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AI Video Enhancement Startup Minute.ly Raises $8 Million to Help Publishers Boost Video Performance

Latest round will empower publishers and content creators to maximize ROI from their video content, increasing traffic, user engagement and revenue Minute.ly, a leading AI-driven video enhancement company, today announced the closing of an $8 million financing round with investors including Ansonia Holdings, and strategic participation by Infront, a leading sports marketing company. They were joined by existing investor, Gilad Shabtai. The funding will help Minute.ly continue to develop its AI-powered solutions and…

Launchmetrics Releases Dedicated Brand Decisioning Platform, Insights, Exclusively for Fashion, Luxury & Cosmetics Industries

With it launches an interactive microsite dedicated to the Insights100 -- a selection of brands and influencers such as Gucci, Cartier, Fenty Beauty, Chiara Ferragni and Tati Westbrook, to provide a comparative benchmark, through the efficiency of machine learning, and offer an analytical vision on the impact that marketing investments have for brands within the same segment In the race to reach today's digitally savvy consumer and stay relevant, brands are facing more challenges than ever before. Siloed KPIs and a lack of…

The Latest Local Social Features Brands Need to Know

For social media marketers, every new platform feature is an opportunity. New reporting tools let marketers fine-tune campaigns. New targeting features help marketers reach the ideal customer. New social platforms give marketers the chance to connect with audiences before competitors catch on. New social features from Facebook, Instagram and Google are empowering marketers to realize the power of localized content, reach customers earlier in the consumer journey and analyze campaigns in more detail. Here are four of the…

Kaltura Introduces Industry’s Most Advanced Video Analytics Platform To Drive Actionable Business Insights from Video Data

Kaltura Video Analytics provides its Enterprise and Education customers highest level of data granularity around viewing and engagement and content creation, as well as actionable insights Kaltura, the leading video technology provider, has announced the launch of new advanced video analytics for its video platform, serving Kaltura’s Enterprise and Education customers, with a focus on new viewing, engagement and creation dimensions with detailed dashboards with actionable insights on audience engagement. Analytics is a…

MarTech Interview with Paul Heald, CEO and Co-Founder at BrightTALK

"As Customer Experience and Automation technologies have matured, we’ve seen more of our customers valuing personal and authentic connections with people and businesses achieved with live talks." Tell us about your role and journey into Marketing Technology. What inspired you to launch BrightTALK? When the Internet took off in the late 1990s, we began to see a new knowledge economy emerge, one in which professionals trade their skills and expertise, freely supported by the free flow of information and know-how available…

Unmetric Adds Image Analytics for Branded Social Content to its Platform

New capabilities enable digital marketers to identify the objects and image colors in branded social content that drive the most positive audience engagement Unmetric, an enterprise solution for branded content analysis and discovery, announced new image analytics capabilities that enable digital marketers to identify the most engaging objects and colors in images that they or other brands post on social media. These insights will enable brands to make strategic decisions about the use of specific object tags and colors…

Phunware Announces New Data and Knowledge Graph Products

New Maas Platform Capabilities Allow Customers to Create Unique Audiences for Real-Time Targeting and 1:1 Interactions Globally Phunware, Inc., a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, announced a new suite of data and knowledge graph products for its Multiscreen as a Service (MaaS) platform that enable key insights into mobile audience engagement and monetization through expanded data relationships. Phunware Announces New Data and…

Linius Unveils Personalized TV in a ‘Handful of Clicks’ with Self-Service Video Widget

Linius Technologies Limited - the only cloud-based solution that creates hyper-personalized video experiences with data-driven video assembly -- has launched a self-service embeddable widget in partnership with systems integrator, Hemisphere. The Widget Suite application enables any organization to empower viewers to search the data within its video content, from across any number of sources, and assemble hyper-personalized videos on-the-fly. The Widget Suite can be accessed for free from the new Linius Marketplace…

Lattice Engines Announces Spring 2019 Release of Its Atlas Customer Data Platform to Lead Industry into ABM 2.0 Era

New Release Features Revenue Prediction Capabilities and New Integrations with Social, Search and AD Channels to Enable Marketers to Deliver High Performing 1:1 Omni Channel Campaigns at Scale  Lattice Engines, the world's first and largest B2B Customer Data Platform, announced the Spring 2019 release of the Lattice Atlas Customer Data Platform (CDP). This release launches new capabilities designed to help customers scale their ABM efforts in several key ways: (1) prioritize accounts and assign resources based on…

Philo Reveals Connected TV Ad Platform to Reach Latest Generation of TV Lovers

Entertainment-Focused vMVPD Service Brings Best-in-Class Ad Platform to Market With Industry-Leading Partners Streaming television service Philo revealed a roster of top advertising technology and sales partners as part of the company’s drive to reach advertisers looking for a brand-safe programming solution in the booming vMVPD marketplace. “At Philo, we built our TV streaming platform from the ground up to appeal to a new generation of TV lovers, and we have kept that same philosophy as we’ve built our ad platform: to…

