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ThoughtSpot Raises $248 Million at $1.95 Billion Valuation to Transform Enterprises with Search & AI-Driven Analytics

ThoughtSpot growth accelerates as company approaches $100 Million run-rate, driven by 100% software subscriptions and multi-cloud deployments The analytics industry is in the midst of a massive generational shift. The last comparable shift started in 1997, when Tableau was born as a Stanford PhD project by one of its founders. The data visualization technology pioneered by Tableau and Qlik was nothing short of revolutionary. Twenty one years later, in 2019, the productivity gains provided by data visualization has hit a…

Experian Makes Strategic Investment In PlaceIQ’s Location Intelligence Products and Capabilities

PlaceIQ's Location Intelligence Products and Capabilities Become Complementary Elements for Key Initiatives Across Experian's Marketing Division PlaceIQ, the company building a new model of consumer behavior with location data, announced a comprehensive strategic partnership with Experian, which includes a financial investment from the global information services company. This investment represents a growth round of financing for PlaceIQ, enabling the company to continue its strong forward market momentum by scaling its…

ADESA Launches Industry-Leading Recommendations Carousel on ADESA.com

Proprietary Algorithm Identifies the Best Vehicles for Each Dealer's Inventory Needs ADESA, a business unit of global vehicle remarketing and technology solutions provider KAR Auction Services Inc., announces the launch of the industry's first personalized vehicle Recommendations carousel for used-vehicle dealers. Available to eligible subscribing customers on ADESA.com, the Recommendations carousel provides unique, real-time buying recommendations tailored for each individual dealer directly on their ADESA.com home page.…

TechBytes with Dave Brunswick, VP of Solutions at Cleo

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Cleo. In my current role as VP of Solutions, I lead the solutions team which sits at the intersection between business and technology at Cleo. We work with our customers to understand their end-to-end business processes, where they might be experiencing challenges, and show how Cleo’s technology can fix those issues. Our key focus is on technology for ecosystem integration – enabling our customers to build out end-to-end integrations between their partner…

ReadyCloud CRM Rebrands to the ReadyCloud Suite, a CRM, Point-of-Sale, Email Marketing, Shipping & Returns Solution Built for Ecommerce

ReadyCloud CRM—an ecommerce suite built for consumer retention and growth—has officially rebranded to the ReadyCloud Suite in a move to showcase enterprise-level features for CRM, email marketing, point of sale, shipping, and returns. “We’re excited to announce that ReadyCloud CRM has officially rebranded to the ReadyCloud Suite,” commented Michael Lazar, an Executive at ReadyCloud Suite. “As a leader in cross-channel ecommerce CRM software, we’re on a mission to bring a suite of powerful tools to retailers nationwide…

MarTech Interview with Abhi Yadav, Founder and CEO at Zylotech

"Using AI and ML to improve and make the customer experience more exciting and personal is intriguing." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start at Zylotech? My Co-Founder, Iqbal Kaur and I spent years building analytics software and innovation engines for enterprise brands. We were both struck by how difficult it was for businesses to manage and consume their customer data. Despite heroic efforts to plan data discovery, schemas, build connectors, transform data, and do advanced…

KnowBand’s No-Code Mobile App Builder Brings Leverage of Creating E-Commerce Mobile App for Every Online Store

Creating Mobile Apps for an E-Commerce Website Isn't Dependent on Coding Now. Knowband's No-Code Native Mobile App Maker Has Made the Process a Whole Lot Easier for Prestashop, Opencart, Magento and Woocommerce Stores. Regardless of the E-Commerce Business' Size, Mobile App Builder Has Already Provided Power-Packed Android and Ios Shopping Apps to Loads of Online Stores Ranging from Startups/Small Businesses to Flourishing Biggies Shopping apps are one of the unavoidable needs today. There is a huge mobile-using audience…

MarTech Interview with Erika Jolly Brookes, Chief Marketing Officer at Springbot

"AI and Machine Learning have been a high-level topic for several years now, but I think people are only just starting to consider what that means for the retail industry." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start at Springbot? Observing how technology is changing the world and understanding why people do the things they do are super interesting concepts for me. I’ve been lucky in my career to hold positions that incorporate both. Before Springbot, I was the Vice President of Product…

NexTech AR Solutions to Webcast Live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com August 1st

The Company Invites Individual and Institutional Investors, as Well as Advisors and Analysts, to Attend Real-Time, Interactive Presentations on Virtualinvestorconferences.Com NexTech AR Solutions, is a rapidly growing augmented reality technology company targeting three multi-billion dollar verticals in the AR industry; AR e-commerce, AR University and AR Studios which all drive revenue from its omni-platform called "Aritize". The company is pleased to announced that CEO Evan Gappelberg, will present live at…

SoundCommerce Closes $6.5 Million Seed Round Led by Defy Partners

Amazon Veterans Apply Data Science to Help Brands Transform Operations and Shopper Experiences Data platform provider SoundCommerce has closed a $6.5 Million seed round led by Silicon Valley's Defy Partners with participation from Voyager Capital of Seattle, Stage Venture Partners of Los Angeles, the Alliance of Angels and other notable investors. The funding coincides with SoundCommerce's public launch as a data platform for commerce operations, and will accelerate the company's hiring, platform development and customer…

