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Nasdaq Statement on North American Operations

All electronic equities, options, and fixed income markets remain fully operationalNew listings and Initial Public Offerings continue as scheduled PHLX Options Market trading floor transitions to electronic-only trading Nasdaq, Inc., issued the following statement regarding its North American operations as part of the company’s business continuity plan in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus: Nasdaq’s operations have been tested over time to function successfully in remote environments. This includes the company’s market…

Quandl Unveils E-Commerce Intelligence Dataset

New, proprietary dataset tracks product-level e-commerce sales of 800 international brands Nasdaq’s Quandl, a leading alternative data provider, launched the E-Commerce Intelligence (ECI) dataset, which allows investors to track product-level e-commerce transactions on a near real-time basis. The exclusive dataset follows the day-to-day transactions of 800 brands and 500 companies across more than 350 e-retailers in North America and EMEA, capturing US$15 billion worth of product sales annually. Marketing Technology…

Mike Piispanen and Derek Swaim Provide Operational Excellence and Business Development Expertise to Accelerate Growth Strategies

Validity, the most trusted name in customer data quality, announced the appointment of Mike Piispanen as Chief Operating Officer, along with the addition of Global Business Development and Strategic Partnership responsibilities to Derek Swaim’s role as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development. Validity has experienced unprecedented commercial success, with four acquisitions in the last year and a half alone, and sustained triple digit organic growth. As members of the Validity executive team, Piispanen and Swaim…

A Review of the Top 20 Acquisitions in the Marketing Technology Landscape

MarTech Series Reviews the Top 20 Acquisitions of 2018 That Disrupted the Technology Landscape We begin the New Year with a round-up of the top 20 MarTech acquisitions in 2018. The article is part of the research that intends to shed light on the most-read MarTech topics focused on funding, acquisitions and product launches that were in demand in 2018. While one of the biggest acquisitions of 2018 was IBM acquiring Red-Hat, here are the rest that we found to be disruptive. Cision Completes Acquisition of PRIME Research…

Nasdaq Welcomes Pluralsight Inc. to The Nasdaq Stock Market

Pluralsight Aims Not Only to Expand Its Future Customer Base but Also to Create a More Tech-Empowered, Equitable Economy Pluralsight Inc., an enterprise software company committed to closing the global technology skills gap, visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square recently in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market. With technology changing faster than the world’s ability to adapt and acquire new skills, many companies find themselves held back from their full potential…

West Corporation Closes Landmark Acquisition of Nasdaq’s Public Relations and Digital Media Businesses

West and Nasdaq Have Agreed to an Exclusive Multi-Year Partnership West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the public relations and digital media businesses from Nasdaq for approximately $335 million. “This landmark acquisition further expands West’s position as the leading technology enablement company connecting people and businesses around the world,” said John Shlonsky, CEO of West Corporation. “When I accepted the position to lead…

DocuSign IPO: Stronghold of SaaS in the US Tech Market Continues

Businesses are moving towards cloud-native as-a-Service models and the IPOs of software unicorns in 2018 are a testimony to this fact. Recently, it was Dropbox that made the news, and was preceeded by Smartsheet, Pivotal, and Zuora which also listed on the NASDAQ. Spotify, the streaming platform also went public this year. This week, it was the turn of an SF-based $3 billion tech company to file its IPO. DocuSign aims to go public, with a ticker reading ‘DOCU’ on the NASDAQ. In the filing, DocuSign has shown 50% growth…

Dropbox IPO: An Enlightened Friday For The US Tech Industry

At the High End of the Indicated Pricing, It Could Raise Nearly $650 Million, Making It the Largest Tech IPO Since Snap Hit the Market Last year, we had predicted that Dropbox would be a fascinating IPO story of the tech industry. And then, it came true. The cloud storage and work collaboration company went public on Friday. Within hours, incubator YC saw a whopping 40 percent jump in Dropbox's expected share price. It was a delight to see Dropbox flashing at NASDAQ with the ticker symbol “DBX”. Dropbox is the first-ever…