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June 19, 2018

Carrum Health Expands Bundled Payment Offerings through Partnerships with Leading Centers of Excellence Hoag Orthopedic Institute and Providence Saint John’s Health Center

Health Care Centers of Excellence Platform Now Offering More Procedures and Improved Geographic Access for California Employers SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrum Health, the next-generation…

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Carrum Health

June 18, 2018

Austin Startup Brings On Four New Senior-level Team Members

Aceable's New CRO, VP of Marketing, VP of Engineering and VP of Content Pursue Explosive Growth AUSTIN, Texas, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aceable, the Austin-based education company and creators…

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Aceable

June 11, 2018

Vlocity Launches New Program to Enable Partners to Advance Industry Solutions on Salesforce

Industry-Specific Program Enables Accelerated Growth Opportunities Across the Salesforce Ecosystem for Consulting, System Integration and Technology Partners SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vlocity, Inc., a leading…

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Vlocity

June 7, 2018

Olono Named ‘Hot Vendor’ in Sales Engagement by Aragon Research

Vendors selected for the “Hot Vendor” report are noteworthy, visionary, and innovative AUSTIN, Texas, June 7, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Olono, the leader in sales activity automation,…

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Olono

June 6, 2018

Student loan benefits poised to take off

Saddled with about $30,000 of student loan debt and lower wages than their parents were making at their age, millennials and Gen Z are forgoing traditional saving…

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Amanda Eisenberg

ebn


June 6, 2018

RITUAL Raises $90M CAD Series C

Toronto-based food ordering app Ritual has raised $90 million CAD ($70 million USD) in a Series C led by Georgian Partners. The round included participation…

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BetaKit

June 6, 2018

Order-ahead app Ritual picks up $70M to rethink the social office lunch break

While DoorDash,  Postmates  and other apps are looking to reimagine what the food delivery experience looks like, Ray Reddy says he wants to figure out what the next…

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Matthew Lynley

TechCrunch


June 6, 2018

Clover Health Wins 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Award

MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global health and medical technology market, today announced the results…

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MedTech Breakthrough

June 6, 2018

TomTom Partners with what3words to Make Finding an Exact Location Easier

Many people has experienced having a package delivered to the wrong address or an Uber driver dropping you off at the wrong location a few…

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Eric Walz

FutureCar


June 5, 2018

Land Rover and What3words put a remote Scottish island on the map, literally

Giving simple three-word addresses to remote homes will enable emergency response teams to find them much more quickly, should need arise. Living in a deeply…

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Kyle Hyatt

RoadShow


May 30, 2018

C3 IoT Announces Record Fiscal Year 2018 Results

May 30, 2018  REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the second consecutive year, C3 IoT, the leading AI and IoT software platform for digital transformation, reported record fiscal…

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C3 IoT

May 25, 2018

Olono Named One of the Hottest Startups by Austin Chamber & SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas - May 25, 2018 - Olono, the leader in sales activity automation, was recognized as one of Austin’s most innovative startups during the 2018 A-List…

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Olono

May 25, 2018

C3 IoT Named to 2018 CNBC Disruptor 50 List

C3 IoT, the AI and IoT software platform for digital transformation, today announced it was recognized in the sixth annual CNBC Disruptor 50 list, a…

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C3 IoT

May 23, 2018

C3 IoT Partners With Intel to Deliver AI Appliance

Companies will jointly meet customer demand for on-premise, hybrid, and edge-based AI and IoT applications REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--C3 IoT today announced that it will partner…

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C3 IoT

May 9, 2018

Olono Introduces Mobile Sales Activity Automation for B2B Reps

AUSTIN, Texas - May 9, 2018 - (Newswire.com) Olono, the leader in sales activity automation, today released Olono Mobile, making it easier than ever for on-the-go field…

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Olono

May 9, 2018

Clover Health Launches New In-Home Primary Care Program Supported by Genomic Testing Capabilities

Clover partners with YouScript to deliver free gene-informed medication management for in-home primary care members to reduce adverse drug interactions SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Clover…

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Clover Health

April 30, 2018

Amplero Names Jamie Miller Chief Executive Officer

New CEO to Expand Amplero's Mission to Humanize the Consumer-Brand Relationship SEATTLE, April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamie Miller officially joined award-winning, artificial intelligence marketing startup, Amplero, as…

