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B2B News for Thursday, June 30, 2022: Cloud Data Engineering and Security Deals

Watch the weather B2B folks! There is lots of cloud-based activity. Accenture will acquire Ottawa-based XtremeEDA under undisclosed conditions. XtremeEDA provides semiconductor engineering services.    The acquisition of XtremeEDA will expand Accenture Cloud First’s capabilities.   “We believe silicon engineering has enormous potential to help organizations uncover new ways to differentiate and personalize experiences in the digital world,” said Karthik […]

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B2B News for Tuesday, June 28, 2022: Investments Galore, but B2B Bad Debts are a Big Problem

The company behind the AI-driven customer intelligence and automation platform Sturdy has raised $3.1 million US in funding. Sturdy plans to use the capital to continue its early growth, broaden market awareness and strengthen its customer intelligence solution. The solution’s customers and target customers are B2B SaaS companies and other subscription-based businesses. “SaaS companies collect a […]

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B2B News for Tuesday, June 14, 2022: CoachHub Gets Cash Infusion. Survey Says Americans Don’t Trust Corporate Climate Pledges

CoachHub, a digital coaching platform, has now closed a $200M US Series C funding round. The round, led by Sofina and SoftBank Vision Fund 2, will be used to further scale CoachHub’s product innovation, operations and global expansion. The cash infusion follows an $80M round eight months ago. The investment comes as coaching comes to the fore in the […]

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B2B News for Wednesday, June 8, 2022: Staples Acquisitions, Linktree Makeover

Staples Canada’s business-to-business division has acquired both Denis Office Supplies and Furniture and Supreme Basics. Denis Office Supplies and Furniture serves business clients in Quebec, Ontario, and Atlantic Canada through stores/showrooms and fulfillment centres. Supreme Basics serves the same business customers in the Prairies and Ontario with specialty office supplies and educational products. “We are […]

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B2B News for Wednesday, May 25, 2022: Fintech & AI Merger Trends Continue

It’s been a slow B2B news cycle. With Canada coming out of the long weekend and most of Europe preparing for bank holidays on Thursday or Friday, releases and announcements have been slower than usual. There is still activity as companies make strategic mergers and acquisitions. Dstny, a European business communications provider, has acquiredTactful AI. […]

Content Marketing Assets: A Primer

Content marketing was created for companies rooted in science, medicine, technology, humanities and the arts. These are products and services that can’t be encapsulated in a jingle or slogan. Companies rooted in the adventures of the intellect and imagination have to be explained. It’s an education for customers, potential customers, future employees and possible partners. […]

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B2B News for May 17, 2022: B2B Platform for Craft Wineries, TheoremOne Merges with Media Monks

Vintners.co launched its digital marketplace for all things related to craft wineries yesterday. The B2B platform debut follows its announcement at the Rule of Thirds event in Brooklyn, NY. There, vintners, wine importers, and professional wine buyers gathered to learn about the new wine industry technology and platform offerings. “As we observed the constant growth […]

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B2B News for May 12, 2022: First Integrated Metaverse, Gaming, and Crypto Media Company Created, CGI Sends $1 Million to Ukraine

Today’s Holodeck Media merger with Arslanian Media Group may have created the first integrated metaverse, gaming, and crypto media company. Arslanian’s collection of crypto content, ranging from podcasts and newsletters to 60-second market updates and long-form educational content, will become part of the Holodeck Media portfolio. Henri Arslanian will join the Holodeck Media Board of Directors.  “The Metaverse will be the most […]

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B2B News for May 10, 2022: Protecting Wireless Competition, Appointing a CEO to Monitor Fuel

There is drama in every merger, acquisition and appointment. That’s certainly evident in today’s news as the Competition Bureau and international events affect business activities everywhere. The Competition Bureau wants to block Rogers’ acquisition of Shaw.  The proposed $26 billion acquisition of the two cable television/wireless service giants would expose Canadians to higher prices, poorer service quality […]

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B2B News for Tuesday, March 29, 2022: Accessibility Tech Appointment, Need Digital Workers? Try Student Events

There is no business without inclusivity, really. This week’s Oscar’s show put event accessibility in the stolen spotlight. This week in digital, accessibility news is showing some of the same star power. Texthelp, has appointed Cathy Donnelly as its Chief People Officer. Prior to joining her previous company, Liberty IT, Donnelly was the HR Manager for IKEA UK and Ireland. […]

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B2B News for Tuesday, March 22, 2022: The Happy Edition Featuring the Disney Worker Walk Out & Happy Finish Appointments

Are you planning a visit to “the happiest place on earth”? If you’re in Florida today, try to put off your theme park visit until tomorrow. The first role of B2B success is, always, don’t piss off your workers. The State of Florida did just that with its so-called “Don’t Say Gay” law. In response, […]

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B2B News for Friday, March 18, 2022: Gravity Global Makes Two Acquisitions, Cradlepoint Defines New Partnership

Heading into the weekend one day after St. Patrick’s Day should be a holiday as a reward for those who always knew green beer was a bad idea. No Irish genes required. Here’s the news you need to manage the business to business day. Gravity Global has acquired two US-based businesses, 9th Wonder B2B and Morsekode. […]

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B2B News for Wednesday, March 16, 2022: Influencer Limits, Streaming Investments and Automotive Industry Appointment

Social media influencers are difficult That’s not necessarily true in terms of personality, but it’s certainly true in terms of understanding the dynamics of the relationships between marketers, influencers and consumers. A new study from the Maine Business School at the University of Maine is helping to articulate the specifics of that relationships. The findings? […]

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B2B News for Thursday, March 10, 2022: More Fintech Consolidations, Launch at Prodport & Appointments at Sherpa and Chronus

Prodport made their public launch in the U.S. and Germany today. The tool dynamically matches product content with customer intelligence to personalize product detail pages and increase conversion rates. It is delivered via an intuitive solution that enables collaboration between product and marketing teams for B2B and B2C product catalogs. “Our founding team comes from digital marketing, […]