONVERGE 21: Workshop Edition as they lay out their joint vision for the…

MarTech Interview With Ankush Gupta, Founder at Eventible

Ankush Gupta, Founder of B2B Events Review Platform – Eventible shares his thoughts on the evolving B2B events industry while talking about the key triggers that inspired him to create a first of its kind solution for the global B2B events industry: _______ Tell us about your professional journey, Ankush, how did it lead to the conception of an event reviews platform like Eventible? As long as I can remember I loved creating things and the whole make & hustle process – in college I sold mix-tapes and CD’s right…

Clubhouse Media Bolsters Advisory Board With Addition Of Partner At Legendary VC Firm Andreessen Horowitz

Andrew Omori is a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a Lead Investor in the Clubhouse App Clubhouse Media Group, Inc, an influencer-based marketing and media firm with a vast aggregate global social media reach, is excited to announce that Andrew Omori, partner at renowned venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, is coming on board as a key member of the Company’s official Advisory Board. Andreessen Horowitz is well known for leading investments in hit social audio app, Clubhouse, as well as Airbnb and Coinbase.…

Hotmart Company Raises US$130 Million in Investment Round Led by TCV

New funding round will allow Hotmart to accelerate its product roadmap and international expansion organically and through M&As Hotmart Company, a leading global cloud-based platform that empowers creators to build, run, manage, and grow their digital businesses, announced today that it has raised US$130 million in a Series C funding round led by TCV. Alkeon Capital also participated in the round. Valuation has not been disclosed, but Hotmart continues to build on its previously secured unicorn…

OneTrust to Acquire Ethics & Compliance Leader Convercent

Acquisition builds on OneTrust's category-defining software platform of trust OneTrust, the #1 fastest-growing company on the Inc. 500 and category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust, announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Convercent, a leading global provider of ethics and compliance cloud software. The acquisition will build on OneTrust's longstanding investments in creating the technology fabric of trust within an organization, bringing together privacy, security, data governance, ethics…

Metis Alumni Win Honors at International Competition For Pandemic Response

Metis, a leading provider of data science and analytics, is proud to announce that a group of eight recent graduates of its bootcamp were one of only a few teams to receive an honorable mention at XPrize’s global $500K Pandemic Response Challenge, which drew over 100 competing teams from around the world. In partnership with Cognizant, the four-month challenge focused on the development of data-driven AI systems to predict COVID-19 infection rates and prescribe Intervention Plans (IPs) that regional governments, communities,…

Qumu Hires Chief Revenue Officer to Drive Global Revenue Growth

Qumu Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise video technology for organizations of all sizes, today announced that Lauren Goldstein has joined the Qumu leadership team as Chief Revenue Officer. Goldstein will lead Qumu’s global sales organization as Qumu ramps up growth to help companies meet the need for video-based collaboration and engagement with employees, customers and partners. Marketing Technology News: NetApp Joins Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team To Pioneer Data-Driven Racing Strategy…

Affiliate Frenemy Amazon Tests the Loyalty of Its Faithful Partners

It’s been a love-hate sort of year in the world’s relationship with Amazon. Love: because seamless and dependable e-commerce has been a godsend during lockdown. Amazon’s search engine is the world’s third most popular after Google and YouTube, so yes, we clearly find it useful. And hate: for all sorts of reasons, from Jeff Bezos making $13bn in a day at the height of a global crisis, to Amazon’s punishing effect on legions of bricks-and-mortar retailers. Affiliate publishers are as torn as any of us. On the one hand,…

MarTech Interview with Yair Tal, CEO at OneHourTranslation

"My prioritization of deeply listening to what people have to say, rather than just offering solutions, is what I believe has contributed to my success." It's been almost a year since Yair Tal, former SVP Head of Payoneer Enterprise, stepped aboard as CEO of OneHourTranslation. With 12 years of on-the-ground business development experience growing what began as a small payment solution startup into a roaring international success, Yair's applying his know-how to his role at OHT. I interviewed Yair to learn a…

Rapidus Forms Strategic Partnership With ‘Slack’ to Reach 12 Million Customers

Rapidus will Offer Fast, Affordable and Professional B2B Local Delivery Technology that Seamlessly Integrates With Slack Workspace to Help Companies Overcome Pandemic Delivery Challenges Rapidus has recently announced a strategic partnership with communication hub, Slack, to provide same-day local delivery service for over 12 million Slack business users. Accessed directly from the Slack Workspace, Rapidus offers integration without the need to use a separate app or Web service, empowering Slack users with convenient…

Loop Insights Selected to Join Impact Radius Marketplace

Loop Insights Inc., a provider of contactless solutions and artificial intelligence (“AI”) to drive real-time insights, enhanced customer engagement, and automated venue tracing to the brick and mortar space, is pleased to announce the Company has been selected to join the Impact Radius Marketplace (“Impact”), providing Loop with the opportunity to connect with and leverage marketing opportunities with Impact global brand partners such as Fanatics, Uber, Nike, Adidas, Airbnb, Levi’s and many more. Impact Radius Is the…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Adobe (Customer Experience), Terminus (Account-Based Marketing), AudioEye (Content Marketing), RingCentral (Unified Communications), and eGain (Customer Engagement). Adobe to Acquire Workfront Adobe announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Workfront, the leading work management platform for marketers, for $1.5 billion, subject to customary purchase price…

AudioEye and Neil Patel Digital Announce Strategic Partnership

Partnership elevates the performance of SEO with AI-powered accessibility AudioEye, Inc., the industry-leading digital accessibility platform, and digital marketing agency Neil Patel Digital, announced their strategic partnership to integrate AudioEye's digital accessibility platform with Neil Patel's Ubersuggest SEO platform to show digital marketers how accessibility impacts the performance of SEO. Patel has helped digital marketers at Amazon, Microsoft, Airbnb, and Google accelerate growth through performance marketing…

Midway-2020, Influencer Marketing is the Brightest Spot in Brand Promotion

Community and competition: These are the two end-points of the new cultures to model influencer marketing strategies. Branded content marketing rulebooks are rewritten all over the world. The COVID-19 has completely disrupted the way marketers create content to engage and influence audience. Brands are leveraging influencers to croon their sentiments and connect with the audience through emotion-based engagements. This is the norm across Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube and every other popular content sharing and social…

Sendoso Launches New Features on the Sending Platform to Support the Era of ABX

Leader in Account-Based Execution Enables Marketing, Sales, and CX Teams to Apply ABX Strategy to Full Revenue Funnel by Humanizing Approach with Physical Impressions Sendoso, the leading Sending Platform and leader in Account-Based Execution, announced the availability of several new features to help B2B businesses flourish in a world where ABX is the answer to successfully engaging with prospects and customers along the buyer’s journey. In the new normal, delivering the most revenue and ROI requires marketing, sales, and…