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Merger & Acquisition Digest

A look at Mergers and Acquisitions in B2B this week… *** Bitdefender, an innovative security software solutions provider, has acquired Profil Technology of France to rapidly bolster its global presence. The acquisition will be the largest in Bitdefender’s 15-year history and it will boost the company’s enterprise revenue and strengthen its position in the European and global […]

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Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** Ubiquity Global Services, a multinational business services organization, announced that Corey Besaw has been appointed the company’s senior vice president of innovation. Besaw will lead the company’s efforts to deliver innovative customer experience management solutions to the marketplace. *** Engineering Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of […]

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M&A Digest

A look at Mergers and Acquisitions in B2B this week… *** TD Securities completed the previously announced acquisition of Albert Fried & Company (AF&Co), which advances its U.S growth strategy. The purchase of AF&Co’s services and capabilities includes self-clearing, securities lending and a prime brokerage technology platform in its final stages of development. TD Securities plans to […]

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Four Fundamental Priorities for the Innovation Agenda (ITAC)

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) released a four part series of papers, focused on fundamental priorities that must be addressed by the government and the Innovation Agenda in order to succeed: Modern Digital Economy, Trade and Competitiveness, Modern Digital Government, and Talent and Skills Development. Excerpts from each paper follows, with links to […]

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Mentoring in Business: Lessons from Obi-Wan

January is Mentoring Awareness Month We acquired “mentoring” from the literature of ancient Greece. In Homer’s epic The Odyssey, Odysseus was away from home fighting and journeying for 20 years. During that time, Telemachus, the son he left as a babe in arms, grew up under the supervision of Mentor, an old and trusted friend. When […]

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M&A Digest

A look at Mergers and Acquisitions in B2B this week… *** Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement with Borqs International Holding Corp., a leading global provider of smart connected devices and cloud service solutions for the Internet of Things (“IoT”) industry. Upon closing under the merger agreement, Borqs […]

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Nominations Open for B2BNN’s “People to Watch” in 2017

In 2016 we ran Indices for a number of B2B Influencers. This year we want to know who the up-and-coming folks are. We’re looking for people from across B2B, the movers and shakers, or business leaders who are poised to have a big year. No matter the industry…communications, technology, HR, supply chain, marketing, anyone on the […]

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Happy New Year 2017!

This holiday season we find ourselves reflecting on the past year, and those who have helped to shape our business. It’s been quite a year for us all! We hope that 2016 has been just as memorable for you, your colleagues and your loved ones. May you have the unwavering courage to pursue your goals, […]

appointment roundup

Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** Ruder Finn, a leading independent global creative and communications agency, announced that David Brooks has joined the firm’s U.S. Healthcare Practice as Senior Vice President of Digital and Social Health. *** Uniguest, the world’s leading provider of secure managed technology services to the hospitality industry, announced […]

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Global Mobile Analytics Market Projected to Reach US $6,186.7 Million by 2024

North America to Remain the Most Profitable Market Microsoft Corporation accounted for a turnover in excess of US$ 93 Bn in 2015, with its latest bridge application tool “HockeyApp” launched in August 2016 gaining immense popularity amongst users. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Yahoo! Inc. (Flurry Analytics), International Business Machine Corporation (IBM), Tune, Inc., Google Inc. (Alphabet Inc.), Amazon Web Services, […]