Technekes And XSInc To Broaden Reach Of Incentive Platform

B2B Players to Collaborate, Co-Market to Clients and Prospects Technekes LLC, a leading B2B marketing technology company, and XSInc, the number one provider of data collection, integration and analytic services in the agriculture industry, are partnering to market and sell Incent, an incentive and rebate program management platform. "Together, Technekes and XSInc provide end-to-end capabilities to help clients plan and execute every aspect of the channel and end-user incentive programs, from scenario planning and…

StreamScape Named an Innovator in Data Insight by Forrester Research

StreamScape Called a Technology Leader That Is Challenging Traditional Analytic Norms StreamScape, a leader in real-time analytics and data integration that lets businesses automate and improve decision making, has been named an Innovator in Data Insight technology by Forrester Research. In a recent study, Forrester Research introduced Insight Platforms — a new class of software that connects data to actions. The report offers critical vendor comparison and names StreamScape a technology leader that is challenging…

Simplaex Raises New Capital in Follow-On Round to Strengthen Its AI Technology Efforts in the Programmatic Ecosystem

New Funding to Fuel Simplaex AI Product Development That Will Help SSPs and Programmatic Simplaex, the company behind the world’s most advanced Artificial Intelligence-powered user classification technology for the programmatic advertising ecosystem, recently announced that it has closed a follow-on investment, bringing the company’s total funding to date to $6 million. The round was led by Harbert Management Corporation. The new funds will be used to accelerate development of Simplaex’s product offerings and expand the…

TechBytes with Robert Fox, CTO, HG Data

Robert Fox CTO, HG Data In a dynamic marketing technology ecosystem, technographic intelligence and audience segmentation analyses are growing in prominence. Modern-day marketing research analysts use technographic segmentation to identify and build audience profiles based on the characteristics and behaviors of consumers through the process of market segmentation. HG Data is one of the leading B2B tech companies to offer segmentation analysis at a very refined level. We spoke to Robert Fox, CTO at HG Data, to…

Interview With Sudeep Misra, Director, Demand Gen and Global Campaigns, Hortonworks

"There is so much tech out there, only passionate and interested people would succeed because they not only help select right tools, they find innovative uses cases out of those toolsets."Tell us about your role at Hortonworks and the automation tools you use for demand-gen campaigns? I lead Global Demand Generation for Hortonworks. For all Global Campaigns, I work with different leaders on identifying the top campaign themes, set specific and measurable goals, identify existing assets, plan new assets, strategize on net…

Genesys Acquires Altocloud to Empower All Businesses with Improved Sales and Service Results Through AI and Journey Analytics

Genesys Customers Gain Rich Real-Time Engagement Capability to Deliver a Hyper-Personalised Experience, Resulting in Higher Lead Conversion and Customer Satisfaction Genesys, the global leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions, has completed the acquisition of privately held Altocloud Ltd., an industry-leading cloud-based customer journey analytics provider. By adding the Altocloud solution to its portfolio, Genesys strengthens its capability in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine…

SintecMedia Relaunches as Operative

Operative Delivers the Ingredients for Media Companies to Create Multi-Channel Marketplaces SintecMedia, the leader in advertising business management, announced recently that it will relaunch as Operative. The global organization will focus on delivering the technology components global media companies need to create their own ad sales and content platform across digital, linear, advanced TV and other channels. Media companies need key digital ingredients to thrive in a quickly changing advertising market. As media…

Momo Announces Acquisition of Tantan‎

Tantan Is a Leading Social and Dating App in China for the Young Generation Momo Inc., a leading mobile social networking platform in China, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with Tantan Limited and all of its shareholders, pursuant to which Momo agreed to acquire 100% fully diluted equity stake in Tantan for a combination of share consideration and cash, including approximately 5.3 million newly issued Class A ordinary shares of the Company and US$600.9 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in…

Intelligence Partner Brings RingCentral Cloud Communications Solutions to Businesses in Spain

Intelligence Partner Is a Google Premier Partner, and These Product Integrations Between RingCentral and Google Solutions Are Key to Empowering Workforces to Be More Productive RingCentral UK, Ltd., a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of RingCentral, Inc., announced that Intelligence Partner, a consulting leader in cloud computing solutions, has selected RingCentral as its exclusive cloud communications and collaboration solutions provider. With…

Interview with Pushpa Ithal, Founder and CEO, Advo.Ninja

"Corporate culture has been moving towards employees deeply embracing their employer’s brand. Social media is the best platform to showcase this employee-employer relation."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to Advo.Ninja? I am the founder and CEO of Advo.Ninja, an enterprise social platform. I am passionate about building products that solve problems, are easy to use and deliver tangible results. I have worked for startups like SilverTail Systems and large companies like Oracle and EMC in…

Tech Giants to Attend Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Conference 2018

