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Accengage Enables Businesses to Personally Connect With Their Customers on WhatsApp

On the Heels of Its Acquisition by Urban Airship, Accengage Continues to Invest in New Platform Capabilities That Enable Broader Customer Engagement for Business Clients Accengage, an Urban Airship company and Europe’s #1 mobile CRM and push notification technology provider, announced that it is adding WhatsApp as one of its customer engagement channels. Brands can now engage with prospects and customers using push notifications and automated replies through the WhatsApp Business API. To make it even more powerful and…

Urban Airship Acquires Accengage, Extending Its Worldwide Leadership with Unmatched Presence Across Europe

Digital Customer Engagement Company Combines Its Industry-Leading Solution and Customer Base with Europe’s Largest Mobile Engagement Platform to Dominate Global Enterprise Market Digital customer engagement company Urban Airship announced that it has acquired Accengage, continental Europe’s largest provider of mobile CRM and push notifications. Together Urban Airship and Accengage now form the world’s largest mobile customer engagement company, with rapidly growing solutions for apps, websites, SMS, email, mobile wallets…

Urban Airship Expands Senior Leadership Team with VP Appointments for Sales and Product Marketing

Urban Airship Bolsters Product Management Team with Proven Executives from Enterprise Software Leaders Today, leading customer engagement company Urban Airship, announced two senior leadership appointments including Jessica Mattson as vice president of sales, Americas, and Simone Kriz as vice president of product marketing. Mattson will lead the rapid expansion of Urban Airship’s sales team and drive exceptional end-to-end customer experiences with high business value. She will report to Eric Holmen, SVP of worldwide…

Tech Entrepreneur and Investor Wes Nichols Joins Urban Airship’s Board of Directors

Seasoned Innovator and Advisor to CMOs in Marketing, Analytics, AI and Digital Transformation to Accelerate Urban Airship’s Rapid Growth in Real-Time Customer Engagement Customer engagement company Urban Airship, announced the appointment of Wes Nichols to its Board of Directors. Wes is a serial technology entrepreneur and active investor, advising companies around the world on innovation, predictive analytics, AI/machine learning, marketing technologies and the changing role of Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs). Wes is…

Urban Airship Topples Targeted Mobile Messaging Records During the 2018 FIFA World Cup

New Boost Feature for Accelerated Message Delivery Sees a Successful Pilot with Onefootball, Which Sent More Than Five Billion Targeted Notifications During 2018 FIFA World Cup Customer engagement company Urban Airship has revealed that its platform’s peak messaging throughput has increased 33 percent, setting a new internal record of 400,000 notifications per second during the conclusion of the FIFA World Cup Final as traffic spiked for nearly seven minutes. Urban Airship Data Shows 98 Percent of Onefootball Users…

Urban Airship Named a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms

Urban Airship Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant and the Furthest on the Completeness of Vision Axis Overall Customer engagement company Urban Airship announced that it has been named a Leader by Gartner, Inc. in its 2018 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms*. Among 15 vendors evaluated, Urban Airship was positioned in the Leaders quadrant and furthest to the right on the completeness of vision axis overall. A Gartner Magic Quadrant is a culmination of research in a specific market, giving a wide-angle view of the…

Urban Airship Lands $25 Million to Further Accelerate Global Growth of its Rapidly Expanding Customer Engagement Platform

New Funding Led by Foundry Group Comes on Heels of Financial Breakeven and Groundbreaking New Products to Power Precisely Coordinated Real-Time Customer Interaction Across All Marketing Channels Digital growth company Urban Airship recently announced that it raised $25 million in Series F funding led by Foundry Group. In addition to Foundry, current investors True Ventures, August Capital, Intel Capital, Verizon Ventures, QuestMark Partners and Franklin Park Associates all participated in the round. Already operating at…

Urban Airship Powers Real-Time Mobile Wallet Tickets and Boarding Passes with Google Pay

New Urban Airship Mobile Wallet Tickets Make It Easy for Airlines, Movie Theaters and All Types of Events to Streamline and Enhance “Day of” Experiences Digital growth company Urban Airship unveiled the first digital customer engagement platform to support Google Pay tickets — a new capability announced on the main stage at Google I/O 2018. Leveraging its experience managing mobile wallets for travel, hospitality and entertainment leaders, Urban Airship worked with Google Pay to create streamlined and engaging ticketing and…

Urban Airship Taps Former Salesforce-Pro Michael Stone as SVP of Marketing

Michael Stone Is a Former Salesforce Executive who Brings More Than 25 Years of Technology Marketing Experience to Further Accelerate Global Business Growth While Salesforce continues its acquisition spree this year, Portland-based Urban Airship has announced that they now have a former Salesforce marketing technology pro as their new SVP of Marketing. Michael Stone has joined its executive leadership team to lead Urban Airship’s global marketing team. In his new role, Michael Stone would direct its integrated…

The Big 5: Top MarTech Updates from Last Week

What Better Way to Start Your Monday Than Wheeling Through The Top Five Martech Updates That Occurred in the Previous Week. This Is Your Weekly Monday Dose Twitter Hires Parag Agrawal as their New CTO Social blogging platform, Twitter, has appointed Parag Agarwal as their new Chief Technology Officer. A Microsoft alumnus, Parag did his schooling from Atomic Energy Central School and his engineering from the IIT-Bombay. Parag succeeds Adam Messinger in his new role, leading the technology strategy, for the micro-blogging…

Decoding The State of Programmatic Advertising and Ad Formats in 2018

In Our Latest Predictions Series 2018 Article, We Explore How the AdTech Companies Will Increasingly Seek to Create Value and Solve Industry Problems with Disruptive Technologies In 2018, brands are super-sensitive towards publishing anything that could be labeled as 'extremist' content. As advertising technology companies join together to fight against fraudulent ad inventory, amidst an already acknowledged disruption in the form of GDPR, we are slated to witness another dynamic year. "2017 was the year the entire…

Urban Airship AI Marketing Orchestration Unveiled for Optimized Customer Engagement

Urban Airship's New Predictive Machine Learning and Intelligent Orchestration Allows Marketers to Effortlessly Coordinate Communications Across All Digital Channels and Reduce Costs Leading digital growth company for brands, Urban Airship has announced the extension of its open data and channels to support existing MarTech solutions, while adding new native support for triggered email and SMS notifications. Urban Airship AI Marketing Orchestration Allows Brands to Grow Beyond Contemporary Personalization Standards in an…