Edison Partners Announces Sale of Behavioral Data Intelligence Leader Jornaya

Edison Partners, the leading growth equity firm, announced the sale of Jornaya to Verisk, a leading data and analytics company. Philadelphia-based Jornaya is a leading behavioral data intelligence company that provides insights and analytics to marketers in banking, insurance, mortgage, real estate, higher education and automotive. Jersey City, N.J.-based Verisk is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, energy and specialized markets, and financial services industries. Marketing Technology News: …

Appian Introduces the First Unified Platform for Hyperautomation

Appian announced the latest version of the Appian Low-code Automation Platform. The new version makes it easier than ever for IT to drive rapid and substantial business value from a new generation of powerful and scalable enterprise automation technologies, united on the industry's leading platform for low-code development. "Through the course of 2020, the urgency for fast and powerful process automation became undeniable as organization struggled with the distributed workforces, broken processes, and inaccessible data…

Vodafone Romania and Amdocs have Jointly Developed the Digital Experience Platform

Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, announced that Vodafone Romania and Amdocs partnered to jointly develop the Digital Experience platform for digitalizing the retail experience. This will give Vodafone Romania a 360-degree view of its customers across a number of touch-points while integrating fixed and mobile communication products into a converged retail product. The project included moving several key components and capabilities into the AWS cloud. Marketing…

DiscoverOrg Expands Data Coverage, Increasing Value to Sales, Marketing and Recruiting Teams

New Data Points Now Available Include Visual Parent-Subsidiary Relationships; Mobile Numbers and Personal Email Addresses; In-Depth Work and Education Profiles; And Investor and Funding Insights DiscoverOrg, the leading B2B intelligence provider, is transforming the way organizations discover, engage and acquire target buyers and hires by significantly expanding the number and type of data points delivered through its platform. Over the last 60 days, the company has expanded its highly accurate and actionable company…

LeadSift Partners wIntentsify.io to Help B2B Marketers Action Contact Level Intent Signals Programmatically

Marketers can now leverage contact level Intent data across multiple digital channels using Intentsify’s data activation platform LeadSift, a leading buyer-intent data platform, and Intentsify, a powerful intent data activation software, are partnering up to deliver and activate intent data for B2B companies at the contact and account level. This strategic partnership will allow B2B marketing teams to pinpoint which contacts and companies are actively researching specific solutions and product categories or engaging…

Bluevine Capital Chooses Medallia For Experience Management

Medallia, Inc., the global leader in experience management, announced that Bluevine Capital has selected Medallia as its experience management platform of choice. Marketing Technology News: FedEx to Acquire ShopRunner to Expand E-Commerce Capabilities “It is very exciting to see an innovative, small-business-focused fintech leveraging Medallia's technology to deliver exceptional experience to their thousands of digitally-focused business owners,” said Elizabeth Carducci, chief revenue officer for Medallia. Marketing…

Spindustry and Znode Announce New E-commerce Partnership

Spindustry, a web development and digital marketing agency, has announced a new partnership with Znode, an enterprise B2B e-commerce platform. Spindustry supports e-commerce systems, sales channel portals, intranets, field team management portals and enterprise websites. The Znode and Spindustry partnership aims to serve the digital agency’s e-commerce business as well as focus on serving more customers, particularly in the agriculture industry. Marketing Technology News: FedEx to Acquire ShopRunner to Expand E-Commerce…

Rajeev Singh Rathore Joins RingCentral as VP of Global Service Provider Partnerships

RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, video meetings, collaboration, and contact center solutions, today announced that Rajeev Singh Rathore has joined as Vice President of Global Service Provider Partnerships, South Asia. Rathore will be responsible for driving RingCentral’s partnerships with mobile operators, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), and managed service providers in the South Asia region. Marketing Technology News: FedEx to Acquire ShopRunner to Expand E-Commerce…

