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Crypto Night a Roaring Success, Crypto Heavyweights Consensys, Huobi & Ethereum Foundation Graces EveningTalenta

Crypto Night Chose to Take the Educational Route by Offering an Informative Side Stage Kicking July off with a bang, The Blockchain Hub hosted a full-housed crypto meet at 9 Temasek Boulevard - an address most are already familiar with as Asia's blockchain sanctuary. Singapore'sleading blockchain advisories, Talenta and BlockConnectors, were the brains behind the eventful meet that was driven by parallel visions of creating an all-inclusive platform for blockchain education and stimulation. For a cryptocurrency…

CODiE 2018 Awards a New Crop of Integrated Business Solutions

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the 2018 CODiE winners at their annual award ceremony in San Francisco, CA. The organization recognized innovative business solutions in 51 categories. Award shows are interesting because they point to trends across categories. It’s always good to take a step back, see where a company fits in its immediate category, and where niche categories fit within larger tech trends. One overarching theme from the 2018 CODiEs is that the ecosystem of business…

Glean.info Launches First Fake News Media Monitoring Service

The Service Also Monitors Online Fact-Checking Services to Identify Stories That the Services Are Correcting Glean.info, a worldwide media monitoring and measurement service owned by CyberAlert LLC, introduced the first fake news monitoring service. The service collects content from more than 2,000 online news sources that are known to publish false, outlandish, extremist, extremely slanted or satiric information. The service also monitors online fact-checking services to identify stories that the services are correcting.…

Cerebri AI Chosen As A 2018 Red Herring North America Top 100 Winner

Prestigious Accolade Honors the Most Promising Privately-Held Tech Companies Past Winners Include Alibaba, Google, Spotify, Twitter, and YouTube Cerebri AI, a fast-growing machine-learning startup whose groundbreaking Cerebri Values software lifts customer success for major enterprises, has been named by Red Herring to its 2018 Top 100 list recognizing the most promising privately-held technology companies in North America. With over 2,000 applicants in 2018, the annual competition honors the continent's most exciting…

iQIYI Named In Top 20 Chinese New Economy Brands alongside Tencent and Alibaba

iQIYI Is the Only Online Entertainment Platform in the List iQIYI Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, today announced it has been honored as one of China's New Economy Top 20 Brands at the New Economy Forum hosted in Beijing by Economic View, China News Services' new financial media arm. The list is a rundown of the most powerful players in the Chinese tech industry, featuring the likes of Alibaba, Tencent, and Baidu. iQIYI was the only online entertainment platform to be included in…

Advangelists Launches “LIFE” – True Measurements for the Life of an Ad

Advangelists, a premier automation based mobile marketing platform unveils LIFE (Lifetime In Full Effect) a class leading enhancement to its tech stack, which provides advertisers with a true way to measure and monitor the life cycle of an ad. Advangelists LIFE will provide advertisers with a unique capability to see brand new metrics around the lifecycle of their ads, by providing a robust measurement solution, giving advertisers greater visibility and control in the way users engage with their content. Advangelists' has…

Browser Maker Opera Files For A $115 Million US IPO, Bitmain offers $50 Million

Last Week Browser Maker Opera Filed for an IPO in the US Two years after it was bought by a Chinese Consortium, Browser maker Opera has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It also plans to raise up to $115 million through this, though the amount in the first filing is usually a placeholder. CICC and Citigroup Inc (C.N) are the underwriters to the IPO. Reuters reported that Opera Ltd has applied to list its American Depositary Shares on the Nasdaq stock…

TVadSync Integrates Unacast Data to Give Advertisers Clarity into How TV-to-Digital Cross-Platform Retargeting Drives Customers to Stores

Combination of Smart TV Data and Transparent Location Insights Allows Targeted, Attributable Cross-Screen Media TVadSync, the leader in TV-to-Digital cross-platform marketing, has partnered with Unacast. Unacast is the leading transparent location data platform, to finally give brands a clear picture of how combined TV and digital media campaigns influence their customers’ real-world actions. Unacast is the leading transparent, contextualized location data platform. Unacast empowers the next generation of data-driven…

TechBytes with Srinivas KC, VP and GM, Video, InMobi

Srinivas KC VP and GM, Video, InMobi Programmatic has come a long way since Jimmy Kimmel called it the 'gluten of advertising'. Today, programmatic advertising is the hottest buzzword for advertisers; much of it attributed to the shining rise of 'mobile advertising'. Recently, InMobi, a leading mobile adtech provider, announced it has entered a strategic technology collaboration with Microsoft. To better understand the state of mobile adtech and it's relation to programmatic, we spoke to Srinivas KC, VP and GM, Video,…

Moovly, Makers of Moovly Studio, Joins Versus Systems to Offer Moovly Pro Memberships in NASCAR Heat Mobile

With Moovly, Content Becomes Easy to Edit, and Fast to Update Moovly Media Inc. announced it has entered into partnership with Versus Systems, Inc. to offer Moovly Pro memberships to gamers through Versus’ Winfinite platform inside NASCAR Heat Mobile. Moovly enables anyone to create engaging multimedia content by making video creation affordable, intuitive, and simple. Moovly users can choose from extensive content libraries in various styles as well as adding their own images, movies and sounds to create videos and…

