GetAccept Secures $20 Million in Series B Funding

GetAccept, the all-in-one sales platform, has raised $20 million in Series B funding, led by Bessemer Venture Partners, as the company expands its platform to help SMBs close more deals. In remote working times, more than ever, businesses are refining their digital sales process. GetAccept has put sales engagement on autopilot, creating the future of sales. In 2019 the company raised a $7 million Series A funding round led by DN Capital, with participation from BootstrapLabs, Y Combinator, and a number of Spotify's early…

Amagi Helps Fremantle’s BUZZR To Unify Operations For Broadcast And Streaming

Amagi, a global SaaS leader in broadcast TV and streaming TV technology, announced that it has enabled Fremantle’s BUZZR, the country’s only vintage game show network, to transition into cloud-managed broadcast operations for efficiency, scalability, and cost-effectiveness. Using Amagi’s next-generation cloud platform, BUZZR has successfully integrated its broadcast workflows across over-the-air, cable and digital OTT operations on to a single unified platform. BUZZR, ‘a pop culture time capsule’, offers viewers classic…

Smyle Defies Industry Disruption to Win Third Agency of the Year Title for 2020

Smyle has won Experience Agency of the Year at for Experience this week – capping off a year of accolades that has seen the creative agency bring home top honours at three major industry awards. Alongside the prestigious Drum award announced in a virtual ceremony on Wednesday (December 2), Smyle has also been named Event Agency of the Year at the EVCOM (Event and Visual Communication Association) corporate awards last month and again Agency of the Year at the C&IT (Conference & Incentive Travel) awards. And as if…

SpotX Releases 2021 Global Trends Report for Video Advertising

Growth in Addressable TV, Programmatic, Supply Path Optimization, and Data-Layered Campaigns Among Predictions by Industry Leaders SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, announced the release of its "2021 Global Video Advertising Trends" report. The findings aim to help ad tech leaders, marketers, and agencies prioritize their 2021 plans by sharing predictions and trends for the upcoming year. "With the incredible growth of digital TV and streaming in the past year, it's evident that we are in the midst of…

New PC Poster Sticker Game and Anzu Form an Exclusive Partnership

Soon-to-be-released PC game Poster Sticker will feature real-world advertising thanks to an exclusive partnership between creator Caipirinha Games and Anzu.io, the world’s most advanced blended in-game advertising platform. With Anzu’s industry-leading solution, Poster Sticker now will be available to global advertisers for both banner and video ads. Caipirinha is a well-established, prolific developer, with over 75 cross-platform offerings and 17 years of experience building successful games. As a game about advertising,…

DocuBay Partners With Bango to Expand Global Reach

DocuBay VOD service joins the Bango circle Bango, the global platform for data-driven commerce, has partnered with DocuBay, to distribute memberships for IN10’s international global VOD platform, DocuBay. Focused on high quality documentary content, DocuBay offers customers global membership to its Video-On-Demand platform. Under this agreement, Bango Resale technology and partnerships will power DocuBay’s growth plans to increase availability to more audiences around the world, expanding its global presence and growing…

LoopMe Welcomes MediaLink’s Wenda Harris Millard and GroupM’s John Montgomery to Data Advisory Board

LoopMe, the outcomes-based advertising platform, announced the addition of Wenda Harris Millard, Vice Chairman of MediaLink, and John Montgomery, Executive Vice President of Brand Safety at WPP’s GroupM, to its Data Advisory Board. Both advertising industry leaders will offer insights and knowledge on the challenges brands face across the media landscape, expanding LoopMe’s expertise and offerings in brand-safe, cross-platform marketing solutions that drive business outcomes. “We are honored to have Wenda and John join…

ServiceNow to Acquire Element AI to Establish AI Innovation Hub in Canada

California-based ServiceNow has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Montreal-based Element AI. With the acquisition, ServiceNow will enhance its commitment to build the world’s most intelligent workflow platform, enabling employees to work smarter and faster, streamline business decisions, and unlock new levels of productivity. ServiceNow will create an AI Innovation Hub in Canada to accelerate customer-based AI innovation in the Now Platform. The acquisition has also proved the company’s commitment to…

OneLogin Named a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant

OneLogin, a global leader in identity and access management, announced it has been positioned by Gartner as a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Access Management. OneLogin was one of 11 vendors evaluated and was named a Leader based on Gartner analysts evaluation of its Workforce and Customer identity and access management (IAM). It offers high customer satisfaction ratings, competitive pricing, bundled offerings, and flexible a la carte options. "As remote work increases access management tool adoption, and security…

Box Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Services Platforms

Box, a leader in cloud content management, announced that it has once again been named a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Services Platforms. As part of a highly competitive market, Box was one of 18 vendors considered for this achievement. Marketing Technology News: Sycamore Entertainment Group To Launch SEGI TV Network Across Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV, and More For Gartner Magic Quadrants, vendors within a specific market segment are measured on their completeness of vision…

