Exceed.ai has raised $4 million in funding for its AI-powered assistant that helps companies scale their marketing and sales operations by automatically qualifying leads through email, webchat, and SMS.
Plug and Play Japan has selected 103 startups in IoT, Fintech, Insurtech, Mobility, Brand & Retail, Hardtech & Health, and newly launched vertical, Smart Cities, for the Winter/Spring 2021 Batch accelerator program.
Innovative startup Sell&Buy USA has launched an online marketplace exclusively for American-made products, co-founded by tech entrepreneurs Kiché Rubalcava and Mariam Bulin-Diarra.
Konnecto, the consumer intelligence platform enabling brands to gain visibility into the earliest stages of the consumer journey, announced the completion of a $3.5 million seed round, led by TPY Capital.
Digital marketing agency GR0 has officially launched a startup studio located in the Playa Vista area with a main focus in organic growth for direct-to-consumer startups.
Berlin startup DigiWhat launched international B2B case studies standard to simplifiy marketing, matchmaking and lead generation efforts for tech companies, venture builders and events.
The Naked Market, San Francisco-based CPG brand, has closed $6 million seed funding round, with participation from several investors.
International Advertising Association is partnering up with its youngest member, Mediaspace.global, the brand-new professional social platform for media, marketing, tech, innovation and regulation.
Startup Weekly talks with Kinga Incze, founder of Mediaspace.global, a new, independent social platform for media, marketing, tech, law, innovation and regulation company based in London, UK.
Washington-based startup Fabric launches headless commerce platform with $9.5m seed funding to grow D2C, B2B brands
Fabric, headless commerce platform purpose-built for growth launched its cloud-native experience and commerce product suite and announced $9.5 million in seed funding led by Redpoint Ventures, with participation from Sierra Ventures and Expa.
Tech startup PulsePoint launches health incubator to support development of novel datasets and health intelligence
PulsePoint, a technology company using real-time data to accelerate health marketing announced the launch of PulsePoint Data Lab, a collaborative incubator program designed to support early stage health data startups.
5W Public Relations, one of 15 independently-owned PR firms in the U.S., announced it has been named PR Agency of Record for Heal, a healthtech startup that offers doctor house calls and telemedicine appointments.
Vya, a provider of simplified marketing execution for distributed organizations, has announced it has acquired Direct Options, a customer data and analytics firm.
Neighbor, the self-storage marketplace disruptor, has added three strategic hires to its executive team to fuel a new wave of growth for the Andreesesen Horowitz-funded startup, which has grown 5X in 2020.
Demand Sage, a US-based revenue operations startup built on Google Sheets, has raised a $3 million Seed round led by Eniac Ventures and Underscore VC.
Imagine Impact, the content accelerator and online marketplace startup founded by Academy Award-winning duo Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, announced the close of its Series A financing round led by Benchmark, a Silicon Valley Venture Capital firm.
SEMrush, an online visibility management and content marketing SaaS platform, has further expanded its ecosystem with the acquisition of a 100% stake in Poland's public relations SaaS startup Prowly.com.
BGF, UK and Ireland’s most active investor, has invested £2.6 million in Edinburgh based MRM Global, a high growth, industry-leading provider of marketing technology to the global drinks and hospitality sector.
InviteDesk, developer of event marketing software, has increased its capital by more than €500 thousand. With InviteDesk, companies increase their return on investment (ROI) from event marketing.
Early investors in startups with exposure to the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) are benefiting from significant revenue growth despite the physical constraints introduced by governments’ responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Social marketing platform Doit5 announced the launch of an advertising service that uses content with web based AR technology.
Ukrainian startup Liki24 raises $5m from Horizon Capital, existing investors to fuel European expansion
Liki24, Ukraine-based e-commerce platform for medicine delivery, raised a $5 million round from Horizon Capital and existing investors, bringing total funding raised to date to $6 million.
French startup AB Tasty announced a Series C round of funding to revolutionize how companies deliver the best brand and product experiences.
EHF Marketing GmbH, Monaco startup IQONIQ partner to drive fan engagement in European club handball competitions
EHF Marketing GmbH, the marketing subsidiary of the European Handball Federation, announced its partnership with IQONIQ, an innovative new fan engagement platform made for sports and entertainment.
As small businesses struggle with visibility and constrained marketing budgets, Ahlan Emirate, a startup based in United Arab Emirates has introduced a unique marketing offering that includes free SEO, increased web presence and connecting these businesses to prospective customers through its digital directory.
Vincula Holdings, domiciled in Johannesburg South Africa, is a startup connecting employers, project sponsors, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers through a platform that also seeks to provide participants with worldwide and focused exposure to grow their market share.
Dutch startup Be-Addy works with media agencies and advertisers to create, optimize and automate their media plans. Anton Kooijman, Elwin Gastelaars, the founders of the online advertising company elaborate.
GraphCMS GmbH, the company behind the GraphQL-native Headless CMS GraphCMS, announces a seed extension round of 2.5M €. The round is led by Peak Capital, with GraphCMS being their first investment in the German startup ecosystem.
Richard Juwah is the CEO of Richee Media, a full service Social Media agency based in Nigeria with both local and international clientele.
Costral Corporate Strategic Lab is an India-based management consulting startup working with organizations in marketability of their product from market survey and other tools, branding and and business development. The company also assists businesses to re-vamp their business model.
Josephine Pretorius is the founder and CEO of Consolidated Marketing Services, CMS, a South African startup offering marketing and PR services to clients predominantly in the energy and power infrastructure sector.
Ancywax is a research, media and marketing startup domiciled in Uganda’s capital Kampala that has since 2014 been offering clients a cocktail of services from idea to implementation through a model dubbed Concept Development. Ancel Bwire the CEO elaborates about the startup’s business model and plans moving forward.
Nathaniel Ndegwa is the Managing Director of Tipping Point Media, a Kenyan digital marketing startup that has now grown its clientele to 15 countries,, with a bias to SMEs and E-commerce
Dochase is a Nigerian data startup that assists businesses understand their markets, clientele with a view to boosting their sales and customer numbers. Goodnews Chibuke the CEO talked to Africa Business Communities about the startup’s business model.
Go Ads Africa is an advertising technology company that brings efficiency and granular pricing to the advertising scene. It relies on a hybrid Ad network that serves both digital and traditional media.
Buyology Co. LLC, is a Kenyan based startup that is assisting companies enhance customer experience through mystery shopping concept and training. It has over 3,500 mystery shoppers who visit clients’ businesses to audit service delivery and report back on their findings.