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Amplero

April 30, 2018

LeaseLock Secures $10 Million Series A Financing Round Led By Wildcat Venture Partners

Insurtech product for rental housing seeks to aggressively accelerate enterprise sales, technology integration, and execution of product roadmap LOS ANGELES, CA – April 30th, 2018…

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LeaseLock

April 30, 2018

Trendy new office perk seeks to make Bay Area more affordable

Sexy office perks like free food, gym classes and tropical retreats are so last year. These days, a growing number of companies are offering employees…

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Marisa Kendall

The Mercury News


April 26, 2018

NYPA Selects C3 IoT for 
Customer-Centric Digital Utility Transformation

Redwood City, Calif. and White Plains, NY – April 26, 2018 – C3 IoT, the leading AI and IoT software platform for digital transformation, today announced…

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C3 IoT

April 23, 2018

Tom Siebel Is Both Delighted and Worried about AI

“Have you ever ridden in a self-driving car?” Tom Siebel asks me, over a lunch of grilled salmon and tuna Niçoise in midtown Manhattan. Siebel has never…

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Tiernan Ray

Barrnon's


April 10, 2018

C3 IoT and Microsoft Announce Strategic Partnership to Accelerate AI in the Enterprise

C3 IoT Platform to increase customer value, provide more intelligent business solutions with Microsoft Azure as a preferred cloud provider April 10, 2018  REDWOOD CITY,…

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C3 IoT

April 4, 2018

3M Selects C3 IoT As Strategic AI Software Platform

Global diversified manufacturer selects C3 IoT for predictive healthcare and supply chain analytics applications April 04, 2018 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS…

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C3 IoT

April 3, 2018

Why I joined GreenFig as CEO: Skilling learners for the digital economy

Businesses across the globe are struggling to keep up with the pace of change and customer demands as the digital transformation rewrites the rules on…

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Sara Leoni

GreenFig


March 28, 2018

Vlocity Announces Industry Cloud Continuous Delivery Solutions For Salesforce, Powered By Copado

Copado Forms Strategic Alliance with Vlocity to Reduce Software Release Time and Deployment Costs for Industry Cloud Apps Vlocity, Inc., a leading industry cloud software…

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Vlocity

March 12, 2018

What3Words CMO: tech companies can (and should) make money and do good

One of the biggest running jokes in tech is the ‘we want to change the world for the better’ trope coming from Silicon Valley companies.…

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Andrew London

techradar


February 20, 2018

Ritual is Adding a Social Element to Mobile Ordering

David Grossman has long wanted people to place orders at his store before they arrived, even before the technology existed to enable this to happen.…

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John Adams

PaymentsSource


February 15, 2018

This Way of Selling Online is the Future of Retail (and It’s Often Overlooked)

CREDIT: Getty Images The Internet has revolutionized shopping. Customers can now purchase whatever they'd like with a simple click of a button or tap of the…

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Tom Popomaronis

Inc


February 13, 2018

PODCAST: Billionaire Tom Siebel On How A Near-Fatal Elephant Attack Inspired His Life And Business

In 2009 Tom Siebel, the billionaire tech founder and philanthropist, was on safari in the Serengeti with his family when an elephant attacked. Siebel, who started…

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Steven Bertoni

The Forbes Interview


February 7, 2018

GreenFig is helping Bridge The Skills Gap For Veterans

Our Student Stories blog series highlights the experiences of GreenFig students currently enrolled in our Digital Marketing Science course.  Here, we’ll introduce you to several…

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GreenFig

February 6, 2018

Coupa Software Partners with Tuition.io to Help Employees Conquer Student Debt

Student Loan Repayment Benefit Now Available to U.S. Employees SAN MATEO, CA – February 6, 2018 – Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP), a leader in business spend management…

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Coupa Software

February 1, 2018

Tuition.io helps Baby boomers increasingly interested in tuition benefits

Advisers have discovered a surprising new audience for benefits that payoff student loans: Older workers with children still in college. Due to the rising cost…

