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Shutterstock Appoints Rachna Bhasin to its Board of Directors

Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, announced that Rachna Bhasin, Founder and CEO of EQ Partners and a Co-Founder of Pacifica Investments, has been appointed to the company's board of directors and will serve on the compensation committee of the board. Bhasin previously held the role of Chief Business Officer at Magic Leap and SVP of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Sirius XM.…

Lotame Unveils Industry’s Most Connected TV Offering: Lotame TV

Company continues its unstacked push, launching TV + digital product suite designed to help marketers connect TV viewership audiences for cross-screen digital campaigns Lotame, the world’s leading unstacked data solutions company that helps publishers, marketers, and agencies find new customers, increase engagement, and grow revenue through audience data, announced the launch of the industry’s most connected TV product suite: Lotame TV. Lotame TV enables advertisers to seamlessly connect, build, target, activate, and…

PostcardMania Reviewed as Business.com 2019 Best Pick for Postcard Mailings

Business.com recently updated their annual Best Picks list for The Best Direct Mailing Services of 2019, and their top choice in the Postcard Mailings category went to PostcardMania, a $59 million Inc. 500 marketing firm based in Central Florida. Business.com's Best Picks are an extensive examination of the direct mail industry and direct mail service providers nationwide. Marketing Technology News: W+R Studios Announces Homebeat, a New Tool to Keep Agents Top of Mind with Their Clients by Sending Scheduled Automated…

FocusVision Announces New Chief Product and Technology Officer Henry Harbury

Seasoned technology veteran to lead innovation on industry-leading insights technology FocusVision, the leading provider of comprehensive survey and customer insights software solutions that enables brands to understand their customers’ truth, announced that Henry Harbury, Ph.D., has joined the company as Chief Product and Technology Officer. Harbury will drive strategic, cross-company product and technology innovation designed to advance the Company’s flagship insights solutions. Marketing Technology News: TA Digital…

Certona, A Kibo Company, Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines

Certona, a Kibo company and the global leader in real-time AI-powered omnichannel personalization for the world’s largest brands and retailers, announced today it has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines. The report evaluates personalization engines based on the vendor’s ability to execute and completeness of vision. This is the second year in a row Certona has been named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines. “We are thrilled to be recognized as a…

Voximplant Announces Major Update to Smartcalls Service: Google Dialogflow and SIP Integration, New Set of Subscription Plans

Voximplant, the leading cloud platform for communication solutions, announces major updates to the Smartcalls service. Now, users can choose from a set of affordable plans, integrate with an existing SIP, and enroll into the beta program of Dialogflow and Smartcalls engagement – a next-level solution, that will easily enrich call scenarios with an IVR of any complexity. Dialogflow Integration Dialogflow is an advanced tool for automating communication between businesses and their customers. A voicebot created with this…

Amazon E-Commerce Service Provider Amify Moves to Crystal City

Amify, a leading partner to major brands selling on Amazon, now occupies former Trustify space mere blocks away from Amazon Crystal City HQ2 Amify, a complete strategy, management and operations service provider for brands seeking to maximize sales and optimize their presence on Amazon, announced it has moved to a new office space in Arlington’s Crystal City, just blocks from Amazon’s National Landing HQ2 location. Marketing Technology News: Tag, AI is it: Musiio Offers DIY Window into the Power of AI Music Curation…

Emailage and Featurespace Partner to Tackle Application Fraud

World leaders in fraud prevention strengthen authentication and improve compliance at account opening Emailage, global leader in online fraud prevention and email risk assessment, has teamed up with Featurespace, the world leader in risk detection and fraud prevention, to protect global eCommerce and financial services organizations from the growing threat of online application fraud. Application fraud grew by £29.4m (or 159 per cent) last year, according to UK Finance. Application fraud occurs when criminals use stolen…

Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia to Join Salesforce as UK and Ireland CEO

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced that Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia will join the company on October 1st as CEO, Salesforce UK and Ireland (UKI) to lead the company's UKI business through its next stage of growth. Salesforce is experiencing rapid growth in the UKI and in June last year the company announced plans to invest $2.5 billion in its UK business over the following five years. As part of this investment, Salesforce has increased headcount, data centre capacity and office space to support its rapidly…

Mastercard Furthers Resources for Small Business Owners With Salesforce Essentials

Company builds upon its small business value proposition to offer the #1 CRM for small businesses from Salesforce Small businesses are often powered by passionate teams behind the scenes, and in today’s digital world, having savvy technology resources can help them achieve their goals. Salesforce joins Intuit in the U.S. Mastercard small business program, as additional world-class partners delivering critical solutions to the small business space. Whether it’s accelerating revenue by finding new customers or better…

