Tag: category-/Computers & Electronics/Enterprise Technology

FullStory raises $32 million to track and analyze digital customer experiences

FullStory, an Atlanta, Georgia-based software company developing a code analytics suite for digital customer experiences, today announced that it’s raised $32 million in series C funding led by growth equity firm Stripes, with participation from Dell Technologies Capital, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Kleiner Perkins, and Salesforce Ventures. It brings FullStory’s total venture capital raised to […]

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Salesforce debuts AI enhancements to Sales Cloud, updates Quip with live file embedding

Believe it or not, sales reps spend less than 36% of their time selling. That’s according to a recent study published by ClickFunnels, which found that administrative tasks up take close to 15% of the average salesperson’s working hours. Salesforce has the answer, it says, in a slew of new features intended to streamline access […]

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Perspectium raises $8 million for cloud data migration services

Perspectium, a San Diego, California-based startup founded six years ago with the goal of simplifying enterprise data and process integration, today announced that it’s secured $8 million in series B funding led by TVC Capital, which brings its total raised to $16 million following an $8 million series A round in May 2017. Founding ServiceNow […]

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Brightback raises $11 million for automated subscription retention service

Subscription retention and churn management software company Brightback today announced the close of an $11 million funding round. The startup will use this money to hire engineers and marketing and sales employees and to further develop its data and integrations platform, which is built to classify and segment high-volume customer bases. “A lot of these […]

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Harness raises $60 million to automate continuous app delivery with machine learning

Harness, a San Francisco startup developing a continuous app delivery and release platform for engineering and DevOps teams, today announced that it’s raised $60 million in an oversubscribed series B round co-led by Institutional Venture Partners and GV (formerly Google Ventures), with participation from incubator Big Labs, Menlo Ventures, and Unusual Ventures. It previously raised […]

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Salesforce acquires MapAnything for its location-based intelligence products

Salesforce today revealed that it’s signed a definitive agreement to acquire MapAnything, a Charlotte, North Carolina location-based intelligence software and services provider, for an undisclosed amount. The announcement comes months after MapAnything’s latest funding round, which brought its total raised to nearly $84 million. As TechCrunch notes, the buyout doesn’t exactly come as a surprise. […]

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Salesforce debuts Einstein Translation and Einstein Optical Character Recognition

With AI-powered features and platform integrations, Salesforce hopes to obviate repetitive and mundane sales tasks across companies large and small. It’s an ambitious goal, but it believes it’s up to the challenge. Toward that end, the San Francisco company today debuted new products in Einstein Platform Services, its solutions suite that enables developers and admins […]

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Bridge Connector raises $10 million to help health care organizations unify disparate apps

Bridge Connector, a Nashville, Tennessee-based startup developing an integration-platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) suite that unifies health care data systems, today announced that it’s raised $10 million in funding from Axioma Ventures, bringing its total capital raised to $20 million. It comes ahead of the close of its series B round in the fourth quarter of this year […]

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6sense raises $27 million for its marketing and sales predictive analytics tool

6sense, a San Francisco-based startup that uses big data to predict in real time when people are looking to buy products, has raised $27 million to grow its marketing analytics tool. The financing round was led by Industry Ventures, the five-year-old startup said. Existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and […]

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Naspers’ PayU acquires payment and security firm Wibmo for $70 million

Online payment service PayU has acquired California-based payment and security firm Wibmo for $70 million. The firms said they will continue to run separately though they will work together to build unique solutions. PayU, a subsidiary of South Africa’ Naspers, said the deal will allow its merchants and financial institutions partners to improve conversion rates […]

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Atlassian announces new features for OpsGenie, Confluence, AgileCraft, and more

This week marks the start of Atlassian’s Summit Las Vegas, where 4,000 people are expected to attend sessions hosted by the Australian company’s customers, partners, engineers, and executives. To kick things off, Atlassian stuck with tradition in revealing new features for products across its portfolio, including integrations in OpsGenie, revamped organizational tools in Confluence, and […]

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Advances in business technology put SMBs ahead of the pack (VB Live)

Customers choose to work with you not just based on what you deliver, but how you deliver it. Now affordable, accessible business tech allows SMBs to not just catch up with the big guys, but compete. Join this VB Live event to learn more about how technology is transforming the way SMBs do business.  Register […]

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Onfido raises $50 million for AI-powered identity verification

Global identity verification provider Onfido today announced that it’s raised $50 million in funding led by Softbank Investment and Salesforce Ventures, with participation from M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures), FinVC, and others. It brings the San Francisco company’s total venture capital raised to over $100 million, following a $30 million series C in September 2017 and […]

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Squelch raises $12 million to unify customer service software with AI

Redwood City, California-based customer experience platform provider Squelch today announced that it’s raised an additional $12 million in funding led by Shasta Ventures, with participation from existing investor Correlation Ventures and new investor Tenaya Capital. It’s an extension of the $8 million series A it completed in May 2018, and brings its total raised to […]

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Pixeom raises $15 million to bring containerized apps to the edge

Given how dramatically containerized apps and microservices can simplify software management, it comes as no real surprise that enterprise adoption is on an upswing. According to 451 Research, the app container market could be worth a whopping $2.7 billion by 2020 (up from $762 million in 2016), and Portworx reports that over 30 percent of companies […]

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Productiv.ai raises $8 million to help companies track SaaS app engagement

Enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) adoption has never been higher — companies use 16 SaaS apps on average and 73 percent say nearly all of their apps will be SaaS by 2020, driving the global industry to an estimated $185.8 billion in the next year. But coinciding with this climb is a decline in app usage transparency. […]

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DocuSign invests $15 million in AI contract discovery startup Seal Software

DocuSign is investing heavily in AI. Literally. The San Francisco provider of electronic signature and digital transaction management services today announced that it’s putting $15 million toward Seal Software, a seal contract discovery and analytics startup that uses machine learning to find and parse contracts, building on an existing partnership between the two companies. It […]

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Vlocity raises $60 million for cloud-based apps built on top of Salesforce

Vlocity, which develops cloud solutions built on Salesforce’s customer relationship platform (CRM), today announced that it has raised $60 million in a series C round co-led by Sutter Hill Ventures and Salesforce Ventures, with participation from new investor Bessemer Venture Partners and existing strategic investors Accenture and New York Life. This brings the San Francisco-based […]

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Square’s Invoices service now has its own standalone mobile app

Square is perhaps better known for its core service that makes it easy for merchants to accept card payments in-store through a mobile device, but the San Francisco-based company has been chasing a bigger piece of the small business pie through a bunch of related services. One of those services is Square Invoices, which launched […]

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Apple reportedly acquires Stamplay, Visa API development contest winner

API integration developer Stamplay isn’t a household name, but that’s the type of company Apple tends to acquire: a small business that could enhance or expand its existing offerings. Italian publication 24 Ore reports today that Apple has purchased the Rome-based startup, which notably won a contest to make the best use of new Visa […]

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