Interview with Rex Briggs, Founder and CEO, Marketing Evolution

"The biggest driver for the change is the growing awareness that B2B marketing isn’t really that different from B2C marketing."Tell us about your role and how you got here? What compelled you to start Marketing Evolution? I love making marketing and ROI measurement useful to business people. I’ve always been driven by a need to better understand problems and develop innovative solutions. This is a trait that runs in my family. It started with my great grandmother’s work estimating parts for the building of planes during…

2014 US Open Champion and World No.5 Marin Cilic Joins Team Ebix and Signs Global Sponsorship Contract to Be an Ebix Sports Ambassador

Team Ebix now has four Top 25 world-ranked tennis players as global ambassadors – Americans John Isner and CoCo Vandeweghe, and the Europeans Marin Cilic and Tomas Berdych Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial, e-governance and healthcare industries, announced a multi-year global partnership agreement with European Marin Cilic, currently ranked No.5 in the ATP world rankings. Cilic signed up to act as an Ebix, Inc. brand ambassador effective…

PubNative Partners with The Media Trust to Combat Bad Ads

PubNative, a leading mobile monetization solution announced its partnership with The Media Trust, the global leader in ad security monitoring that will help to protect the quality and efficacy of its programmatic advertising. The new partnership complements PubNative’s in-house vetting technology and demonstrates the company’s commitment to combating malvertising and providing publishers with more advanced brand-safe solutions for their inventory. The rise of malvertising and quality challenges like intrusive pop-ups and…

Vestorly Adds Financial Services Veteran Larry Roth to Advisory Board

Asset Management Services, Operations and M&A Veteran to Assist with Vestorly’s Next Strategic Chapter in Consumer Engagement for Financial Services Vestorly, a venture-funded intelligent content marketing software company, announced the addition of industry veteran Larry Roth to its Advisory Board. Mr. Roth brings to Vestorly a wealth of experience in asset management, retail financial advisory, and strategic operations in these industries as the company navigates the application of its data-enabled engagement…

Facebook Alternative MeWe Closes $5.2 Million Series A

Disruptive Social Network With NO BS Gains Momentum Adding Thousands of New Facebook Rejecters Each Day MeWe, the disruptive Facebook alternative, announced today that it has completed a $5.2 million Series A financing. The investment brings MeWe's total funding to $10 million, to support the engineering of MeWe and the enterprise version MeWePRO. The company has relied on high net worth individuals for all of its funding including Lynda Weinman, founder of Lynda.com, who sold her online learning company to…

Nielsen Launches First-To-Market Friday Morning Data Delivery For Retail Measurement

Nielsen Sets New Industry Standard and Offers Earliest Read into the Retail and Consumer Goods Marketplace Nielsen set a new industry standard for US retail measurement with the launch of Friday morning data delivery. Keeping in stride with the accelerated pace of today's business climate, Nielsen's Friday morning data delivery will provide the earliest read into the retail and consumer goods marketplace, enabling companies to identify and move on market trends, sooner. Also Read: Interview with Bryan Cheung, Chief…

Apttus Announces George Kadifa as Chairman of the Board

Creates new leadership structure in the Office of the CEO Apttus, the global Middle Office leader, announced the appointment of George Kadifa as Chairman of the Board.  George Kadifa has been on the Board of Directors of Apttus since 2016 and has three decades of operating experience in the technology sector. Kirk Krappe, co-founder of Apttus, will be leaving the company effective 2 July.  Apttus has also announced the creation of the Office of the CEO to lead the company, comprised of -- Kent Perkocha, co-founder…

Cendyn is Europe’s Leading Hotel CRM Technology Provider & Data Driven Marketing Agency 2018 as voted by prestigious World Travel…

Cendyn, the leading provider of hotel CRM and hotel sales platforms in the hospitality industry, has been voted as Europe's Leading Hotel CRM Technology Provider and Europe's Data Driven Marketing Agency, 2018. The prestigious World Travel Awards recognizes companies, organizations, and brands that push the boundaries of industry excellence. "We are truly honored to have won these awards," said Charles Deyo, CEO & President at Cendyn. "The hospitality landscape is constantly evolving, so it is wonderful to see how…

Sales Funnels Shouldn’t Take Vacations: How to Take Advantage of the “Slow” B2B Summer Season

Unless you sell industrial air conditioners, there’s a good chance that summer is looked at as a sleepy sales season in your B2B industry. Summer is downtime. Summer is vacation. Summer is employees with kids struggling with childcare arrangements in the gap left between school and camp. Do your business customers really have the head to be focused on making major product or service purchases? But let’s take a look at two major reasons as to why summertime often stays an active time for B2B. Then we’ll discuss strategy…

What Are the Key Challenges for Marketing Automation Experts?

Marketing Automation has been used by large corporations ever since its existence. This trend made its mark on the marketing technology in a number of ways. Early solutions were (and most still are) robust, feature rich and consequently complex and expensive. All these made it hard for smaller companies to implement marketing automation. Even if a small business can afford marketing automation software, they have a hard time getting the true value out of it. This phenomenon bothered me because small businesses with…