ShareChat sets up ShareChat Labs, a Centre of Excellence in Silicon Valley

ShareChat, the leading Indian social media venture, announced that it has opened ShareChat Labs, a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Palo Alto, its first establishment outside India. The new set-up would be dedicated to building a technology backbone for the company with an aim to bring cutting edge tech, developed by the best to its community of users ShareChat has also appointed former Product Leader at Uber, Gaurav Mishra as SVP- Product, who spearheaded Uber AI, Data, and Marketplace Platforms at Uber. In his new role,…

Logiq Appoints Silicon Valley MarTech Senior Executive, Steven J. Hartman, as Chief Product Officer and Makes Other Key Appointments

Logiq, Inc., a global provider of award-winning eCommerce and Fintech solutions, has appointed and promoted four executives to new or existing positions. Steven J. Hartman has joined Logiq as its new chief product officer, succeeding Eddie Foong. Foong has been appointed to the new position of vice president of product for AppLogiq, Logiq’s award-winning mobile app builder, which he has been overseeing for several years. Daniel Urbino has been promoted to chief operating officer of Logiq, succeeding John…

State Of Women In Tech Report Details Rampant Harassment And Discrimination Across Silicon Valley And Tech Industry

Data Highlights Nearly 50% of Women in Tech and Women Founders Have Been Harassed Nearly 50% of women founders and women working in tech have experienced harassment, a statistic that has barely budged since 2017, according to Women Who Tech’s new report State of Women In Tech. Despite the #MeToo movement that spurred trending hashtags, diversity pledges among Silicon Valley’s biggest VCs, and tech companies hiring Chief Diversity Officers, women in tech continue to face significant sexism and toxic workplace culture.…

Thryv Holdings, Inc. Announces New Board of Directors, Adding Silicon Valley and SaaS Experience

Thryv Holdings, Inc. (“Thryv”) announced a new board of directors focused on enhancing the company’s leadership with a deep bench of Silicon Valley and SaaS-industry expertise. “We’re excited to announce our new board members,” said Thryv CEO and President Joe Walsh. “As Thryv focuses increasingly on its growing small business software segment, we welcome the SaaS experience and leadership these new directors bring to our team.” Marketing Technology News: Sinch AB (publ): Sinch Completes First Part of Acquisition of…

Permission.io Empowers Individuals to Monetize Their Personal Data, Take Back Power and Influence From Silicon Valley

Permission.io, the leading provider of permission advertising for e-commerce, announced that it has come out of beta to make the site available to both consumers and online retail partners. Individuals are now able to earn value from their personal data while also having more control over who sees it and - more importantly - who doesn't. Permission's common sense approach enables people to interact with their favorite brands and merchants without subjecting them to intrusive, irrelevant ads that have enabled tech giants…

Getting Over San Francisco and Silicon Valley is HARD; But, There’s No Place Like Home

Entrepreneurs from all over the world dream of making it in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. In garages, coffee shops, and shared workspaces in Bangalore, Berlin, and Bat Yam, entrepreneurs aspire to relocate to California and receive funding from local Venture Capitalists to turbocharge their start-up. For me, San Francisco and the valley has always been home. I was born near Pacifica, a coastal town 15 miles south of San Francisco on highway one and raised around the San Francisco bay area for most of my…

ON24 Adds Silicon Valley Veteran Denise Persson to its Board of Directors

Snowflake CMO brings track record of rapid SaaS revenue growth to the company ON24, the technology leader helping businesses innovate their marketing through interactive, data-rich digital experiences, announced that transformative marketing leader Denise Persson has joined its Board of Directors. Persson is the CMO of the cloud data platform company, Snowflake, where she has steered their fast-growth trajectory for the past four years. Her leadership builds on a history of creating category-defining brands, including…

Silicon Valley Short Video Platform, Firework, Launches WordPress Plugin

Silicon Valley based Firework Video Network have announced the launch of their free-to-use WordPress plugin, 'Firework Video Gallery'. The plugin will help publishers transform simple text-based WordPress site into a media-rich content avenue with the integration of a lightweight and aesthetically beautiful feed of publisher relevant short videos that will generate better website stickiness and higher engagement on the platform. 'Firework Video Gallery' plugin enable blogs and platforms to showcase content developed by…

Apptricity Announces Silicon Valley Veteran Mike Seashols as Executive Chairman

Real-Time Asset & Inventory Software Company Welcomes Serial Technology Entrepreneur Apptricity is pleased to announce that Mike Seashols has joined the company as Executive Chairman. He brings his vast experience as a Silicon Valley veteran, where he led a number of emerging high-growth businesses, directly to Apptricity. Before joining Apptricity, Mr. Seashols worked as the first Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Oracle through their IPO. He was also the founding CEO of three different software companies,…

RingCentral Recognized by San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal as Best Place to Work San Francisco Bay Area

Company also honored with Bay Area Workplace Wellness Award RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, today announced that the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal recognized RingCentral as a 2020 Bay Area Best Places to Work and as a Bay Area Workplace Wellness Award recipient. The awards are based on the results of an independent survey conducted by Quantum Workplace. “We have invested our energy and…

Accenture Brings on Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Tom Lounibos to Lead Accenture Ventures

