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Ampverse and POPS Worldwide Collaborate to Create Video Gaming Content Series

The partnership sees Ampverse developing original content for POPS digital media platform Video game entertainment company Ampverse, and digital entertainment network POPS Worldwide have entered a partnership to develop an original video game content series to be broadcast on the POPS over-the-top (OTT) video platform. The video game content series consists of 50 original videos, and will feature Ampverse’s esports team, Bacon Time, one of the largest esports teams in Southeast Asia. The series follows Bacon Time’s…

Lemnisk Unveils Significant Platform Enhancements

Lemnisk releases several significant platform enhancements including probabilistic user data stitching, AI-based recommendations for new business verticals and deeper app and multi-channel personalization capabilities Lemnisk, the world's first real-time cross-channel marketing automation system built on an intelligent and secure Customer Data Platform (CDP), announced the general availability of key features and enhancements to its product offering. Lemnisk's platform has been further upgraded this year with various…

Episerver Hires New CMO Kirsten Allegri Williams

Company Invests in Its Future with New CMO and New Product to Round Out Digital Experience Platform Despite global unpredictability caused by the pandemic, customer-centric digital experience company Episerver™ closes H1 with double-digit growth. The business experienced a 20% increase in new business, reliably serviced record page views at the height of COVID-19, and supported go-lives for customers further embracing digital experience like Cuisinart™ and Dolby™. To initiate its next phase of growth, Episerver – a Leader…

Permutive Raises $18.5 Million Series B Funding to Help Publishers Harness Their Data

New investment, led by Octopus Ventures, will be used for US expansion and R&D 8 out of 10 top UK publishers now using Permutive Company now sees 15 billion ad impressions across its platform Customers include BuzzFeed, Penske, The Financial Times, The Guardian, Business Insider, The Daily Telegraph, The Economist, Bell Media, NewsUK and MailOnline Permutive – the publisher-focussed data management platform – announces it has raised $18.5 million Series B funding, led by Octopus Ventures with participation from…

Bazaarvoice Acquires Curalate to Accelerate Social Content Across Its Network

Bazaarvoice adds Curalate’s leading visual commerce solutions to its global network of Retailers, Brands, and Consumers Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions, has announced the acquisition of Curalate, creating a powerful offering to lead the growing visual commerce trend, where consumers increasingly buy based on user-generated visual content. Curalate provides shoppable social, UGC, and influencer marketing solutions to more than 1,000 brands and…

Brillio Expands Analytics Capabilities With Cognetik Acquisition

Brillio, a leading digital technology consulting and solutions company, announced the acquisition of Cognetik, a data and insights company with deep expertise in improving digital experiences for its customers. Cognetik enables companies across the globe, including Facebook, Pizza Hut and McDonald’s to build and implement analytics solutions that optimize customer experience to increase loyalty, drive revenue and advance business transformation. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition of Cognetik strengthens…

Qualtrics Launches the XM Institute, the Leading Destination for Experience Management Leaders and Professionals

The XM Institute provides members with access to original research and thought leadership insights, an active online and in-person community of XM professionals, and curriculum to help professionals propel their experience management programs Qualtrics, the leader in customer experience and creator of the experience management (XM) category, announced the Qualtrics XM Institute, the only community and resource destination for XM professionals, practitioners, and leaders. Led by Bruce Temkin, founder of the Temkin Group,…

Meet Magnite, the Largest Independent Omnichannel Sell-Side Platform in the World

Rubicon Project and Telaria Rebrand Under Magnite; Nasdaq Ticker Symbol Change to "MGNI" from "RUBI" on July 1st Magnite, the largest independent sell-side advertising platform, debuts today following the merger between Rubicon Project and Telaria in April 2020. Magnite unifies Rubicon Project’s expertise as a scaled programmatic exchange and Telaria’s leading CTV capabilities to better connect publishers with thousands of buyers and brands. The company’s omnichannel advertising platform enables publishers to monetize…

Asha Daniere Elected to MDC Partners Board of Directors

Technology and Media Maven and Accomplished Attorney Brings Deep Expertise in Rapid Growth Environments MDC Partners announced that Asha Daniere was elected to its Board of Directors on June 25, 2020, and will also serve on the Audit Committee of the MDC Partners Board of Directors. Daniere brings to the MDC Board of Directors deep experience driving growth for media and technology organizations. In senior roles over the last decade, Daniere has been instrumental in increasing value for a diverse set of global…

Recipe for E-Commerce Success: Dawn Foods Goes Headless to Bring Rich B2B E-Commerce

commercetools, Contentstack and EPAM Systems Create Fast, Engaging, Innovative Customer Experiences  commercetools, the next-generation commerce software company, Contentstack, a modern content management system (CMS), and EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services, have taken the bakery industry high tech with a new headless commerce solution for Dawn Foods, a global bakery manufacturer and ingredients supplier. The B2B e-commerce solution gives Dawn…

