Intellitix Acquires Majority Stake in “Mobile-First” Event Platform CrowdBlink

Intellitix Technologies Inc., the company behind RFID access control and cashless payments technology used at Tomorrowland, BlizzCon, San Diego Comic-Con, and others, announced a majority-stake acquisition in CrowdBlink, a next generation event management platform. The move comes as part of Intellitix’s effort to meet a market demand for lightweight event technology. CrowdBlink is already addressing this need with their all-in-one mobile platform, offering Ticketing, Access Control, and Cashless Payments. But it’s what…

2020 is the Year to Fall in Love with Mobile Marketing: Mobile-First Customer Engagement Solutions Help Brands Make Meaningful Connections…

Customer Retention and Engagement Leader CleverTap Offers Insights to Boost User Engagement During Valentine's Day Buying Season Valentine's Day marks an occasion to show love and devotion to that certain someone in your life, as well as a day for mobile marketers to think about ways to tap into one of the biggest shopping holidays. In 2019, Valentine's Day shoppers set new spending records, adding $20.7 billion to the economy. This Valentine's Day, CleverTap is offering tips for mobile marketers to consider as they drive…

Whistle Acquires Mobile-First Content Studio Vertical Networks

The Deal Marks Whistle's Second Acquisition of the Year and Further Accelerates the Company's Inorganic and Organic Growth Strategy Positioning the Combined Business to Double Its Year-Over-Year Revenue Whistle, an entertainment and sports media company known for creating inspiring and engaging programming for young audiences, acquired Santa Monica-based Vertical Networks, a mobile-first content studio founded by Elisabeth Murdoch and backed by Snap. The deal greatly expands Whistle's investment in creating lifestyle…

Vibes Helps Restaurants Reach Customers Before They Get Hangry with Mobile-First Marketing Solution

Vibes for Restaurants Is a Comprehensive Mobile Engagement Solution That Connects All Aspects of a Customer’s Journey from Browsing to Checkout Vibes knows that hanger is a thing. So the company has launched Vibes for Restaurants, the only mobile-first marketing solution that reaches hungry customers at the right time and place. The platform solves a major challenge for restaurants competing for attention and engagement from customers who have many choices--with Vibes, restaurants can reach their customers via mobile…

Embrace, Mobile-first Application Performance Management Platform, Joins Y Combinator’s Summer 2019 Batch

Embrace, the market leader in application performance management for mobile, announced that is has joined Y Combinator's Summer 2019 batch. During YC's Demo Days from August 19-20 at Pier 48 in San Francisco, Embrace will showcase their mobile technology to a select audience of approximately 1,000 investors and media. Since joining YC's S19 batch, Embrace has been working closely with the company to focus on growth acceleration, and is now experiencing 20% month on month growth, with 50% growth projected this month -…

Buzztime Continues to Enhance Buzztime Entertainment App During Its Beta, Providing Mobile-first Option for More Businesses

It's been two months since NTN Buzztime, Inc. launched a beta version of the Buzztime Entertainment app, and already 84% from over 1,100 players surveyed would recommend the app to a friend. Now, Buzztime has just released its first major app update. The key feature of the update is that both trivia questions and answers are now displayed. This enhancement is the direct result of suggestions made by many of the 10 million Buzztime players, who were invited to share their feedback. Also, during that first beta phase,…

Key Social Media Monetization Tactics for Mobile-First Gaming Brands

When you think of a typical gamer, the mind is quick to paint a mental picture of a young male. However, that is not the case at all in this growing industry that topped 43.8 billion in 2018. There is a huge audience - and demand - for casual mobile games that span across demographics. For example, 65 percent of women in the 10-65 age range report they play mobile games and 20 percent of female gamers discover new games on social media. Casual gamers aren’t particularly dedicated to specific genres or games; most tend to…

Elliot’s Mobile-First Commerce Platform Enables Direct-to-Consumer Distribution at Global Scale

Elliot Turns Ads, Email, Pop-Ups, Social Feeds and More into High-Performing Conversion Channels for Retailers Elliot is a mobile-first commerce platform powering the future of retail, providing infrastructure to integrate media, payment and channel into a single solution that delivers a seamless shopping experience. Elliot does this by enabling retailers to seamlessly connect content and commerce with its globally available one-tap checkout, removing the friction consumers currently experience within existing…

iovox Debuts Mobile-First Call Tracking Integration with Zoho CRM

Save Time and Instantly Update Zoho CRM with Inbound and Outbound Mobile Calls from Anywhere Zoholics Austin, the largest annual gathering of Zoho users, iovox, a global call tracking provider, unveiled its new mobile-first call tracking integration for Zoho CRM. The integration provides users with a two-way sync of calls, notes and tags between iovox and Zoho CRM. The service and related app from iovox enables Zoho CRM users to effortlessly share details of any inbound or outbound mobile call, including call duration,…

Provident Bank Chooses Gro Solutions to Boost Mobile-First User-Experience and Drive Account Growth

Gro Solutions, a leading provider of digital growth solutions for banks and credit unions, announced Jersey City, N.J.-based Provident Bank ($9.71 billion in assets) has selected Gro’s Digital Sales and Marketing Platform to drive its digital account openings and provide a fast, intuitive mobile experience for its customers. @ProvidentBank chooses @grobanking to boost #mobilebanking and drive #digital account growth Provident Bank found Gro’s flexible digital solutions and mobile-first sensibility in design best suited…

