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ShareChat sets up ShareChat Labs, a Centre of Excellence in Silicon Valley

ShareChat, the leading Indian social media venture, announced that it has opened ShareChat Labs, a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Palo Alto, its first establishment outside India. The new set-up would be dedicated to building a technology backbone for the company with an aim to bring cutting edge tech, developed by the best to its community of users ShareChat has also appointed former Product Leader at Uber, Gaurav Mishra as SVP- Product, who spearheaded Uber AI, Data, and Marketplace Platforms at Uber. In his new role,…

State Of Women In Tech Report Details Rampant Harassment And Discrimination Across Silicon Valley And Tech Industry

Data Highlights Nearly 50% of Women in Tech and Women Founders Have Been Harassed Nearly 50% of women founders and women working in tech have experienced harassment, a statistic that has barely budged since 2017, according to Women Who Tech’s new report State of Women In Tech. Despite the #MeToo movement that spurred trending hashtags, diversity pledges among Silicon Valley’s biggest VCs, and tech companies hiring Chief Diversity Officers, women in tech continue to face significant sexism and toxic workplace culture.…

ON24 Adds Silicon Valley Veteran Denise Persson to its Board of Directors

Snowflake CMO brings track record of rapid SaaS revenue growth to the company ON24, the technology leader helping businesses innovate their marketing through interactive, data-rich digital experiences, announced that transformative marketing leader Denise Persson has joined its Board of Directors. Persson is the CMO of the cloud data platform company, Snowflake, where she has steered their fast-growth trajectory for the past four years. Her leadership builds on a history of creating category-defining brands, including…

Globo Named Anchor Partner Of Plug And Play’s Media & Advertising Program

The Brazilian media company Globo announced its partnership with Plug and Play to explore new technologies and partner with startups and technology companies. Alongside other partners, Globo will collaborate with Plug and Play Media & Advertising as an anchor partner to support and establish their new ecosystem. "Our partnership with Plug and Play is a key step to not only be inspired by the innovation ecosystem in Silicon Valley and by the forefront technologies that are been developed and applied to the Media and Ad…

Microsoft Switzerland Joins Plug and Play’s Startup Creasphere Program

Microsoft Switzerland announced its new partnership with Startup Creasphere, an open innovation platform powered by Plug and Play, the largest global technology platform and early stage investor from Silicon Valley with investment success stories such as Paypal, Dropbox and Logitech. Being a new member of Plug and Play and the Startup Creasphere ecosystem is a unique opportunity for Microsoft to explore new ideas, mentor, learn and grow together with innovative startups and other partners. "We are very excited to join…

Apptricity Announces Silicon Valley Veteran Mike Seashols as Executive Chairman

Real-Time Asset & Inventory Software Company Welcomes Serial Technology Entrepreneur Apptricity is pleased to announce that Mike Seashols has joined the company as Executive Chairman. He brings his vast experience as a Silicon Valley veteran, where he led a number of emerging high-growth businesses, directly to Apptricity. Before joining Apptricity, Mr. Seashols worked as the first Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Oracle through their IPO. He was also the founding CEO of three different software companies,…

Urban Catalyst adds Angela S. Hwang as Director of Marketing and Communications

Urban Catalyst, an Opportunity Zone Fund focused on ground-up development projects in Silicon Valley, announced today that it has hired Angela S. Hwang as Director of Marketing and Communications. "We are excited to welcome Angela aboard as our first senior, director-level hire for our Marketing and Communications team," said Urban Catalyst Founder Erik Hayden. "Angela has achieved great success in marketing across a variety of industries, and we look forward to her applying this expertise in communicating with the…

Accedian and Savari Partner to Deliver Quality Assurance for Cellular V2X Services for Auto OEMs, Cross-carrier Mobile Operators, Road…

Accedian, the leader in performance analytics and end user experience solutions, and Savari, Inc., a Silicon Valley-based tech company and a pioneer of Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) communications technology for smart infrastructure, today announced a strategic partnership to jointly manage the service level agreements of operators for V2X. The partnership will focus on delivering quality of service to V2X edge applications, paving the way for a seamless approach to assuring quality for these applications deployed both in…

Accenture Brings on Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Tom Lounibos to Lead Accenture Ventures

Accenture Ventures to forge new relationships with entrepreneurs, accelerating innovation for Accenture and its clients Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur Tom Lounibos to lead Accenture Ventures as its new Managing Director. Mr. Lounibos joins Accenture Ventures following a decades-long career as a highly successful technology entrepreneur and founder of six different software startups. He took two of those companies public (Knowledgeware and Sagent Technology) and sold the other…

Social Networks Might Seem Like a Modern-Day Phenomenon but They and Their Problems Have Been Around for Centuries

Three-part documentary series Niall Ferguson's Networld, premiering March 17 on PBS, provides unique insights from history into the viral spread of ideas and how social media's technology is a battlefield of the future Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok… social networking platforms continue to grow, connecting people and spreading information instantly on a global level. Early Silicon Valley idealism of creating a connected world has faded. Today these platforms are a source of anxiety – with fake news and…

In 2020, Professional Events, the Crucial Element of the Silicon Valley Environment Will Grow at Least by 5%

According to the recent Crunchbase report $45.9 billion have been invested in Silicon Valley in 2019. At least 25% of these investments have been raised thanks to thousands of various events held in that period In 2019, there have been roughly 1,080,000 meetups hosted in San Francisco Bay Area, and over 200 notable tech conferences (and many more smaller ones). Co-founder of Gaudi Group Kuzma Ledenev predicts that 2020 will bring an increase of at least 5% in these numbers. There is no reliable data on private invite-only…

UrSafe Announces “Follow Me,” the Only Geo-Location Feature Fully Integrated Into Hands-Free, Voice-Activated Personal Safety…

Groundbreaking Personal Safety & Security Technology Meets Wide-Ranging Security and Daily Life Needs That Gives You Peace of Mind Without Selling Your Personal Data UrSafe, a next-generation personal safety and global security company, announced the release of its "Follow Me" feature, the only geo-location service on the market fully integrated with a hands-free, voice-activated personal safety system that identifies your specific location and follows your movement, from the beginning of your journey to the end.…

SITO Mobile Appoints Scott L. Kauffman as Interim Chief Executive Officer

SITO Mobile, Ltd. announced the appointment of Scott L. Kauffman as the Company's new Interim Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kauffman brings to SITO over three decades of experience in corporate executive and board leadership positions with both private and public companies in transition. He is a widely recognized industry leader in the fields of Internet media, consumer marketing and digital entertainment, amassing a unique background as a media, tech and Silicon Valley entrepreneur. Marketing Technology News: TCS…

Custora Named One Of The Leading Break-Out Tech Start-Ups Innovating the Fashion and Retail Industry from The Lead

The Annual Research List Recognizes the Break-Out Technology Start-Ups Driving Innovation in the Fashion & Retail Industry Custora, a customer intelligence platform that helps retailers drive incremental revenue by making use of their customer data, was named one of ‘The Leading 100’ from The Lead, an event and research company that bridges the fashion and retail industry with Silicon Valley. The highly anticipated annual research list recognizes the break-out technology start-ups driving innovation in the fashion and…