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RecVue Secures $5 Million to Fuel Continued Growth for B2B Monetization Platform

Funding to Expand Sales and Marketing, Continue Product Innovation in High-Growth Market RecVue, the only B2B monetization solution powered by big data, announced it has completed a $5 million round of financing, co-lead by Cota Capital  and EPIC Ventures with participation from Long Light Capital.  RecVue will use the capital to build upon its early success in delivering recurring billing and revenue solutions for B2B companies.  RecVue plans to expand sales and marketing to increase market traction in several…

Capgemini’s LYONSCG Creates Immersive Digital Experience for FootJoy’s New Luxury Product Collection

FJ1857.com Showcases the Art of Shoemaking with Elevated Design and Shopping Features Lyons Consulting Group (LYONSCG), part of Capgemini, announced the next phase of its engagement with FootJoy, an Acushnet company and maker of superior golf footwear, gloves and accessories. LYONSCG's implementation and support teams were tapped to build and optimize the FJ1857.com site, showcasing FootJoy's new luxury collection for golf enthusiasts.  "FootJoy wanted to release an elevated site experience that represents the premium…

Scout RFP Raises $33 Million to Define the Future of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Including Investments from Scale Venture Partners…

Over 175 Global Enterprises Rely on Scout to Drive Cost Savings, Collaborate with Strategic Suppliers, and Manage Key Contracts, Making Enterprise Commerce Faster, Safer, and More Transparent Scout RFP, the sourcing and supplier engagement platform, announced it has raised $33 Million in Series C funding. Over the last twelve months, the team has seen 2x growth in annual recurring revenue and added almost 100,000 users to the platform. The round was led by Scale Venture Partners, with participation from previous investors…

App Annie Releases Annual State of Mobile 2019 Report

Mobile Data and Analytics Leader Shares Key Trends Driving Mobile Transformation With consumer spend in app stores expected to surpass more than $120 billion in 2019, according to data released by App Annie, there's nothing more vital to business than mobile. App Annie, the leading global provider for mobile data and analytics, released its annual The State of Mobile in 2019 report — the most comprehensive guide for businesses looking to capitalize on mobile transformation. The report found: Mobile Dominates…

One-Third of Americans Like, Share, or Post on Social Media More Than 10 Times Per Day

People Most Frequently Post Images on Social Media, Followed by Updates and Videos. Facebook Remains the Top Platform, but Experts Suggest Social Media Marketers Prepare for Its Influence to Decline Thirty percent (30%) of social media users interact on social media at least 10 times per day by either liking, sharing, or posting content, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website. Social media is part of people's everyday routines because it helps them build a community with others…

New Survey by Visual Objects Finds Generation Z Dominates YouTube While Other Generations Prefer Facebook

The Websites People Use Most Varies Among Generations, a New Survey Finds. the Data Shows That Amazon's User Experience Ranks High Among All Generations, Though, and Online Navigation Proficiency Has Improved Overall All but some of the youngest consumers spend most of their social media time on Facebook. For those age 18 to 24, also known as "Generation Z," YouTube is the favored platform, according to a recent survey from Visual Objects, a portfolio website that showcases work from top creative firms from around the…

Skuid Releases “CRM Project Guide” to Help Application Developers Create CRM Apps that Drive Business Value

Skuid, the leading no-code cloud application platform, released its "CRM Project Guide" to help application developers quickly create custom CRM apps by leveraging the power of Skuid. Based on best practices, research and real-life examples from Skuid customers, the guide demonstrates how developers can build personalized and powerful CRM applications that deliver business value. As companies continue to prioritize digital transformation initiatives, CRM is a popular place to begin. With Skuid, companies can create…

IZEA Announces IZEAx Discovery

New Self-Service Discovery Platform Provides Access to Influencer Profiles and VizSearch IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, has announced the official launch of IZEAx Discovery. The new platform provides marketers with access to search influencer profiles as well access to VizSearch, IZEA’s unique content discovery engine. IZEAx Discovery is available as a standalone feature for $149 per month and marketers can…

Purely CRM Takes Product Care to the Cloud

Purely CRM has been working with Product Care in the migration of existing CRM platforms to the Microsoft 365 Cloud. This migration centralizes the data of 3 different pre-existing CRM systems into the Cloud. This integrates the CRM systems into a web portal and to the backend of a Microsoft ERP system. The data from the web portal is then inputted directly into the Cloud to be accessed easily from their CRM system. The goal of this project was to support the CRM infrastructure in a way that will benefit the financial…

Sparkrock 365 Empowers Nonprofits and Educators with Better Business Processes

The New Cloud Solution Offers Best-In-Class Finance, HR, Payroll, and Scheduling Applications for the Underserved Nonprofit and Social Impact Sectors Software company Sparkrock launches Sparkrock 365, a new cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for social impact organizations that offers nonprofits and educators access to best-in-class enterprise technology. Powered by Microsoft, Sparkrock 365 provides the unique features and benefits that nonprofit and education leaders need, providing the peace of…