605 Partners with Research Measurement Technologies to Measure Contextual Impact of TV

605, an independent data analytics company that measures the impact of TV advertising on consumer behavior, announced a strategic relationship with Research Measurement Technologies (RMT), a provider of audience engagement and targeting solutions designed to measure the contextual impact of TV advertising, optimize audience targeting and improve advertising ROI. “At 605, we measure the impact of TV advertising on consumer behavior. Based on the TV attribution studies we’ve conducted over the last three years, it’s very…

Cut2it Introduces New Video Platform for Content Owners and Creators

Startup Company Selected to Participate in Coveted SPROCKIT Hub at 2019 NAB Show Cut2it, a startup merging the power of video content, collaboration and shared engagement, will showcase its new platform, Videomine, in the Innovation Pipeline at the 2019 NAB Show, held this week in Las Vegas. SPROCKIT, the global marketplace connecting the world’s top market-proven emerging companies in media, entertainment and technology, selected Cut2it based on the company’s potential to revolutionize the industry with its…

Videa Releases New Research Connecting Adaptability to Staying Relevant in TV

Executives Also Cite Growing Impact of Automated Buying and Selling Processes Videa, an online marketplace for automated television advertising, released the results of their survey, How TV is Winning Back Its Leadership Position: Dynamic Careers in a Digital Age, which has yielded insightful perspectives from more than two hundred marketing and advertising professionals with six or more years of experience in the TV advertising and buying industry. “Audience engagement has morphed from a linear model to viewers being…

Explore How a Connected Future will Transform Marketing at the 20th Anniversary Marketing Impact 2025: A Frost & Sullivan Executive…

Two powerhouse keynote presenters, Penny Baldwin, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Qualcomm, and Alex Goryachev, Senior Director, Innovation Strategy and Programs, Cisco, will discuss how a new technology era enabled by 5G and AI will equip marketers with exciting new ways to engage and interact with customers, as well as innovate and disrupt as never before. In her opening keynote, CMO Insights: The Future of Marketing with 5G and AI, Baldwin will share her insights on how a fast-approaching smart,…

Jennifer Granston Joins Zignal Labs as Head of Strategy & Insights

Zignal Labs, a leading media analytics and brand measurement technology company, announced that senior communications executive Jennifer Granston will join the company as Head of Strategy & Insights. In this newly created role, Granston will oversee the development and day-to-day execution of Zignal Labs Strategy & Insights, an offering and team that builds upon the Zignal Labs platform to provide brands with the additional customized analysis and research intelligence they need to implement more strategic,…

AI, Mixed Reality, Voice and Mindy Kaling Headline Adobe “Summit Sneaks”

Adobe Summit, more than 16,000 attendees will get an up-close look at the latest technology being developed in Adobe’s R&D labs, including AI, mixed reality and voice. Hosted by actress Mindy Kaling, Adobe’s popular “Summit Sneaks” offers an exciting and entertaining look into the future of Adobe innovation. In its eighth year, Sneaks gives Adobe engineers, researchers, product managers and UX designers the opportunity to submit proposals for a chance to present their work at Adobe Summit. Audience favorites have the…

Betsson Group Bets on Ada as its Official Automated Customer Experience Partner

Betsson Group Strengthens Its Award-Winning Customer Service with Ada’s Instant, Multilingual Support Betsson Group, a global leader in online gambling, officially announced its partnership with Ada, the market leader in automated customer experience (ACX). Using Ada’s AI-powered platform, Betsson Group has built and launched three chatbots that speak eight languages to provide its 600,000+ active customers with 24/7 engagement across the brand’s top websites including Betsson, Betsafe and NordicBet. This investment…

Absolutdata Launches Breakthrough NAVIK TradeAI Solution, Pioneering New “Trade Promotion Intelligence” Category

World’s First Trade Promotion Intelligence Solution Can Drive 4%-7% Increase in Incremental Sales with an Intuitive, Flexible, AI-Enabled Approach that Delivers Better Results More Quickly  Absolutdata, a leader in delivering scalable business impact through AI-powered solutions, advanced analytics, and data science services, announced the launch of NAVIK TradeAI, the world’s first Trade Promotion Intelligence (TPI) solution. The latest addition to Absolutdata’s popular NAVIK AI Platform, NAVIK TradeAI empowers CPG trade…

Applicaster Secures $20 Million Growth Funding After Breakthrough 2018

In the Last Year, the Company Has Achieved 100 Percent Growth in Annual Recurring Revenue Applicaster, the company simplifying the production, delivery and maintenance of direct-to-consumer media applications, announced a $20 Million growth round of funding, alongside the strategic appointment of key executives. The funding round, led by Viola Growth and backed by further investment from 83 North, Pitango, Saban Ventures, and Planven Investments, will be used to expand the company’s global presence and product capabilities,…

New Research from Fresh Relevance Reveals Retailers Might Be Losing Sales with a Lack of Ratings and Customer Reviews

New research from Fresh Relevance, the real-time personalisation platform, has revealed that retailers risk losing sales by failing to provide product ratings and review information consistently. Nearly two thirds (61%) of UK consumers base their purchase considerations on detailed reviews from other customers and 56% on product star ratings, yet just 20% of the fashion retailers surveyed are actually providing this information. The study combines consumer research conducted by One Poll, as well as analysis of the social…