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Phil Albinus

Employee Benefit Advisor


January 24, 2018

What3Words App Is Changing How We Map the Globe

It sounds like the setup to a whole new version of the "Who's on first?" routine, but it's actually a totally cool system for finding…

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Kristen Hall-Geisler

How Stuff Works


January 24, 2018

What3Words on The Business Breakfast Podcast

Tom Blaksley, Head of Partnerships for Middle East at What3Words, explains why using a new word-based address system can complement mapping technology – and why…

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The Business Breakfast

January 22, 2018

Zebit Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Steve Lapin joins the leadership team to take Zebit through the next phase of growth. SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, an e-commerce credit solution that…

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Zebit

January 18, 2018

Vlocity Receives Significant Industry Awards Recognized by Forbes, GLOTEL, Salesforce and…

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vlocity, Inc.,a leading industry cloud software company, today announced that in recent months the company and Vlocity customers…

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Vlocity

January 17, 2018

C3 IoT, an almost failed startup founded by a colorful billionaire who was trampled by an elephant, has raised another $100 million

C3 IoT has raised $100 million from investors that include U2 singer Bono and movie mogul Jeff Skoll. C3 IoT was founded by billionaire Tom…

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Julie Bort

Business Insider


January 16, 2018

tuition.io named a 2018 startup to watch by Built In LA

Built In LA's 50 Startups to Watch in 2018 tuition.io While tech companies all over LA offer a list of impressive perks, it’s becoming more evident…

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John Siegel

Built In LA


January 13, 2018

What3Words on TWIT BITS

On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ talk with Chris Sheldrick, Co-founder & CEO of what3words.com. His company mapped the…

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TWiT

January 6, 2018

Carrum Health is Getting Bundled Payments to Small Employers

Bundled payments may work well for large organizations with bargaining power, but they're not as easy to put in place for smaller companies. Sach Jain,…

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Rachel Arndt

Modern Healthcare


January 1, 2018

Mercedes-Benz partners with what3words

Mercedes-Benz has announced that it plans to be the first automotive manufacturer to partner with what3words, the global addressing system that has divided the world…

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Tom Otley

Business Traveller


December 19, 2017

Social Ordering, In Order To Be Social

“No man is an island” wrote Donne, hundreds of years ago. He was, of course, writing about the daily office coffee run. Where no one order…

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PYMNTS

December 14, 2017

C3 IoT, MapR, And Unlocking AI On The Data Fabric

For partnerships in the tech space to work, the products being paired need to enhance one another and really create synergy. While we see many…

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Dan Woods

Forbes


December 13, 2017

The Canadian company that wants to become your daily Ritual

It seems that every day there’s a new “must-have” app on the market. Most of them are flash-in-the-pan fads that end up getting deleted pretty…

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Allan Shifman

Yahoo Finance


December 12, 2017

CB Insights Unveils Second Annual AI 100 Companies at A-ha!

Amplero Named to the 2018 AI 100, Highlighting Advancements in the Humanization of Brand and Consumer Relationships Through Artificial Intelligence Marketing SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/…

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Amplero

December 12, 2017

Ritual Social Ordering App Launches Nationwide in the United States

Former Google Product Leads Tackle Local Commerce in Metro Markets, Raised $57.5 Million Total in Series A from Greylock Partners and Series B from Insight…

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Ritual

December 6, 2017

Mercedes-Benz will use What3words geocoding system to help drivers navigate to any point on Earth

Mercedes-Benz has announced a new navigation feature is coming to its cars next year, one that’s designed to help drivers find their way to very…

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Paul Sawers

VentureBeat


December 5, 2017

C3 IoT CEO and Industry vet Tom Siebel: Big tech trends are a means to an AI end

Even digital transformation rookies know that big data is the guiding principal of digital business — or was, at least. Now the big data noise has largely…

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R. Danes

SiliconANGLE


December 5, 2017

Vlocity Named a Winner of the 2017 BIG Awards for Business

Vlocity Wins Case Study of the Year with TELUS in the Business Intelligence Group Big Awards for Business. This diverse industry awards program offers companies, their products, their people…

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Vlocity

December 4, 2017

What3Words named as one of The Virgin Media Business Disruptor 10

Virgin Media Business today revealed the ten most disruptive British companies, in partnership with Fast Track. Published in the 21st annual edition of the Sunday…