The Integer Group Names Gail Obaseki as Director of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

The Integer Group, the world's leading commerce agency and a key member of Omnicom Group Inc., has appointed Gail Obaseki as Director of Diversity, Equality & Inclusion (DEI). Her new role spans Integer's U.S. network of agencies, including Bentonville, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Los Angeles, and New York. Obaseki is reporting to Ellen Cook, CEO of The Integer Group. Working closely with Integer's executive leadership team, network HR group, and DEI Council, Obaseki will lead efforts to evaluate and enhance…

Kibo and TurnTo Partner to Streamline E-commerce Personalization

Kibo, a leader in unified commerce, announced a strategic partnership with TurnTo, the top platform for customer-generated product content. The partnership will make it easier than ever for retailers to create personalized product offerings and other unique e-commerce experiences. The two companies share many retail clients, including Cole Haan, FULLBEAUTY Brands, and Lamps Plus, and plan to create efficient and effective combined offerings for them. Marketing Technology News: Sycamore Entertainment Group To Launch…

fuboTV Names Mike Berkley as Chief Product Officer

fuboTV Inc., the leading sports-first live TV streaming platform, has appointed product veteran Mike Berkley to the role of chief product officer (CPO). Berkley joins the company effective immediately and reports directly to CEO David Gandler. As CPO, Berkley will lead product strategy and development for fuboTV across platforms, including connected and smart TVs, mobile, and web. Marketing Technology News: Sycamore Entertainment Group To Launch SEGI TV Network Across Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV,…

EveryAction Invests in Innovation With Acquisition of Mobilize

EveryAction, a leading provider of technology to nonprofits with a platform serving over 15,000 organizations, announced that it has acquired Mobilize, the events management and volunteer recruitment platform that connects mission-driven organizations and their supporters. The acquisition follows EveryAction’s strategy of bringing together the best people and giving them the right resources to create the best products that provide the most value to nonprofits and advocacy organizations. This acquisition will allow…

AWS and Zoom Extend Strategic Relationship

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, announced that Zoom Video Communications, Inc. has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider. The multi-year agreement extends the longstanding relationship between the two companies, enabling Zoom to rapidly scale its service on the world’s leading cloud, rise to the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, and deliver reliable services and continuous innovation for its expanding base of corporate and individual customers. Zoom will continue to leverage…

TPx Launches UCx with Cisco Webex

TPx, a premier managed services provider delivering award-winning managed IT, security, unified communications, and connectivity announced that its UCx unified communications as a service (UCaaS) application delivers an upgraded user experience leveraging Cisco Webex, the market-leading secure messaging and video collaboration productivity tool. Businesses can access an all-in-one platform that combines the enterprise-class call-control capabilities of the award-winning UCx solution with the collaboration capabilities of…

AIM Media Improves Customer Service and Efficiency With TCN IVR and Agent Gateway

TCN, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide, celebrates the success of serving the AIM Media companies. AIM MEDIA companies include AIM Media Texas, LLC, AIM Media Indiana, LLC, and AIM Media Midwest, LLC. Collectively they publish 28 daily newspapers, several weeklies, and other media-related businesses in four states. The organization has selected TCN to provide Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and Agent Gateway solutions to…

Intuiface-Sightcorp Partnership Brings No Code Audience Analytics to Digital Signage

Intuiface and Sightcorp have integrated their respective solutions to create a unified, no code, computer vision-based approach to building, running, and measuring effective digital out-of-home deployments. Systems integrators and any business hosting staff and/or visitors would use Intuiface's digital experience platform to create interactive digital content for physical locations and connect those experiences to a real-time stream of AI-powered face analysis data produced by Sightcorp's DeepSight Toolkit. Intuiface…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s AdTech Roundup covers the latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Zemanta, Clear Ads, Samsung Ads Europe, Patter89, to IAA. Zemanta Debuts Next Generation of Autopilot  Zemanta, the industry’s leading programmatic native advertising DSP, announced the next generation of Autopilot, the platform’s automation engine. Autopilot optimizes for the most optimal price possible to reach specific goals while hitting marketer’s daily budgets. Early testing…

Stingray Launches Free, Ad-supported TV Channels with 11 Partners Worldwide

Stingray Group Inc., a leading music, media, and technology company, today announced the launch of free, ad-supported TV channels with eleven major OTT providers: Comcast Xfinity (US), DistroTV (US), Freebie TV (US), Freecast (US), MX Player (US and India), Peacock (US), Redbox (US), Samsung TV Plus (UK and Germany), STIRR (US), STV (UK) and Vizio Watch Free (US). These distribution agreements grow Stingray’s potential reach by over 200 million viewers. With this announcement, Stingray confirms new partnerships with…