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Frontify Expands its Global Presence to Meet Accelerating US Demand

The All-In-One Brand Management Software Company Expands Its Global Presence With a Third Location – First in the Us – in New York City The doors to the first American office of Frontify are officially open. The budding SaaS company has made great strides in recent months, including a significant round of funding to close out 2018, and a rebrand reveal in April, symbolically marking the shift from a lively startup to a serious industry competitor. The user-friendly brand management software has been adopted…

Showpad Secures $70 Million in Series D Funding

Investment Will Accelerate Global Expansion and Drive Continued Platform Innovation by the World's Largest Sales Enablement Software Provider Showpad, the leading sales enablement solution, has secured $70 million in Series D funding, a combination of debt and equity, led by Dawn Capital and Insight Partners with participation from existing investor Hummingbird Ventures and new investor Korelya Capital. Silicon Valley Bank provided the debt financing for the deal. The investment will fuel Showpad's continued global…

AT&T Invests Nearly $800 Million Over 3-Year Period to Boost Local Networks in Kentucky

At AT&T, we've invested nearly $800 million in our Kentucky wireless and wired networks during 2016-2018. These investments boost reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. We've improved critical services that support Public Safety and first responders using the FirstNet communications platform. And, we've helped meet the needs of customers in largely rural areas through our participation in the FCC's Connect America Fund. AT&T's wireless network covers more than 99% of all…

ActiveViam Receives Investment from Guidepost Growth Equity

ActiveViam, a leading provider of in-memory data analytics software solutions designed for the significant speed and data volume demands of financial service and retail applications, announced a minority, growth equity investment from Guidepost Growth Equity.  This is the first outside investment in the 15-year-old business, which will accelerate innovation and position ActiveViam to extend its leadership position in both the enterprise financial services and retail markets. ActiveViam's intuitive, flexible platform…

Optimizely Announces Series D Funding Led by Goldman Sachs, Catapulting Digital Experience Optimization Into the Mainstream

Optimizely Secures $50 Million From Goldman Sachs and Accenture Ventures, Bolstered by Additional $55 Million Financing From Bridge Bank Optimizely, the world's leader in digital experience optimization, announced it has closed US$105 million in financing, including US$50 million in Series D funding. The funding, led by Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing, also included Accenture Ventures. This brings the company's total funding to US$200 million. Additionally, Michael Kondoleon of Goldman Sachs will join Optimizely's…

Haoqipei Secures US $60 Million in Series D Funding to Further Accelerate Growth of its Online B2B Auto Parts Marketplace

Lead Investor Access Technology Ventures Joins Haoqipei Board of Directors Business-to-business (B2B) auto parts trading platform Haoqipei closed US $60 million in Series D financing to continue its rapid growth across China. Access Technology Ventures led the round, adding David Yang to the Haoqipei Board of Directors. Additional participants in the financing included existing investors XVC Venture Capital, Jeneration Capital, DCM and SIG. Founded in 2016 and now having raised more than US $150 million in private…

Whitebox Raises $5 Million in Series A Funding to Accelerate eCommerce “Factory Floor to Front Door” Tech Platform

Whitebox Delivers Growth and Efficiency for Established and Challenger Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Brands Whitebox, the eCommerce automation and fulfillment technology company, announced it has closed a $5 Million Series A financing round led by TDF Ventures. New investor David Williams, Chairman and CEO of Merkle, joined existing major investors who are increasing their support such as Chris Brandenburg, Co-Founder and CTO of Millennial Media. “Today eCommerce has given consumers nearly endless options” “Whitebox is…

GoSpotCheck Gains Valuable Leadership Expertise with Five Additions to Management Team

GoSpotCheck, the software company reimagining how the mobile workforce works, has expanded its leadership team with the hiring of five executives to help guide the growing company—delivering increased focus on product development, engineering, customer success and marketing. The move will support GoSpotCheck's ongoing maturation from a startup into a thriving corporation that today has Fortune 500 customers and partners throughout the world, as well as more than $46M in capital investments. All additions to the leadership…

Databricks Accelerates APJ Expansion Following $250 Million Funding Round

Unified Analytics pioneer opens Australia, Japan, India offices Databricks, the leader in unified analytics, founded by the original creators of Apache Spark, announced the opening of new offices in Sydney, Australia, Tokyo, Japan and Bangalore, India, as the next step in the company's strategy to help businesses in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region overcome challenges slowing AI adoption. The unified analytics pioneer, which established its APJ headquarters in Singapore in December last year, is valued at US$2.75…

LimeTray, a Full-Stack Restaurant Management Company Starts its Operations in the US

LimeTray, a SaaS company providing full-stack restaurant management solutions has started its operations in the US. Founded by Akhilesh Bali and Piyush Jain, the company has acquired a client base of 4500+ restaurants since its inception in 2013. Leading brands include the likes of Burger King, Mad Over Donuts, Taco Bell, Krispy Kreme, and other local and national restaurants. It currently services clients in India, US, UK, UAE, South Africa and is rapidly expanding its business across other geographies. Speaking of…

VidMob Closes $25 Million In Series B Financing To Fuel Global Expansion Of Creative Technology Platform, Agile Creative Studio

