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Customer Interaction

RudderStack Raises $5 Million Seed Round Led by S28 Capital; Announces Acquisition of Blendo

RudderStack, which provides the first open source alternative to traditional Customer Data Platforms, announced today it has raised a $5M seed round led by S28 Capital with additional participation from Salil Deshpande (Uncorrelated Ventures) and Florian Leibert (468 Capital). The funding will be used to accelerate product development and rollout to larger enterprises. RudderStack also announced the acquisition of data integration company Blendo, which brought additional IP and expertise to the RudderStack team. At most…

Going Beyond Campaigns: Enabling Real-Time Interaction Management

As consumers, our expectations for brands grow by the month, the day, the hour. Every time we’re wowed by interaction, the bar we have for experience ticks up a notch, whether we notice it or not. With mega-brands like Amazon, Apple, and Uber redefining convenience over the last several years, as well as new-on-the-scene disruptors, brand marketers at many organizations are struggling to keep up. Not everyone has the level of resources, either from a people or technology perspective, as the CX leaders, but all brands are…

Free Customer & Employee Impact Assessment Helps Brands Navigate Coronavirus Challenges

CallMiner Analytics Rapid Evaluation (C.A.R.E) assessment analyzes contact center data to uncover shareable insight on how COVID-19 is impacting business operations CallMiner, the leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-fueled speech and customer interaction analytics, announced the launch of its CallMiner Analytics Rapid Evaluation (C.A.R.E) assessment, which provides an automated snapshot of how the coronavirus is impacting an organization through voice of the customer and work-from-home voice of the employee…

MarTech Primer: What is BANT Framework?

In Marketing, Lead Generation is a process to initiate the interest of strangers/potential customers in your company’s product or services The industry standard to identify an opportunity is the BANT framework (Budget-Authority-Need-Timeline). BANT framework is deployed as a primary sales prospecting methodology created using four components, and customer events. About the framework BANT answers a simple question - Is the person likely to become your customer? A Salesperson needs to answer several questions to help the…

CallMiner Achieves 30% Compound Annual Growth Rate as Demand for Speech and Customer Interaction Analytics Surges

New customers, funding and top customer satisfaction set the stage for another decade of growth, innovation and market leadership CallMiner, the leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-fueled speech and customer interaction analytics, has recorded another strong year of growth amidst growing demand for its technology worldwide. In the fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2019, the company closed a $75 million investment from Goldman Sachs, and reported a three-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30%. Marketing…

Sapiens Expands Its Partnership Ecosystem With Lightico to Enhance Digital Customer Interactions for the Insurance Market

Sapiens partners with Lightico to streamline the "last mile" of the insurance customer journey Sapiens International Corporation, a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, announced it has expanded its growing ecosystem by partnering with Lightico, an industry leader that offers a next generation platform for digital customer interactions for the insurance market. "Today's consumers have been trained by companies like Amazon, Uber, Apple and Netflix to expect instant experiences…

Lightico Raises $14.5 Million in Funding to Remove Complexity From Customer-Facing Business Processes

The company streamlines customer transactions will use the new investment to accelerate global adoption of its next generation platform for digital customer interactions Lightico, the pioneer of the next generation platform for digital customer interactions, announced a $14.5 million investment by Mangrove Capital Partners, a venture capital firm whose portfolio includes major tech companies laike Skype, WalkMe and Wix. Also participating are Crescendo Venture Partners and early-stage investors lool ventures and Spinach…

The Connected Car Is Poised for Acceleration and Hyper-Personalization

Like a New York City subway train at rush hour, new technologies advance in fits and stops. A breakthrough occurs, and then the next few years are spent perfecting it, until the next major upheaval. That’s the state of the current in-vogue concept, the “connected home.” Every imaginable product from toothbrushes to coffee makers is now being connected to the internet, whether that makes sense or not. Perhaps I’m unique, but I really don’t see a need to have my dentist receive a record of my brushing habits. One product…

The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Is Your Job Under Threat?

Since the dawn of machinery and the first flickerings of computer technology, humanity has been obsessed with the idea of artificial intelligence - the concept that machines could one day interact, respond and think for themselves as if they were truly alive. Every year, the possibility of an “intelligent technology” future becomes more and more of a reality - as algorithms and machine learning improve at a lightning-fast rate. According to experts across the globe, machines will soon be capable of replacing a variety of…

Surfing the Marketing Automation Tide in 2018

In the foreseeable future, Marketing Automation would continue to remain a staple technology for every marketing team, irrespective of the size and nature of the business. Opinions could vary on how mature modern marketing automation tools are, or how they could deliver better benefits for SMB marketing teams. Yet, most CMOs would agree that primary struggle in the adoption of marketing automation (or, automation of marketing ops) is its integration across marketing and sales systems. The rising expectations around CX mean…

UJET Focuses On Expansion With $25 Million Series B

UJET, The Company Reimagining Customer Support, Adds Top-Tier VC's GV and Citi Ventures In Latest Funding Round UJET Inc, a real-time customer communications platform that makes it simple for any company to provide intuitive, modern-day support, announced that it has raised a $25 million Series B round of funding led by GV (formerly Google Ventures). UJET has raised over $45 million to date and is leading the transformation in how today's call centers can leverage contemporary technologies to be more efficient and…