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.
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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.