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CoreMedia to Accelerate Global Growth with Majority Investment from OpenGate Capital

Partnership Enables Leading Content Management Company to Meet Growing Demand for Agile Digital Marketing Solutions CoreMedia, a global content management platform and developer of CoreMedia Content Cloud, is excited to announce that it has successfully partnered with OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, on a majority growth investment. CoreMedia Content Cloud blends real-time product information with multimedia marketing content and delivers consistent, personalized product messaging across a variety of…

Adobe Leadership in Creativity, Digital Documents and Customer Experience Management Categories Drives Next Era of Growth

Company Raises Q4 FY2019 Digital Media Net New ARR Target Adobe will host a financial analyst meeting with investors and financial analysts at its Adobe MAX conference, where Adobe’s executive team will unveil the company’s strategy to expand its leadership in the creative, digital documents and customer experience management categories to drive sustainable, long-term top and bottom line growth in 2020 and beyond. As part of its presentation, Adobe will provide data showing that its total addressable market is expected to…

Laserfiche Named a Challenger in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Services Platforms

Laserfiche — a leading global provider of intelligent content management and business process automation — was named a Challenger in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Services Platforms. Laserfiche was evaluated as one of 18 vendors in the market, and was recognized based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute. "Organizations are creating troves of data every day," said Chris Wacker, CEO of Laserfiche. "By automating workflows with Laserfiche to develop analytics and generate visual reports,…

Viant Co-Founders Acquire Meredith Corporation’s 60% Stake in Company

20th Anniversary Marks Record Revenue Year Fueled by 50% Growth Viant, a leading advertising technology company, announced it has completed a company buyout and that the Viant co-founders, Tim and Chris Vanderhook, are taking back control of the ad tech company from Meredith Corporation. "We are pleased to find a great outcome for what is a very strong ad tech business," said Meredith Chief Development Officer John Zieser. "Viant will remain an on-going data partner as we continue to jointly engage in value creating…

PowerCell to Present New Version of MS-100 Fuel Cell System for Electrification on Land and at Sea

PowerCell Sweden Ab (Publ) Has Developed a New and Improved Version of Its MS-100 Fuel Cell System Which Will Be Presented at the Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition in California on November 5th. the New MS-100 Is 30 Percent More Compact and Has Improved Operating Life Time as Well as Robustness for Demanding Applications on Land and at Sea The English version is an in house-translation. In case of any discrepancy, the Swedish text will prevail. The MS-100 fuel cell system has been developed for marine…

MarTech Interview with Charlie Ungashick, CMO at Validity Inc.

"There’s too much hype around AI in general in my view but if you can see past the hype, AI holds great potential for a more targeted and enriched Email Marketing experience, both for marketers and customers." Could you tell us about your role and journey into Marketing Technology? I started my career in IT, starting at AIG on Wall Street right out of college. My CTO sent me up to Boston to learn about a new software we would implement, and I met the people who were behind the startup’s technology. I realized right away…

TechBytes with Alyssa Simpson Rochwerger, VP of Product at Figure Eight

What inspired your journey into technology? During my first job after college, I worked at a startup in the customer service department. I talked to customers, figured out what was concerning them and tried to stop them from canceling their service. Quickly, I learned that I wanted to solve the customer problems I was hearing about daily. That desire led to me working more closely with engineering teams. Eventually, that path took me into my current career in technology. As a woman leading Product team in the tech…

MarTech Interview with Sydney Sloan, CMO at SalesLoft

"When you have the ability to keep a history of all customer interactions, you will be able to serve your customers better, and as a result, drive more revenue, retention, and growth for your business." As a CMO of a Sales software company, what unique challenges do you meet and overcome in driving Marketing and Sales campaigns daily? I’ve always thought of myself as a go-to-market and a sales-minded marketer. I’m fortunate to serve as the CMO at SalesLoft, where I get to work alongside our own high-powered Sales team, and…

Emotibot Technologies Raised $45 Million in a Series B+ Round, Launched AI Contact Center with Full-Duplex Voice Conversational AI

Pioneer the Emotional AI Innovation with Total Solutions Emotibot announced the completion of the $45 million series B+ financing on its four-year establishment. This round was co-led by an important strategic partner and V FUND and Lingfeng Capital, followed by Keywise Capital, Zhong An Asset Management, Trend Investment, Puhua Capital, and VIA Capital. Before founding Emotibot, Kenny Chien, who believes in emotional intelligence prevails artificial intelligence, has the ambition to develop a sociable…

We’re Trapped in a Social Filter Bubble

 As Technologists, how do we ‘pop’ the filter bubble that the tech industry helped create? Online polarization isn’t as clear-cut people think. Let’s face it — we’re trapped. Every time I scroll through my news and social media feeds, it seems like I browse through the same type of content — from the same sources — with the same ads. It feels as though my news feed has been hijacked. However, this “hijacking” feels more pervasive. Like I’m being watched by an entity that knows my personal taste, preferences, and patterns…