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Virgin Media

November 29, 2017

Tuition.io Continues Its Growth Trajectory – Adds New Hires Bob Wall As VP Of Engineering & Mark Irvine As CRO To Rapidly Expanding Team

Student loans managed on award-winning platform have more than doubled since January 2017 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuition.io, the nation's first and most comprehensive…

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Tuition.io

November 29, 2017

Carrum Health Welcomes Former Walmart Global Benefits Executive Sally Welborn to Advisory Board

Expertise in Building Innovative Benefits Offering at Retailer Will Help Guide Carrum as It Expands Its Next-Generation Center of Excellence Platform Nationwide SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29,…

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Carrum Health

November 29, 2017

C3 IoT Achieves Amazon Web Services’ Machine Learning Competency

C3 IoT is the first company in the AWS Partner Network (APN) to achieve AWS Competencies in Machine Learning, Big Data and IoT – critical…

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C3 IoT

November 27, 2017

GreenFig Co-Founder, Cari Baldwin, named 1 of the most influential women in B2B Marketing Technology

Women are leading the game in almost every walk of life. Irrespective of the industry they work for; women have excelled because of their dedication…

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Amberlynn Adam

DataCaptive


November 22, 2017

DOD Enlists C3 IoT AI to Predict Problems With Aircraft, Ground Vehicles

(Photo: Tech. Sgt. Ben Bloker, U.S. Air Force) Preventive maintenance has always been a required best practice for machinery, helping to avoid trouble later by…

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Kevin McCaney

MeriTalk


November 21, 2017

How Startups Can Create Minimum Viable Traction

The top five reasons startups fail are: 1. no market need, 2. ran out of cash, 3. not the right team, 4. get out-competed and…

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Vala Afshar

Huffington Post


November 13, 2017

Carrum Health Wins Harvard Business School and Harvard Medical School Health Acceleration Challenge

Photo:Evgenia Eliseeva BOSTON—Carrum Health, a San Francisco-based company offering a comprehensive bundled payment solution for employers, has been named the winner of the 2017 Health…

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Harvard Business School

November 7, 2017

Meet the Seattle 10: Hot startups transform everything from housing to food production

It’s time to meet The Seattle 10, our annual list of 10 of the most exciting and groundbreaking startups from the Seattle region. These cutting-edge…

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John Cppk & Taylor Soper

GeekWire


October 24, 2017

These 11 startups are re-inventing how money works and they’re worth more than $1 billion

Everyone likes money. But technology that handles money is what's really popular these days. The rise of "fintech," or, financial technology, has unleashed a new breed of apps, sites and…

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Becky Peterson

Business Insider


October 24, 2017

VentureBeat Selects Amplero as Top 5 Most Promising AI Technology

Amplero Head of Product, Garrett Tenold, to Speak at the VB Summit 2017 AI Innovation Showcase on Tuesday, Oct. 24 SEATTLE, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amplero, a…

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Amplero

Amplero, AI


October 20, 2017

Disruptor Daily Names Olono 1 of 10 Companies to Watch in 2018 AI Sales

What if we could streamline our sales, cut our bottom line, and increase our revenue? That is exactly what AI in sales aims to do.…

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Jody Hillman

DisruptorDaily


October 17, 2017

Beyond the GPS, Mapping Every Place, Everywhere

(Image: Chris Sheldrick, founder of what3words, in London. LEVON BISS / THE FORBES COLLECTION, VIA GETTY IMAGES) As a young reporter, I lived in Managua,…

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Tina Rosenberg

The New York Times


October 11, 2017

Aceable Continues to Expand; Adds Four Executives and Nearly Doubles Its User Base

Austin-based tech startup continues to see rapid growth and hires within the state AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to continued growth, Aceable, the mobile education platform and…

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Aceable

October 5, 2017

The Machine on Your Team: New Study Shows How Marketers Are Adapting in the Age of AI

Majority of Marketers Implementing Or Expanding AI Platform Investments to Enhance Human Efforts SEATTLE, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amplero, a recognized leader in core artificial intelligence marketing…

