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Mailgun Acquires Mailjet, Expanding Its Footprint as a Global, End-to-End Email Platform

Two Email Solutions Join Forces to Extend a Full Range of Email Creation and Deliverability Capabilities, Helping Developers and Marketers Around the World Deliver Better Email at Scale Mailgun, the leading email delivery platform backed by Thoma Bravo, announced the acquisition of Paris-headquartered email solution Mailjet. More than 160,000 organizations worldwide already benefit from Mailgun’s email API solutions to deliver their transactional and marketing email. Now, the two brands together will serve over 290,000…

LLamasoft Acquires Opex Analytics Forming Applied AI Powerhouse

Combined Company to Transform Enterprise Decision Making by Applying the Power of AI LLamasoft, the leading provider of enterprise supply chain design and decision-making solutions, announced it acquired Opex Analytics LLC, a Chicago-based provider of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to Fortune 500 companies. The acquisition, backed by TPG Capital, Goldman Sachs, and MK Capital, creates a combined company that will offer productized applications and innovative solutions to global organizations to accelerate adoption…

TwentyThree Acquires UK Enterprise Video Platform Buto to Build Global Video Company out of Europe

TwentyThree, the video marketing platform, announced that it has acquired Buto, a UK enterprise video platform, https://www.buto.tv Since launching the TwentyThree video marketing platform and adding a breakthrough webinar tool, TwentyThree has seen significant pick-up from growth companies and enterprises globally. From startup to enterprise level, businesses everywhere are focused on enabling video across the organization. Marketing Technology News: Aquient Sees Rapid Growth and Achieves Salesforce Gold Consulting…

Microsoft Taps Canadian Start-up Mover.io to Ease Cloud File Migration to Microsoft 365

Yesterday, tech giant Microsoft officially announced the acquisition of Mover.io. Mover is a Cloud-based file migration and storage platform. With this acquisition, Microsoft will ease the process of cloud file sharing process to Microsoft 365. It is clear that Microsoft would benefit from Mover.io’s “deep expertise and migration technology, which advances Microsoft’s commitment to providing organizations of all sizes with the right tools, people and partners to successfully migrate to the Microsoft Cloud.” The companies…

Rubicon Project Acquires RTK.io, A Leader in Open Source Header Bidding Solutions

Acquisition Extends Company’s Managed Prebid Strategy and Client Base Rubicon Project, the global exchange for advertising, announced the acquisition of RTK.io, a leading provider of tools and services that bring simplicity and control to header bidding for publishers. RTK’s solution is built on Prebid, the same open source framework as Demand Manager, the header bidding solution Rubicon Project launched in May 2019. RTK’s technology and team enable Rubicon Project to extend its Demand Manager product portfolio and client…

Lightspeed POS Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Kounta

Lightspeed Bolsters Presence in Asia-Pacific Market as Another World-Class Team Joins the Fold Lightspeed POS Inc., a leading omnichannel point of sale platform for over 51,000 customer locations worldwide, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Australia-based Kounta Holdings Pty Ltd, a rapidly growing, cloud-based POS solutions provider to small and medium-sized businesses operating within the hospitality industry. Combining with Kounta will strengthen Lightspeed's resources to provide even…

Accenture Continues Aggressive Acquisition Spree; Scoops UK-Based Innovation Firm ‘Happen’ to Boost Products Industry X.0…

Accenture has acquired Happen to boost its front-end innovation and analytics capabilities to help clients introduce transformational products and services. Happen is a privately-owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. The transactional details are yet to be publicized. Happen’s employees will join the innovation practice within Accenture’s Products Industry X.0 business, which helps clients use…

Verra Mobility to Acquire Pagatelia, European Leader Facilitating Interoperable Tolling in Four Countries, Accelerating Expansion Across…

Verra Mobility, a global leader in smart transportation, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Spanish company Pagatelia, a European leader in electronic tolling throughout Spain, Portugal, France and Italy. This acquisition enables Verra Mobility to accelerate its expansion of tolling solutions for rental car and fleet companies across Europe in a rapidly growing global tolling market expected to multiply from 196 million tolling vehicles to more than 540 million by 2025. "We have taken large and critical steps…

Sabre Announces Acquisition of Radixx

By Joining Forces, Companies Are Poised to Best-Serve the Fastest Growing Segment in Airline Travel Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider at the center of the business of travel, announced its acquisition of Radixx, a leading airline retailing software provider with an established presence in the low cost carrier (LCC) space. LCCs have grown twice as fast as full-service carriers over the past five years and now total nearly 30 percent of global passengers boarded annually. Sabre expects the acquisition to…

CMS Distribution Acquires Avesta to Expand French Market

Value-added distributor CMS Distribution Ltd has acquired Avesta, a French distributor based in the outskirts of Paris. Avesta is a specialist distributor of hardware technologies specialising in mobile solutions and high-tech products, is focused on the French market and employs 32 people. This acquisition further strengthens CMS Distribution’s position as one of Europe’s leading IT specialist distributors. Founder and CEO of CMS Distribution, Frank Salmon, commented on the acquisition, saying: “We are delighted to…

Bill Sussman, Veteran Digital Marketing Leader, Joins inMarket as President

Sussman Brings Deep Experience in Brand Development, Sales, Business Strategy and Team Building to the Rapidly-Growing, Location-Based Advertising Leader inMarket, the leader in real-time and predictive advertising solutions, has hired veteran business leader Bill Sussman as President, effective immediately. In the new position based out of inMarket's Bentonville, AR office, Sussman will oversee sales, marketing and overall market-facing strategy for the rapidly growing company. Across a 20+ year career leading…

Monetate Acquired! What This Means for the Unified Cloud Commerce Industry?