ATM.TV Joins FCTI to Roll Out Digital-Out-Of-Home Advertising

ATM.TV, a business specializing in digital content and brand advertising, has entered into an exclusive sales and marketing agreement with FCTI, Inc. to provide exclusive ATM toppers and content for 7-Eleven, Inc. ATM.TV has developed a specialized software and hardware platform that will allow advertisers to target HD screens placed above ATM units. FCTI recently installed digital-out-of-home (DOOH) screen networks above its ATMs at more than 8,500 participating 7-Eleven stores in the U.S. Marketing Technology News: …

Horizon Telecom Partners with RingCentral

Horizon Telecom, a leading carrier-neutral provider of communication and connectivity for global enterprises and RingCentral Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced that Horizon Telecom will offer RingCentral Office, a Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) platform that includes team messaging, video meetings, and a cloud phone system to large-scale multinational enterprises around the world. Marketing Technology News: Dun &…

ThryveAI Fulfillment Solution Helps Triple the Efficiency of In-Store Pickers

ThryveAI, an Mi9 Retail brand, providing the next generation of digital commerce for grocers, revealed that grocers using Thryve Fulfillment, an automated, multi-order picking solution, are picking three times more items per hour (~150-160) than with traditional solutions (~50-60). "The order volume our grocery partners anticipated to do in five years down the road became their reality overnight in March 2020 due to COVID," said Neil Moses, CEO of Mi9 Retail/ThryveAI. "In some cases their sales and order volume increased…

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Adopts RingCentral Office to Support Remote Work

RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, today announced that Pinnacle Renewable Energy, an industrial wood pellet manufacturer, and distributor, has adopted RingCentral Office, a unified communications solution that includes team messaging, video meetings and a cloud phone system to enable a sustainable, employee-centric remote working environment for today and the future. Marketing Technology News: Dun & Bradstreet Launches Buyer…

GetAccept Secures $20 Million in Series B Funding

GetAccept, the all-in-one sales platform, has raised $20 million in Series B funding, led by Bessemer Venture Partners, as the company expands its platform to help SMBs close more deals. In remote working times, more than ever, businesses are refining their digital sales process. GetAccept has put sales engagement on autopilot, creating the future of sales. In 2019 the company raised a $7 million Series A funding round led by DN Capital, with participation from BootstrapLabs, Y Combinator, and a number of Spotify's early…

SmartForce Technologies Selects New Business Strategies Marketing Services

New Business Strategies, a global B2B marketing, and customer experience professional services firm, has been selected as the external marketing agency for SmartForce Technologies, Inc., a leader in insights-driven, crime reduction software. SmartForce Technologies has signed on with New Business Strategies' Parachute Services, a suite of services designed to accelerate marketing results and program execution. Marketing Technology News: Dun & Bradstreet Launches Buyer Intent, To Help Increase ROI For UK B2B…

Laliga Signs Mondia Group as Strategic Technology and Commercial Partner

LaLiga has signed mobile technology company Mondia group as its technology and commercial partner for the creation of LaLiga Xtra, its first-ever subscription-based mobile platform, to offer exclusive content and experiences to sports fans. Through an agreement with Orange group, the platform will be made available in the coming months to the operator’s millions of customers in its Middle East and Africa regions. This is the initial roll-out of the platform and Mondia will continue to distribute the offering through other…

Cisco To Acquire IMImobile

Cisco and IMImobile PLC announced that they have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer pursuant to which Cisco will pay 595 pence per share in exchange for each share of IMImobile, or an aggregate purchase price of approximately USD $730 million assuming fully diluted shares, net of cash and including debt. The exchange rate used for the conversion of £ into USD is 1.3438, derived from Bloomberg, as at 16:00 on 4 December 2020. Marketing Technology News: Dun & Bradstreet Launches Buyer Intent,…

Unbabel Launches COMET, Blazing New Trail for Ultra-Accurate Machine Translation

COMET, a Framework and Metric for Automated Machine Translation Evaluation, Set to Create New Industry Standard Unbabel, the AI-powered, human-refined translation platform that enables multilingual customer service at scale, announced the release of COMET (Crosslingual Optimized Metric for Evaluation of Translation), an open-source neural framework and metric for Machine Translation (MT) evaluation that has been validated as a top performing metric by the 2020 Fifth Conference on Machine Translation (WMT20). COMET reduces…