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Kneron Debuts Edge AI Chip, Bringing AI to Devices Everywhere

Amidst the fierce competition in the world of artificial intelligence dominated by global tech companies, an AI startup in Taiwan has emerged as the pioneer in the field of edge AI. Kneron was founded by a young Taiwan native Albert Liu, and received funding from renowned investors including Himax, Qualcomm, CDIB, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund and Horizons Ventures, the private technology investment arm of Mr Li Ka-Shing. Today, Kneron is unveiling its ground-breaking 3D artificial intelligence solution and edge AI chip.…

Adoption of SymphonyRM’s AI-Powered “Next Best Actions” Soars as Company Doubles Revenue and Client Base and Raises $10…

Funding Underscores Healthcare's Demand for the Company's Data Science-Driven CRM to Deliver Personalized, Prioritized, and Proactive Consumer Engagement SymphonyRM, Healthcare's Next Best Action (NBA) company, today announced that it has doubled its revenue and client base year over year. To date, SymphonyRM's platform has generated more than $400 million in value for its clients. Earlier this year, SymphonyRM raised $10 million in Series A financing, led by Adam Street Partners, to help accelerate its growing investment…

Forging Ahead with Rapid Growth, JumpCrew Secures an Additional $7.2 Million in Series B Funding Round

Company Appoints Chief Technology Officer and Launches Denver Tech Center JumpCrew, the leading demand generation platform that integrates sales and marketing to accelerate new customer acquisition, has completed a Series B funding round in the amount of $7.2M following explosive growth this year and three acquisitions in 2018. Co-led by Nashville Capital Network (NCN) and Hinsdale Capital, the raised capital will fuel product innovation, talent recruitment and additional acquisitions in 2019. This latest funding round…

Demand For Enterprise AI Solutions Fuels Exponential Growth at Dataiku

The Last 18 Months Have Seen Dataiku Double the Size of the Organization and Launch into Several New Markets to Support Global Demand for Their Industry Leading Data Science Platform Dataiku, one of the world's leading Enterprise AI and machine learning platforms, announced the company has doubled its year-over-year global employee headcount to meet the demand for enterprise AI software. Dataiku's momentum over the past year has been fueled by strong customer demand, an expanded suite of technology offerings, strategic…

Tealium Raises $55 Million in Series F Funding

New Investment to Accelerate Global Expansion and Product Innovation Funding Solidifies Tealium as the Industry's Most Comprehensive Customer Data Orchestration Solution  Tealium, the trusted leader in real-time customer data orchestration, has closed $55 million in Series F funding led by Silver Lake Waterman, Silver Lake's late-stage growth capital fund, with participation from ABN AMRO Digital Impact Fund, Declaration Partners, Parkwood and existing investors. The funding will be used to expand the company's data…

Webscale Raises $14 Million in Series B Funding to Redefine Digital Commerce in the Cloud

New Funding Round to Accelerate Global Growth Webscale, the Digital Cloud Company and the leader in converged software for hyperscale cloud automation, announced that it has secured a $14 million Series B round of financing led by Mohr Davidow Ventures with participation from Benhamou Global Ventures and Grotech Ventures. The investment represents a powerful validation of Webscale’s software stack for Layer 4 - 7 services and integrated multi-cloud platform for digital commerce. The Webscale platform is disrupting the $120B…

Sumo Logic Completes $110 Million Funding Round to Further Fuel Growth and Expansion

Battery Ventures, Tiger Global Management and Franklin Templeton Sign on to Back Sumo Logic’s Industry Leading Continuous Intelligence Platform Sumo Logic, the leading cloud-native, machine data analytics platform that delivers continuous intelligence, announced a $110 million funding round led by Battery Ventures, with contributions from new investors including Tiger Global Management and Franklin Templeton, as well as participation from existing investors.  With a current valuation over $1 billion, a record FY19…

BlueVenn and London Research Release Customer Data Platform Maturity Model

Survey of Large Organizations Shows CDP Uptake Now Exceeds 50% More than half of large organizations are now using a customer data platform (CDP), according to a global survey of 200 companies carried out by London Research. The research, carried out in partnership with customer data platform vendor BlueVenn, found that 51% of organizations with annual revenues of at least USD$50m are already using a CDP, while another third (35%) are planning to invest in one. The new study, entitled Customer Data Excellence shows…

Unravel Data Grows Revenue 500% Year-Over-Year, Secures $35 Million in Series C Funding

Point72 Ventures Leads Funding Round to Address Performance and Complexity Challenges of Modern Data Applications and Cloud Migration Initiatives Unravel Data, the only data operations platform providing full-stack visibility and AI-powered recommendations to drive more reliable performance in modern data applications, announced it has raised $35 million in an oversubscribed Series C funding round. Point72 Ventures, founded by renowned hedge fund investor Steve Cohen, led the round with participation from Harmony…

Altiostar Closes $114 Million Round to Accelerate Open Cloud-Native 4G/5G Mobile Networks

