Ooma Offers Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams Through a Global Data Network for Reliable Voice Experiences

Ooma, Inc., a smart communications platform for businesses and consumers, announced it is now offering Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams through a global data network, connecting Teams users to external phone lines and transforming Teams into a highly reliable business phone system. Microsoft Teams is rapidly gaining popularity, reaching 115 million daily active users as of last month, among organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful unified communications as a service (UCaaS) solution for video conferencing, screen…

Human Connection Matters to Gen Z: Ooma Survey Busts Myths Around Generational Communication Preferences

Ooma, Inc., a smart communications platform for businesses and consumers, announced the results of a survey1 commissioned to discover consumers’ preferred method for communicating with local businesses. In this study, Ooma surveyed 500 people each from four different generations: Baby Boomer (55-75 years old), Gen X (40-54 years old), Millennial (25-39 years old) and Gen Z (4-24 years old). Overall, the survey findings show that across the board, all generations are seeking a human to human connection, preferring in person…

Digital Platform Joomag Expands Operations into China

China's Booming Tech Sector Prompts Expansion of Award-Winning Digital Platform Joomag Joomag -- the all-in-one digital platform complete with integrated content marketing, digital publishing, corporate communications, and sales engagement solutions -- is expanding its operations into China, the company announced recently. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Joomag features a unique, SaaS-based platform coupled with its flagship Crater Editor. The interactive content creation tool is used by more than 500,000 businesses…

BBTV Provides Content Management Solutions to the Canada Media Fund

BBTV Holdings Inc., a media tech company using technology-enabled solutions to help content owners become more successful, announced that it will extend its Content Management solutions to the Encore+ YouTube channel, presented by the Canada Media Fund (CMF), in partnership with Bell Media, Deluxe Distribution Canada Ltd., Google Canada, Telefilm Canada and Canada’s film and television producers, distributors, broadcasters, unions, guilds and other industry associations. CMF is a not-for-profit corporation that delivers…

Domino Data Lab Bolsters Executive Team

Strategic hires to its senior leadership team include former AWS executives to oversee product and engineering strategy Domino Data Lab, provider of the leading open enterprise data science management platform trusted by over 20% of the Fortune 100, announced four additions to its senior leadership team. These leaders include Chris Dury as SVP of product, Joseph Rozenfeld as SVP of engineering, Jason McClelland as chief marketing officer and John Brunn as chief information security officer amid broad expansion across the…

Proxyclick Raises $15 Million to Expand Further Into the US Market

Proxyclick, the leading provider of enterprise visitor management software, today announced that it closed a $15 million Series B funding. Five Elms Capital led the latest funding round, along with participation from Series A investor JOIN Capital. The investment will fund Proxyclick's accelerated product roadmap and momentum of its sales and marketing reach worldwide, especially in the US—its biggest market. Proxyclick is a Cloud-based visitor management platform built for the best-of-breed needs of the global…

BillingPlatform Raises $10 Million Series B to Grow Billing Software Business

The Company Is on Pace to Double Its Revenue and Headcount for the Third Year in a Row BillingPlatform, a global, cloud-based monetization and billing software provider, has raised $10 million in Series B funding from Columbia Capital. The money will be used to continue product development, customer success programs, and go-to-market efforts. BillingPlatform has now raised $14 million from Columbia since 2017. According to MGI Research, the market for monetization software tools is growing dramatically and represents…

Deluxe Small Business Revolution Co-Hosts Ty Pennington and Amanda Brinkman to Speak at Dreamforce

Salesforce Chief Marketing Officer, Stephanie Buscemi will speak to the Deluxe Small Business Revolution co-hosts about issues and opportunities facing small businesses Deluxe Corporation, a Trusted Business Technology company, announced that Chief Brand & Content Officer and host of Small Business Revolution, Amanda Brinkman, and her co-host and renovation icon, Ty Pennington, will appear at the Salesforce Dreamforce conference on Wednesday, November 20, at 2 p.m. PST. Salesforce Chief Marketing Officer,…

Paperflip Launches Its AI Contract Analytics Platform and Salesforce App; Raises $1M in Seed Funding From Norwest Venture Partners

Paperflip announced its public launch of its AI-based contract analytics platform, as well as its seed funding round of $1m, led by Norwest Venture Partners, with participation from Social Capital. “Paperflip allows us to extract existing contract information and provides accuracy to new contracts for a seamless closing process.” Founded by David Wong and Tim Cederman-Haysom, Paperflip gives companies a single contract repository, with automated data and clause extraction. Fully integrated with Salesforce, sales teams can…

iQIYI VP Xie Danming Attends 2019 World AI Conference’s AITalk: The Age of AI Makes Art More Creative

Xie Danming, Vice President of iQIYI, Inc., was invited to AITalk, a pre-conference event of the 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (“WAIC”) Shanghai West Bund Forum. WAIC is China’s first high-level conference that focuses on artificial intelligence (“AI”). At the event, Xie delivered a keynote speech titled “Making Art More Creative in the AI Era”, sharing his understandings on the role AI plays in entertainment and artistic creation. In his speech, Xie used iQIYI as an example to explain how AI is applied…

iQIYI VP Xie Danming Attends 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference’s AITalk: The Age of AI Makes Art More Creative