Accenture Ventures to forge new relationships with entrepreneurs, accelerating innovation for Accenture and its clients Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur Tom Lounibos to lead Accenture Ventures as its new Managing Director. Mr. Lounibos joins Accenture Ventures following a decades-long career as a highly successful technology entrepreneur and founder of six different software startups. He took two of those companies public (Knowledgeware and Sagent Technology) and sold the other…

Kobiton Closes Debt Financing Round with Silicon Valley Bank Amidst Continued Strong Growth

Kobiton announced its new relationship and debt facility with Silicon Valley Bank. The new relationship provides additional access to growth capital further fueling Kobiton's already significant growth. Since launch, Kobiton has experienced exponential year-over-year growth in its first two years with equally aggressive growth goals for 2020.  The recent addition of several large enterprise customers, including one of the largest Telecom companies in North America and one of the leading ride-sharing companies globally,…

In 2020, Professional Events, the Crucial Element of the Silicon Valley Environment Will Grow at Least by 5%

According to the recent Crunchbase report $45.9 billion have been invested in Silicon Valley in 2019. At least 25% of these investments have been raised thanks to thousands of various events held in that period In 2019, there have been roughly 1,080,000 meetups hosted in San Francisco Bay Area, and over 200 notable tech conferences (and many more smaller ones). Co-founder of Gaudi Group Kuzma Ledenev predicts that 2020 will bring an increase of at least 5% in these numbers. There is no reliable data on private invite-only…

International Search Engine Optimization Expert Chris Raulf of Boulder SEO Marketing to Speak at XTM LIVE Silicon Valley on 19 March 2020

The 20-minute TED-style talk focuses on the impact that artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotic process automation have on global digital marketing Boulder SEO Marketing, a provider of affordable SEO packages and full-service digital marketing solutions to companies around the globe, announced today that its founder and president would present a talk entitled Global Digital Marketing and Artificial Intelligence: Are You Missing the Boat? on March 19, 2020, at 12:10 pm Pacific Time at XTM LIVE Silicon…

Clari Adds Silicon Valley Luminaries Jim Goetz and Steve Singh to Board of Directors

Clari, provider of the leading AI-powered revenue operations platform, announced two board appointments. Jim Goetz, Partner at Sequoia Capital, and Steve Singh, former Chairman and Co-founder of Concur Technologies, have joined the company’s Board of Directors. Jim and Steve join at a momentous time for Clari. More than 50,000 sales, marketing, customer success and go-to-market professionals across 170 countries now use its Revenue Operations platform alongside their CRM stack to drive more pipeline, accelerate revenue…

Teespring Strengthens Its Exec Team with Two Silicon Valley Vets to Back Its Growth

Leading social commerce platform, Teespring, has announced the appointment of Conrad Brandt as VP Finance and Wendy Mazzoni as Chief of Staff. The two hires help to strategically position the business for maximum growth into an industry which is growing rapidly and is rife with competitors. Mazzoni and Brandt bring their expertise in growth and acquisitions to Teespring, making their hires two strategic moves. Marketing Technology News: Newswire Launches The “Earned Media Advantage” Guided Tour Conrad Brandt joins…

NICE Actimize’s AI-Infused Transaction Monitoring Solution to Transform China’s SPD Silicon Valley Bank AML Operations

SPD Silicon Valley Bank Will Implement NICE Actimize’s Next-Generation Suspicious Activity Monitoring Solution to Detect Complex Financial Crimes While Increasing Productivity Leading the industry with AI-based solutions designed to streamline anti-money laundering operations for global financial institutions, NICE Actimize, a NICE business and the leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management, was selected by China-based SPD Silicon Valley Bank (SSVB) to update its anti-money laundering strategy with next generation…

Improvado Raises $8 Million to Automate Full-Stack Marketing Analytics Through 60 Silicon Valley Investor

Improvado Will Use the Financing to Accelerate the Adoption and Expansion of the Company’s Disruptive Data Middleware Solution Improvado, the leading marketing middleware platform, announced that it has raised $8 million total in Super Seed funding. Venture capital participants in the round include Bullpen Capital, Cabra.vc and IAdata. Angel investors include Google and Oracle executives, and founders from many of the most recognizable brands in the marketing world, including: Auren Hoffman (LiveRamp founder), Joe…

Sonata Software Makes Strategic Investment in Retail10X, a Silicon Valley-based Retail AI Software-as-Service Platform Company

Sonata Software announced that it has made a strategic investment in Retail10x, a Palo Alto, California Headquartered Retail AI software-as-service platform company. R10x is a Retail AI software-as-service platform for retailers, distributors and consumer packaged goods companies that helps them in: Improving Operational Effectiveness through advanced demand sensing, shrink reduction inventory optimization and merchandizing capabilities. Real-time Supply chain Collaboration. Building Customer Loyalty by helping…

Silicon Slopes Company, Strala, Launches with Revolutionary New Approaches to Improving Experience & Marketing Big Data

Strala, a Silicon Slopes based SaaS company, announces the general availability of the Strala Experience Data Tracking Platform. This innovative technology optimizes how marketers define, automate, and use experience and campaign marketing data to make better marketing choices. Forrester research shows that some of the biggest worries of today's marketers are around the issues of attributing marketing performance across channels, understanding the optimal customer journey and collecting and unifying data across…