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Amplero

September 22, 2017

Tuition.io Raises $7 Million in Series B

In a round led by Wildcat Venture Partners and featuring participation from current investors Mohr Davidow Ventures and MassMutual Ventures, student loan repayment assistance platform Tuition.io has raised $7…

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David Penn

Finovate


September 21, 2017

Student loan repayment as a perk? This Santa Monica startup just scored $7M to make it happen

A painful reality facing many young Americans is the massive amounts they owe in student loans. Saddled with thousands of dollars to pay, millennials are…

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John Siegel

Built in Los Angeles


September 20, 2017

Why Superchef David Chang Is Risking His Perfect Restaurant Record for a Delivery Startup

David Chang is losing his voice.  It’s been a busy few days, even by Changian standards. In addition to darting between the seven restaurants he…

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Elizabeth G. Dunn

Entrepreneur Magazine


September 20, 2017

Advocates urge employers to fight for student loan legislation

With student loan debt topping more than $1.4 trillion in the United States, advocates are urging employers to fight for a tax-exempt student loan assistance…

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Amanda Eisenberg

Benefit News


September 18, 2017

Nexd Rebrands as Olono; Announces General Availability of Industry’s First Proactive Enterprise Sales Tool

AUSTIN, Texas, September 18, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Olono, formerly Nexd, today announced general availability of the industry’s first proactive enterprise sales tool. Along with the new…

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Olono

September 13, 2017

Tuition.io Named a Preferred Provider by Mercer, Adding Student Loan Repayment Assistance to Financial Wellness Offerings

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept.13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuition.io, the nation's first and most comprehensive employer-funded student loan contribution platform, has been named a preferred provider by Mercer,…

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Tuition.io

August 31, 2017

How one California county is fighting high-priced surgeries

Retiree Leslie Robinson-Stone and her husband enjoyed a weeklong, all-expenses-paid trip to a luxury resort — all thanks to the county she worked for. The couple…

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Chad Terhune

LA Times


August 29, 2017

Amplero pulls in $17.5M ln Series B

Seattle-based Amplero, an artificial intelligence marketing company, has secured $17.5 million in Series B funding. Greycroft and Ignition Partners led the round with participation from return backers Wildcat Venture Partners, Seven…

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Amplero

August 29, 2017

Amplero’s AI-Driven Move to Amp Up Marketers

Amplero Inc., a startup developing software that uses artificial intelligence for marketing efforts, has raised $17.5 million in Series B funding. Greycroft Partners and Ignition…

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Patience Haggin

Wall Street Journal


August 19, 2017

Tom Siebel is Back! A Software Pioneer Explores IoT and A.I.

Tom Siebel, who was employee number 20 at Oracle and later sold his company to Larry Ellison for billions, has a new startup that is…

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Tiernan Ray

Barron's


August 10, 2017

Amplero Recognized on Constellation ShortList™ for Marketing Analytics Solutions

SEATTLE, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amplero, a recognized leader in leveraging artificial intelligence marketing to maximize customer lifetime value and loyalty, today announced it…

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Amplero

July 11, 2017

Siebel’s Second Act: Why C3 IoT Could Be The Software Billionaire’s Biggest Score

Wincing with pain, Tom Siebel steps from behind his desk at C3 IoT headquarters in Redwood City, California, to sketch out the future of the…

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Alex Konrad

Forbes


June 29, 2017

Project Cohort raises $1.8M to help people promote their passions

Project Cohort, a personal promotions platform, today announced that it has finalized a $1.8 million Series Seed investment. The oversubscribed round was led by Wildcat…

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Project Cohort

June 26, 2017

EY Honors Thomas M. Siebel as 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EY recognized Thomas M. Siebel, C3 IoT Chairman and CEO, with the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in Northern California, one…

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C3 IoT

June 9, 2017

City of Memphis to begin paying employees’ student loan debt

The city of Memphis is the first municipality in the U.S. to contract with Santa Monica-based Tuition.io, a student loan management company. Under the program,…

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Michelle Corbet

Memphis Business Journal


May 31, 2017

Carrum Health Receives $6.5 Million in Seed Funding

Award-Winning Bundled Payment Platform to Expand Program Offerings SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrum Health, the first comprehensive bundled payment platform for employers, received…

