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August 12, 2019

Lucidworks Nets $100M For AI-Powered Search

AI-powered search venture Lucidworks has raised $100 million from Francisco Partners and TPG Sixth Street Partners, the company announced today (first reported by Fortune’s Term Sheet).

August 12, 2019

Polarity raises $8.1M for its AI software that constantly analyzes employee screens and highlights key info

The team at Polarity wants its tech to help teams lower the knowledge barrier to getting stuff done and allow people to focus more on procedure and strategy than memorizing file numbers, IP addresses and jargon.

July 31, 2019

Prodly announces $3.5M seed to automate low-code cloud deployments

Low-code programming is supposed to make things easier on companies, right?

July 25, 2019

Mitch Grasso, Founder of Beautiful.AI

Question everything, including conventional wisdom.

July 24, 2019

CUBEConversation with Christine Heckart

Christine Heckart of Scalyr discusses managing the continuous stress that comes with continuous delivery for engineers.

July 22, 2019

5 trends driving end of ownership and growth of subscription economy

Changing customer preferences are leading to a new era defined by “the end of ownership.”

July 18, 2019

Zefr Sells Its Copyright-Flagging and YouTube Channel-Management Businesses to Vobile for $90 Million

Vobile Group, a video protection and measurement company, announced a deal to acquire Zefr’s RightsID copyright-management and ChannelID YouTube channel-management businesses for about $90 million.

July 16, 2019

Lattice Featured on Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2019

Each year for the past five, Forbes has searched the country for the 25 fast-growing, venture-backed startups most likely to reach $1 billion in value.

July 15, 2019

People.ai Accelerates AI Ml Partnerships and People Developmet with New Hires

Industry veterans to lead alliances and people to support company growth

July 8, 2019

Messaging API Startup SendBird: Interview with John S. Kim, chief executive officer

The chief executive officer of Sendbird, an in-app user-to-user messaging startup, discusses the company’s growth strategy.

July 1, 2019

Former Oracle and Salesforce Exec Kate FitzGerald Appointed Leanplum President

Leanplum, the leading multi-channel engagement platform, announced that seasoned executive Kate FitzGerald has been appointed president effective immediately.

June 26, 2019

Anaplan Bets On AI, ML And Partners To Drive Growth

Anaplan is driving growth through expansion of its partner network which is investing in the Anaplan practice capacity and capability.

June 19, 2019

We’ve acquired Capsenta to bring the power of knowledge graphs to companies with on-prem data

data.world has acquired Capsenta!

June 11, 2019

Suplari Named a 2019 Gartner Cool Vendor in Sourcing and Procurement Applications

Suplari’s Innovation in AI enables procurement and finance to increase efficiency, improve automation, and deliver actionable insights.

June 4, 2019

Highspot raises $60 million to apply AI to sales enablement

Highspot, which bills itself as an AI-driven sales enablement platform vendor, today announced that it’s secured $60 million in series D financing.

May 22, 2019

Starsky Robotics video puts you in the cab of a self-driving truck

Ever wonder what the inside of a driverless truck looks like as it’s cruising down the freeway?

May 21, 2019

Interplay Learning Secures $5.5 Million Series A Financing Round Led By S3 Ventures

The online training firm for skilled trades utilizing virtual reality (VR) and 3D simulations to add talent to its Austin offices, expand its customer success team, pursue additional markets and develop new platform features.

May 21, 2019

People.ai Raises $60M Series C Led by ICONIQ Capital

Also Launches “The Wire,” Delivering AI-Powered Insights to Guide the Best Next Action For Sales, Marketing, and Customer Success Teams.

May 12, 2019

DisrupTV Featuring Sandi Lin, CEO & Co-Founder at Skilljar

This week, DisrupTV interviewed Sandi Lin, CEO & Co-Founder at Skilljar.

April 24, 2019

CEO of cloud company Zuora: Manufacturers must adopt a subscription model in order to grow

More and more companies are turning to the emerging subscription economy, and it could be time for the manufacturing industry to tune in, Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo told CNBC Wednesday.

March 6, 2019

LiveIntent Is Preparing to Debut Its Own Onboarding Service

Company promises people-based marketing services to rival LiveRamp.