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Contentsquare Completes $190 Million in a Series D Round, Accelerating Innovation in Digital Experience Analytics

Contentsquare, the global leader in experience analytics, announced today a $190 million Series D funding round, bringing total funding to date to $310 million. This round is led by BlackRock’s Private Equity Partners team, who joins existing investors Bpifrance (through their Large Venture fund), Eurazeo Growth, Canaan, GPE Hermes, Highland Europe, H14 and KKR, most of whom participated in this round. Sapiance Capital Limited is also providing credit to the company. This new capital will help Contentsquare to continue to…

Contentful and BVA Announce Partnership to Enable Brands to Build Omnichannel Digital Experiences

As a leader in digital commerce website development, BVA will use Contentful’s app framework to build leading-edge digital experiences  Contentful, the global leader in headless content management, today announced a new partnership with BVA, a leading Shopify Plus agency. BVA will leverage Contentful’s newly released App Framework to build services that help BVA’s customers deliver omnichannel digital experiences. Since BVA was founded in 2013, it has accelerated the growth of more than 100 brands including…

Contentful Releases App Framework: the New Standard for Assembling Digital Experience Platforms

Today’s most innovative companies assemble their DXP, rather than buying a one-size-fits-all suite Contentful, the global leader in headless content management, announced its App Framework — the new standard for companies to build a best-in-class digital experience stack, as opposed to buying a monolithic suite. This approach has been validated by Gartner, which found a 28-point preference for a stack over an integrated suite. Brands that assemble their own stacks maximize flexibility and agility to deliver digital…

Contentsquare, Worldwide Leader Of Digital Experience Analytics, Grew 200% In 2019

Continues Global Momentum, Named 2020 BIG Innovation Winner After raising $120 million since 2017, and following the acquisitions of Clicktale and Pricing Assistant, digital experience analytics leader Contentsquare announced record results for the full year 2019. For its vision and accomplishments, the company has been named a 2020 BIG Innovation Award winner by the Business Intelligence Group. "The digital experience analytics industry is growing at a rapid pace and Contentsquare is leading the way. Our company had…

Can a Content Management System Bridge the Digital Experience Divide?

In recent years, one term has seemingly come to dominate discussions surrounding online businesses — digital experience. And just like a decade ago, when IT and Marketing departments still debated who should edit the website, optimize for search engines and manage customer databases, the digital experience is causing a similar rift within companies. The latest research from Magnolia has revealed that 60% of marketers feel they should be in charge of digital experience, while 72% of IT professionals believe it should fall…

Contentstack and Commercetools Collaborate for Digital Shopping Experience of the Future

Contentstack, the headless CMS pioneer and enterprise Content Experience Platform, and commercetools, a leader in next-generation commerce software, announced a strategic alliance to deliver the future of digital shopping experiences. This partnership will offer an enterprise-class, cloud-native solution built exclusively on microservices to provide the best possible speed, agility, and flexibility for digital shopping. Joint customers will have access to an API-connector between the Contentstack and commercetools…

Contentstack Announces $31.5 Million in Series A Funding to Deliver Personalized, Omnichannel Digital Experiences

Led by Insight Partners, the funding will be used to extend Contentstack's position from core content infrastructure to a digital experience platform, accelerating digital transformation for companies of all sizes Contentstack, the headless CMS pioneer and enterprise Digital Experience Platform, announced $31.5 million in Series A funding led by Insight Partners with participation from existing backers Illuminate Ventures and GingerBread Capital. Teddie Wardi, Managing Director at Insight, will join Contentstack's Board of…

Over One-Third of B2Bs Plan to Invest in Personalized Content in 2020 Amid Extreme Pressure to Improve Digital Experience

Episerver's Newest Global Survey Highlights How B2Bs Are Meeting Consumer-Like Expectations Nearly nine in ten (84%) of B2B decision-makers say increasing digital expectations from customers or partners is their top external threat according to a new survey from Episerver, the company transforming digital experiences. In the face of these rising expectations, B2B leaders look to automate marketing, ordering and personalization with the help of artificial intelligence and key technology investments. For "B2B Digital…

Over One-Third of B2Bs Plan to Invest in Personalised Content in 2020 Amid Extreme Pressure to Improve Digital Experience

Episerver’s newest global survey highlights how B2Bs are meeting consumer-like expectations Nearly nine in ten (84%) of B2B decision makers say increasing digital expectations from customers or partners is their top external threat according to a new survey from Episerver, the company transforming digital experiences. In the face of these rising expectations, B2B leaders look to automate marketing, ordering and personalisation with the help of artificial intelligence and key technology investments. For “B2B Digital…

Contentful Launches New Optimizely Application that Enhances the Content Delivery Process to Drive Great Digital Experiences

New application enables developers to build content experimentation directly into Contentful’s content infrastructure  Contentful, the leading enterprise headless CMS provider, announced the release of a new Optimizely application, which allows developers to build content experimentation into Contentful, enabling faster experimentation and more efficient content delivery. The new application allows marketers to test critical marketing content without leaving Contentful. This enables more and faster content…

