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CarOffer Brings Powerful New Consumer Acquisition Tool to Market, Free and Ahead of Schedule

Enhanced CarOffer Platform Helps Dealers Generate Instant Traffic and Sales During COVID-19 Crisis CarOffer, retail automotive's first automated instant wholesale vehicle trade platform, announced today it is bringing to market early a new consumer vehicle acquisition channel for its dealer partners – for free. Recognizing the challenges facing auto dealers during the pandemic crisis, CarOffer's new feature is focused on helping dealers reduce overhead, drive traffic and generate sales. "The Consumer Buying solution is…

Perch Raises $8 Million to Acquire Top Performing ‘Fulfillment by Amazon’ Products and Companies

Spark Capital leads raise as Perch creates new model of consumer products company Perch, a technology-driven commerce company that acquires and operates top Amazon FBA (fulfillment by Amazon) businesses with winning products in their respective categories, today announced that it has closed $8 million in funding. The round was led by Spark Capital with participation from Tectonic Ventures. Perch will use the funds to acquire category-leading products, build out its core team, and further invest in technology and…

PlaceIQ Acquires Location Data and Foot Traffic Measurement Business FreckleIOT

Acquisition Extends Location Intelligence Leader's Powerful Multi-Channel Marketing Solution Set PlaceIQ Inc., the leading data and technology provider that powers critical business and marketing decisions with location data, analytics, and insights, today announced it has acquired FreckleIOT, a business specializing in location data and foot traffic measurement from Freckle, LTD. This strategic acquisition will further accelerate PlaceIQ's growth as the leader in location intelligence. Financial terms for the acquisition…

GoDaddy Acquires Neustar’s Registry Business

Furthers GoDaddy’s Commitment to Investing in the Infrastructure of the Internet to Deliver Great Customer Experiences Punctuated by Speed, Security and Reliability GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced it is acquiring Neustar Inc’s Registry business. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The deal is expected to close in Q2 2020. The Neustar Registry business features a high-performance backend registry technology platform and enhanced domain security systems that…

Accenture Acquires Context Information Security, a UK-Based Cybersecurity Consultancy

Acquisition accelerates growth of Accenture Security in the U.K. and internationally Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Context Information Security, a leading cyber defense consultancy, previously owned by parent company Babcock International Group. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in London, Context is one of the most recognizable and respected information security service providers in the U.K. and in global financial services. The company provides high-end cyber defense,…

Accenture to Acquire ESR Labs to Help Automotive Companies Drive Greater Value from Software

ESR Labs will bring additional scale to Accenture’s focus on smart connected solutions and mobility services Accenture has agreed to acquire ESR Labs, a Munich-based company that develops embedded software for leading German car brands and suppliers. The acquisition will expand Accenture’s capabilities to help its automotive clients drive greater value from software. Embedded software is the code running on the electronic units that control a vehicle’s functions. Writing it requires a scarce set of experience and…

CG Life Acquires Philadelphia-Based Strategic Communications Agency McDAY

Agency’s 2nd Acquisition in 2020 Adds Pharma Expertise, East Coast Presence CG Life, an integrated marketing and communications agency focused on life science and healthcare, has acquired McDAY, a strategic marketing communications agency located in Philadelphia. CG Life made this acquisition following a standing, informal strategic relationship between the firms in order to expand its strategic communications expertise in the pharmaceutical and fine chemicals markets. This is the second acquisition CG Life has completed…

Visual Lease Welcomes Erinn Tarpey as SVP, Marketing

Visual Lease, a leading provider of lease accounting and management solutions, announced the appointment of Erinn Tarpey as SVP, Marketing. In her role, Tarpey will oversee Visual Lease’s go-to-market strategy, operational activities and is responsible for extending global brand awareness of the company’s solutions and services. “In addition to the strong executive leadership at the organization, I was compelled by Visual Lease’s focus on continuous innovation and delivering a customer experience that is unmatched in the…

Perficient Announces Acquisition of Brainjocks

Perficient, Inc.  the leading digital consultancy transforming the world’s largest enterprises and biggest brands, today announced the acquisition of Catalyst Networks, Inc., a Georgia corporation doing business as Brainjocks (“Brainjocks US”), a $13 million annual revenue digital consultancy with a strong Sitecore platform focus. Additionally, Perficient has signed a purchase agreement to acquire an affiliate of Brainjocks, Brainjocks Europe d.o.o. Novi Sad, a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Serbia…

Fiserv to Enhance Omni-commerce Experience with Acquisition of Bypass Mobile

Combination will build on existing integration and facilitate new digital commerce use cases Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, today announced the acquisition of Bypass Mobile (“Bypass”), an independent software vendor (ISV) and leading innovator in enterprise point-of-sale systems. The acquisition of Bypass will help power the next generation of omni-commerce capabilities from Fiserv, enabling enterprise businesses to deliver a seamless customer experience…