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Carrum Health

May 17, 2017

Using tech to build better health insurance

In 2014, entrepreneurs Vivek Garipalli and Kris Gale started Clover Health to build a health insurance plan that would help people keep costs down. They…

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Antoinette Siu

San Francisco Business Times


May 12, 2017

Clover Health Receives $1.2 Billion Valuation

Clover Health, a medical insurance startup that provides Medicare Advantage plans, has closed a $130 million round of Series D financing. The company is now…

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Yuliya Chernova

Wall Street Journal Pro


May 5, 2017

Amplero Adds New Features to its AI-Marketing Platform

Amplero, an AI-backed marketing solutions provider, announced the expansion of its Artificial Intelligence Marketing Platform (AIM), to help marketers deliver improved customer experiences while enhancing…

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Sneha Nalawade

MarTech Advisor


April 27, 2017

Vertafore Acquires RiskMatch

Bothell, WA. – April 25, 2017 – Vertafore, the leader in modern insurance technology, today announced the acquisition of RiskMatch, a business intelligence and analytics…

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Vertifore

April 25, 2017

BendPoly Expands as GreenFig

The founders of BendPoly debuted GreenFig University, an expanded version of the two-year-old digital marketing school, today at the Marketing Nation Summit in San Francisco.…

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Kelly Kearsley

StartupBend


March 16, 2017

Amplero Prepares for Artificial Intelligence Marketing (AIM) Boom with New CTO Appointment

SEATTLE, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amplero, a recognized leader in leveraging artificial intelligence marketing to maximize customer lifetime value and loyalty, today announced the appointment…

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Amplero

March 16, 2017

Health-Insurance Startup Clover Health Seeks to Join Billion-Dollar Club

Health-insurance startup Clover Health is raising about $120 million in new capital at a valuation of more than $1 billion, according to a person familiar…

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Yuliya Chernova

Wall Street Journal Pro


March 3, 2017

C3 IoT Closes New Financing at a $1.4 Billion Valuation

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- C3 IoT today announced a Series E financing round at a $1.4 billion pre-money valuation. Led by Breyer Capital, a global…

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C3 IoT

February 22, 2017

CRM Watchlist Recognizes Vlocity for Third Straight Year for Leading Digital Transformations

SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 7, 2017 / GLOBE NEWSWIRE / - Vlocity, Inc., a leading industry cloud software company, today announced that Vlocity received two…

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Vlocity

February 10, 2017

How Amplero’s Olly Downs is ‘learning to be a good CEO’

In early 2016, Globys spun out its A.I. marketing software business Amplero. The plan was to hire a new CEO to bring the product to…

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Monica Nickelsburg

GeekWire


January 19, 2017

Amplero adds machine learning to help pinpoint and leverage influential customers

AI and machine learning (ML) are set to pervade the marketing technology universe throughout 2017. With billions of marketing touchpoints to learn from, marketing technology…

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Stewart Rogers

VentureBeat


January 18, 2017

Live Nation to help employees pay off student loans

LOS ANGELES — Add Live Nation and its nearly 9,000 employees to the growing list of companies offering to help pay down student debt as…

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Jefferson Graham

USA Today


December 15, 2016

The Top 10 Innovations That Made Women’s Lives Better In 2016

Technology designed for women exploded in 2016, with new products hitting the market ranging from wearable trackers for expectant mothers to networking apps to help…

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Elizabeth Segran & Christina Farr

Fast Company


December 7, 2016

Silicon Valley Is Trying to Reinvent Health Care, Starting in New Jersey

Wearing blue scrubs and a 1,000-watt smile, Nikesha McPherson arrives for her annual visit to the home of an octogenarian couple in Plainfield, New Jersey.…

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Lizette Chapman

Bloomberg Techology


November 24, 2016

RiskMatch named one of the 101 InsurTech Startups Revolutionizing the Insurance Industry

The young, but extremely vibrant history of InsurTech proves it to be one of the most electric industries to follow in 2017 and beyond. An…

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Elena Mesropyan

Let's Talk Payments


November 17, 2016

How brands can fill the fourth space between the real and virtual

There is a growing need for experiences that bridge the divide between real and virtual, Nicola Kemp writes. The industry is awash with tales of…