Led by BuildGroup, Latest Funds Will Accelerate Development of Creative Intelligence Tech to Improve Effectiveness of Video Ads VidMob, a first-of-its-kind full stack creative technology platform, announced the closing of $25 million in Series B financing, bringing the company's total capital raise to more than $45 million. This latest round of funding will be used to further develop VidMob's award-winning technology solution, the Agile Creative Studio, aimed at helping marketers of all sizes improve and scale their…

Userful Secures First Funding Round to Accelerate Solutions Development for Enterprise AV-over-IP

Userful Corporation, a leading provider of visual communication solutions, announced the company has closed its first round of funding, led by Accelerate Fund II, managed by Yaletown Partners and with support of The A100. The investment in Userful represents the largest single investment by Accelerate Fund II to date. In addition, Userful also announced three new members of its board of directors: Karen Willem, John LeMoncheck and David Edmonds. Userful’s Visual Networking Platform enables IT teams to display content from…

CreatorIQ Announces $12 Million Series B Funding Round By TVC Capital, Affinity Group, And Unilever Ventures For Its Enterprise Creator…

Influencer Marketing Platform of choice for Airbnb, CVS, Dell, Disney, Mattel, Ralph Lauren, Salesforce, Unilever Continues Growth with End-To-End Cloud Solution and Industry Measurement Standards CreatorIQ announced the company has raised $12 million to accelerate growth for its Enterprise Creator Cloud, the software platform that enables AI-powered creator discovery, streamlines end-to-end workflow, ensures brand safety, and drives meaningful measurement for the influencer marketing industry. The Series B round was led…

AppSheet Expands Management Team, Adds Veteran Tableau Execs

Fast-Growing, No-Code App Platform Company Fills Executive Positions With a Combination of External and Internal Talent AppSheet, the leading no-code application platform, announced two key new executive hires: Daisy dePaulis as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and Thierry D’Hers as VP of engineering. In addition, the company announced two internal executive appointments: Santiago Uribe Montoya as Chief Marketing Officer and Mary Ludloff as VP of Business Development and Communications. Coming off the heels of the recently…

SpotOn Raises $40 Million Funding Round Led by Franklin Templeton and Dragoneer Investment Group

Next Generation Payments and Software Company Will Use Capital to Accelerate Growth and Fuel Expansion into New Markets SpotOn Transact, LLC (“SpotOn”), an innovative payments and software company, announced $40 million in new funding led by Franklin Templeton, with significant participation from Dragoneer Investment Group. “Whether you’re a restaurant looking for a cloud-based point-of-sale solution, a salon looking to book appointments through a custom-built website, or an auto repair shop looking for ways to build…

RapidAPI Raises $25 Million Series B, launches RapidAPI for Teams

With the New Funding, RapidAPI Will Continue Scaling Its API Marketplace to Help More Developers Discover and Connect to Public APIs, as Well as Share and Collaborate on Internal APIs RapidAPI, the world’s largest API marketplace that helps developers find and connect to thousands of publicly available APIs, announced that it has raised $25 million in Series B financing. The funding round is led by M12 (Microsoft’s Venture Fund), with participation from DNS Capital, and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Green Bay…

TIGA Reveals More Births, More Deaths and More Growth in the UK Video Games Industry

TIGA, the network for game developers and digital publishers, released new research on the UK video games industry which shows a surge in studio births, a spate in studio deaths and a swell in studios with zero employees. The overall studio population grew from 768 in November 2017 to 812 in November 2018. TIGA's research shows that in the year to November 2018: There was a surge in start-ups: there were 126 games start-ups or 10.5 start-ups per month (up from 6.15 start-ups per month in the period ending November…

FormAssembly’s New $10 Million Series A Funding Aimed at Helping Organizations Safely Navigate Data Collection in an Age of Regulation

FormAssembly, the leading enterprise data collection platform, announced today that it has secured $10 million in Series A funding from New York based investment firm Level Equity. In connection with the investment, George McCulloch, partner at Level Equity, will join FormAssembly's board of directors. The funding will help FormAssembly accelerate its mission to enable businesses to collect and process data securely and responsibly. This is the bootstrapped company's first infusion of capital since its founding in 2006,…

Step Raises $22.5 Million Series A Led by Stripe to Disrupt Banking for Teens

Step Partners with Industry Leaders Mastercard, Stripe and Evolve to Power First-Of-Its-Kind, All-In-One Banking Solution for the Next Generation Waitlist Demand Exceeds 500,000 People in Less Than Three Months Step, the new modern-day financial services company built for families and teens, announced that it has closed $22.5 Million in Series A funding for its all-in-one banking solution that integrates certain key features and benefits of checking, savings, credit and debit cards into one easy-to-use no fee account.…

SentinelOne Announces $120 Million Series D

Expanding the Cybersecurity Platform of the Future, SentinelOne Capitalizes on Unprecedented Global Market Traction in the Largest Endpoint Security Funding Round of 2019 SentinelOne, the autonomous endpoint protection company, announced it has raised $120 million in Series D funding led by Insight Partners, with participation from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, NextEquity and previous investors including Third Point Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Granite Hill and Data Collective (DCVC), among others. The round…