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Casted Secures $2.35 Million Seed Funding, Launches First Marketing Platform for Branded Podcasts

High Alpha Capital, Elevate Ventures, and SaaS industry leaders infuse Casted with growth capital for category-leading podcasting platform Casted, the first SaaS (software-as-a-service) marketing platform for branded podcasts, today announces $2.35 million in seed funding as it launches from the High Alpha venture studio. The round included institutional and individual investors, including High Alpha Capital, Elevate Ventures, Tappan Hill Ventures, and other leading SaaS angel investors. “In recent years, we have all seen…

Intrado Digital Media Introduces Podcast Monitoring and Reporting Through its Notified Platform

Newest Notified Feature Lets PR and Marketing Professionals Effectively Search, Monitor and Measure Podcasts for Brand Mentions and Media Exposure Intrado, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced the addition of podcast monitoring to Notified, the first end-to-end communications workflow automation platform. Together with print, online news and social media, Notified’s listening, measurement and alert capabilities now include the ability to monitor podcasts from around the world. Public relations and…

Samba Natarajan Named New Amobee CEO

Amobee CEO Kim Perell Steps down Singtel subsidiary Amobee announced that Samba Natarajan, CEO of Singtel’s Group Digital Life, has been concurrently appointed CEO of Amobee with immediate effect. His appointment comes as Kim Perell steps down as Amobee CEO to pursue her passion of supporting startup entrepreneurs. As CEO of Singtel’s Group Digital Life since 2015, Natarajan has been responsible for the Group’s digital portfolio, including Amobee, HOOQ, DataSpark and Innov8. He has more than 25 years of corporate and…

Create Christmas Magic With New Interactive, Augmented Reality App, Santa Was Here

Record and Share High-Quality Videos Alongside Santa Claus Inside Your Own Home Artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) developer, Immersion VR, in partnership with AI and AR publisher, Charactr, unveiled brand new, interactive AR mobile app, Santa Was Here, bringing the magic of Christmas home this holiday season. Available now in the U.S. and Europe for iOS, use your iPhone or iPad to record and save exceptional, multi-scenario videos of Santa Claus around the house with the ability to add personalized…

Snow Software Appoints Paula Darvell as Chief Marketing Officer

Enterprise Technology Veteran Will Lead the Global Marketing Organization with a Focus on Customer-Centric Growth Snow Software, the global leader in technology intelligence solutions, announced Paula Darvell has been named Chief Marketing Officer. Darvell will oversee worldwide marketing efforts, reporting into President and CEO Vishal Rao. The announcement follows the appointment of former CMO Sanjay Castelino to Chief Product Officer. “Snow has expanded beyond the traditional siloes of software, hardware and cloud…

CPaaS Growing by Over 40% per Year; Twilio Leads the Charge

New data from Synergy Research Group shows that CPaaS revenues are on track to once again grow by over 40% in 2019. With revenues in the first three quarters of the year having already surpassed full-year 2018 levels, Synergy is forecasting that the full-year 2019 market will grow threefold compared with just three years ago. Twilio has been the pioneer in CPaaS and is a clear market leader with a 32% worldwide share in the third quarter. It is followed by Vonage, Bandwidth, MessageBird, Sinch and Voxbone. CPaaS…

Atento Clear Leader in the Latin American Contact Center Outsourcing Services Market

Leadership Position Based on Market Share Figures Published by Analyst Firm Frost & Sullivan Atento S.A., the leading provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services (CRM/BPO) in Latin America, and one of the five top providers worldwide, announces that Frost & Sullivan, the global consulting company specialized in growth strategies, has identified Atento as the clear leader in the contact center outsourcing services in Latin America according to its annual study, "Analysis…

Whatfix Identifies Digital Adoption Solutions (DAS) as Key to CRM Adoption, Increased Sales Productivity, and Total Cost Savings

Enterprises Report a Median Savings of $8.66 Million for Digital Adoption of Their CRM System Whatfix, the leader in Digital Adoption Solutions ("DAS"), revealed new data based on a survey of 500 US-based enterprises, that evaluated the current state of adoption of CRM systems. The survey found that 70 percent of enterprises believe that implementing a Digital Adoption Platform is the key to increased sales productivity and successful CRM adoption. On average, an enterprise reported a median savings of $8.66 million for…

Rotten Tomatoes Reveals the Best Films and Television Shows of the Decade

'Black Panther' Named Best Superhero Film of the 2010's, 'Fargo' Named Best Series New Year's Eve marks not only the end of 2019 but also the end of the 2010s. Rotten Tomatoes is excited to expand on their annual year-end best-of list by looking back at the best films and television series released during the past decade. During this time there have been 566,396 film reviews and 105,181 television reviews submitted to the site. Of the 12,213 movies reviewed 7,952 are Fresh on the Tomatometer. Out of the 3,259 total…