International Study by WP Engine Reveals Enterprise Investment Lags Today’s Mobile-First Consumer

The End of the App Store? Study Finds Clear Benefits To Using AMP and PWA, Including Faster Deployment and 50 Percent Lower Total Cost of Ownership Over Native Apps A new international study commissioned by WP Engine and conducted by Vanson Bourne explores the motives and mobile solutions that enterprise organizations are using today to connect with today’s increasingly mobile-first consumer. The End of the App Store? @wpengine Study Finds Clear Benefits To Using #AMP and #PWA, Including Faster Deployment and 50…

Oracle Responsys Introduces the SMS Public Aggregator Network (SPAN) for Mobile-First Economy

Oracle Helps Businesses Launch Mobile Marketing Faster and Easier With Industry's First SMS Public Aggregator Network  To help marketers quickly and easily source the best operator for maximizing the ROI of their mobile campaigns, Oracle Responsys introduced the SMS Public Aggregator Network (SPAN). Oracle's SPAN is a powerful new self-service application within Oracle Marketing Cloud that makes it easier for customers to find, order, and manage SMS services directly from the aggregator of their choice. At the time of…

Headway Acquires Mobile-First Programmatic Platform Smadex

Headway Reinforces Its Mobile Marketing Capabilities with Acquisition of Mobile-First Programmatic Platform Smadex Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data and performance digital marketing solutions; business unit of Entravision Communications Corporation, announced the acquisition of mobile-first programmatic platform Smadex. Smadex technology allows advertisers to execute performance campaigns on mobile devices, using its machine learning engine to understand the best combination of creative assets,…

Criteo’s Global Commerce Review Highlights Mobile-First Psyche of Customers

Results Reveal that On-the-Go Omnishoppers Lead to Highest Lifetime Sales Value, Along With Driving Higher Conversion Rates and In-App Sales on Mobile vs. Shopping Apps Criteo, a commerce marketing company, has disclosed its Global Commerce Review conducted for Q1 2018. The report analyzes purchase and browsing data from more than 5000 retailers spread across 80 countries. The outcome indicates that present-day shoppers opt for purchases on-the-go, and they are active across every browsing environment. Jonathan Opdyke,…

Mobile-First Collaborative Learning Platform Hive Learning Raises $ 4.9 Million

Funds Raised Will Aid Hive Learning in the Development of AI-Driven Products, Content Packages, Sales, Marketing, and International Expansion Hive Learning, the mobile-first collaborative learning platform for leaders, teams, and organizations, has raised £3.5 million ($4.9) in a funding round led by the UK's leading venture builder, Blenheim Chalcot. The funds will be used to fuel the company's AI-driven product development and content packages, sales and marketing, and international expansion through strategic…

WorkWave Marketing Releases Mobile-First Automation Tools for On-Field Lead Management

WorkWave, the leading SaaS provider for field service lead management and “last mile” fleet management, has announced the release of indigenously-built marketing automation tool services within its core offering – PestPac. The new WorkWave Marketing integration will enable its customers to track and manage all their leads at one centralized location using intelligent sales and marketing automation processes. From a MarTech perspective, sales reporting and sales intelligence solutions on mobile integrated through WorkWave…

Cisco Meraki Launches Phunware Location Based Services in Meraki Marketplace

Phunware, Inc., a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, today announced that Cisco Meraki now features the Company’s Multiscreen-as-a-Service (MaaS) Location Based Services (LBS) app in its Meraki Marketplace. Cisco Systems, Inc. acquired Meraki in 2012, and today, Cisco Meraki is a leader in cloud controlled WiFi, routing and security, all managed from a centralized dashboard. The Meraki Marketplace is an exclusive catalog of…

Nifty Games Teams Up With The NBA And NBPA To Bring Head-To-Head Basketball Action To Mobile Devices

NBA-themed game to tip-off later this year Nifty Games, a mobile-first developer and publisher of quick-session, head-to-head sports games, has teamed up with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) to bring an authentic NBA basketball game to mobile devices. Nifty Games Teams Up With The NBA And NBPA To Bring Head-To-Head Basketball Action To Mobile Devices Tweet this Under the agreements with the NBA and the NBPA, Nifty Games will create a mobile game…

Cover Chooses Twilio Flex to Power its Customer Service Experience

The mobile insurance platform experienced 57% faster response time and an 8% higher resolution rate since making the switch to Twilio Flex Twilio, the leading cloud communications platform, announced that Cover has selected Twilio Flex to power its customer communications. Twilio Flex, a programmable contact center platform, gave Cover the control to build a customized contact center that delivers a differentiated customer and agent user experience. Cover provides a frictionless and personalized insurance buying…

Phunware Adds First National Railway Customer for Mobile Corporate Campus Solution

Phunware, Inc., a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, today announced its first national railway customer for its mobile corporate campus solution. Phunware’s Multiscreen-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform helps employers manage their campus services with an employee and visitor-friendly, native, mobile-first application portfolio. MaaS enables feature-rich mobile application solutions for employers to not only increase employee…