TechBytes with Kyle Trotter, Director of Creative Video Content at Shutterstock

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Shutterstock. I’m the Director of Creative Video Content at Shutterstock, where I lead the global footage content strategy and I also worked with my team to develop and launch Shutterstock Elements, our new footage offering that includes thousands of cinema-grade video effects for filmmakers. I work closely with the Product team to develop future roadmaps for the business and produce Video Marketing content for global Shutterstock and PremiumBeat campaigns.…

Episerver Named a Leader for the Fifth Consecutive Year in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management

The Company Improved Its Positioning on Ability to Execute and Complete of Vision Axes Compared to the Previous Year Episerver, the company transforming digital experiences, announced it has been positioned within the leaders quadrant of the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management. Episerver has been recognised as a Leader for five years in a row, and this year improved its position on the ability to execute and completeness of vision axes compared to the previous year. A complimentary copy of the full…

Machine Learning for More Equitable Credit Powers Airfox — ZestFinance Partnership

New Machine Learning Credit Scoring System Expected to Increase Access for the Underbanked in Emerging Markets Airfox, a startup providing transformative financial services to emerging markets, announced a partnership with artificial intelligence (AI) leader ZestFinance and Brazilian retail giant Via Varejo to deliver a new microcredit model with next-generation algorithmic infrastructure predicated on more equitable credit risk analysis. Combining machine learning (ML) and predictive analytics to extend credit…

Tag, AI is it: Musiio Offers DIY Window into the Power of AI Music Curation

Musiio Insists That If the Human Ear Can Hear It, Ai Can Learn It. and They Have the Link to Prove It The Singapore-based startup wants everyone to experience how AI curation works. It’s providing a window into this often misunderstood world with its new DIY AI. Drop your favorite YouTube video link, and watch Musiio generate at least eight custom tags, including genre, BPM, key, and mood, in approximately 10 seconds. Musiio has created an AI model that uses audio fingerprinting to surface, tag, sort, and playlist tracks…

Cint Acquires P2Sample to Expand Its Audience Reach and Enhance Powerful Programmatic Capabilities

Cint, the technology platform that accelerates insight gathering in marketing research, announces its acquisition of 100 percent of P2Sample, a US-based company with one of the most powerful programmatic sampling platforms in the consumer insights industry. This acquisition is a step forward for Cint in achieving its ultimate vision of being the technology backbone of the world's most innovative insight companies. It brings in three distinct strategic advantages to Cint. Firstly, it will benefit from integrating into…

TechBytes with Therese Little, Senior Sales Director at Traackr

June saw campaigns focused on Pride in every industry from beauty and fashion to enterprise technology - some landed with the LGBTQIA+ community, some didn’t. Why are brands so interested in creating Pride-specific campaigns? It’s typical (and now even expected) to see brands release special edition rainbow products in “celebration” of Pride. The benefit for brands having Pride campaigns, beyond the obvious boost to their bottom line, is the ability to build new relationships, and create a company that is relatable,…

MarTech Interview with David George, CEO at Pixability

"AI allows us to continually improve the performance we can drive for marketers and break new ground in areas such as dynamic budget allocation within and across video platforms." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start at Pixability? Inspired by my father’s career, I studied International Business and was then fortunate to start my career in Boston, where I was surrounded by many innovative technology companies. I combined my interests in Business and Technology early on and took…

All Together Now: The Seven Keys to Marketing Automation Success

Before considering Marketing Automation, let’s first talk about your customers and how well you know them. Do you know why and how they became customers in the first place? What other competitors did they consider when starting their research process? When was the last time you spoke with them? Sounds like how you might treat friends, right? In today’s world where everything you need is just a click away, customers value relationships over transactions and if you don’t treat customers as they expect, they will leave you…

70 Percent of Organizations Will be Using Security-as-a-Service by 2021

New Global Survey Indicates Organizations Turning to Cloud Based Security Services to Keep up with Rapidly Escalating Threats, Costs and Demand on Staff Resources Thycotic, a provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions to 10,000 organizations worldwide, including 15 percent of the Fortune 1000,  released the findings from its 2019 Global Research Report: "Security-as-a-Service on the Rise," which is based on interviews with IT managers and technology decision makers at the KuppingerCole European Identity…

vCita Secures $15 Million Growth Funding Round Led by Forestay Capital

vCita, a leading cloud-based, business management solution for small businesses, has completed a $15 million funding round led by Forestay Capital. Founded in 2010 by Itzik Levy, a serial entrepreneur who also co-founded Kidaro (acquired by Microsoft), vCita enables small business owners to manage their client interactions with ease from a single, integrated, on-the-go app. vCita has over 100,000 paying users worldwide, who use its centralized dashboard to manage their schedule, issue invoices and quotes, track and…