UJET Recognized as a Leader in Contact Center Operations Software

Ranked #1 on G2 Crowd’s Relationship Index UJET Inc., a leading provider of customer support communications and solutions, announced that it has been named a Leader in Contact Center Operations Software in the Winter 2020 Grid® Report by G2. In the report, UJET outranked top cloud contact center vendors in areas such as User Adoption, Product Going in the Right Direction, Ease of Setup, and Net Promoter Score. In addition, UJET has been recognized as having the highest Relationship Score in G2’s Relationship Index,…

Verint’s Unified VoC Solution Named Winner in 2019 Digital Innovation Awards

Recognized as Best and Most Innovative Solution for Customer Engagement Excellence in Ventana Research’s 12th Annual Awards for Technology Pioneers Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company, announced that its Unified Voice of the Customer™ (VoC) product has won a Digital Innovation Award for 2019 from Ventana Research. Unified VoC, part of the Verint Experience Cloud, took first place in the Customer Excellence category, which honors a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in applications and…

Acxiom Makes Its Data Available to AWS Customers on AWS Data Exchange

Acxiom®, the data and technology foundation for the world’s best marketers, announced its selection as a Launch Partner for AWS Data Exchange, a new service that makes it easy for Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers to securely find, subscribe to and use third-party data in the cloud. AWS Data Exchange will provide access to Acxiom’s expansive aggregated data for marketing analytics, including data from countries across EMEA, APAC and the Americas. “We also look forward to bringing more of Acxiom’s high-value products and…

FlowForma Process Automation Celebrated by BPM.com in its Latest First Impression Report

FlowForma, the leading provider of Process Automation tools for Microsoft Office 365®, is delighted to be acclaimed by BPM.com for its award-winning FlowForma Process Automation tool in the BPM.com First Impression report. BPM.com is a leading online resource for process professionals and practitioners for the latest news and research in the area of Business Process Management (BPM). Having built up a user group of 100,000 over the past decade, BPM.com is now a significant documentation and content hub to…

TIBCO Cloud Integration Now Available on Microsoft Azure

Customers Using Microsoft Azure Now Have a Native iPaaS to Connect Both On-Premises and Cloud Applications and Data TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced that all capabilities of TIBCO Cloud Integration, the company's market-leading hybrid integration platform, are now available on Microsoft Azure. With all of the TIBCO Cloud Integration application's capabilities now running natively on Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS), customers and partners can easily connect…

Outfield Launches Social Media Community to Champion Sales Professionals

Outfield’s New Closer’s Coffee Serves as an Information Source for Sales Professionals Outfield, a field sales app and mobile CRM solution provider, announces the launch of the Closer’s Coffee, a social media community that champions sales professionals, hustlers and entrepreneurs around the world. The community is an information source for sales professionals through written content, video interviews and conversation, along with profiling top business developers. Members of the Closer’s Coffee community can…

Anywhere365 Announces Strategic Growth Investment From Bregal Milestone

Major Investment to Accelerate anywhere365's Next Phase of Growth and Solidify Its Leading Position in the Rapidly Expanding Enterprise Dialogue Management Market Anywhere365, a leading Contact Center and Enterprise Dialogue Management solution provider, announced that it has received a strategic investment of €40 million from Bregal Milestone, a pan-European growth capital firm. Anywhere365 will leverage Bregal Milestone's strategic support and capital to accelerate its expansion through both organic growth and…

Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services’ Order Management Platform, Shipwire, Reports Record Holiday Growth

Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services, a strategic business unit of Ingram Micro, announced record growth on its Shipwire Platform, a result of the 2019 holiday season. Shipwire, an ecommerce order and fulfillment management system, measured double-digit growth in number of units shipped across the five-day holiday period spanning from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday this year. Ingram Micro's Shipwire Platform observes record # of shipments during peak 2019 #ecommerce #holiday2019 Shipwire’s record holiday…

AV Managed Services, IVCi, Lists 5 Ways to Impress Your Clients on Your Next Video Call

AV managed services, IVCi, lists five ways to impress your clients on your next video call. Video calls are becoming one of the most popular methods of client communications. They offer endless business benefits, including but not limited to cost reduction, speed and efficiency and greater client familiarity. Simply put, they offer the relationship building benefits of an in-person meeting with the convenience of a phone call. However, just like all other types of meetings, there are ways to conduct video calls that will…

European Mylivn Raises 5.5 Million €, Launches Social Network for Next-Gen Content Creators

MYLIVN, a Munich-based social network, announces the launch of their app, now available for iOS users globally. Mylivn has an endlessly scalable model that allows users to create multiple micro-networks and tailor the platform to their various passions. The company has received a total of 5.5 million euro across three seed rounds and is now entering its Series A financing tour. According to a 2017 YPulse research, 72% of Millennials and Gen Z express a strong preference for personalized products and services. At the same…

Rewinding 2019: Top 200 News in MarTech that Sets the Bar for 2020-2024

“Study the past if you would define the future.” ― Confucius The first decade for Martech-as-a-service is coming to its end. What was the year 2019 like for the industry? As part of our Predictions Series 2020, we bring you this unique Infographic Rewinding 2019 as a recap of top Martech news and announcements of 2019. Enjoy reading this list of most-subscribed martech news of 2019 that have already set the bar higher for New Year 2020. You can subscribe to our resources and insights through newsletters, social media…