AudiencePlus wants to help every company run its own media platform
It used to be that having a corporate blog and some paid content was the gist of your marketing department’s content efforts, and that was enough. But as larger companies like Salesforce and HubSpot
Despite uncertain US future, TikTok launches Branded Effects for marketers
While the U.S. government debates TikTok’s future following last week’s congressional hearing, the video entertainment platform today announced a new product called Branded Effects aimed a
Adobe launches generative AI tools aimed at marketers
Coinciding with the launch of its Firefly family of generative AI models, Adobe today unveiled Adobe Sensei Generative AI Services, a set of enterprise-focused, AI-powered services across its suite of
When it comes to early-stage growth marketing, it’s often better to imitate than innovate
While trying to gain traction, most of your time and attention should be focused on imitating successful marketing tactics.
Soci raises $120M in debt and equity to grow its marketing management platform
Soci (pronounced “soh-shee”), a marketing automation platform with customers including Ace Hardware, Jersey Mike’s, Pet Supplies Plus and Ford, today announced that it raised $120 mi
Behavioral marketing platform Wunderkind nabs $76M
Wunderkind, a platform that enables brands to target web visitors through emails, texts and other digital advertising formats, today announced that it raised $76 million in a Series C round led by Neu
Who markets marketing? This duo started a VC firm to scale what ‘founders are starving for’
Emily Kramer is well known in the marketing world, both for her professional expertise and her voice. The entrepreneur was Carta’s former VP of marketing and made headlines in 2020 when she filed a
For startups, ‘we haven’t spent a penny on marketing’ isn’t always a good thing
Being scrappy and frugal are great qualities to have as a startup, but your investors will want to see that you know how to scale rapidly when necessary.
Sesame Labs raises $4.5M to help improve web3 marketing tools
Sesame Labs raised a $4.5 million seed round to help improve the web3 marketing experience with their platform
Breef raises $16M to match brands with marketing agencies
Breef, a platform that allows brands to manage and service marketing agency projects, today announced that it raised $16 million in a Series A round (an undisclosed portion of which was debt) led by G
CloseFactor raises $15.2M to automate repetitive sales processes
Several years ago, co-founders Leena Joshi, Ben Cheung and Erik Buchanan experienced frustration with the amount of manual work they were putting into collecting information about sales and marketing
Coho AI, which uses AI to help B2B SaaS companies boost revenue, raises $8.5M
Teams dedicated to boosting customer acquisition, retention and sales don’t necessarily have the time or tools to use data insights effectively. In a 2019 survey, NewVantage partners found that the
How to implement a video SEO strategy
Good content today also includes video. A video SEO strategy is no longer optional to driving growth — it’s absolutely necessary.
4 ways to use e-commerce data to optimize LTV pre- and post-holiday
How do you take one-and-done shoppers and turn them into loyal brand advocates? The answer lies within the treasure trove of commerce data that you collect.
SponsorUnited secures $35M investment to build out its database of brand sponsorships
Sponsorships are a multibillion-dollar industry. But data on sponsorships, like who’s sponsoring who, can be tough to come by because of the various forms they take — and channels on which tho
Lunio raises $15M to combat click fraud with algorithms
The digital ads market is robust, with Statista predicting that worldwide spend will reach nearly $900 billion by 2026. But fake and fraudulent ad traffic remains a major problem in the space. Global
Regie secures $10M to generate marketing copy using AI
Regie.ai, a startup using OpenAI’s GPT-3 text-generating system to create sales and marketing content for brands, today announced that it raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Scale Vent
Startups are building businesses out of DevOps tools for existing sales platforms
As tools like Salesforce grow in usage, a crop of new startups is emerging to make integrating the tools into existing processes easier.
Retail tech startup Swiftly valued at $1B after bagging another $100M
Swiftly’s technology taps into that online shopping experience to make shopping at a brick-and-mortar store just as engaging and easy.
Stop spending so much time on your product when pitching to investors
It's natural for founders to live and breathe for their customers and product, but the dirty little secret of fundraising is that your investors are extraordinarily unlikely to care about your product