Commvault Enters Into A Strategic Agreement With Microsoft To Deliver SaaS And Cloud Technology

Commvault, a recognized global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments, announced that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Microsoft that tightly integrates go-to-market, engineering, and sales of Commvault’s Metallic Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) data protection portfolio with Microsoft Azure – delivering ultimate scale and trusted security with simple SaaS management. Commvault and Microsoft are bringing together two technologies – Azure and Metallic SaaS…

Silverbullet Achieves Adobe Audience Manager Specialization

Silverbullet Data Services Group (Silverbullet), has become one of only four businesses globally to achieve Adobe Specialisation in EMEA for Adobe Audience Manager. Adobe Specialised Partners are acknowledged as the most skilled technical practitioners throughout the global partner ecosystem. Specializations are earned after organizations achieve a level of certified expertise in an Adobe solution and have demonstrated multiple successful customer implementations. A Bronze-level partner in the Adobe Solution Partner…

Vonage Appoints Industry Veteran Curt Allen as Channel Chief

Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, has announced that industry veteran Curt Allen will join the Company as Senior Vice President and Channel Chief, effective July 13, 2020. Allen has more than two decades of Channel experience in the tech industry, having been both a Master Agent and a leader of Channel programs with large technology providers. With a reputation for building lasting relationships through agile and measurable strategic initiatives,…

Jumio Enters France’s Identity Verification Market to Deliver eKYC

The COVID-19 pandemic has showcased the value of digital transformation for businesses and the digitisation of the new online account creation process Jumio, the leading provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and authentication solutions, today announced the launch of a French solutions portfolio and the appointment of Frederic Ly as its first sales leader for the region. This expansion comes at a time when COVID-19 is expediting digital transformation efforts around the globe. “Our vision rests on the…

Simplus Achieves Platinum Status in DocuSign’s Partner Program

Simplus CLM practice attains top recognition from DocuSign’s Partner Program Simplus has achieved Platinum status in DocuSign’s Partner Program (DSPP) for demonstrating excellence across the DocuSign CLM tool. Earlier this year, DocuSign launched a tiered partner program to recognize superior partner commitment and performance. Simplus, having met and exceeded partner expectations, has been recognized in the top tier of the program: Platinum. "DocuSign continues to innovate in the CLM space with their Agreement Cloud…

How Sports Marketers can be Data-Smart to Kickstart Success

Far from normal, the 2020 sporting season will be a season like no other before it, with changes to crowd capacities, training restrictions, and the consequent impacts on membership, sponsorship, and revenue, many sporting clubs are facing a year ahead with a devastating dent in their bottom line. So what can you do if you are a club, and you want to minimize that revenue hole as much as possible? The answer is to laser-focus on driving a compelling dialogue with fans and to use that dialogue to power your fan…

AliExpress Invests in Livestreaming and Empowers its Livestreaming Ambassadors in Cross-Market Shoppertainment Workshop

Livestreamers from four markets gathered to share insight behind the world's hottest retail trend As the world continues to embrace online shopping following the Covid-19 pandemic, AliExpress, a global retail online marketplace under Alibaba Group, is bringing the 'shoppertainment' trend that has transformed the retail industry and reshaped the e-commerce landscape in China to global markets. AliExpress held its first virtual cross-market knowledge sharing workshop entitled "When The East Meets The West" on 29 June.…

FotoWare Has Been Acquired By Viking Venture

FotoWare, a global pioneer and innovator in Digital Asset Management (“DAM”), has been acquired by Viking Venture, the leading software investor in the Nordics. For FotoWare, this is a great opportunity to take the next step in their journey towards greater market share, a more innovative product, and improved customer experience. “Since its launch in 1997, it is amazing to see how the company has evolved to become a market leader within Digital Asset Management. This is the right time to take FotoWare to the next level…

Southwest Gas Corporation Chooses Qualtrics EmployeeXM and CoreXM

Qualtrics, the leader in customer experience and creator of the experience management category, today announced that Southwest Gas Corporation has selected Qualtrics EmployeeXM and CoreXM. EmployeeXM empowers organizations to close experience gaps by gathering feedback across the entire employee lifecycle. With a people science-backed approach, EmployeeXM automatically identifies the actions HR leaders and managers can take to drive strategic transformation and improve the everyday experiences of employees that deliver…

Highspot Announces Summer 2020 Product Release to Empower Revenue Teams Worldwide

Comprehensive Enterprise Features Help Improve Sales Performance, Empower Digital Selling and Virtual Enablement, and Deliver a Seamless Salesforce Experience Highspot, the sales enablement platform that reps love, today announced its Summer '20 release, delivering robust enterprise capabilities that empower revenue teams to make every customer conversation count. Amidst the shift to long-term digitized selling and virtual enablement, companies worldwide are using Highspot to effectively align sales and marketing on the…