Anywhere365 Introduces Web Agent for Microsoft Dynamics 365

New Web Agent Built on Dynamics 365 Channel Integration Framework Provides Omni-Channel Contact Center and Dialogue Management Capabilities from a Single Dynamics 365 Window Workstreampeople, a global leader in contact center solutions for Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams, announced the introduction of the Anywhere365 Web Agent for Microsoft Dynamics 365. Based on the Dynamics 365 Channel Integration Framework (CIF) the Web Agent is nested in the Dynamics 365 interface and provides users with Anywhere365’s…

V12 Launches Industry’s Leading Database of In-Market Home Retail Shoppers, Powered by V12 Signals Technology

Database Integrated with V12 Velocity End-to-End Customer Acquisition Package V12, a leading provider of customer acquisition solutions, announced the launch of its Home Retail Intender Database, the industry’s largest and most inclusive database of consumers actively shopping for home retail products. The in-market database is an integrated component of V12 Velocity for Home Retail, the company’s end-to-end customer acquisition package featuring first and third-party data integration, analytics and omnichannel program…

Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Backup

Centralized Backup Service Makes It Easier and More Cost-Effective for Customers to Automate Backups of Their Data and Meet Business and Regulatory Requirements Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced AWS Backup, a fully-managed, centralized backup service that makes it faster and simpler for customers to back up their data across AWS services and on-premises, helping customers more easily meet their business and regulatory backup compliance requirements. AWS Backup makes protecting storage…

Infor Announces USD1.5 Billion Investment Ahead of Potential IPO

Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, announced an agreement to receive a $1.5 billion investment from shareholders Koch Equity Development, LLC (KED) and Golden Gate Capital. This investment builds on KED’s investment of more than $2 billion in early 2017, and it represents an important milestone as Infor considers a potential IPO in 2019 or 2020, subject to market conditions. “Koch and Golden Gate Capital have been phenomenal partners for Infor, and all of our 17,300…

Dun & Bradstreet Announces Receipt of FCA Approval

Dun & Bradstreet announced that the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority provided notice in writing for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 that it has approved the change in control of Dun & Bradstreet Limited applicable to the Company’s proposed merger transaction with an investor group led by CC Capital, Cannae Holdings, Bilcar, LLC, Black Knight, Inc. and funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. The receipt of FCA approval satisfies the last remaining condition to the…

Agari Closes 2018 With Explosive Momentum and 234% Customer Growth

Next-Generation Secure Email Cloud Leader Redefines the Category and Achieves Significant Company and Customer Milestones Agari, the next-generation Secure Email Cloud that restores trust to the inbox, announced it grew its customer base 234 percent for its flagship advanced threat protection product during 2018. This strong market momentum reinforces a year of major achievements for Agari spanning product innovations, new executive hires, an OEM relationship, and industry recognition. Capping these accomplishments…

Digital Air Strike Acquires Two Companies, Expanding Ad Tech and Digital Retailing Solutions for the Automotive Industry

Third Acquisition in Ten Months Adds Targeted Advertising and Advanced Credit Analytics to Digital Air Strike’s Award-winning Consumer Engagement Solutions Digital Air Strike, the leading social media, intelligent lead response technology and consumer engagement company, announced it has acquired the assets of the ad tech lead generation company, Target Media Partners Interactive (TMPi) and Libra Systems, a software company that simplifies leasing and financing operations for automotive retailers. The acquisitions represent…

TIM Launches in an Attempt to Introduce Ethics into Measuring Advertisements

With Global Conglomerates Withholding Data Behind Iron Fortresses, TIM Ventures into Other Avenues to Find Solutions for Precise Measurement of Advertising TIM (Truth in Measurement) has established itself as an industry category that intends to infuse transparency in the Advertising Technology Landscape. TIM’s vanguard is known as Thunder Experience Cloud, which is essentially an ad server built on technology that will target people instead of cookies for advertisements. CEO Victor Wong is indicative that they are trying…

4 Ways to Improve Customer Engagement Across All Channels

No matter what industry you’re in, you likely have this problem: capturing your audience’s attention for more than a few seconds. But beyond that, you also want to engage your customers. Get them feeling more invested in your brand. In an era where consumers are exposed to up to 10,000 brand messages a day, it’s become understandably difficult to elbow in for more than a nanosecond. So, how can you engage your customers no matter what the channel? The right technology, paired with savvy strategy, is all you need.…

Prediction Series 2019: Interview with Irina Kovalenko, CMO, SmartyAds

Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of the Marketing Technology company — SmartyAds? It was June 2016, when I officially joined SmartyAds as the brand’s “lifesaver” and dedicated advisor. Such responsibilities may sound epic, but they had no chance to be average after several DDos attacks and a series of poor-quality outbursts of weblinks, leading to our website and referencing our brand out of blue. Reputation is very important for every brand. Ours, obviously, needed urgent…