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NextStage to Support YSEOP, a World Leader in AI Dedicated to Natural Language Generation, in View to Accelerating Growth, Particularly in…

NextStage, an investment platform listed on the Euronext Paris regulated market, is pleased to announce an investment supporting international development in YSEOP, an Artificial Intelligence gem and one of the world’s leading firms in the field of Natural Language Generation (NLG). Created by Alain Kaeser in 2007, on the basis of research he began at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure (ENS) Cachan, YSEOP is a key player in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and one of the world's leading NLG specialists, working primarily with…

SynergySuite Closes $6 Million Series A Led by First Analysis

Utah-based restaurant management platform SynergySuite invests in sales, marketing and expanded U.S. presence; also names a new CEO. SynergySuite, the leading all-in-one, cloud-based restaurant management platform, announced $6 million in Series A funding to accelerate growth in the U.S. market and continue product innovation, and named Greg Staley as CEO. The financing round was led by First Analysis, a Chicago-based venture capital firm, with participation from Irish private equity firm Oyster Capital. A veteran sales and…

JotForm Reaches 5 Millionth User After Major Launch

It's been a good year so far for popular form-building software, JotForm. On the heels of releasing JotForm Mobile Forms, a powerful tool that enables remote data collection, the company just reached its 5 millionth user. JotForm reached 4 million users in September 2018, which means the 13-year-old company added its most recent million users at a considerably faster rate than previous milestones. "We believe that incremental improvements to our product, investing in customer research, and being adaptable will…

RingCentral Ranked Highest for Growth and Innovation in 2019 Frost & Sullivan UCaaS Radar Report

RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced it has ranked the highest for growth and innovation in the new 2019 Frost & Sullivan UCaaS Radar Report. Frost & Sullivan’s first North American hosted IP telephony and UCaaS Radar report delivers analysis of 30 providers across growth strategy, execution, and performance, as well as their ability to develop solutions that are globally applicable and aligned with mega trends and…

Tremor Video Expands Its Advanced TV Solutions

By Combining Capabilities with Rhythmone’s Yume, Tremor Video Adds to Its Suite of Connected TV Advertising Solutions Tremor Video, the leading programmatic video platform, announced that it has combined its capabilities with YuMe by RhythmOne, a leader in Advanced TV solutions. The new integrated company provides advertisers with even more impactful brand storytelling on one of today’s most popular digital platforms. This combined offering now provides brands and agencies with the most cutting-edge Connected TV (CTV)…

UiPath Named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation

Positioned highest for its ability to execute and furthest for completeness of vision UiPath, the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) market leader, announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the 2019 “Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation Software”* research report. UiPath was one of 18 vendors evaluated in the first year of this report and placed highest and furthest for ability to execute and completeness of vision, respectively, in the Leaders quadrant. Marketing Technology News: Kochava…

Inpixon to Acquire Indoor Mapping Leader Jibestream

Inpixon, a leading indoor positioning and data analytics company, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Jibestream Inc., a premier provider of indoor mapping and location technology. Jibestream offers a full-featured geospatial platform that integrates business data with high-fidelity indoor maps to create smart indoor spaces. Jibestream states their solution is deployed in hundreds of buildings globally including numerous marque venues such as Mall of America, The Pentagon, Westfield World Trade…

Vonage Wins 2019 ContactCenterWorld Top Ranking Performer Award

Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, announced today that ContactCenterWorld, the world’s largest contact centre and customer engagement association, has named Dave D'Arcy, its Senior Director of Customer Support and Service Delivery, as winner of its Top Ranking Performer Award for Best Leader. “I’m delighted to have won this prestigious award from ContactCenterWorld”, said Dave D'Arcy, Senior Director of Customer Support and Service Delivery at Vonage. “We are leveraging Vonage Business Cloud, along…

Thuzio Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Thuzio has launched a financing round in partnership with SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides accredited and non-accredited investors with access to pre-vetted startup investment opportunities. Thuzio is a sports events and media company that produces a national event series featuring live interviews with sports icons in premium hospitality settings for a business membership community. Thuzio is one of two companies founded by Tiki Barber (New York Giants), Mark Gerson (GLG), and Jared…

Cox Media Group Chooses Veritone for AI-Driven Advertising Analytics and Online Content Curation

CMG Radio Joins Major Broadcasters Using Veritone to Better Compete for Ad Dollars and Streamline Resource-Intensive Workflows Veritone Inc., the creator of the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE, announced that Cox Media Group (CMG) has selected the aiWARE-powered Veritone Essentials suite of applications to use across its 60+ radio stations in 11 markets. CMG Radio is the latest major broadcast group to join leading broadcasters and thousands of stations in deploying Veritone’s…

CONCURED Named a Cool Vendor in Gartner’s 2019 ‘Cool Vendors in Personalization’ Report