TechBytes with Pete Mycock, GM APAC at Partnerize

You’ve been active in the technology arena all over the world. Could you tell us about your background? Yes, sometimes it’s hard for me to answer “where are you from” because I have lived and worked in the UK, USA, Southeast Asia and Australia, and I spend a great deal of time in Japan. I grew up in the UK, but have been working internationally for most of my life. My tech experience started with QAS, which was then acquired by Experian in the US. Then I returned to London to work for buy.at, then AOL, when they…

TechBytes with Rob Fox, CTO at HG Insights

Could you tell us about your interaction with the new-age technologies like AI, Machine Learning and Automation in the IT industry? As the CTO for a technology intelligence company trying to help our customers accelerate business outcomes, we are always experimenting with AI to find ways to bring innovation to our customers. Much of our intelligence is mined from document-based data and allows us to explore both “sides” of AI which is what makes my job so exciting. What I mean by this is the application of both…

MarTech Interview with Rob Carpenter, Founder and CEO at Valyant AI

"Artificial intelligence is going to completely transform the working world in much the same way as computers did three decades ago." Could you let us know your journey into technology? What inspired you to start Valyant? I have always been interested in technology and actually Founded a custom Software Development company, AppIt Ventures, before launching Valyant AI. The inspiration behind starting Valyant came simply from a place of wanting to solve a problem in an industry that needed a lot of help. I saw an opportunity…

TechBytes with Dmitri Lisitski, CEO and Co-Founder at Influ2

How much has the Account-Based Marketing evolved in the last 12-18 months? ABM is still a work in progress. It is a growing trend and there has definitely been more interest towards it in the industry. More companies are devoting resources to ABM, both people-wise and budget-wise. However, there is still a lot of confusion in regards to ABM's impact and how to measure it. I'd say there has been a lot more experimenting with ABM in the last year and that created even more demand for a more precise data and actionable…

What’s Behind the Internet’s ‘Ghost’ Videos and Why High-res IP Cameras Are the Best Protection Against Ghosts…

Crockery flying through the air, dolls randomly moving their arms and foggy apparitions moving through abandoned buildings – the internet is full of videos with alleged ghost sightings. The phenomenon is easy to explain, however: "Ghost videos are full of optical illusions, technical manipulations and faults" explains a spokesperson for Berlin-based Smartfrog. The company, which specializes in the Internet of Things, knows its way around video surveillance and offers a complete home surveillance package which includes an…

TechBytes with George Corugedo, CTO and Co-Founder at RedPoint

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at RedPoint Global? As one of the Founders of RedPoint Global and the Chief Technology Officer, I have the opportunity to help materialize a vision of empowering marketers with a technology platform that defragments the world they work in. Every day marketers are mired in the logistical challenges of mastering data, deriving insights and precise execution. These are simple ideas in theory but hard to achieve in a world where every vendor wants to…

MarTech Interview with Elizabeth Cholawsky, President and CEO at HG Insights

"Technology Intelligence is unique in that it can not only help our customers identify which accounts have the highest propensity to buy, but also, through our spend intelligence, the accounts with the greatest revenue potential." Could you tell us about your role and journey into Technology? I’ve always been interested in how technology can be used to solve bigger and bigger problems. At university and grad school, and early in my career, I developed computer models to help understand various Social Science phenomena,…

How VoIP System can be Used to Improve Your Marketing Strategy

VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) is a technology with a rapidly rising stock. In the UK alone, over three million businesses subscribe to a VoIP system. In the last few years, Sales of VoIP systems have been up by around 21% per year and this trend shows no sign of slowing. And while VoIP isn’t exactly a new technology, it’s only in recent years that it’s evolved into a truly viable communication system and a genuine alternative to traditional telephone systems. Business Benefits of using Voice Over IP Companies…

78 Per Cent of CSPs See Automation in Service Fulfillment as Key to Profitability

Study from Sigma Systems Reveals That Operators Are Failing to Reap the Full Rewards of Automation in Service Fulfillment and Sales CSPs worldwide are leaving money on the table as a result of missed automation opportunities in sales and service fulfillment, according to a new study from Sigma Systems. Conducted in partnership with research consultancy Coleman Parkes Research, the second edition of the Create-Sell-Deliver Outlook surveyed operators worldwide to gauge their perception of product innovation and…

Consumer Mobile Usage Report Reveals Text Messaging Has Six Times the Engagement of Email

Survey Conducted by EZ Texting Reviewed the Mobile Preferences of More Than 1,000 Consumers EZ Texting, the leader in SMS marketing software for business, released its inaugural report, ‘2019 Mobile Usage Report: How Consumers Are Really Texting,’ revealing texting has 6X the engagement of email among consumers. The report reveals just how often certain segments of the population are interacting with their mobile devices in comparison to other channels. The research conducted by EZ Texting reveals that texts maintain an…