Nymi, the company behind The Nymi Band, today announced the addition of John Haggard to its executive team as CEO. Founder Karl Martin led the recruitment of the new CEO as he transitions to his new role as CTO. Nymi also welcomes Ram Varadarajan, former Senior Vice President of CA... more.
Toronto, ON — Nymi™, in collaboration with TD Bank Group (TD) and MasterCard®, today announced the completion of the world’s first biometrically authenticated, wearable credit card payment using one’s heartbeat. The first payment was made as part of a pilot on Friday, July 10th which can be seen here. Over... more.
Advocate marketing experts plan for accelerated growth, new products as B2B customers reap high returns from advocacy TORONTO – Influitive, the advocate marketing experts, today announced it has closed $30.5M in a Series B round of funding led by Georgian Partners. Other investors in this round include OurCrowd, Atlas Venture, Docomo... more.
PubNub, a startup out of San Francisco that has built a data network focused on messaging for apps, IoT hardware and other low-latency services, has raised another $20 million in a Series C round of funding. It seems that 20 million is the magic number for PubNub at the moment: the company... more.
Jelli, makers of an ad platform for radio broadcasters to digitise how they fill space on their airwaves — think “AdWords for audio” — has raised a $21 million round of funding to grow its business as it prepares to expand to other kinds of audio services — specifically streamed music. The... more.
Acquisition will add leading employee recognition solution to Blackhawk’s incentives and rewards segment Pleasanton, Calif., June 11, 2015 – Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Achievers Corp. Achievers is a leading provider of employee recognition and... more.
We started Tempo to build an assistant for the mobile business professional. The calendar was the perfect interface, since it’s the beat of our professional lives. With Tempo, we created a smart calendar, using artificial intelligence to enable the next generation of mobile productivity. We brought context to your events... more.
Deal Will Offer Automated Broadcast Radio Ad Buying from Industry Leader iHeartMedia’s 850 Stations to Advertisers, Using Cutting-Edge Technology from Cloud-Based Jelli Katz Media Group Launches “Expressway from Katz,” First Industry Programmatic Buying Ad Exchange at Scale for Broadcast Radio, Using Same Technology New York – April 8, 2015 – iHeartMedia, the... more.
VANCOUVER – March 24, 2015 – Mojio, the leading open platform for connecting cars, today announced it has closed an $8 million Series A funding round led by Telekom Capital, the investment arm of Deutsche Telekom. Funds will support the company’s US and international growth as part of Mojio’s vision... more.
TORONTO, March 12, 2015 /CNW/ - theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today brought the ultimate mobile eSports experience to the App Store with the launch of theScore eSports on iOS. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150312/181254) Debuting on Android last month, the launch of theScore eSports made global headlines (Forbes, Gigaom, Mashable,The Next Web) by giving fans of competitive gaming an... more.