Ben Kepes writes about how Boomtrain bridges the gap between advanced analytics and sending out relevant and customized email campaigns – and done so by a sales or marketing person instead of a data scientist. This is all done by Boomtrain’s contextual email marketing platform. Read the article now.
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Zimperium launches first mobile threat management platform to deliver continuous and real-time cyberthreat protection for mobile devices and applications. New release receives endorsements from Telstra, The 451 Research group and SDG Corporation. “Zimperium has taken a big step in moving from some of its leading research and applying it to protecting mobile devices in the …
Congratulations to LeadGenius for bring recognized for their network of human researchers, machine learning and lead database for helping sales and marketing. This accomplishment follows after being named the second-fastest Silicon Valley startup with under $10M in funding by Mattermark. Read article here.
Congratulations to Mehul Patel and the entire Hired staff for becoming a multi-national company, completing 3 acquisitions globally, and now soft-launching in Singapore. The Sierra Ventures team looks forward to seeing the business and opportunity grow. Read funding coverage from Bloomberg Read funding coverage from Venture Beat
Sierra Ventures congratulates Jeff Haynie, Nolan Wright and the Appcelerator team on the acquisition. Since 2006, Appcelerator has amassed a huge 800,000+ developer ecosystem and hundreds of ISVs who are revolutionizing mobile application development on the award winning Titanium platform, developed by Appcelerator.
Qeexo transforms the way people interact with mobile and other touch-enabled devices. Its FingerSense software is the only touch technology that can distinguish between a fingertip, knuckle, nail, or stylus, unleashing powerful capabilities simply by tapping the screen with different parts of the finger. Read more.
Read what the media is saying about Fund XI. Some articles are paywalled, requiring a login to view full article. Pitchbook: http://pitchbook.com/newsletter/sierra-ventures-raises-170m-for-fund-xi FinSMEs: http://www.finsmes.com/2016/01/sierra-ventures-closes-eleventh-venture-capital-fund-at-170m.html VentureWire/ Dow Jones (paywall): http://pevc.dowjones.com/Article?an=DJFVW00120160107ec17ay7fi TechCrunch: http://techcrunch.com/2016/01/07/sierra-ventures-closes-11th-fund-with-170-million/