LiveRamp, an Acxiom company, acquired Promus Ventures-backed Circulate, which helps publishers connect people-based data to the marketing ecosystem. Circulate was acquired along with another company, Arbor, for approximately $140 million of cash and $50 million of stock.
Return Path, a leading email data solutions provider, acquired Promus Ventures-backed Email Copilot. The Email Copilot technology will be integrated into Return Path’s existing solutions and will give marketers a more detailed view of the performance of their email marketing campaigns.
Promus Ventures participated in Cape Analytics' $14 million round to expand their engineering and sales teams, add technical features and scale their platform to offer nationwide coverage. Formation 8 led the round, with participation from XL Innovate, Data Collective, Lux Capital, Khosla Ventures and Montage Ventures.
June launched its intelligent oven to numerous positive media reviews. TechCrunch's review says, “The June Intelligent Oven stands up to the hype. It is a classy looking appliance. The fit and finish of the product is solid and you can tell just by looking at it that it’s high-end. June is a helpful kitchen assistant that lets you go do your thing without the risk of burning the house down. The June Intelligent Oven is a beautiful piece of hardware that mitigates the excuses of making meals at home." Read other June Oven reviews at Forbes, Business Insider, Gizmodo, PC Magazine and CNET.
Spire announced Spire AirSafe, a service to track, prevent and reduce response time to airline disasters ahead of a November 2018 international mandate for most international flights to provide updated flight information every 15 minutes.
The mandate was set in response to several airline disasters, including Malaysia Airlines flight 370 and Air France flight 477, where improved tracking would have led to a recovery effort measured in days rather than months or possibly the prevention of the incident all together. Spire expects to have 25 satellites carrying airplane tracking payloads launched by the end of 2017, with 50 more to follow in 2018.
Kurbo will partner with Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington’s new company, to offer companies and individuals services to enhance well-being and performance. With Kurbo, 90 percent of participants who complete the 12-week Kurbo program successfully lower BMI, lose weight and keep it off.
Hackensack University Medical Center has entered into a clinical research collaboration agreement with Gauss Surgical to analyze the utility of Gauss’s Triton system for quantification of blood loss when integrated into the hospital’s electronic health record.
Mapbox announced Mapbox.cn to expand their mapping API infrastructure to China. Traditional map services are either blocked in China or suffer from slow internet connections. Mapbox.cn enables robust speed for mobile users both inside and out of the country.
Behavox, a London-based enterprise AI software company that offers compliance solutions for capital markets, has opened its Manhattan office to meet growing demand from new and existing clients in the investment banking and asset management sectors.