Xie Danming, Vice President of iQIYI, Inc., was invited to AITalk, a pre-conference event of the 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference ("WAIC") Shanghai West Bund Forum. WAIC is China's first high-level conference that focuses on artificial intelligence ("AI"). At the event, Xie delivered a keynote speech titled "Making Art More Creative in the AI Era", sharing his understandings on the role AI plays in entertainment and artistic creation. In his speech, Xie used iQIYI as an example to explain how AI is applied…

Account-Based Marketing: Flipping the Funnel to Fuel Success

Going beyond the hype to learn how account-centric Marketing can increase revenue, boost ROI, enhance Sales productivity, and better align Marketing and Sales efforts There’s an approach to Marketing that’s turning the B2B world upside down. Account-based marketing (ABM) is a strategy that’s helping B2B companies boost revenue with a more targeted, Omnichannel approach. ABM concentrates Sales and Marketing resources on a clearly defined set of accounts and personalizes campaigns to help ensure messaging resonates with…

:betr Announces Positive Media Platform to Unlock Development and Wellness for GenZ

Building a positive community for young people, driven by them  :betr, an emerging media content platform with a mission to unlock the development and wellness of GenZ, launches this September. :betr is today’s first media company prepared to harness and create a positive content community. The platform will serve as connective tissue between young people and the content that helps their lives. Nearly 90% of teens in the US have said that anxiety and depression is the number one problem among people their age in their…

SeQuel Response Hires New Director of Marketing to Propel Brand Awareness

Direct mail and digital marketing agency enhances its team with a seasoned marketing professional Direct mail and digital marketing agency SeQuel Response announced today that it has added an internal marketing leader to champion the brand and propel the agency toward serving an increased number of national clients. Jacqueline Johnson-Leister joins SeQuel Response as the Director of Marketing, a role in which she will enhance brand recognition and industry credibility, grow lead generation initiatives, and…

Vonage Reinforces Its Position as Innovator in Programmable Business Communications With Strategic Partnership With Sendinblue

Alliance yields new email API and marketing platform, strengthens Vonage's fully integrated business communications offering via Nexmo APIs, and makes Vonage the sole SMS provider for Sendinblue Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, has partnered with Sendinblue, a leading provider of cloud-based email marketing and marketing automation technology, to deliver a rich email communications offering to customers via Nexmo, the Vonage API Platform. With this partnership, Nexmo is also now the sole SMS provider…

Verve Releases SDK 4.0 To Supercharge The Revenue-Generating Power Of In-App Inventory

Verve's Sdk 4.0 Delivers a Trio of In-Demand Features for Publishers with Industry-Standard In-App Video and Display, Header-Bidding, and Open Measurement Verve, the leading platform for location-powered programmatic video and display marketing, today announces the release of the Verve SDK 4.0 for Android and iOS. Lightweight and easy to integrate, with native support for all industry standard mobile ad formats and access to a breadth of demand sources, the new Verve SDK has been built from the ground up to enhance the…

Absolutdata Named Best Overall AI-Based Analytics Company in 2019 AI Breakthrough Awards Program

AI Innovation with Groundbreaking NAVIK AI Platform Earns Top Company Honor Absolutdata, a leader in delivering scalable business impact through AI-powered solutions, advanced analytics, and data science services, announced that it has won the prestigious "Best Overall AI-based Analytics Company" award from AI Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Artificial Intelligence (AI) market. Absolutdata's groundbreaking AI-enabled…

The Great Experience Divide: How is In-Store Shopping versus Digital Natives Shaping E-Commerce?

New feature empowers brands to leverage social proof through reviews to drive sales and accelerate growth Yotpo, an innovation leader in commerce marketing, announced the release of integration enhancements to SAP Commerce Cloud that gives brands the powerful ability to transform customer engagement into advocacy and social proof. Developed by SAP in collaboration with Yotpo, the integration is powered by smart algorithms that help eCommerce merchants collect customer reviews and photos more effectively and automatically…

Chorus.ai Named #1 Sales Coaching Momentum Leader in G2’s Summer 2019 Momentum Grid

Chorus.ai, the Conversation Intelligence Platform for high-growth sales teams, announced it is a momentum leader in the G2, formerly G2 Crowd, Summer 2019 Momentum Grid Reports for Conversation Intelligence and Sales Coaching. Chorus led the market in its placement as a momentum leader. “We’re honored to lead G2’s Conversation Intelligence and Sales Coaching quadrants in Momentum and Customer Satisfaction,” said Roy Raanani, CEO and Co-Founder of Chorus.ai. “G2 has become a critical input to delighting our customers by…

Cognizant Named an AI Services Leader in IDC MarketScape Report

Cognizant announced that market intelligence and advisory services firm IDC has named it a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Services 2019 Vendor Assessment (doc #US44514819, April 2019) report. The report assesses 12 global AI service providers based on buyer feedback as well as quantitative and qualitative market data compiled by the IDC MarketScape. "IDC rates Cognizant highly in terms of its strategies around skills and platforms and its delivery automation capabilities," according…