Contentstack Unveils CMS Industry’s Most Advanced Integrations Framework to Power New Generation of Digital Experiences

Contentstack Announces Slew of Partners to Deliver Best-in-Class Technology Stack to Customers Contentstack, on the heels of winning the Aragon Research Hot Vendor award for the Dynamic Experience Management category, further enhances its platform capabilities with "Experience Extensions" – the industry's most powerful integrations framework to create unprecedented digital experiences. The release of Experience Extensions marks a turning point for Content Management System (CMS) customers, who were previously faced with…

Contentstack Levels the Playing Field for Content Editors to Join Developers in Delivering Modern Digital Experiences

Contentstack Splurges on New Features to Empower Marketers to Tackle Omnichannel, Digital Content Management Contentstack, the digital content hub of the future and pioneer in "headless" content management system (CMS) technology announced major new enhancements to its Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform, paving the way for easier and more sophisticated content management by business users. "API-first content management is a growing trend in the enterprise, but most commercial solutions are optimized for developers…

Digital Content Next Report Finds Facebook, Google Experiences Together Account for Less Than 5% of Total Digital Revenue for Publishers

Video Revenue Drives Growth for Publishers; Snapchat's Ad Product Portfolio Is Failing Publishers A research report released recently by trade association Digital Content Next (DCN) – the "DCN Distributed Content Revenue Benchmark Report" – offers in-depth insights into how Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube and other platforms are partnering with premium digital publishers to attract users and grow advertising revenue. As the only trade association exclusively dedicated to trusted, high-quality digital content…

Study Quantifies Impact of SDL Tridion DX and Language Solutions on Global Content Delivery and Digital Experience

Brands Can Experience 112% ROI with Payback in 15 Months and Expected Benefits of up to $8.3 million  SDL, a leader in global content management, translation, and digital experience, released a Forrester Consulting's Total Economic Impact (TEI) commissioned a study, demonstrating the benefits that brands can expect from using SDL's integrated solutions - SDL Tridion DX and SDL Language Technology and Services to enhance digital experience and customer journeys. According to the Forrester Consulting study, "The Total…

Adobe Introduces Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service

Adobe has unveiled Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service, part of Adobe Experience Cloud. The company said its cloud-native solution for digital experience management brings together rich out-of-box capabilities and content customization options that marketers and developers demand, combined with SaaS-like agility. Brands can onboard and access the application in minutes, and go live with dynamic and personalized content and experiences in just a few weeks, not months as is industry standard. In the experience…

Jacob Tyler Brand + Digital Agency Appoints Jeshua Stevens as Art Director

Jacob Tyler Brand + Digital Agency, an award-winning San Diego-based branding and digital agency, has announced the appointment of Jeshua Stevens as art director. In his new role, Stevens is situated at the center of the agency’s visual design team and is responsible for crafting authentic and iconic campaigns that disrupt and change the way people think.   Marketing Technology News: erwin and Snowflake Partner to Accelerate Cloud Migration and Effectively Govern Cloud Data Stores A passionate storyteller and industry…

3 Ways to Adapt Your Digital Marketing Strategy During the Coronavirus – K2 Analytics Reveals

The recent and sudden transition into the coronavirus world of business has left some brands struggling, but K2 Analytics reveals the ways companies can successfully adapt their digital strategies K2 Analytics INC, a leading digital advertising agency in Las Vegas, identified three key steps businesses can take to adapt to the current social and economic situation brought on by the coronavirus. As many businesses have had to put an indefinite hold on in-person operations, the digital market place has quickly become the…

LiveXLive Releases New Unified Audio-Video Smart TV App Experience On Apple TV, Roku And Samsung TV, With Amazon Fire

New Upgraded Apps Deliver Songs, Shows and Podcasts in Personalized Dashboard to Over 90 Million Consumers in United States and Canada LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for live stream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, announced today that it has released a new unified audio-video Smart TV app experience on Samsung TV, Apple TV and Roku, with Amazon Fire soon to follow. Reaching an estimated 90 million monthly active users though such distribution platforms, and nearly…

Marketing’s Role in Digital Transformation: Why Sales Owns the Last Mile

It’s Not the Buyer Journey, It’s the Customer Journey. This is the last in a series of articles on the largest change to Marketing since the rise of the internet. We are now facing the last mile of relationship transformation between buyers and sellers that began with broad access to digital content. Marketing has been at the forefront of this change - first in creating digital experiences with the content on the web and email and eventually tying those digital channels together using Marketing Automation. Marketers are…

Mediafly’s Sales Enablement & Content Management Platform Now an SAP Endorsed App

Mediafly, a provider of sales enablement technology, content management and advisory services that create interactive, value-based selling experiences for companies of all sizes, today announces its Mediafly Sales Enablement & Content Management Platform is now an SAP® endorsed app. The platform provides sales teams with immediate access to technology for both in-person and virtual selling. “Many other sales enablement apps claim a high degree of integration with customer experience offerings like the SAP Sales Cloud…