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Nicola Kemp

Campaign


November 7, 2016

Forbes names Earnest & Kabbage to its 2016 FinTech 50 List

Earnest San Francisco Marketplace lender expanded from personal loans into student loan refinancing in 2015. Has made more than $1 billion in total loans thanks…

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Samantha Sharf

Forbes


November 2, 2016

Staples partners with Tuition.io to pay back student loans

Staples wants to help its associates pay back their student loans. The retailer is launching a new student loan repayment plan for sales associates as…

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Marianne Wilson

Chain Store Age


November 2, 2016

David Chang’s delivery service attracts $7M in funding

Ando, the delivery-only online restaurant from Momofuku founder David Chang, has closed a $7 million, Series A financing round to help the concept expand its…

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Jonathan Maze

Nations Restaurant News


October 28, 2016

Earnest CEO: Looking At The Full Picture | Mad Money | CNBC

With student loan debt weighing in at $1.3 trillion, Jim Cramer spoke with Earnest CEO, Louis Beryl, who is trying to help create a more thorough underwriting…

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Mad Money

CNBC


October 25, 2016

Amplero Bolsters Executive Management Team with Appointment of Santo Criscuolo as Vice President of Sales

SEATTLE, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Amplero, the world's first predictive Customer Value Management (CVM) platform, today announced the appointment of Santo Criscuolo as Vice President…

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Amplero

October 17, 2016

This exclusive service is the key to experiencing Austin like a local

Imagine walking into your Airbnb on the first day of vacation to a fully stocked fridge and bar with all of your favorite essentials or…

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Sofia Sokolove

CultureMap Austin


September 26, 2016

When Restaurants Ditch the Dining Room

In a city where restaurants frequently blame closures on a brutal real estate market, a new solution has taken hold: Why not get rid of…

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Serena Dai

Eater


September 22, 2016

Tinder invests in Vina as it inches toward friend-finding

Tinder, the dating app to rule them all, has today announced that it participated as an investor in Vina’s latest funding round. Vina, a social…

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Jordan Crook

TechCrunch


September 19, 2016

Meet Reserve, the OpenTable-killer that’s taking Philly restaurants by storm

Vedge isn’t just considered one of the best restaurants in Philadelphia. The all-vegetable dining room makes lists when some of the most-respected publications in the…

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Danya Henninger

Billy Penn


September 9, 2016

Zebit Helps Educators Across America Equip Their Classrooms For The Back To School Season

Zebit's interest-free credit gives teachers a better way to afford necessary classroom supplies SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, a company committed to…

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Zebit

September 2, 2016

Many of today’s martech companies that espouse machine learning capabilities simply offer a workbench for data scientists

Editor in Chief Ankush Gupta chats up Matt Fleckenstein, Chief Product Officer at Amplero, the predictive marketing platform that reduces churn for CX-focused B2C companies…

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Ankush Gupta

MarTech Advisor


August 29, 2016

Zebit Launches Offering On The TriNet Marketplace

Zebit fills an essential financial gap for over 325,000 Americans employed by TriNet clients. SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, a company committed to…

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Zebit

August 25, 2016

SAP is acquiring big data startup Altiscale for over $125 million

Enterprise software company SAP is acquiring Altiscale, a startup that offers a cloud-based version of the Hadoop open source software for storing, processing, and analyzing…

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Jordan Novet

VentureBeat


August 15, 2016

Amplero Named Cool Machine Learning Startup to Watch

InformationWeek named Amplero one of “10 cool Machine Learning Startups to watch”. Machine learning is technology that trains software so developers don't have to code it…

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InformationWeek

August 1, 2016

Improving Outcomes Is Hard, But Here’s Why We Know It’s Worth Doing

Nine years ago, I did not realize that buying a hospital would lead to a massive education in everything right and wrong with the healthcare…

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Vivek Garipalli

Medium


July 14, 2016

Amplero raises $8 million to help predict the future and increase customer value

Amplero — the predictive customer lifetime value (CLV) management platform, which helps its clients reduce churn and increase average revenue per user (ARPU) — has today…

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Stewart Rogers

VentureBeat


July 7, 2016

”Tinder for friends” app VINA scores $1.4 million in funding

After launching earlier this year, VINA announced Thursday its seed round of funding: $1.4M led by NEA and including Greylock and Wildcat Partners Ventures, and…