Creator by Zmags Brings Greater Agility to Ecommerce Creativity

New Add-On Capabilities Enrich Digital Experiences Without Coding  Zmags, the leader in rich content experiences for retailers, announces new Creator by Zmags (Creator) capabilities. These new capabilities are the result of growing consumer pressure to enhance digital shopping experiences. A Salesforce State of the Connected Customer Report shares the harsh reality that 67% of customers say their standards for a good experience are higher than ever. Yet we know, brands looking to meet high customer expectations…

Blis Expands Into the Netherlands With First Hire

Lucas Noordhoorn, former Benelux MD of Adello to head up sales Blis, the global leader in real-world intelligence, announces the launch of its Netherland's office with its first appointment, Lucas Noordhoorn as Head of Sales, Netherlands. Noordhoorn joined Blis in May further expanding their Global presence. Noordhoorn joins Blis at a time of continued growth across the business, globally. Marketing Technology News: Loyalty Brands Announces Partnership with Textellent To Deliver Innovative SMS Sales & Marketing…

Salesforce Recognized as a Leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Engagement Center

Acknowledged as a Leader for the eleventh consecutive year based on completeness of vision and ability to execute Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced that for the eleventh consecutive year, Gartner, Inc. has positioned Salesforce as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Engagement Center. Salesforce Service Cloud empowers service employees from the contact center to the field with innovative tools, AI-powered capabilities, and a complete view of the customer so they can deliver world-class customer…

Epos Now Launches Shopify Integration to Simplify Offline and Online Business Management

Cloud-based POS provider Epos Now has announced a new integration with commerce platform Shopify, a cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Shopify's integration with Epos Now simplifies the management and synchronization of online and offline products, inventory, customer data and transactions. Marketing Technology News: Loyalty Brands Announces Partnership with Textellent To Deliver Innovative SMS Sales & Marketing Capabilities Having all online and offline…

VidMob Closes $25 Million In Series B Financing To Fuel Global Expansion Of Creative Technology Platform, Agile Creative Studio

Led by BuildGroup, Latest Funds Will Accelerate Development of Creative Intelligence Tech to Improve Effectiveness of Video Ads VidMob, a first-of-its-kind full stack creative technology platform, announced the closing of $25 million in Series B financing, bringing the company's total capital raise to more than $45 million. This latest round of funding will be used to further develop VidMob's award-winning technology solution, the Agile Creative Studio, aimed at helping marketers of all sizes improve and scale their…

MERGE Creates “Analytics On-Demand” via Strategic Partnership with Big Chalk Analytics

Innovative Collaboration to Help Clients Realize the Possibilities of Data MERGE, a premium creative, marketing and technology company, announced that it will offer marketing and business intelligence executives greater data impact by providing on-demand access to over 1,300 analytic talents through an exclusive partnership with Big Chalk Analytics. @mergeworld, a premium creative, marketing and technology company, announced today its partnership with Big Chalk Analytics The partnership, effective immediately, will…

Mobile Industry Leader Adjust Secures One of Europe’s Largest Funding Rounds in 2019, Raising $227 Million

Led by New Investors Eurazeo Growth, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, Sofina, and Existing Investor Highland Europe, the Company's Round Brings Its Total Funding to $250 Million Adjust, the industry leader in mobile measurement and fraud prevention, announced it has raised $227 million in a new round of funding. Led by investors Eurazeo Growth, Highland Europe, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners and Sofina, it is one of Europe's largest capital raises in 2019. The financing round brings…

Sisense Brings Power to the Builders With New Cloud-Native Linux Platform, Insights to Everyone With Predictive AI Technology

Innovations unveiled at Sisense Eureka! customer conference, kicking off today in New York with 1,000 industry experts Sisense, the world's leading modern platform for analytics builders, kicked off its second annual customer conference, Sisense Eureka!, with a series of product innovations designed to help developers, data scientists and business analysts simplify complex data and provide insights to everyone across a business. The first major announcement, Cloud-Native Sisense, is a new cloud-native Linux architecture…

what3words Partners With Bordrin to Offer Chinese Drivers an Easy Way to Navigate to Precise Locations

what3words will be a key feature for the Chinese OEM, Bordrin, who will launch their iV6 with in-built what3words navigation when it hits the road in the first quarter of 2020 - being the first Chinese OEM to announce an integration with the location technology partner. With Chinese consumers leading the way on the use of voice technologies, and with the increasing demands from Chinese drivers for tech-first cars, it's time for a new, digital addressing system for China and the world. Traditional street addressing is…

Xpressdocs Acquires Amazing Mail, Expands Direct Mail API Capabilities

Xpressdocs Partners, Ltd, a Texas based provider of tech-enabled direct marketing and brand management solutions announced the acquisition of Amazingmail, an Arizona based provider of direct mail solutions. This acquisition, under which Amazingmail will operate as a 100% owned subsidiary of Xpressdocs, brings together two industry leaders specializing in high quality product offerings and cutting-edge marketing solutions.  The complementary nature of the companies' service offerings creates numerous opportunities for…