Unified Commerce Cloud is a unique ecosystem. It keeps adding more and more Martech and AIOps players every year, mostly through CDPs, Mobile CRMs and BI tools. Funding is good, and so are sales and partnerships. When Splunk bought SignalFx for $1.05 billion, we knew that the digital businesses would take inspiration from the development. Today, Monetate is snapped by Kibo Commerce. Monetate is a leading testing and optimization provider. The deal would allow Monetate to join Kibo and Certona crews and empower retailers…

W2O Acquires Arcus Medica to Accelerate and Deepen Scientific and Medical Communications Offering

W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, announced the acquisition of Arcus Medica. A recognized leader in medical and scientific communications, Arcus brings a deep bench of doctoral-level experts to W2O who specialize in translating complex clinical and scientific data into clear, meaningful content to help brands influence key audiences in today’s evolving healthcare environment. “Arcus is a trailblazer in the field of medical and…

TechBytes with David Keane, CEO at Bigtincan

What was the driving force behind XINN’s acquisition? We were interested in acquiring Xinn’s technology for its capabilities around intelligent data-driven document automation and its deeper push into the Financial Services vertical. This included bringing on Xinn’s team of experts in the space who collectively have been implementing advanced automation scenarios for nearly two decades. How do you plan to extend the benefits of this acquisition jointly to your customers and partners? Xinn’s technology will be…

Leading Pricing & Sales Analytics & Training Company Acquires Jigsaw Systems

SPA (Strategic Pricing Associates) Announces the Signing of an Agreement for the Acquisition of Software Provider Jigsaw Systems. Jigsaw Focuses on Solving the Issues Associated with Special Price Agreement Contract Management, Inventory Optimization, Point-Of-Sale Industry Hubs, and Pricing Analytics SPA and Jigsaw Systems have announced the acquisition of Jigsaw to offer unified strategic pricing, strategic costing, point of sale (POS), inventory management, sales enablement, and sales training solutions and platforms…

Madwire Acquires SpaceCraft to Bring Powerful Website Building Technology to Their SMB Platform

The Addition of Spacecraft’s Powerful Website Building Technology Will Further Enable SMBs to Easily Launch or Grow Their Business with Madwire’s #1 Marketing Platform for Small Business, Marketing 360. Madwire, LLC, a technology company focused on business management and marketing software for SMBs, announced the acquisition of SpaceCraft, a cloud-based website platform and software company located in Austin, Texas. The acquisition of SpaceCraft is Madwire’s second acquisition in the last fifteen months (following the…

Calabrio Accelerates Contact Center Freedom by Introducing Agent Self-Scheduling Technology

Evolution of Employee Self-Service Supports Calabrio Vision to Help Customers Achieve a Flexible, Fair and Digitally Optimized Workplace Calabrio, the customer experience intelligence company, has announced the launch of Self-Scheduling for agents as part of the organization’s mission to disrupt and evolve the contact center market with enriched human interactions. The new workforce management (WFM) technology combines the benefits of planning optimization, intraday automation and agent self-scheduling to empower…

Whistle Acquires Mobile-First Content Studio Vertical Networks

The Deal Marks Whistle's Second Acquisition of the Year and Further Accelerates the Company's Inorganic and Organic Growth Strategy Positioning the Combined Business to Double Its Year-Over-Year Revenue Whistle, an entertainment and sports media company known for creating inspiring and engaging programming for young audiences, acquired Santa Monica-based Vertical Networks, a mobile-first content studio founded by Elisabeth Murdoch and backed by Snap. The deal greatly expands Whistle's investment in creating lifestyle…

InsightSquared Acquires Olono, Answers Revenue Teams’ Call for Real-time Actionable Intelligence

Combination of Leading Revenue Intelligence Solution with Activity Data Capture and Next Best Action Sales Engine Offers Industry’s Most Complete Platform to Drive Predictable Growth InsightSquared, the leading provider of revenue intelligence solutions, has acquired Olono, a leader in sales activity management. The acquisition solidifies InsightSquared’s position as the vendor of choice for revenue operations professionals who want to equip go-to-market teams with a suite of integrated tools to help businesses make…

Blackstone Closes Acquisition of Vungle, a Leading Mobile Performance Marketing Platform

Vungle promotes Jeremy Bondy to Chief Operating Officer Blackstone announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone ("Blackstone") have completed the previously announced acquisition of Vungle, a leading performance marketing platform for in-app video advertisements on mobile devices. Vungle is trusted by publishers of more than 60,000 mobile apps worldwide, including top brands such as Rovio, Zynga, Pandora, Microsoft, and Scopely, among others. The company serves more than 4 billion video views per month over…