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Fast Company

July 5, 2016

Austin’s Key Concierge raises $3.75 million for expansion and development

Key Concierge, an Austin-based concierge service company, has raised $3.75 million in a Series A funding round led by Silicon Valley-based Wildcat Venture Partners. ATX…

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Omar Gallaga

512Tech


May 31, 2016

Apps to help organize student debt

Managing your student loan debt can be difficult at times, CNBC’s Sharon Epperson highlights a few apps for college grads that will help organize their…

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Sharon Epperson

CNBC


May 31, 2016

Bosses Turn to Loans to Help Employees

Pam Dimitro, the controller at JNET Communications LLC, realized employees were often turning to payday lenders or high-interest credit cards in a financial pinch. So…

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Rachel Emma Silverman

The Wall Street Journal


May 20, 2016

This Health Tech Company Just Raised $160 Million

Clover Health raised new funds for its data-driven health insurance service. Clover Health, an upstart health insurance company, just raised $160 million in new funding,…

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Leena Rao

Fortune


May 18, 2016

The Latest Job Benefit: Paying Employees’ Student Loans

When Brendon McQueen graduated from Columbia University in 2009, he had 12 different student loans totaling $120,000. His convoluted repayment plan had him contributing $900…

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Donna Fuscaldo

Fortune


May 10, 2016

OpenTable rival Reserve launches restaurant table reservation platform

Reserve thinks that the restaurant reservation process is broken and has doubled down on fixing it with the launch of Reserve for Restaurants. This table…

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Ken Yeung

VentureBeat


April 11, 2016

Why We Invested in Clover Health

As early stage venture investors who only invest in a select number of companies annually, we unfortunately have to pass on many great entrepreneurs and…

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Abhas Gupta

Medium


April 5, 2016

OpenTable Challenger Reserve Acquires Restaurant Payment App Dash

Reserve has announced its latest acquisition — Dash — which brings with it the technology for direct integration with Point-of-Sale (POS) systems. This marks the fifth acquisition by the OpenTable…

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Ken Yeung

VentureBeat


March 9, 2016

20 fastest-hiring San Francisco tech employers (No. 15: Earnest)

Our friends at Earnest are in the news again, check out the full article here

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Wildcat Venture Partners

BizJournals.com


February 25, 2016

Earnest – Fast Company’s The Most Innovative Companies of 2016

Earnest earns #42 spot on Fast Company's The Most Innovative Companies of 2016. Read the full article <here>

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Wildcat Venture Partners

February 12, 2016

Student Lender Earnest Breaks Fintech Deal Drought

Credit fears are swirling around banks, but investors are still betting Harvard grads are a good bet to pay back their student loans. Online student…

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Wildcat Venture Partners

Wall Street Journal


November 18, 2015

Tuition.io Secures $5M in Series A Financing from MassMutual Ventures and Wildcat Venture Partners

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Tuition.io

PR Newswire


November 17, 2015

Earnest Secures $275M to Power the Modern Bank for the Next Generation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Nov 17, 2015) – Earnest (meetearnest.com) today announced the close of $275mm in total financing, including the company’s next stage of…

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Earnest

PR Newswire


November 17, 2015

Online Lender Earnest Raises $275 Million; Has Originated $400 Million In Loans This Year

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Laura Shin

Forbes.com


October 27, 2015

Zebit Launches To Provide No-Cost Financing To The Underserved; Secures $10 Million In VC

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, Inc. today launched the first fully automated payment system that provides zero-interest credit to the 68 million Americans…

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Zebit

PR Newswire


October 8, 2015

Pandora Buys Ticketfly, a Competitor to Ticketmaster

Pandora Media, the biggest player in Internet radio, has moved into the ticketing business with an agreement to buy Ticketfly, an independent firm that competes…

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Ben Sisario

The New York Times


May 28, 2015

Business Software Giant To Buy Boulder’s Rally Software In $480 Million Deal

Business software giant CA Technologies is buying Boulder-based Rally Software Development Corp. in a $480 million deal announced Wednesday. New York City-based CA (Nasdaq: CA) said Rally agreed to…

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Greg Avery

Denver Business Journal