The report identifies “five vendors that go beyond targeted marketing and custom offers to unleash new opportunities for personalization." CONCURED, the award-winning AI-powered Content Intelligence and Personalization Platform announced that it has been named as a Cool Vendor within Gartner’s May 2019 ‘Cool Vendors in Personalization’ report. The report, published by Gartner VP Analyst Jennifer Poke and Sr Director Analyst Marc Brown, recommends CONCURED as one of “five vendors that go beyond targeted marketing and custom…

Quad Helps Accelerate the Future of Commerce, Announces Strategic Partnership With the dtx Company

Quad/Graphics, Inc. announced that it has made a strategic investment and entered into a long-term partnership with the dtx company (“dtx”), a leader in the direct-to-consumer economy. dtx is announcing a new direct-to-consumer ecosystem, UNBOX, which helps consumers directly discover and access brands, and helps brands get direct control over their customer relationships, customer acquisition costs, and customer data. Through this partnership, Quad will support their multichannel ecosystem through data-driven, connected…

How to Create Viral Content That Generation Z Will Love

By next year, Generation Z will account for 40% of all customers, according to a Fast Company report. Although their current buying power is just $44 billion, if you also add the influence they have on their parents’ spending, it increases to a whopping $600 billion. This makes them one of the most powerful consumer forces on the market today. So, how do you adapt your marketing strategy to a young audience made up of digital natives who are notorious for having a short attention span? The secret lies in understanding…

Epsilon Appoints Lee Myall as its Chief Commercial Officer

The Former Senior VP and MD of Interoute Will Manage Epsilon's Sales and Business Units as It Continues to Transform Its Business and Target New Markets Epsilon, a privately-owned global communications Service Provider, has appointed Lee Myall as its Chief Commercial Officer. The appointment marks a new phase of Epsilon's transformation as it expands its presence in the global enterprise market. Myall will be leading the sales and business development units and will be based in Epsilon's London office. He brings over…

MarTech Interview with Andrew Joiner, CEO at InMoment

"As customer feedback has gotten richer, the ability to discern contextual clues from rich media like videos, audio, etc. is becoming more important." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What inspired you to start at InMoment? I don’t have a traditional software background by any stretch. I was a pre-med student who worked on Wall Street then started a software company one afternoon. (That should be comforting for anyone struggling to determine their major.) But I was fortunate enough to see a…

TechBytes with Scott Brazina, CMO at Impact

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Impact. As the CMO, my role is reflective of both Impact’s organizational direction, as well as my personal experience. My background is in software category creation, including branding, thought leadership, research. This background has really lent itself to support Impact’s announcement of the creation of the Partnership Automation category. I also have experience around supporting rapid revenue growth directly through pipeline creation through marketing,…

Frank Teruel Joins ADARA as Chief Operating Officer

Experienced Technology Executive Will Lead Operational Expansion and Growth ADARA announced that Frank Teruel is Chief Operating Officer for the company. This is a new position for ADARA, which was created to lead global operations as the company expands. Teruel is uniquely qualified for the role, with a dual financial and operational background, and experience at data and technology companies in growth markets. ADARA serves leading travel brands by delivering critical intelligence that drives personalization and relevance…

Contentful Unveils Headless CMS Ecommerce Solution for Faster Content Delivery and Improved Sales

Retailers Can Publish Content Once Across Multiple Devices and Channels with Contentful’s Agile Content Infrastructure Contentful, the leading enterprise headless CMS provider, announced an agile ecommerce solution designed for enterprises to drive online sales by empowering retailers to more efficiently manage content across multiple channels. To engage customers with more seamless and localized online shopping experiences, Contentful’s content infrastructure solution for ecommerce gives retailers the ability to…

ResponseiQ’s New Handcrafted Letter Campaigns Smash 1600% ROI Rate

ResponseiQ, a conversion optimization platform with a global footprint, announced the immediate availability of its latest B2B sales conversion service, Inkdesk. Inkdesk offers clients a fully managed service, defining campaigns and crafting handwritten letters, as well as sourcing and validating CRM-ready data. “The development of Inkdesk was driven by mediocre, industry-wide response rates of 4% for direct mail campaigns,” said Scott Lee, CEO, ResponseiQ. “Our mission at ResponseiQ is to excel our clients’ conversion…

Cheetah Digital Announces Acquisition of Wayin

Marketers are able to collect zero- and first-party customer data to drive personalized, real-time experiences across all channels, with speed, scale, and cost efficiencies Cheetah Digital, the world’s leading independent, enterprise cross-channel marketing software company, announced today it has acquired Wayin, a global leader in zero-party data collection and activation. The acquisition strengthens Cheetah Digital’s ability to help marketers collect zero- and first-party data and preference insights to drive…