Dialpad Launches HD Video and New AI Features on UberConference, Making Meetings Easier and More Productive

Dialpad, the only cloud-native business communications platform powered by Voice Intelligence (ViTM), today announced the rollout of new features to UberConference, including automated notes, transcripts, and action items, together with crystal clear HD video conferencing. The updates allows UberConference’s unique PIN-free communication and collaboration to be even more effective and improve employee productivity and engagement. “We believe that when you end a meeting, that’s when the real work begins,” said Dialpad CEO,…

The Ultimate List of Sales Automation Tools

Have sales left you feeling overwhelmed and burned out? It used to seem so simple. Now there are hundreds of millions of potential clients, along with millions of competitors vying for their attention. The world of sales is moving faster than anyone can keep track of, leaving only one thing for certain: If you’re using the same methods and tools you were using a few years ago, you’re going to be left behind. If you’ve spent any time with us at Reply, you’ll know we’re big fans of automation. We’re constantly looking…

MarTech RADAR 2019: Top 250 B2B Technology Companies You Should Follow

Our MarTech Radar 2019 Brings You The Top 250 B2B Technology Companies That We Believe Would Continue to Excite Us the Most With Their Cutting– Edge Insights, Events, Content, and Product Updates. According to a survey, 71% Martech leaders agree that their company lacks sufficient in-house martech talent; 61% of the IT leaders acknowledge lack of enough MarTech training and learning resources for Marketing professionals in dealing with traditional and advanced Martech stacks. Last year, we published the MarTech…

Essential Technology for Remote Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has forced millions of workers around the globe, across different industries, to work from home. Companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google have all asked employees to work remotely for the foreseeable future, in attempts to curb infection rates. Smaller companies have also followed suit, as most countries order employees from non-essential businesses to stay home. While before the outbreak, remote work was considered a perk, the virus has now made it a daily routine. A large-scale experiment has…

Verizon Buys BlueJeans to Open New Opportunities in 5G-Era of Remote Conferencing

Today, Verizon has announced it has struck a deal to acquire its rival, B2B Video Conferencing software company BlueJeans. The transactional details of the deal remain undisclosed at the time of this reporting. BlueJeans founders and key management team will join Verizon to lead the continued growth and innovation of the business. BlueJeans employees will become Verizon employees immediately following the close of the deal. In an official announcement, Verizon Business announced that BlueJeans Network will enable the…

The Role of AI in Shaping the Future of Video Conferencing

According to Scott Brinker's MarTech Landscape 2019, Video Conferencing platforms are placed in the primary Marketing Technology category of "Social and Relationships". The same category is further broken down into company logos providing Call Analytics, ABM, Webinars and Meetings, CRM, CX Platforms, and Loyalty and Customer Acquisition platforms. CRM, Advocacy and ABMs are posturing a dynamic transformation in 2019. In the era of smart marketing that is driven by innovations in Big Data Analytics, Automation, Computer…

Dialpad Raises $50 Million in Series D Funding to Reinvent the Phone Call

Company Doubles Down on Innovative AI Capabilities, Expands Talent Base Dialpad, the pure-cloud business communications provider, announced it has raised $50 million in Series D funding. ICONIQ Capital led the round, with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Amasia, Scale Venture Partners, Section 32 and Work-Bench, bringing Dialpad's total funding to $120 million. The new capital will accelerate momentum for Dialpad's real-time AI technology and further establish its products as business-critical…

Dialpad + TalkIQ To Bring Voice-Driven AI To Business Communications

With TalkIQ’s Acquisition by Dialpad, VoiceAI Could Better Deliver Real-Time Voice Insights to Transform Phone Call Transcribing Process for Marketing and Sales Teams Dialpad, a leading cloud business communications provider, announced that it has acquired TalkIQ. TalkIQ is a leader in real-time speech recognition and artificial intelligence. By combining TalkIQ’s real-time speech recognition and natural language processing technologies with Dialpad’s leading communications solutions, Dialpad will deliver VoiceAI to help…

Voicera Acquires Dubai-Based AI Company to Expand Virtual Assistant ‘Eva’

Voicera Reveals New App to Provide Eva with Predictive Highlights Voicera is disrupting note-taking app technology forever! With its latest acquisition of Dubai-based Wrappup, a pioneer in AI-based voice technology would eliminate human effort for collaboration teams at an enterprise level. The notion of sitting in a boardroom with notepads would be history as Voicera’s Eva begins to summarize details with an AI-backed system. Recommended Read: 7.ai Removes Time, Cost and Risk Barriers to Chatbot Deployment Wrappup’s…

Dialpad Launches Call Center to Help Modern Businesses Build a Superior Customer Experience

Modern Platform Brings Call Centers to the Cloud; Includes Disruptive Pricing Model Dialpad, the pure-cloud business communications provider, recently announced the launch of Call Center, a new and modern take on call center software. Built on the Google Cloud Platform, Call Center removes the complexity of traditional call centers with its software platform that helps small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) cost-effectively turn an often frustrating experience into an opportunity to create remarkable customer experiences…

Voicera Secures $20 Million Series A Financing Backed by Leading VC, Enterprise and Collaboration Players

Voicera's Eva, a Fast-Growing Enterprise Virtual Assistant, Now Offers Full Transcription and Debrief Functionality to All Meetings Voicera announced that it has closed its Series A round of financing, which, combined with its seed round, brings total funds raised to $20 million. This recent round will fund the continued rollout of the company's innovative voice collaboration artificial intelligence (AI) system that transforms meetings into productive, accountable, efficient parts of an enterprise's day. The Series A was…

Interview with Kristen Logan Alexander, Chief Marketing Officer, Certain

"Growth will be driven by data collection, pattern matching and then enabling marketers to take real-time action to create more engaging and relevant experiences." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? I run marketing and product at Certain and I joined because I was excited about marketing to marketers and because Certain is solving a problem that I’ve experienced. I’m completely empathetic to the challenge marketers have navigating through and making sense of the endless technology…

Interview with Scott Litman, Managing Partner at Equals 3

"It’s critical that we offer a level of differentiation and competitive advantage that makes it easy to choose us versus an incumbent or stay with the status quo."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role and how you got here. (what inspired you to start a martech company) As the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Equals 3, from a day to day standpoint, my job is to lead Sales, Marketing and Partner Development. My background is as an entrepreneur in marketing services and ad tech. Equals…

Interview with Braydan Young, Co-founder – Coffee Sender

"People want to feel special when they start a buying cycle and be able to interact with the brand."On Marketing Technology  MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role and how you got here. (what inspired you to start a martech company) I am the cofounder of CoffeeSender/Sendoso. We started the company about two years ago as a side project, because we were looking for better way to connect with prospects and customers. We started by mailing coffee gift cards out which sucked but it was effective for getting meetings,…