The TMT 2018, Starting Today, February 26, Will See Thought Leaders Share Their Insights on the Latest Industry Trends This year Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Conference will see tech gurus from companies like Facebook, Criteo, Cognizant, Pegasystems, Akamai, Apptio, Zendesk, LiveRamp, Acxiom, Nielsen, etc. participate in the four-day conference. TMT 2018 is being held from February 26 to 2018 - March 1 at The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, California. Morgan Stanley is bringing together more than…

Interview with Michael King, Executive Recruiter, King Recruiting

"Marketers will need to have very strong analytical skills to be able decipher all the data that will be coming at them, and also they have to be able to combine that with a great imagination so they can be a truly modern marketer."Tell us about you got into the Recruiting business. Back in 1998 I ran into an old friend at a golf course that I hadn’t seen in years. I asked him what he was up to. He said that he was a recruiter. My response was, “for the Army and Navy?” I did not know anyone that was a recruiter. He told…

Oktopost Selected by Marketo as ‘Technology Partner of the Year’

The Leading Engagement Platform Provider Marketo Has Awarded Oktopost the 'Technology Partner of the Year' Oktopost, the only social media management platform that is architected for B2B enterprise companies, announced its selection as the "Technology Partner of the Year" by Marketo, the world-leading engagement platform. The Technology Partner of the Year award was announced two weeks ago in Las Vegas at Marketo's Revenue Kickoff Meeting, which is Marketo's biggest partner event, bringing together employees,…

Interview with Andre Yee, CEO, Triblio

"I think the lines between multi-channel marketing programs and sales automation will blur by 2020. This means tighter and smarter integrations between sales and marketing."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to start an ABM platform?  I'm the founder and CEO of Triblio. Prior to Triblio, I was SVP Product Development for Eloqua where I helped grow a $20M company to IPO and subsequently a $1B exit to Oracle. I was inspired to start an ABM company because I believe existing marketing automation…

ON24 Grows New Bookings by More Than 50% YoY for an Unprecedented Fourth Quarter

More Than 2,000 Businesses Use ON24 To Engage Customers And Prospects And Transform Engagement Into Revenue With more than 70 percent of marketers prioritizing lead quality over quantity, businesses are putting data-driven, engaging webinars at the core of their demand generation strategy. As a result, over 850 new and expanded accounts turned to ON24 to engage and convert prospects into lifetime customers through the company's marketing platform. "With the rise of the data-driven marketer, the marketing…

Aptrinsic Adds Email Channel to Help Companies Deliver Hyper-personalized Customer Communications

Empowering SaaS Companies to Execute on More Personalized Onboarding and Customer Marketing Experiences Aptrinsic, the company behind the Product Experience Platform, has announced the addition of email engagements to its solution. Designed for product managers and product growth managers, the Aptrinsic platform enables companies to deliver more interactive product experiences by guiding their customers to really know, love, and use their products. "While there are numerous email solutions available, most fall short in…

TechBytes with JJ Kardwell, CEO and Co-founder, EverString

JJ Kardwell CEO and Co-founder, EverString Data is the new digital currency. Many companies are struggling to clear their data streams and leverage the benefits that DMPs offer. We spoke to JJ Kardwell, CEO, and Co-founder of EverString to understand how marketers can address the issue of data and its uses.Tell us about your role at EverString, and the team and technology that you handle? I am the CEO and Co-founder of EverString, the leading marketing and sales intelligence software company. EverString helps B2B…

Simplaex’s AI Fuels 3X Revenue Growth in 2017

Simplaex’s AI Technology to Classify, Target and Retarget Online Users Has Been Among the First Data Intelligence Companies to Fully Comply with the GDPR Simplaex, the world’s most advanced artificial intelligence-powered user classification technology, saw 2017 revenues increase 3x over 2016, headcount climb to 28, and strong market share worldwide, according to Co-Founder and CEO Jeffry van Ede. Simplaex’s success can be directly attributed to the ongoing development and application of Wallace, it’s artificial…

DataFox Launches Account Scoring to Help B2B Teams Find Best-Fit Accounts

A Data-Focused Approach to Account-Based Sales and Marketing DataFox, the Company Intelligence provider, has launched Account Scoring, a new product that helps businesses and financial firms find and prioritize their best-fit targets. As account-based strategies grow in prominence, sales and marketing teams are increasingly relying on Artificial Intelligence to predict which accounts to prioritize. However, the challenge with any account-based approach boils down to two components: a robust data foundation and a…

Lumavate Adds IT Veteran Bill McConnell to Its Board of Managers

Lumavate, a leading platform for building cloud-based mobile apps, is pleased to announce that former IU Health and Boston Scientific senior leader, Bill McConnell, has joined Lumavate’s Board of Managers. Recommended Read: Marketing Strategies Turn To Mobile For Data And The Role Of AI In 2018 McConnell’s career in IT and life sciences spans more than 20 years. Previously, he was the senior vice president and CIO at IU Health, SVP at Boston Scientific, vice president and CIO at Guidant, and COO at RCI. Currently,…