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How The Latest $60 Million Funding Could Set SaaS Subscription Financing On A Fast-Track Path

SaaS subscription financing a very exciting space, especially when not every customer has the same set of needs and objectives SaaS subscription has been around for some time now, yet, it’s one of the most complex business models to master. The shift toward a Cloud-based subscription is showing signs of massive disruption. Customers are willing to pay more for experiences and ease of use, than merely subscribing to the product or feature. This unique CX and service-related model make SaaS subscription financing a very…

Local Elizabeth Chamber Of Commerce And Destination Marketing Organization Provide New Information

With Recovery and Re-openings Underway in NJ, the Local Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce and the Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization are here every step of the way. Elizabeth, NJ Local Businesses Come Together for Guidance on Re-opening and Marketing Strategies, including New Information, from It's Local Chamber of Commerce and it's Tourism Bureau With new re-opening stages underway, local businesses around Union County are turning to the Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce for guidance. The Greater…

Unbounce Secures $52 Million to Give Small Businesses an AI-Powered Edge

Bootstrapped since inception, the Canadian SaaS platform closes its first major funding in order to scale its conversion intelligence strategy Unbounce, the global leader in landing page and conversion optimization software, announced the closing of its first major funding, a $52 million CAD funding round led by Denver-based private equity firm, Crest Rock Partners. The company also announced today that current Chief Revenue Officer, Felicia Bochicchio, has been appointed to the position of company President. Steve Johnson…

Contentful Secures $80 Million in Series E Funding, Announces New CMO, and Scales Rapidly to Power the Digital-First Era

Contentful is leading a major industry shift away from traditional content management systems to an omnichannel content platform Contentful announced today $80 million in Series E funding led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from General Catalyst, Salesforce Ventures and five other new and existing backers. This round brings Contentful’s total funding to $158 million to date. Contentful also announced hiring a new CMO, Bridget Perry, who most recently led Adobe marketing across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.…

Outreach Closes $50 Million Round Hires Melissa Fisher as CFO

The leading sales engagement platform increases valuation and expands product investments; welcomes experienced SaaS CFO to the company Outreach, the largest sales engagement platform with industry-leading usage announced today it has closed a $50 million funding round. This new round of funding comes at a time when funding has been more difficult to come by and many startups are experiencing challenges fundraising. Outreach remains the only unicorn in the rapidly growing sales engagement category. "The pandemic has…

Tackle.io Secures a $7.25 Million Series A Funding Led by Bessemer Venture Partners

Software company accelerates B2B software ecommerce through the Cloud Marketplaces Tackle.io, a software company dedicated to helping software providers accelerate revenue through Cloud Marketplaces, today announced $7.25 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Cloud Providers are changing the way enterprise software is bought and sold. As a result, software buyers are turning to the Cloud Marketplaces for third-party software purchases, allowing them to consolidate IT spend,…

Flatfile Raises $7.6 Million from Two Sigma Ventures, Google’s AI Fund, and others To Make Data Onboarding Easy for Enterprises

The new funding will be used to accelerate customer acquisition and launch its new enterprise focused offering, Concierge. Flatfile, known for its drop-in spreadsheet importer, announced $7.6 million in Seed funding led by Two Sigma Ventures, with participation from previous investors including Afore Capital, Designer Fund, and Gradient Ventures, Google's AI-focused venture fund, as well as new investors HNVR, Work Life Ventures, Quiet Capital, Basecamp Fund, and Soma Capital. The funding coincides with the launch of…

Upstream Expands Series B Funding

Upstream partners with Salesforce Ventures to fuel the development of new end-to-end data services for the automotive ecosystem Upstream Security announced that it has secured an expansion of its Series B funding with an investment by Salesforce Ventures. The undisclosed amount is in addition to $30 million previously invested by Alliance Venture Capital (Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi), Hyundai, Nationwide Insurance, Volvo Group, and others. Upstream offers specialized cloud-based data services for connected cars,…

Local Media Consortium, Local Media Association, Google Launch “Support Local News” Ad Campaign

$15 million campaign encourages consumers, businesses and brands to subscribe, donate, advertise The Local Media Consortium and Local Media Association today announced the launch of a major ad campaign, "Support Local News," in partnership with the Google News Initiative. Backed by $15 million in funding from Google, the campaign will raise awareness of the need and importance of funding newsrooms through subscriptions, donations and advertising. As communities across the nation grapple with the coronavirus pandemic…

Cloud9 Completes $17.5 Million Series B Funding Round Led by Strategic Investment from UBS

Support by global banking powerhouses highlights demand for 'virtual trading floor' tools to ensure workflow efficiency during COVID-19 Cloud9 Technologies ("Cloud9"), a leader in cloud-based communications, has completed a $17.5 million Series B funding round led by a strategic investment from UBS, with participation from existing investors including J.P. Morgan and Barclays.  Agility, mobility, and resilience have come into sharp focus at financial institutions, accelerating demand for flexible remote working tools on…