Company Receives Investment from Rakuten, Qualcomm Ventures & Tech Mahindra Altiostar, the pioneer in open virtualized RAN (open vRAN) technology, announced that it has closed a $114 million Series C round of financing with Rakuten coming on board as an investor. In early 2018, Qualcomm Ventures LLC and Tech Mahindra also participated in the C-round as investors. This financing will be used to expand Altiostar's virtual RAN solution to encompass 4G and 5G products allowing telecom operators to build end-to-end…

eyeo’s Investment in the UK-Based AI Startup Ensures the Further Development of Its News-Rating Extension “Trusted News”

eyeo GmbH, the company behind Adblock Plus, announced an investment and partnership with Factmata. As part of the investment, Factmata will take over further development of eyeo’s Trusted News browser extension. It will alert users to hate speech, racism, sexism, bias, sensationalism, one-sidedness or deceptiveness in news articles, using Factmata’s proprietary language-analysis algorithms. This investment furthers Factmata's commitment to a quality media ecosystem. The Trusted News extension was first released in beta in…

Voicify, LLC Receives Second Round of Funding from Multiple Investors

Voicify, a voice experience platform company, announced it has completed a $2 million round of funding from several leading early-stage investors. This is Voicify's second round of financing. Participation in the round included both new and returning investors. With this investment, Voicify will continue to advance the platform and expand its team to meet the significant interest from the market. Jeff McMahon, Chief Executive Officer of Voicify said, "The response from the investment community was overwhelming.  We were…

TechBytes with Devra Prywes, CPO, Applicaster

Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start Applicaster? My journey into technology started with a summer internship back in college at video game platform 3DO where I worked for a producer in the studio. Off the bat I was hooked. After deciding to then explore computer science, I learned I didn’t like to code. Instead I loved the premise of what tech could do and the problems it could solve - and continued on this path under a cognitive science focus. I soon learned that many software…

Webware Secures $2 Million in Funding to Fuel Growth and Expansion

Webware.io, a Toronto-based company focused on helping small businesses achieve online success, announced that it has received $2 million in strategic financing from an elite group of investors led by renowned industry veteran Moss Kadey. As Founder and CEO of Mossco Capital Inc., Kadey is a strategic investor specializing in consumer goods, real estate and technology companies. Among the brands he has been involved with from start-up to exit are Bumble and bumble and BECCA Inc. (each sold to Estée Lauder Companies),…

Sigma Hires Analytics Veterans to Scale Operations and Drive Worldwide Cloud BI Adoption

Sigma Adds Leaders from Chef, Tableau, and Databricks to Round out Its Executive Team and Capitalize on Rapid Customer Growth After Launching Its Next-Generation Cloud BI & Analytics Application San Francisco-based Sigma, an innovator in cloud business intelligence (BI) and analytics, announced that veteran sales, marketing, and product leaders from the BI community joined its ranks to build on recent product success and rapid customer growth after launching last November. Sigma's cloud BI and analytics…

Dark Data Research Reveals Widespread Complacency in Driving Business Results and Career Growth

Survey Finds New Skill Sets and AI to Be the Future; Organizations Not Turning Massive Data Opportunity into Meaningful Business Outcomes Splunk Inc., delivering actions and outcomes from the world of data, released research that shows organizations are ignoring potentially valuable data and don’t have the resources they need to take advantage of it. The research reveals that although business executives recognize the value of using all of their data, more than half (55 percent) of an organization’s total data is “dark…

Spot.IM Raises $25 Million in Series D Funding

New Resources Will Power the Expansion of Spot.IM’s Platform for Helping Digital Publishers Organically Grow the Lifetime Value of Their Readership Spot.IM, a social engagement and community platform for digital publishers, announced it has raised $25 million in Series D funding led by Insight Venture Partners with participation from Millhouse Capital, AltaIR Capital, Cerca, and Jonah Goodhart, SVP at Oracle. Additionally, Spot.IM has appointed technology and media executive, Itzik Ben-Bassat, as President of the company…

Tray.io Raises $37 Million Series B Funding to Usher in the Era of The Automated Enterprise

Tray.Io's Series B Round, Led by Spark Capital, Brings Total Funding to $59 Million for Rapidly-Growing Leader in the Automation and Integration Space Tray.io, the General Automation Platform that puts complex software integrations and enterprise-class automation into the hands of citizen automators, has closed a $37M Series B funding round led by Spark Capital with participation from Meritech Capital, and existing investors GGV Capital, True Ventures, and Mosaic Ventures. Spark Capital's Alex Clayton will join the…

Bizzabo Launches Next-Gen Suite of Onsite Event Software Solutions

On the Heels of a $27 Million Dollar Financing Round, Bizzabo Announces Launch of Cutting-Edge Tools to Enhance Overall Event-Day Experience and ROI  Bizzabo, the world's leading end-to-end Event Success Platform, announced the launch of its next-gen, all-in-one suite of onsite solutions for a more rewarding and less stressful check-in process at conferences and events. The announcement comes directly after Bizzabo closed a $27 million Series D financing round. The new custom-tailored solution includes everything from…

Blueshift Appoints LendingTree’s Former VP of Marketing, Josh Francia, as Chief Growth Officer

Francia Joins the Blueshift Team to Spearhead Its Next Phase of Growth and Advance Its AI-Powered Customer Data Activation Platform Blueshift, the leading Customer Data Activation Platform (CDAP), announced Josh Francia has joined the company’s executive team as its Chief Growth Officer. His appointment closely follows the company’s official CDAP debut, as well as its Series B funding, led by SoftBank. Francia began his career at Priceline.com, serving as the Director of Marketing & E-commerce Technology. During his…