VideoAmp Acquires Cross-Channel Attribution Platform Conversion Logic

Bolstering and Extending VideoAmp's TV Attribution Capabilities VideoAmp, Inc., the interoperable measurement and optimization platform that transforms wasteful mass marketing initiatives into smarter, data-driven strategies, has acquired Conversion Logic LTD and will be integrating key assets from the leading cross-channel attribution solutions provider into its own privacy-compliant suite of solutions, further enabling marketers and media owners to optimize their entire portfolio of linear TV, OTT and digital media to…

Nylas Announces Acquisition of June.ai

AI-powered productivity tools to be integrated into the world's leading platform for email, calendar, and contacts APIs Nylas, a leading provider of universal communications APIs for developers, announced the acquisition of June.ai, a privately held technology company based in New York City. June.ai develops AI-powered productivity tools that perform autonomous tasks such as organizing messages, surfacing attachments, automating responses, and highlighting important interactions across user's inboxes. Marketing…

Quantum Completes Acquisition of ActiveScale Object Storage Business

Strategic, Accretive Acquisition from Western Digital Extends Quantum's Portfolio for Managing Video and Video-Like Data Quantum Corporation announced it has completed its acquisition of the ActiveScale object storage business from Western Digital Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Western Digital Corp.. The acquisition expands Quantum's leadership role in storing and managing video and other unstructured data using a software-defined approach. Jamie Lerner, President and CEO, Quantum commented, "The strategic …

Moneypenny Joins Forces With Voicenation and Ninja Number to Strengthen Position in the US Market

Moneypenny, the UK's leading provider of web chat, answering services and outsourced switchboards for small and large businesses, has extended its services in the US with the acquisition of VoiceNation and Ninja Number.  The details of the transaction have not been disclosed. VoiceNation is an award-winning bilingual telephone answering provider and Ninja Number is a cutting-edge business phone app which provides a virtual phone system for entrepreneurs. Both companies were co-founded by Jay Reeder and Graham Taylor in 2002…

Sales CRM Pipedrive Acquires Mailigen, Provider of Email Marketing Automation

CRM company Pipedrive announced that it has acquired Mailigen, provider of a cost-effective, easy-to-use email marketing automation solution. Mailigen, the first acquisition in the company's history, will make it easier for Pipedrive customers to access software that generates leads and nurtures customers with the ease of use that is a hallmark of Pipedrive. "Our vision has always been to make sales success inevitable," said Timo Rein, CEO and co-founder of Pipedrive. "To us, that means providing a complete toolkit to…

Sonata Software Makes Strategic Acquisition of GBW, a Leading Global Player in the Exciting Customer Experience Space

Sonata Software announced signing of definitive agreements to acquire GAPbusters Limited (GBW), the Melbourne headquartered company that has been amongst pioneers in the CX domain, serving renowned brands globally for nearly thirty years. As companies are increasingly focusing on measuring and managing customer experience to stoke their growth, CX solutions are playing a significant part in most organizations' digital transformation initiatives. As per Fortune Business insights, "The demand for customer experience…

Silverbullet Boosts Programmatic Capabilities by Acquiring Leading Italian Independent Trade Desk, Videobeet Italia S.R.L.

The Company’s Third Acquisition in Less Than 12 Months Will Enable Silverbullet to Enhance Its Full Service Data Offerings to Marketers Silverbullet, the data-smart marketing services company, announces the acquisition of independent trade desk Videobeet, in a move to provide a full service offering for marketers including data analytics and audience activation. By combining Silverbullet’s vast first-party data approach with Videobeet’s programmatic expertise and proprietary technology, BeetleDesk, Silverbullet is now able…

Insight Partners Completes Acquisition of Cloud Data Management Leader Veeam for a Value of $5 Billion

Acquisition focused on accelerating Veeam's growth and extending the company's leadership position in the U.S. market Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management™, announced that Insight Partners has completed its acquisition of the company, which was announced on January 9, 2020, at a valuation of approximately $5 billion. Following an investment from Insight Partners at the beginning of 2019, the acquisition of Veeam, the clear market leader with over $1 billion in annual sales and…

DocuSign named a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contract Lifecycle Management

Inaugural Report Places Company Highest for Its Ability to Execute, and Recognizes the Company for Its Completeness of Vision Following its acquisition of contract lifecycle management (CLM) provider SpringCM in 2018 and the subsequent launch of its flagship DocuSign CLM solution, DocuSign was today named by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the 2020 "Magic Quadrant for Contract Lifecycle Management" research report. DocuSign placed highest for its ability to execute and was also recognized for its completeness of vision.…

Zoovu Aiming to Double Growth Plans and Dominate the Global Conversational Search Market Following the Acquisition of Clever

The Global Conversational AI Market Expected to Exceed Us$ 16 Billion by 2024 Global AI-driven conversational search platform, Zoovu, announced that it has acquired Belgium-based company, Clever. This move enhances  Zoovu’s current offering by adding NLP and a sophisticated Intent Engine. According to Market Research Engine, the global Conversational AI market is expected to exceed more than US$ 16 Billion by 2024 at a CAGR of 30% in the given forecast period. Clever is a conversational search company that specialises…