INKY Announces $20 Million Series B Raise Led by Insight Partners

INKY Technology Corporation, a pioneer in next-gen email phishing protection, announced the company's $20 million Series B round of funding, led by global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners, to accelerate enterprise adoption, global expansion and its innovation roadmap. Insight has previously invested in cybersecurity companies Darktrace, SentinelOne, Armis, and Tenable. The addition of the Series B funding brings the total investment in the company to $31.6 million. INKY uses domain-specific machine…

AI-Based Retail Activation Company Bluecore Scoops $50 Million Series D Funding

Leading retail marketing technology company, Bluecore has announced it has received $50 million Series D funding. The AI-based modern ESP solution provider for retail experience and communication management is expected to continue on its first-party customer data acquisition and personalization. AI and machine learning capabilities make Bluecore a very distinguished player in the Retail martech industry. In an interview with MarTech Series in 2018, Bluecore CEO Fayez Mahmood had said, “AI-centric tools have the…

Kentik Raises $23.5 Million in Growth Funding

With Network Traffic Surging and New Visibility Gaps, Kentik Is “the Right Company at Exactly the Right Time” Kentik, provider of the leading network intelligence platform trusted by digital enterprises and service providers, announced $23.5 million in growth funding led by Vistara Capital Partners. Existing investors August Capital, Third Point Ventures, DCVC, and Tahoma Ventures also participated in the round, which combines equity and growth debt. To date, Kentik has raised $61.7 million in total funding. “Kentik is…

M17 Entertainment Limited Announces US$26.5 Million in Series D Funding

The Group will focus on deepening reach in Japan, expanding to US and other new markets M17 Entertainment Limited ("M17"), operator of the largest live streaming platform for Developed Asia, announced that it has secured US$26.5 million in Series D funding. The Series D round is led by Vertex Growth Fund ("Vertex Growth"), alongside Stonebridge Korea Unicorn Venture Fund, Innoven Capital Singapore, Kaga Electronics Co., Ltd., and ASE Global Group in New York. The latest funding will provide additional support for the…

Techstart Ventures Backs In-Game Ad Platform Adinmo in $500k Seed Funding Round

AdInMo appoints ex-deltaDNA co-founder Chris Wright as Chief Technology Officer AdInMo, the programmatic ad platform for video games, has secured a $500K investment round led by Techstart Ventures, a leading investor in start-ups across Scotland and Northern Ireland, whose previous investments include games services and liveops company ChilliConnect, which was acquired by Unity Technologies in 2019. Edinburgh-based AdInMo brings together the power of advertising with the reach and audience of video gaming. Its platform…

Happeo Raises $12 Million in Series A Funding to Further Disrupt the Intranet Industry

Social intranet platform Happeo announces to have raised $12M in a Series A funding round led by INKEF Capital. Happeo's previous investors DN Capital, Maki.vc and Vendep Capital also joined the round. This new investment will enable Happeo to accelerate its product development and grow its teams in the Netherlands, Finland, Romania and the United States. Marketing Technology News: Kasisto Awarded Two Landmark Patents, Enhancing the Intelligence of KAI and the Virtual Assistants it Powers Happeo's platform solves a…

Brytlyt Secures Series A to Turbocharge Real-Time Data Analytics

Brytlyt provides instant visual data analysis 1,000x faster than legacy systems Brytlyt, provider of the world's fastest data analytics and visualisation technology, has raised $4 million in Series A funding from global technology investor Amadeus Capital Partners and Finch Capital. Until now, sectors with billion-record data sets such as telcos, retail and finance, have struggled to use their data to gain insights into company performance and improve customer experience and retention. This is because legacy systems…

Explosive Demand for Virtual Event Communities Creates Opportunity for Bevy to Lead Category Innovation

Leading brands are using Bevy to transform their Community and Field Marketing programs into a low-cost, revenue-efficient way to drive business impact and generate growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Bevy, the only enterprise grade Customer-to-Customer (C2C) platform, announced a $15MM Series B investment led by global venture capital firm Accel, with participation from existing investors Ryan Smith (co-founder and CEO, Qualtrics), and Upfront Ventures. A recent study revealed that nearly 80% of founders reported…

Tapcart Raises $10 Million in Series A Funding, Led by SignalFire

Tapcart, an established leader in the mobile commerce space, announced today that it has secured an additional $10M in funding. The funding will be used to accelerate the already rapid adoption of its existing platform, which has been used to create mobile apps for many of the world's top Shopify Plus brands including Fashion Nova, Chubbies, Urban Planet, and more. The Series A round was led by SignalFire with the participation of previous investors, Greycroft and Amplify. To date, Tapcart has raised $15.1M in total funding.…

Templafy Acquires Napp to Add Collaboration and Engagement Tracking to Its Enterprise Document Creation Infrastucture

The acquisition follows recent $25M Series C funding and enables Templafy to accelerate its product roadmap Templafy, a global leader in enterprise document creation and automation, has announced today that it will acquire Denmark-based Napp, a B2B sales enablement platform. The acquisition extends Templafy's document creation platform, empowering users with enhanced abilities to collaborate with recipients of business documents and track document performance. Marketing Technology News: Alana CityStyleBot is the…