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    Funding Announcement
    Dynamic Pricing Disruptor Broker Genius Raises $15 Million In Series A Funding
    The pioneers of dynamic automated pricing technology continue to revolutionize the industry, making a huge investment into machine learning with big data. NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 09, 2017 Broker Genius (http://www.brokergenius.com/), the New York-based pioneers of dynamic pricing technology for the secondary ticket market, secured a $15 million Series A round of funding from Boston-based growth … Continued
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  • Acquisition & IPO
    Synopsys to Enhance Software Integrity Platform with Acquisition of Black Duck Software
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) and Black Duck Software, Inc. have signed a definitive agreement for Synopsys to acquire privately held Black Duck, a leader in automated solutions for securing and managing open source software. The addition of Black Duck’s highly respected Software Composition Analysis solution will enhance Synopsys’ … Continued
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    Funding Announcement
    Connatix Raises $15 Million to Fund Innovation as More Publishers Expand Into Video
    Volition Capital Leads Investment to Close Gap Between Consumer Demands and Publisher Capabilities New York, October 24, 2017 – Connatix (www.connatix.com) today announced that it has secured $15 million in growth equity funding to accelerate its position as the fastest-growing video technology provider and syndication platform for premium content publishers. Volition Capital led the round … Continued
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  • Company Updates
    JazzHR Ranks No. 1 on Capterra’s List of Top 20 Most User-Friendly Applicant Tracking Software
    The HR software provider was also selected by the Gartner company as one of the most affordable ATS options available PITTSBURGH, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — JazzHR, the leading recruiting solutions provider for small and medium-sized businesses, was named the No. 1 most user-friendly Applicant Tracking Software, in addition to being the seventh Most Popular ATS and one … Continued
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  • Acquisition & IPO
    Nielsen Agrees to Acquire Visual IQ
    Global Leader in Measurement and Data Analytics to Integrate Premier Independent Provider of Multi-Touch Attribution Software into Existing Nielsen Marketing Effectiveness Suite NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2017 /CNW/ — Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Visual IQ, a leading independent provider of multi-touch attribution (MTA) modeling of advertising … Continued
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    Funding Announcement
    Securonix Raises $29M to Expand Leadership in Next-Gen Security Analytics Market
    REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Securonix, the market leader in big data security analytics, announced today that it raised $29M in Series A funding to fuel its accelerating growth and leadership in the user behavior analytics, next-gen security information and event management (SIEM), and log management market spaces. The company will … Continued
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  • Company Updates
    Pramata Names Tech Industry Visionary Patrick D. Quirk Executive Chairman
    BRISBANE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pramata, the first-ever commercial relationship operations company, today announced that Patrick D. Quirk has been named Executive Chairman to play a key role in Pramata’s sales and strategic alliances strategy going forward. Quirk will directly report to Pramata Founder and CEO Praful Saklani. “We enthusiastically welcome Pat into … Continued
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  • Company Updates
    Independent Research Firm Cites Insite Software as a B2B Commerce Suites Leader for Midsize Organizations
    MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Insite Software, a leading B2B commerce platform, was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its Forrester Wave™ evaluation, entitled The Forrester Wave™ B2B Commerce Suites for Midsize Organizations, Q3 2017. Forrester identified the 11 most significant companies in the category and evaluated them against 35 criteria.  The report assessed … Continued
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    Acquisition & IPO
    Ellie Mae to Acquire Velocify
    Velocify’s Lead Management Functionality Accelerates Ellie Mae’s Digital Mortgage Vision PLEASANTON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Velocify®, the leading sales acceleration platform. With the acquisition of Velocify, Ellie Mae is accelerating our vision of offering a … Continued
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  • Funding Announcement
    New York City-based Recycle Track Systems, a Waste and Recycling Management Tech Company, Has Raised $11.7 Million in Funding – Volition Capital Led the Round
    PRESS RELEASE New York – July 7, 2017 – Recycle Track Systems (RTS), a waste and recycling management technology company that provides real-time accountability and transparency for daily waste removal, including on-demand, recycling, and composting options, has closed an $11.7 million financing led by Boston-based growth equity firm Volition Capital. RTS, co-founded by Gregory Lettieri … Continued
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